Fraud Prevention Institute for Employee Benefit Plans

Monday, July 15 - Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Fairmont Chicago - Millennium Park, Chicago, IL

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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 conference will 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.

2019 Sessions

  • A Real-World Lesson
  • Fraud Risk Management in an Electronic Age
  • Keys to Service Provider Management and Vetting
  • Why Normal People Commit Fraud
  • The Hidden Costs of Fraud in an Electronic Age
  • Fraud Within Social Engineering
  • Experiencing a Ransomware Attack
  • Best Practices in Fraud Prevention
  • Confronting Health and Welfare Fraud
  • Dealing With Fraud in Investments
  • Creating an Appropriate Insurance Portfolio

​Benefits of Attending

  • Come away with takeaway items for action.
  • Gain an understanding of where risks lie in your plan
  • Learn who may be potential fraudsters
  • Learn steps and tips to immediately prevent fraud in your plan

Who Should Attend

This program is intended for practioners in both the United States and Canada and specifically targeted to organizations that offer benefit plans. Single employers as well as governmental agencies, key service providers (such as auditors, accountants, and attorneys) and multiemployer plans will benefit from this critically important education. Self-insured health plans and pension plans will find the information especially crucial.



Speakers will be announced soon.


Below are just a few of the subject matter experts that will be presenting at this year's conference.

Nathan Mueller
Integrative Ethics LLC
Minneapolis, MN


Leslie C. Kirsch
Director, Fraud Risk & Resolution
Bethesda, MD


Susan A. Hayes
Pharmacy Outcomes Specialists
Lake Zurich, IL

Michael A. Ledbetter, CEBS
Ledbetter Parisi LLC
Indianapolis, IN

Diane R. McNally
Senior Vice President and Principal
Segal Select Insurance
New York, NY

Bishara Rizek
BDO Canada LLP
Burlington, ON

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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 can qualify for CEBS Compliance credit. Visit for additional information.

Registration Information

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Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

Through 6/3/2019 US $1,250.00 US $1,470.00
After 6/3/2019 US $1,550.00 US $1,770.00