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Fraud & Corruption Prevention For Government 2019

The Public Sector Fraud & Corruption Prevention Forum provides clear strategies for minimising fraud and corruption in government organisations.
You will receive practical lessons from leading anti-corruption experts and practitioners. Understand best practice in preventing corruption and apply lessons learned to develop strategies specific to your organisation.

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  04 - 06 June 2019
Novotel Canberra
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Hear from fraud and corruption prevention experts internal to and outside government organisations.
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Attend 2 conference days.
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Attend one workshop day.
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Benefits

Learn best practice in minimising fraud and corruption from leading experts

Drive adoption of fraud and corruption prevention strategies through your entire organisation

Devise organisation fraud and corruption prevention strategies and adopt best practice

Understand the role of investigations in corruption prevention

Learn and respond to what drives individuals to fraud and corruption

Adopt metrics and drive transparency to minimise fraud and corruption

Who should attend this conference

100%Fraud and misconduct director and manager

100%Corruption manager

98%Ethics director and manager

96%CRO and risk manager

96%Compliance and Assurance director and manager

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Key Speakers

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Chris Wheeler

Deputy Ombudsman


NSW Ombudsman


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Colin Renouf

Zimbani


Senior Security Architect


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Craig Bevan-Davies

Corruption and Control Consultant


SA Health


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Dr. John Warburton

Deputy General Manager


Inner West Council


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Dr. Cameron K. Murray

Author


Game of Mates: How Favours Bleed the Nation


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Dr. Darren O'Connell

Manager, Governance and Risk


Blue Mountains City Council


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Dr. June Smith

Lead Ombudsman Superannuation


Australian Financial Complaints Authority


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Ivan Perisa

Corruption Prevention and Ethics Manager


Sydney Water


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John Taylor

CRO


Murray-Darling Basin Authority


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Jonathan Kaplan

Executive Director Integrity & Assurance


Department of Education &Training Victoria


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Professor Karl Roberts

Professor of Policing & Criminal Justice


Western Sydney University


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Roy Cottam

Manager Risk & Governance


City of Sydney


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Samantha Gavel

Privacy Commissioner


NSW Information & Privacy Commissioner


  • Day 1, 4 June 2019

    9:00 am Privacy & security strategy to minimise government fraud & corruption

    Samantha Gavel was appointed the NSW Privacy Commissioner in 2017. Most recently, Samantha was the Ombudsman and Privacy Commissioner at the National Health Practitioner Ombudsman. Drawing on her experience in privacy and health records, Samantha will discuss the importance of privacy and security strategy to fraud and corruption prevention strategy. Samantha will also provide lessons for developing internal privacy and security strategy.

    Samantha Gavel, Privacy Commissioner, NSW Information & Privacy Commissioner

    9:45 am Presentation: Building corruption resistant public sectors

    Dr. June Smith is the Lead Ombudsman of Superannuation at the Australian Financial Complaints Authority. June has a PhD in Law specialising in professional and business ethics. June will provide lessons in building and sustaining corruption resistant public sectors.

    Dr. June Smith, Lead Ombudsman, Australian Financial Complaints Authority & Corruption Expert

    10:30 am Morning Tea

    10:50 am Demonstration & Role Play: Preventing “grey gifts” to politicians and bureaucrats

    Cameron Murray is an economist with a passion for improving society, specialising in corruption, property markets and the environment. Cameron’s book Game of Mates, explains how grey corruption is played in Australia, how much is costs the nation, and what can be done about it. Cameron will lead a demonstration of grey gifts and the nature of corruption.   

    Dr. Cameron K. Murray, Senior Economist, The Australia Institute, Lecturer, The University of Queensland & Author, Game of Mates: How Favours Bleed the Nation

    11:35 am Networking session

    11:55 am Running effective investigations of fraud and corruption

    The behavioural aspects of fraud and corruption and their prevention

    Karl Roberts is a forensic psychologist with a focus on behavioural aspect of offenders, investigative interviewing by law enforcement, and risk assessment and management. Karl will be presenting on how to understand the behavioural aspects of fraud and corruption, their application to government organisations, and how these behavioural aspects shape fraud and corruption prevention strategy.

    Karl Roberts, Professor of Policing & Criminal Justice, Western Sydney University & former Behavioural Scientist Victorian Ombudsman

     

    12:40 pm Lunch

    1:40 pm Panel & debate: Is transparency a silver bullet for fraud & corruption? How is transparency best implemented?

    • Does greater transparency prevent government corruption & fraud?
    • Are there limits to transparency as a solution?
    • Does transparency allow for greater collusion & corruption?
    • Can transparency be better implemented to prevent collusion?

    Dr. Cameron K. Murray, Senior Economist, The Australia Institute, Lecturer, The University of Queensland & Author, Game of Mates: How Favours Bleed the Nation

    Jonathan Kaplan, Executive Director, Integrity & Assurance, Department of Education & Training, Victoria

    Roy Cottam, Manager Risk & Governance, City of Sydney

    2:25 Skills session: Analytics, measurement & second-line monitoring to prevent fraud & corruption

    Jonathan Kaplan has been a member of the Victorian public service since 2006. Jonathan will be convening a skills session on how to use second-line monitoring and analytics to improve fraud and corruption prevention in your organisation.

    Jonathan Kaplan, Executive Director, Integrity & Assurance, Department of Education & Training, Victoria

    3:10 pm Afternoon Tea

    3:30 pm Presentation: Embedding ethics & integrity to prevent fraud & corruption

    Having commenced his career at the AFP, Ivan Perisa has over 16 years’ experience in fraud and corruption prevention and risk management obtained during time spent government, law enforcement, banking and financial services, both internationally and domestically. Ivan will be discussing embedding organisational ethics and integrity to prevent fraud and corruption.

    Ivan Perisa, Corruption Prevention & Ethics Manager, Sydney Water

    4:15 pm Risk, fraud and corruption prevention policy

    John will discuss the importance of work place culture as fraud and corruption prevention and control. John will discuss how this has been applied at his workplace, and how it can be applied elsewhere.

    John Taylor, Chief Risk Officer, Murray-Darling Basin Authority

     

    5:00 pm Wrap up & end of day

  • Day 2, 5 June 2019

    9:00 am Contemporary fraud & corruption prevention challenges & response

    9:40 am Preventing systemic fraud & corruption in external contractors

    Craig Bevan-Davies has worked in fraud and corruption prevention for over 27 years as Head of Payment Security for the UK government, at Deloitte Australia and, since 2014, in corruption control at SA Health. Craig will discuss how to prevent fraud and corruption in external contractors, a particularly pertinent issue given their importance to modern government.

    Craig Bevan-Davies, Corruption Control Consultant, SA Health

    10:30 am Morning Tea

    10:50 am Hacking demonstration: how fraudsters access government data & systems

    Colin Renouf is a senior security expert, with experience in cyber security and enterprise architecture at MasterCard, CBA, Suncorp, Travelex and Zimbani. Colin will provide lessons for fraud and corruption practitioners through demonstrating how fraudsters gain access to government data, systems and information.

    Colin Renouf, Senior Security Architect, Zimbani, with experience in fraud prevention at Suncorp, the Commonwealth Bank, MasterCard & Travelex

    11:35 am Networking session

    11:55 am Presentation: Internal measures for public sector leaders to limit & respond to fraud & Corruption

    John Warburton completed a PhD in public sector corruption from the University of Sydney in 2007. John has significant experience in senior management at Warringah Council, Northern Beaches Council and is currently the Deputy General Manager of Inner West Council. John will discuss how public sector leaders from all levels of government can employ best practice to limit and respond to fraud and corruption. These measures can dovetail with existing independent anti-corruption commissions or can be employed independently to prevent corruption and protect the public interest.

    John Warburton, Deputy General Manager, Inner West Council & expert on public sector fraud and corruption prevention

    12:40 pm Lunch

    1:40 pm Panel discussion: The function, strength & structure of the National Integrity Commission & Improving Independent Commission against corruption

    • Is the function of the proposed National Integrity Commission fir for purpose?
    • How should the National Integrity Commission be structured for best effect?
    • What should be the strength of the National Integrity Commission?
    • How can independent commissions against corruption be improved?

    Chris Wheeler, Deputy Ombudsman, NSW ombudsman

    John Warburton, Deputy General Manager, Inner West Council & expert on public sector fraud and corruption prevention

    Craig Bevan-Davies, Corruption Control Consultant, SA Health

     

    2:25 pm Skills session: Understanding the process of internal investigations as fraud & corruption prevention measures?

    Invited: Luke Naividi, Principal Investigator, NSW Department of Education

    3:10 pm Afternoon Tea

    3:30 pm Presentation: Encouraging & protecting whistle blowers to limit fraud & corruption

    Chris Wheeler was appointed Deputy Ombudsman in NSW in 1994, bringing a wealth of experience in State and Local government as a Town Planner, Investigator, Inspector, manager and lawyer. He is directly involved in complaint handling and management, investigations into complaints by the public and whistle-blowers and research into better ways to manage complains and disclosures. Chris will discuss measures by which public sector organisations can encourage and protect whistle-blowers, and the importance of this to successful fraud and corruption prevention strategy.

    Chris Wheeler, Deputy Ombudsman, NSW ombudsman

    Ali Noroozi, Inspector-General of Taxation 2008 – 2018

    4:15 pm Presentation and Framework Development: Managing rogue employees & develop a control framework for your organisation

    Darren O’Connell has over 23 years’ experience in governance, risk, compliance and fraud prevention in the financial sector (ANZ, BNZ and CBA), and in government (NSW Department of Industry and Blue Mountains City Council). Darren will discuss lessons learned in managing rogue employees and will allow you to develop a personalised control framework for your organisation.

    Dr. Darren O’Connell, Manager, Government & Risk, Blue Mountains City Council

    5:00 pm Wrap up & End of Day

  • Day 3, 6 June 2019

    9:00 am

    Workshop A: Conducting successful investigations into fraud and corruption

    Investigations are vital to ensuring organisational integrity and are important to any fraud and corruption prevention strategy. This workshop will provide delegates with an understanding of investigative techniques, the workings of investigations, and how to conduct successful investigations.

    You will learn:

    • Internal reporting policy and procedure
    • Investigations management
    • The role of a Code of Conduct and responsiveness to it
    • Governance frameworks
    • Working with HR in internal investigations
    • Eliminating conflicts of interest
    • Internal or external investigator?
    • Internal investigation capacity and skills
    • Investigation process – set up, interviewing and reports
    • Public interest disclosures – understanding the process
    • Delegates and approvals

    Expert facilitator: Roy Cottam, Manager Risk & Governance, City of Sydney

    12:30 pm Lunch

    1:30 pm

    Workshop B: Practical measures to minimise internal and external fraud and corruption

    There are many practical steps that organisations can take to minimise fraud and corruption. Delegates of this workshop will gain a practical understanding of these measures and how to implement them successfully in their organisation.

    You will learn:

    • Ensuring organisational integrity through a ethics and values-based culture
    • Engaging all levels of staff with your organisational culture
    • Improve your organisational culture over time
    • Identifying and responding to fraud and corruption risks
    • Improving organisational transparency to prevent fraud and corruption
    • Ensuring compliance with external agencies including independent commissions against corruption

    5:00 pm End of day

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