Fraud Prevention and Ethics Symposium

Fraud Prevention and Ethics Symposium, July 31, 2019, 8:15am - 3:15pm

Fraud can impact organizations both large and small and this is an opportunity for you and your staff to stay informed.  Please join us to learn about trends in fraud prevention strategies.  This is an important symposium you don’t want to miss.

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(Tentative, subject to change)

7:30 AM  Registration/Breakfast Buffet
8:15 AM 

Welcome Comments

Dan McAllister, Treasurer-Tax Collector; County of San Diego

8:30 AM


Robert S. Brewer Jr., United States Attorney; Southern District of California

9:00 AM

Procurement - Fraud's Backdoor

Jack Pellegrino, Director of Purchasing and Contracting; County of San Diego
Rochelle Lowe, Director, Business Support Service; San Diego Community College District
Elaine Richardson, Manager, Small Business Development; San Diego Association of Governments

10:00 AM  Break
10:15 AM

Getting Back to Basics

While data analytics and algorithms can help in the fight against fraud, their specialized focus can hide the big picture.  Learn some simple fraud detection strategies that can get results in minutes.  Is your organization overlooking these common-sense internal controls?

Michael Ammermon, Intervention Specialist; Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team

11:15 AM

Why Good Leaders Make Bad Decisions: How Unconscious Bias Interferes with Ethical Decision Making

Introduction by Claudia Silva, Director; San Diego County Office of Ethics and Compliance

Karen Landolt, Lecturer; McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin

12:15 PM Lunch is served
1:15 PM

NCIS: Bribery and Kickbacks in Government Contracting: Red Flags and Case Studies

Curtis Evans, Assistant Special Agent in Charge; Naval Criminal Investigative Service

2:15 PM

Fraud Prevention and Cybersecurity

As recent events have identified, no institution is immune from cyber threats or fraud. The session will center around creating a cyber-aware culture and utilize safeguards to protect against threats in today's environment.

Denise Hucke, Executive Director, Cybersecurity & Technology Controls; JP Morgan Chase

3:15 PM  Program Concludes 

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Group Registration Form

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Payment Information

An invoice will be sent to the email address provided during registration. Accepted payment types include credit card (additional processing fees apply), check, and e-check. County of San Diego employees may pay via DART transfer. See your invoice for more details. If you do not receive an invoice within three business days of registering, please contact us.

Although no refunds or credits will be given for cancellations, you may opt to send a substitute from your organization.

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