Fraud Prevention Institute for Employee Benefit Plans

Monday, July 16 - Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA

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​Employee benefit plans are packed with personal and sensitive information on individuals, members and dependents—a virtual treasure trove for hackers. Plan sponsors, fiduciaries, administrators and vendors have a heightened responsibility to protect this information both within their systems and in cooperation with their vendors and service providers. Fraud prevention is everyone’s responsibility.

This new conference will seek to uncover emerging trends in fraud and fraud prevention, share the latest in cybersecurity and deterrence of data breaches, and provide instructive guidance for internal controls and risk prevention.

2018 Topics/Agenda

  • ​Fraud Case Studies
  • Routes for Fraud
  • Ways Employers Can Address Fraud
  • Best Practices in Vendor Management
  • Preventing Participant Fraud
  • Legal Review in U.S. and Canada
  • Protecting Participant Data
  • Best Practices Concerning Cybersecurity Insurance
  • Data Breach! What to Do Now (U.S.)
  • Data Breach! What to Do Now (Canada)
  • Substance Abuse and Fraud

​Benefits of Attending

  • Come away with takeaway items for action.
  • Gain knowledge and ideas of how your peers are addressing the concerns of cyberattacks and internal data security breaches.
  • Learn from experts what best practices and emerging trends are being implemented.
  • Hear how recent key legal decisions will impact how you prevent fraud in your plans.

Who Should Attend

This conference has been created for plan sponsors, fiduciaries, trustees, administrative staff, fund office staff, human resource and benefit support staff from corporate, public, governmental and multiemployer plans in both the U.S. and Canada.



Below are a few of the speakers that will be presenting.

Gary Askin

Assistant Vice PresidentFraud Risk Management

Andrew Buck

Pitblado LLP

Tiffany R. Couch, CPA/CFF, CFE

Acuity Forensics

​Susan A. Hayes, AHFI, CPhT


Pharmacy Outcomes Specialists

​Leslie Kirsch, CFE, CIDA, CISA

Director, Fraud Risk & Resolution

Heather K. McShain

Assistant United States Attorney United States Department of Justice

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Continuing Education

Programs sponsored by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans are consistently accepted for credit by agencies governing continuing education for license renewal and professional recertification.

For additional information, visit our continuing education (CE) web page or contact us by phone at (262) 786-6710, option 2.

Educational sessions at this program may qualify for CEBS continuing professional education (CPE) credit.
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Registration Information

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Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

Through 6/4/2018 US $1,225.00 US $1,445.00
After 6/4/2018 US $1,525.00 US $1,745.00