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2019-20 Chapter Meeting Dates

September 3, 2019 Lunch (Tuesday)
October 7, 2019 Lunch
November 4, 2019 Lunch
December 2, 2019 Fall Seminar
January 6, 2020 Lunch
February 3, 2020 Lunch
March 2, 2020 Lunch
April 6, 2020  Lunch
May 4, 2020 Spring Seminar

All lunch meetings will take place at Maggiano's at the Domain from 11:30a.m. to 1p.m.

NEW THIS YEAR!
The Spring and Fall Seminars will be held at the Omni Southpark at 4140 Governor's Road.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS
Deadline:  Extended
February 10, 2020, 11:59 p.m.

Instructions and application available via this link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/X9SJSWN

QUALIFICATIONS: To be eligible, the applicant must meet all the following:
1) Have at least two additional semesters prior to degree completion, with summer school counting as one semester.  If completing an undergraduate degree in one semester and enrolling in a master's program in the following semester, proof of admission to the graduate program is required.
2) Undergraduate or graduate status & enrolled in a college or university that is accredited by a nationally-recognized accrediting body.
3) Provide all required materials not later than the due date & time specified above.
    a) The online survey completed
    b) Two letters of recommendation (completed online by recommenders via link indicated on the applicant's link); one must be from a Certified Fraud Examiner.
    c) Transcripts from all colleges attended; unofficial are acceptable (but official may be requested at a later date).  Must be submitted as a PDF file via email to:        eanker@phillipsanker.com
    d) Short essay (not more than 2 pages, double-spaced, 12 pt. font) that describes why & how you became interested in the field of fraud examination.  Essay must be submitted as
a Word file via email to:  eanker@phillipsanker.com 

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4. If you still don't have your certificate, email us at info@austinacfe.com.

Upcoming events

    • February 03, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Maggiano's at the Domain
    • 92
    Register

    TOPIC: Workplace Investigations: The Good, the bad and the ugly

    speaker:  Catherine Q. Morse
    Partner, Enoch Kever, PLLC


     Program Description:

    We will discuss best practices during workplace investigations, and Catherine will discuss colorful war stories from investigations conducted during her legal career s well as touch on case law arising from workplace investigations.


    ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

    Catherine Q. Morse has served as General Counsel and Senior Director of Public Affairs at one of the largest national semiconductor facilities. She has managed internal legal staff and outside counsel as well as the company's relationships with trade associations, lobbyists, and public relations firms. She has guided all aspects of the company's legal affairs, litigation, environmental and trade compliance matters, commercial transaction, immigration issues, employment law concerns, real estate transactions and preparation of corporate documents. She advises clients in matters related to state legislative committees, Austin City Council, the Travis County Commissioners Court, and other governing bodies. Ms. Morse is experienced in managing media relations and crisis communications.

    Ms. Morse received her JD from the University of Houston Law Center and her B.A. in Criminal Justice from Louisiana State University. She is licensed to practice in Texas.

    Learning objectives:

      After attending this sessions, participants will be able to:

      •  Identify common pitfalls arising from investigations
      • Understand the best practices procedurally in conducting an investigation
      Agenda:

      11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Registration and Lunch

      12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Presentation

      Program Level: Basic

      Prerequisites: None

      Advanced Preparation: None required

      Location

      Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant
      10910 Domain Dr #100, Austin, TX 78759

      Directions:

      From MoPac and Braker Lane, turn East on Braker Lane, drive 0.4 miles to Domain Drive on the left. In 0.1 miles, turn left onto Feathergrass Court, and park in the D2 South Parking Garage (free parking) on the right. Walk East about 400 feet to Maggiano's restaurant.

      Registration Prices

      • Online registration up to 5 days prior to event
        • Members $20
        • Non-Members $30
      • Walk-in registration (if space is available)
        • Members $40
        • Non-Members $60

      The Austin Area Chapter of The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is a non-profit organization formed in the State of Texas and registered as a 501 (C) (6) Organization with the IRS.

      The Austin Area Chapter of The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org


      Cancellation Policy and No Shows

      If you have registered and/or paid for an event and you need to cancel, you MUST email info@austinacfe.com no later than 5 days prior to the event, unless otherwise indicated in specific event policies, to request a refund and/or cancel your registration. The Chapter must confirm event registrations with the venue within 5 days of the event and any changes after this time period can become a financial cost to the Chapter. Cancellations received less than 5 days prior to events will not be refunded except for exigent circumstances.

      In the event an attendee does not show up to the event, the registration cost will be forfeited. If payment at the door was the selected method, then the attendee will be billed for the full cost of the event. The Chapter reserves the right to bar for future registration any attendees who routinely register and fail to pay and/or attend the event.

    Past events

    January 06, 2020 January Lunch-N-Learn (CPE sent 1-20-2020)
    December 02, 2019 2019 Fall Seminar (CPE sent 12-8-2019)
    November 04, 2019 November Lunch-N-Learn (CPE sent 11-7-2019)
    October 07, 2019 October Lunch-N-Learn (CPE sent 10-22-2019)
    September 03, 2019 September Lunch-N-Learn (CPE sent 9-11-2019)
    May 06, 2019 2019 Spring Seminar
    April 01, 2019 April Lunch-N-Learn
    March 04, 2019 March Lunch-N-Learn
    February 04, 2019 February 2019 Networking Event with CPE
    January 07, 2019 January Lunch-N-Learn
    December 03, 2018 2018 Fall Seminar
    November 06, 2018 November Lunch-N-Learn
    October 18, 2018 Houston Chapter Fraud Conference
    October 01, 2018 October Lunch-N-Learn
    September 04, 2018 September Lunch-N-Learn
    May 22, 2018 Houston Chapter of the ACFE Presents - ANALYTIC INTERVIEWING® DETECTING DECEPTION IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE
    May 14, 2018 2018 Spring Seminar
    May 03, 2018 ACFE Training - Conducting Internal Investigations
    April 06, 2018 San Antonio Chapter's 12th Annual Conference
    April 02, 2018 April Lunch-N-Learn
    March 05, 2018 March Lunch-N-Learn: Joint Event with the Austin Chapter of the IIA
    February 05, 2018 February 2018 Networking Event with CPE
    January 08, 2018 January Lunch-N-Learn
    December 11, 2017 2017 Fall Seminar
    December 04, 2017 Principles of Fraud Examination
    November 06, 2017 November Lunch-N-Learn
    October 05, 2017 Houston Fraud Conference
    October 02, 2017 October Lunch-N-Learn
    September 11, 2017 September Lunch-N-Learn
    May 19, 2017 2017 IIA Austin Golf Outing
    May 15, 2017 2017 Spring Seminar
    April 21, 2017 San Antonio Chapter's 11th Annual Conference
    April 03, 2017 April Lunch-N-Learn
    March 06, 2017 March Networking Event with CPE
    February 06, 2017 February Lunch-N-Learn
    January 09, 2017 January Lunch-N-Learn
    December 12, 2016 2016 Fall Seminar
    December 05, 2016 ACFE - Principles of Fraud Examination
    November 13, 2016 International Fraud Awareness Week
    November 07, 2016 November Lunch-N-Learn
    October 03, 2016 October Lunch-N-Learn
    September 12, 2016 September Lunch-N-Learn


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