Florida Southern College To Host Annual Financial Fraud Conference

May 18, 2018

by Staff

A wide range of forensic accountants and law enforcement officials will be the featured speakers and panelists at Florida Southern College’s third annual Fraud Conference, offering perspectives on the prevention and detection of accounting and financial fraud. 

The one-day conference, hosted by the Institute for Accounting Excellence in FSC’s Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise, will take place on June 8 in the Alumni Room of the Thrift Building on the FSC campus. The cost is $190 for the full day, which includes a continental breakfast and lunch, or $95 for a half-day, either morning or afternoon session. A group rate is available.

Those who attend the full day will receive eight hours of accounting and auditing continuing professional education credit, and half-day attendees will receive four hours of credit.

The conference was organized by Dr. Lynn Clements, director of the Institute for Accounting Excellence and professor of accounting, who is a CPA and a Certified Fraud Examiner. The conference will consist of seven presentations and a panel discussion. Speakers will include:

  • Theresa Adlam, identity theft victim specialist with the Office of the Attorney General of Florida;
  • George P. Choundas, associate director of the Division of Enforcement and Investigations in the New York office of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board;
  • Dr. Jim Hoover, managing director of analytics and leader of the U.S. Navy account for Accenture Federal Services;
  • Ed Trott, former member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board;
  • Lori Winstead, director of County Court for the State Attorney’s Office of the 10th Judicial Circuit and formerly the office’s chief assistant state attorney for economic crimes.
To register for the conference, or for more information, go to www.flsouthern.edu/fraudconference, or call Meredith Prokuski at 863-616-6458.