Abu Dhabi hosts conference on fraud prevention

The Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority (ADAA) will host the third edition of the regional conference on fraud prevention, ACFE Fraud Conference Middle East on 25-27 February 2018 at the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers hotel in Abu Dhabi. The event is expected to gather more than 300 anti-fraud experts from across the public and private sectors to share their experience and discuss the latest trends and tools in fraud prevention and detection.

H.E. Hamad Al Hurr Al Suwaidi, Chairman of the ADDA

The conference will cover a range of topics such as cyber fraud, how to leverage data analytics for advanced fraud detection, anti-fraud strategies, as well as the virtual currencies such as Bitcoin. Conference speakers will also discuss state of the art techniques for leveraging the internet and social media to investigate fraud.

“ADAA is proud to host the 2018 Anti-Fraud Conference to gather industry experts and support Abu Dhabi’s efforts to cultivate a robust and transparent business environment,” said H.E. Hamad Al Hurr Al Suwaidi, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority.

He added, “Abu Dhabi will grow more competitive and more vibrant only with the combined efforts of the public and private sectors to achieve transparency and accountability.”

Key speakers for the conference will include Alexandra Wrage, a former member of FIFA’s Independent Governance committee, Bruce Dorris, J.D., CFE, CPA,, the Vice President and Program Director for the ACFE and an advisory member of the ACFE Board of Regents, as well as body language expert, Cliff Lansley.

ADAA has worked to promote and enhance transparency and accountability in Abu Dhabi institutions for the past decade, leading oversight and training efforts to encourage government entities and state owned institutions to achieve development targets and fuel long-term sustainable economic growth.