Speakers: Cynthia Cooper, Whistleblower and Internal Auditor, WorldCom; Robert B. Hirth Jr., Chairman COSO, Scott Killingsworth, Partner, Bryan Cave, LLP and Cyber Panel

GACFE ANNUAL CONFERENCE NOVEMBER 6, 2014                    

 Thursday, November 6, 2014 
Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Registration Starting Time: 7:00 AM
Buffet Lunch Available: 12:00 AM
Speaker Presentations: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Atlanta Perimeter Center Marriott, 246 Perimeter Center Marriott, Atlanta, GA  30346

Click here to register!!!


                                     REGISTER TODAY     NOVEMBER 6, 2014    REGISTER TODAY

                                Annual Conference of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Georgia Chapter

The Georgia Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners will hold its Annual Conference on November 6, 2014. This unique training opportunity is a must-attend event for accountants, lawyers, auditors, CPAs, government/law enforcement, and investigators, as well as anyone interested in pursuing a career in these areas. Topics will include:  The WorldCom Investigation, Cybercrime, Health Care Fraud, COSO developments, ACFE National Update, Internal Audit & Fraud Examination best practices. Some of the program highlights and notes are shown below.

Keynote Speaker:  Ms. Cynthia Cooper, WorldCom Whistleblower, is a dynamic and sought out speaker.  Ms. Cooper's courageous work as Vice-President of Internal Audit for WorldCom resulted in bringing several WorldCom executives to justice for corporate and securities fraud.  She is currently the CEO of The CooperGroup, LLC, a management consulting firm.  She has an amazing story which is also recounted in her book, Extraordinary Circumstances.

Featured Speaker:  Mr. Robert Hirth, Jr., Chair of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO). His experiences includes all of COSO's mission disciplines; Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Control and Fraud Deterrence.

Speaker:  Attorney Scott Killingsworth, Partner, Bryan Cave LLP will speak on corporate ethics and compliance.

Cyber Panel:  Moderator Vic Hartman, The Hartman Firm, LLC; Supervisory Special Agent David West, Federal Bureau of Investigation; Assistant United States Attorney Steven Grimberg, United States Attorney's Office, Northern District of Georgia; and Ronald Plesco, National Lead, Cyber Investigations, KPMG.  This panel will address the latest trends in cyber threats, fraud, terrorism, and mitigation strategies. 

This conference has sold out in recent years, so make sure you register soon to secure your seat. Attendees can earn up to 9 CPE credit hours including one hour of ethics. You can register now by visiting There are discounts for early registration and reduced fees for government/law enforcement and students.  The 2014 GACFE Annual Conference offers a unique opportunity for those who would like to reach out to the forensic accounting community to promote their companies.

For more information about this conference, please contact Vic Hartman at


Date:            Thursday, November 6, 2014

Time:            8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (registration begins at 7:00 a.m.)

Location:       Atlanta Perimeter Center Marriott

246 Perimeter Center Pkwy, NE

Atlanta, GA 30346

telephone: 770-394-6500

(*free parking)



Registration: Now until October 15th, 2014:
GACFE Members - $170
Non-members - $200

                   Government/law enforcement - $120

                   Students - $75

Registration: After October 15th, 2014:
GACFE Members - $200

   Non-members - $230

                   Government/law enforcement - $120

                   Students - $75


Registration: For groups of 4 or more - $150 each person

Click here to register!!!