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Counter Fraud Conference Agenda

08:00 - 09:15

Registration, Refreshments and Networking

09:15 - 09:25

Chair's Opening Remarks


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Lyn McDonald 
Director
Cabinet Office (Confirmed)

09:25 - 09:45

Ministerial Keynote

Simon Hart MP

Simon Hart
MP, Parliamentary Secretary (Minister for Implementation) 
Cabinet Office (Invited)

09:45 - 09:50

Questions & Answers

09:55 - 10:10

The Fraud Landscape in Central Government

  • The development of counter fraud and the wider functional agenda in government 
  • The functional mission, vision and strategy 
  • Functional standards- lifting the iceberg out of the water 
  • Professionalisation of counter fraud and use of data analytics 
 
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David Whitehouse-Hayes  
Head of Government Counter Fraud Profession Policy and Engagement   
Cabinet Office (Confirmed)

10:10 - 10:30

Leading the Fight Against Fraud, Bribery and Corruption in the NHS

  • NHSCFA’s strategic direction for 2020 
  • An analysis of the current and future fraud risks, and NHSCFA’s pre-emptive to tackling these emerging threats  
  • Investing and developing staff to deliver high quality counter fraud work for the NHS 
 
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Sue Frith  
Chief Executive Officer   
NHS Counter Fraud Authority (Confirmed)

10:30 - 10:35

Questions & Answers

10:35 - 11:00

Headline Sponsor

11:00 - 11:25

Morning Refreshments, Networking & Exhibition

11:25 - 11:55

The Transformative Potential of Data Analytics in Counter Fraud

  • Bringing to life the value and importance of data analytics and turning data into actionable insights 
  • Successfully integrating and Combining Structured and Unstructured data to enhance fraud teams operations and efficiencies 
  • Live examples of how data analytics is reducing the threat of fraud 
  • National data strategy- where are we?
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Graeme Thompson     
Programme Director, Counter Fraud Centre of Expertise   
Cabinet Office (Confirmed)

11:55 - 12:25

Looking into the future- Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and IOT: Essential Weapons in the War on Fraud and Debt

  • A look at DWP debt recovery priorities and how innovative technologies are protecting vulnerable claimants 
  • An insight into how the DWP is using cutting-edge design, data and adaptive technologies to crack down on benefits fraud.
  • Identifying how to incorporate A.I tools meaningfully into the fraud detection ecosystem.
  • Driving forward the necessary frameworks needed, to ensure usage is ethical
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Bozena Hillyer 
Director for Counter Fraud. Compliance and Debt 
Department for Work and Pensions (Confirmed)

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Helen Roberts 
Director for Counter Fraud, Compliance and Debt
Department for Work and Pensions (Confirmed)

12:30 - 12:55

Seminar Sessions

Policing Cyber Crime: Taking a Holistic, Multi-Agency Approach to Preventing Cyber Crime

  • Examining the scale of the problem and the recent developments in Cyber Crime 
  • Recognising the red flags, the weakest links internally and externally within your third-party supply chain 
  • Prevention and Mitigation techniques and the key components of a cyber response plan to minimise organisational impact 
  • Developing cyber security resilience and best practice for combating new and emerging cyber threats 
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Alex Rothwell 
Detective Superintendent  
City of London Police (Confirmed)

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Chris Atack 
Detective Sergeant   
Metropolitan Police (Invited)

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Lisa Osofsky 
Director    
Serious Fraud Office (Invited)

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Ingrid Leonard     
National Crime Agency (Invited)

Seminar Sessions

Creating a community of world-class Counter Fraud Specialists

  • Empowering counter fraud specialists in order to build a robust counter fraud response across the public sector  
  •  Enhancing access to counter fraud capability 
  • Best practice for reporting and sensible benchmarks for meeting the counter fraud standards 
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Craig Martin  
Head of Fraud, MI & Insight   
Cabinet Office (Confirmed)

Seminar Sessions

Effective Debt Management and Recovery Solutions across the Public Sector

Seminar Sessions

MOD's Strategic Plan for Tackling Fraud in the Supply Chain​

David Moore

David Moore 
Head of Field Force East, Defence Quality Assurance UK
Ministry of Defence (Confirmed)

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch, Networking & Exhibition

14:00 - 14:15

Gold Partner

14:15 - 14:40

How to Successfully Prosecute Fraud

Kristin Jones

Kristin Jones,
Head of the Specialist Fraud Division,  
Crown Prosecution Service (Confirmed)

14:40 - 15:00

A Perspective from HMRC - Fraud and Debt Recovery

15:00 - 15:20

Afternoon Refreshments, Networking & Exhibition

15:20 - 15:40

Adopting a Sophisticated, Ethical and Intuitive Debt Recovery System

  • Taking an evidence-based approach, increasing efficiencies and improving debt collection practices across central and local government 
  • Improving the treatment of people in debt and reducing the use of enforcement agents across government, using data analytics 
  • Protecting vulnerable customers by utilising technology to aid decision making and to provide real time insights 
  • Enhanced collaboration between central government revenue teams and debt collection sector 

15:40 - 15:50

The International Fraud Landscape

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Rob Malcolmson,
Head of the International Public Sector Fraud Forum,  
Cabinet Office (Confirmed)

15:50 - 16:25

International Perspective from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United States

  • A look at how fraud is evolving across different jurisdictions and using this combined learning to strengthen the UK’s Counter Fraud Capability 
  • Key Successes and Failures for 2019-20 
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Senior Representative 
United States (Invited)

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Senior Representative 
Australia (Invited)

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Senior Representative 
New Zealand (Invited)

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Senior Representative
Canada (Invited)

16:25 - 16:55

Beyond the Public Sector

  • Developing system wide fraud prevention, detection and enforcement capabilities across the insurance sector 
  • A look at how fraud is evolving in the insurance sector 
  • Best practice for combating new and emerging fraud risks
  • Securing conviction in partnership with the Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department 
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Clare Lunn  
Head of General Insurance Fraud Committee 
Director of Fraud, LV (Confirmed)

16:55

End of Plenary