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The rapid adoption of technology and internet penetration across Asia Pacific (APAC) in recent years has made organisations, employees and customers more vulnerable than ever before. As a result, fraud and cybercrime have become a growing concern and priority for companies across the region. 

We’re now in the midst a global crisis, and many company executives are already reporting fraudulent behaviour they would attribute to COVID-19 remote working conditions. According to a recent KPMG survey of ASX 200 companies, and overwhelming 83 percent believed their organisation was vulnerable to fraud taking place now. 

At the APAC Fraud Summit, we’ll explore how fraud professionals can embrace technology, speed, transparency and collaboration to detect and prevent fraud. We’ll explore the fraud trends emerging from COVID-19, and what can be anticipated for the near future.

  • 1.Technology: Using the latest technology to enhance fraud operations and strategies
  • 2.Speed: Keeping up to date on the latest fraud trends and methods
  • 3.Transparency: Embracing transparent policies and communications to deter fraud
  • 4.Collaboration: Effectively collaborating with employees, law enforcers, and multiple jurisdictions

Learn from over 20 speakers including:

  • Dr Alex Antic Head of Data Science Australian National University, Software Innovation Institute
  • Raymond But Executive Director, Deputy Global Head Anti-Fraud UBS Bank
  • Ben Lumley Lead Data Analyst NDIA
  • Jason Theng Executive Manager, Operational Risk and Compliance Mine Super
  • Daren Jay Lecturer in Policing Charles Sturt University
  • Glen Drumbell Trust and Safety Manager VGW
  • Craig Kirby Independent Fraud Consultant, former Director Audit, Risk and Investigations NT Department of Infrastructure Planning and Logistics
  • Ken Gamble Executive Director & Chairman IFW Global
  • Dr Verity Greenwood Lecturer and Researcher Macquarie Business School, Macquarie University
  • Anthony White Manager Oceania – Fraud & Counterfeit Canon
  • Mark Boyd Head of Profit Protection APAC JD Sports Fashion and Next Athleisure
  • Darren Jameson Detective Inspector (Criminal, Internal/Corporate, Fraud and Compliance Senior Investigator & Manager) NSW Police Force
  • Vladimir Chugunov Head of Internal Audit Study Group
  • David Wildman Head of Financial Crime Threat Mitigation HSBC Bank

Testimonials

“One of the best summits I've had the pleasure to attend. Information covered many aspects of cyber fraud with good case studies.”
Relationship Manager, ATO Adelaide
“The APAC Fraud Summit was a great insight that the fight against fraud is not an isolated issue. It amplified that all industries including, government, banking and private sectors need to come together to combat this issue together. The APAC Forum was a great platform to help commence this journey. I will be back next year. Thank you”
Group Investigations Manager, The Star Entertainment Group
“The Fraud Summit was very well organised with a range of diverse speakers from various key public and private sector agencies. It's highly recommended for those wanting to learn more about the fraud and cyber climate in Australia and for those wanting to expand their skills and resources.”
CSOC Analyst, Australian Taxation Office

Agenda overview

Conference Day One – 27 October 2020
Conference Day Two – 28 October 2020
Post Conference Workshop – 29 October 2020
  • 9:00 AM
    Opening Remarks from Chairperson

    Opening Remarks from Chairperson

    Ken Gamble
    Executive Director & Chairman IFW Global
  • 9:20 AM
    Crypto Swindle Kings: The Emergence of Crypto-Currency Fraud 

    • Recent case studies in the region and the beyond 
    • Exploring the risks to organisations both public and private 
    • Intel on these fraudsters – who they are, where they come from and what to look out for 
    Ken Gamble
    Executive Director & Chairman IFW Global
  • 9:50 AM
    Driving Fraud Prevention on a Global Level 

    • Identifying what are the most challenging fraud risks in the financial institutions   
    • Conducting fraud assessments 
    • Thematic reviews and benchmarking against best practice across all regions 
    • Leveraging everyone in the firm to detect and deter frauds 
    • Implementing and designing fraud analytics to detect and deter fraud 
    Raymond But
    Executive Director, Deputy Global Head Anti-Fraud UBS Bank
  • 10:20 AM
    Panel Discussion: Partnering with Law Enforcement

    • What are the barriers to sharing information, and how can they be broken down?   
    • How can fraud professionals overcome privacy concerns?   
    • How can fraud professionals share the relevant information, while protecting sensitive and competitive information?

  • 11:00 AM
    Break and Personal Time
  • 1:00 PM
    The Challenges of Data Driven Fraud Detection 

    •          Key challenges regarding data driven detection of fraud and non-compliance
    •          Understanding and exploring the impacts for fraud practitioners
    •          Approaches for supporting an organisation to mature its data driven detection
    Ben Lumley
    Lead Data Analyst NDIA
  • 1:30 PM
    A Case Study of Fraud in International Maritime Shipping for Mining & Metals   

    • Common fraud schemes used in dry bulk and container shipping 
    • Detection methods and tools 
    • Suggestions for improving the internal control system 
    Vladimir Chugunov
    Head of Internal Audit Study Group
  • 2:00 PM
    Break  
    Ben Lumley
    Lead Data Analyst NDIA
  • 2:30 PM
    Creating a Fraud Resistant Culture and Environment  

    • Starting from the top: ensuring communication about fraud-tolerance comes from the top   
    • Moving away from “it won’t happen to us”: getting employees and the business to see the risks vulnerabilities 
    • Imbedding fraud prevention as part of the company culture and DNA 
    • Working with HR to develop effective culture strategies   
    • Make employees whistle-blowers: getting employees on board with fraud-management 
    • A proactive fraud prevention culture – moving away from a reactive fraud prevention culture 
    • The importance of developing an intelligence capability in a resistant fraud culture
    Emmanuel Richard Roberts
    Senior Intelligence Analyst NSW Department of Customer Service
  • 3:00 PM
    Fraud in The Betting Industry: Current Landscape and The Case of Money Laundering   

    • The fraud landscape in the betting industry in Australia and abroad  
    • How they approach fraud detection and mitigation  
    • How they are mitigating, investigating and sourcing information on money laundering  
    • Lessons learnt and the journey ahead moving forward
    Glen Drumbell
    Trust and Safety Manager VGW
  • 3:30 PM
    Detecting and Mitigating Insider Fraud     

    • Developing and defining clear and transparent policies   
    • Making communication open and regular  
    • Using a mix of internal and third-party audits   
    • Having the right security and technology in place  
    Craig Kirby
    Independent Fraud Consultant, former Director Audit, Risk and Investigations NT Department of Infrastructure Planning and Logistics
  • 4:00 PM
    End of Conference Day One  and Closing Remarks from the Chair   
    Ben Lumley
    Lead Data Analyst NDIA
  • 9:00 AM
    Day Two Opening Remarks from Chairperson

    Day Two Opening Remarks from Chairperson 

    Ken Gamble
    Executive Director & Chairman IFW Global
  • 9:10 AM
    How Technology Can Be Used to Fight Financial Crime Risk - HSBC's Journey 

    • How HSBC is leveraging new specialist technology and moving towards intelligence led financial crime risk management    
    • How this new technology is increasing their ability to analyse, interrogate, use data and allowing them to manage financial crime risk with greater precision 
    • How this provides better information to law enforcement in support of improved law enforcement outcomes 
    • How they are beginning to focus less on transactions and more on the customer – their behaviour and their risk 
    • How they are using data to review networks and assess the probability of whether a customer is a financial crime risk 
    David Wildman
    Head of Financial Crime Threat Mitigation HSBC Bank
  • 9:40 AM
    A Strategic Approach to Exposing Deception in Investigative Interviews 

    • Demonstrating how a strategic planning methodology can be used to expose deception and enhance evidential outcomes at fraud-related investigative interviews.
    • How a logical reasoning process can be applied to prepare interview plans which are strategically fit-for-purpose and tactically sound.
    • Examine the benefits of standardising investigative interviewing planning methodologies across your team to deliver consistency of approach, efficiency, and enhanced professional interviewing practice.
    • Conduct objective-based interviews which are succinct, ethical and yield evidential outcomes in any fraud context.
    Daren Jay
    Lecturer in Policing Charles Sturt University
  • 10:40 AM
    Panel Discussion: Fighting Fraud Together – How Can Organisations Better Share Information to Fight Fraud 

    • How can organisations and law enforcement work better together to combat crime? 
    • What are the current roadblocks hindering better cooperation? 
    • How can organisations prepare and align with the expectations of law enforcers when it comes to investigations?   
    Jason Theng
    Executive Manager, Operational Risk and Compliance Mine Super
    Anthony White
    Manager Oceania – Fraud & Counterfeit Canon
  • 11:20 AM
    Break and Personal Time 
  • 1:00 PM
    Using Collaboration and Transparency to Enhance Fraud Operations 

    • Collaborating effectively with your stakeholders – how to finesse a conversation  
    • Getting the business to understand the benefits of exchanging data  
    • Helping the business to understand what data to share, and when  
    • Using peer networking to talk about and identify fraud patterns 
    Anthony White
    Manager Oceania – Fraud & Counterfeit Canon
  • 1:30 PM
    Reclassification of the Occupational Fraud and Abuse System 

    • The emergence of new types of organisational fraud schemes, where technology can act as both an accelerant of fraud and as a virtual ‘whistleblower’ when fraud already exists 
    • A proposed revision of the Fraud Tree taxonomy, designed to reflect the impact and use of technology in the multidimensional aspects of contemporary occupational fraud 
    • A ‘New Fraud Tree’ framework that is more serviceable and sensitive to change, without losing the basic core of the design and flexibility of the Fraud Tree system
    Dr Verity Greenwood
    Lecturer and Researcher Macquarie Business School, Macquarie University
  • 2:00 PM
    Break and Personal Time 
  • 2:30 PM
    Rapidly adopting emerging fraud technology during a global crisis and a fraud attack

    • Their strategy for rapid adoption – how they navigated deploying this solution during a time of disruption  
    • How they pulled together as a team ensuring collaboration and buy-in across all levels  
    • Outcomes so far – how they have already achieved significant savings and have reduced online fraud incidences  
    Mark Boyd
    Head of Profit Protection APAC JD Sports Fashion and Next Athleisure
  • 3:00 PM
    The importance of collaboration in the technology age of the modern fraud investigation environment with law enforcement, other agencies and industry partners

    • Important of internal eDiscovery and technological evidence in current crime methodology  
    • Addressing internal barriers in collaborating with law enforcement  
    • Strategic reflection of internal policies and procedures that create conflict  
    Darren Jameson
    Detective Inspector (Criminal, Internal/Corporate, Fraud and Compliance Senior Investigator & Manager) NSW Police Force
  • 3:30 PM
    End of Conference Day Two and Closing Remarks from the Chair
  • 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Workshop A: Developing and Professionalising Investigative Interviewing Capability 

    This workshop is designed to further develop and professionalise investigative interviewing capability.

    This workshop will cover how to:

    • Conduct professional interviews in which high-quality material, information and evidence will be obtained.
    • Demonstrate an Investigative mindset through the use of comprehensive and transparent planning methodologies ahead of all investigative interviews.
    • Plan and conduct interviews strategically to exploit all tactical and evidential opportunities.
    • Interview confidently and instil trust amongst your interviewees and wider stakeholders.
    • Enable more comprehensive investigation outcomes to be achieved in a timely manner.

    What you will learn:

    • How significant the concept of procedural justice can be as an ingredient of rapport.
    • What the ‘investigative mindset’ is, and how it can be deployed in an investigative interview.
    • How the Conversation Management framework can be used to enhance your teams’ clarity of thinking around the purpose, structure and strategy of interviews with investigation subjects.
    • How the Conversation Management framework can be applied to plan and conduct any fraud-related investigative interview.
    Daren Jay
    Lecturer in Policing Charles Sturt University
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Workshop B: Detecting fraud in the era of AI

    This workshop is focused on leveraging current and emerging Data Science techniques to detect, deter and disrupt fraud and crime.

    Fundamental concepts will be covered, and a number of exciting case studies will be discussed.

    You will be guided on how to leverage these learnings to effect change in your organisation.

    What will you take away from this workshop?

    • Overview and insights of some key emerging Machine
      Learning techniques
    • Tips and strategies on establishing a data-driven
      decision making culture in your organisation
    Dr Alex Antic
    Head of Data Science Australian National University, Software Innovation Institute

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Venue: Online

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