Fraud Conference



Cue the elevator music! The Fraud and Forensic Accounting Education Conference is on hold for 2015.

Last year Georgia Southern University and Porter Keadle Moore hosted the 8th annual Fraud and Forensic Accounting Education Conference. We are taking a moment to catch our breath and are planning our next conference for 2016.

We look forward to maintaining contact with our speakers and participants who have attended our conferences over the years. Please check back and keep an eye out for more details on date and location for the 2016 conference.

We welcome your feedback to help developing our next conference. Your suggestions regarding the format, location, and dates matter to us. Please do not hesitate to reach out to Shannon Lambe or Don Berecz with any questions or for additional information.

We look forward to seeing you in 2016!

Agendas from previous years

2014 – May 15-17, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency, Savannah, GA
2013 – May 16-18, 2013 at the JW Marriott, Atlanta, GA
2012 – May 15-17 at the Hilton DeSoto, Savannah, GA
2011 – June 2-4 at the Hyatt Regency, Savannah, GA
2010 – May 13-15 at the JW Marriott, Atlanta, GA
2009 – May 28-30 at the JW Marriott, Atlanta, GA

About the Primary Sponsor, Porter Keadle Moore

Founded in 1977, Porter Keadle Moore has grown into one of the most respected accounting and advisory firms in the country. Once known as a community banking firm, PKM now represents leading corporations in the financial, insurance, technology, biological science and government service arenas. PKM provides holistic and growth-driven financial solutions built around understanding clients’ business challenges, not just their accounting issues. The firm develops deep relationships with clients over years, so that working together is a positive, accretive experience for both parties.

About the Annual Fraud and Forensic Accounting Education Conference

The Fraud and Forensic Accounting Education Conference is an annual not-for-profit event designed to educate professionals in the fields of fraud examination and forensic accounting. Each year, an audience of approximately 200 attendees earn as many as 20 hours of continuing education credit (CPE) over a two and a half day period. Speakers include 35-40 national experts comprised of educators, practitioners, government representatives, law enforcement officials, and authors who present best practices gained over years of experience in the industry. Speakers volunteer their time to present their employment, consulting, teaching and research knowledge to attendees from a wide range of backgrounds including Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs), Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), attorneys, internal auditors and a variety of other professions.

About Georgia Southern University, the School of Accountancy and the Center for Forensic Studies in Accounting and Business

The School of Accountancy at Georgia Southern University is AACSB accredited. This accreditation supports the national distinction for the quality of the school’s higher education programs. These programs consist of an interdisciplinary undergraduate-level fraud examination minor as well as a graduate-level forensic accounting concentration. Georgia Southern’s Journal of Forensic Studies in Accounting and Business has been accepted as a peer-reviewed journal by Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities and is listed in many search engines as a recognized and reliable source.

Georgia Southern University’s Center for Forensic Studies in Accounting and Business has started the process of reaching out to returning speakers, and is scouring the country for dynamic practitioners and academia to discuss a variety of “colorful” and cutting-edge topics.