Fraud Prevention Institute for Employee Benefit Plans

Monday, July 19 - Tuesday, July 20, 2021
The Westin Nashville, Nashville, TN

​Fraud can happen at any time, and it can cause major damage. Employee benefit plans are packed with personal and sensitive information about individuals, members and dependents—a virtual goldmine for hackers. Fraud prevention is everyone's responsibility, including plan sponsors, fiduciaries, administrators and vendors. This conference will uncover emerging trends in fraud prevention, share the latest in cybersecurity and deterrence of data breaches, and provide instructive guidance for internal controls and risk prevention.

2019 Sessions

These sessions were presented at the 2019 program. Stay tuned for sessions being presented at the 2021 program!

  • 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

  • Leave with takeaway items for action in your organization.
  • Gain an understanding of where risks lie in your plan.
  • Learn who may be a potential fraudster.
  • 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.

Register With Confidence

We can't wait to see you. Our mission is to create the best learning environment for you, and that includes ensuring a safe learning environment following the latest health guidelines. This event is also available virtually so those learning remotely can share in the educational experience. The virtual format includes all key content, and you can still qualify for a Certificate of Attendance (assuming you attend the minimum number of sessions required).

All conferences have a no-penalty transfer policy, allowing you to transfer to any other 2021 or 2022 program. Hotel cancellation policies apply. See

Here's How It Works

You choose your format: in-person or virtual. You have the flexibility to change your format should your plans change—Just give us a week's notice so we can best prepare for your participation. With an in-person format, you'll receive access to the recorded sessions after the program concludes. To qualify for a Certificate of Attendance (if applicable), you must complete all the required sessions in your chosen format. For example, if you choose the in-person option, you must complete all the required sessions in person.

COVID-19 Preparations

The International Foundation is closely monitoring local, state and federal agencies regarding the latest safety precautions. We are also working closely with the event property to implement the current safety guidelines. As the event draws closer, watch for safety guidelines that will be in place.

Registration Information

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Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

Through 6/7/2021 US $1,280.00 US $1,500.00
After 6/7/2021 US $1,580.00 US $1,800.00