The 2021 Virtual Edmonton Fraud Conference is here

In conjunction with Fraud Awareness Month, the Edmonton Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Edmonton Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors is pleased to host the 2021 Virtual Edmonton Fraud Conference.

Engage with your fellow fraud examiners, auditors, investigators, compliance officers, lawyers, risk practitioners, and other industry experts.  This 2-day virtual conference provides an exceptional learning and professional development opportunity for industry professionals sharing a common interest in the prevention and detection of fraud.


  • IIA, ACFE or ISACA Edmonton Chapter Members: $50 CAD
  • Associate Chapter Members $100 CAD
  • Non-members: $200 CAD

Dates:  March 2 & 3, 2021

Time(s): 8:50 am – 4:00 pm (March 2) 9:00 am – 3:30 pm (March 3)  

Platform: Zoom (An account is not required to access the conference)

CPE credit(s):  14 hours

Keynote Speaker

David Wiun – City Auditor, City of Edmonton


Your registration includes access to all sessions and a package including presentation material.  Registration closes Monday March 1, 2021.  Register early to secure your spot.

Conference Speakers

Keynote Speaker

David Wiun

City Auditor, City of Edmonton

Special Presentation

Nejolla Korris

InterVeritas International

“Beyond Google: Conducting Investigations & Research Online”

Leslie Glasbeek

Senior Audit Coordinator – Office of the City Auditor

“City of Edmonton Road Sign Fraud Investigation”

Stephen Nattrass

Partner – Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

“Working with Lawyers on Fraud and Corruption Investigations”

David Papp

President – Microtek Corporation

“Building a Better Set of Keys – I&A, Crypto, PKI, and Biometrics”

Nicole Chute

Team Lead, Investigations Alberta Securities Commission

“ASC Enforcement Division: Fraud trends and red flags in the capital markets”

Sharla Lupul and Russell Hildebrandt

Alberta Liquor, Gaming & Cannabis Commission

“Cannabis Due Diligence”

Neal Barratt

Director, Electronic Commerce Enforcement


“Beyond Spam: Using Canada’s Anti-spam Legislation to Disrupt Online Threats in Canada”

Leah Boyd & Megan Rosborough

Specialized Prosecutions

Justice & Solicitor General

“A Strong Report to Crown Counsel”

Jared Bielby

 Data & Analytics Ethics Advisor

City of Edmonton

“Ethical use of Data During Investigations”

Eric Leonty

Assistant Auditor General

Office of the Auditor General

“Lessons Learned in the Examination of the AER and ICORE”

Mike McCormack

Senior Manager – Investigative and Forensic Services


“Fraud trends and virtual investigations during COVID-19”

Magdalene Tworek

Senior Manager, Forensics & Litigation Support


“Fraud trends and virtual investigations during COVID-19”  

Sheila Smigarowski

Sheila Smigarowski Consulting & Coaching

“Soft Skills When Conducting an Investigation”

Nicola Pfeifer

Senior Competition Law Officer

Competition Bureau of Canada

“The Competition Bureau and Fraud Prevention Month – Combating Fraud in a Rapidly Growing Digital Age”