Conference program


Press release: Announcement 

EY taking the Platinum Sponsorship -  click here

EY  |  Assurance | Tax | Transactions | Advisory

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies all over the world. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit


About EY Forensic & Integrity Services

Dealing with complex issues of fraud, regulatory compliance and business disputes can detract from efforts to succeed. Better management of fraud risk and compliance exposure is a critical business priority  no matter the size or industry sector. With approximately 4,500 forensic professionals around the world, we will assemble the right multidisciplinary and culturally aligned team to work with you and your legal advisors. We work to give you the benet of our broad sector experience, our deep subject-matter knowledge and the latest insights from our work worldwide.

Bronze Sponsor:

Astute Financial Services Exchange is an electronic information exchange company, enhancing the movement and integration of data in the financial services industry. Astute FSE was launched in 2000 as a collaborative effort between the major Life Insurers in South Africa, which recognized the need to establish an electronic exchange for the long-term insurance industry. The initiative was spearheaded by the Liberty Group, Old Mutual and Sanlam who set up the company on behalf of the industry and are the equal shareholders therein.

We provide intermediaries with a single point-of-entry to client’s investment and insurance portfolio data. We are trusted by more than 20,000 intermediaries and we are fully integrated into the business systems and processes of many Life Insurers in South Africa, with more than 150 integration points. This allows us to keep in line with our strategic objective of providing a Single view of the client. Our service offering includes integrations into regulatory offices and government departments to detect and prevent fraud, as well as assist our clients in complying with legislative requirements.  Our corporate clients include all major life, short-term and system provider companies. Astute FSE is proud to provide services to a large majority of independent financial adviser firms, including the members associations Masthead, FPI, FIA and IISA.

Awards Dinner Main Sponsor

BankservAfrica’s builds mutual digital infrastructure that connects economies. Our role in the National Payments System (NPS) is to

 facilitate interoperability between the banks and ensure regulatory compliance with our regulators. Our business operates from a

 completely unbiased position, facilitating open access for all qualifying participants to the NPS.

As Africa’s largest payments clearing and settlements house and financial market infrastructure (FMI) solutions provider to the

 financial sector we clear and process billions of low value card, ATM and EFT transactions annually. Our services include EFT, RTC

, EDO, card services, ATM, data analytics and reporting. We also offer solutions for information management, back office scanning

 and processing and a SWIFT bureau.

To view all speakers biographical

 profiles and topics

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Key note speakers:

 President and Chief Executive Officer for

 the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

Director: Centre for Corporate Governance in Africa

Investigative Journalist

Partner - Intelligent Automation Leader Africa

Topic: Robotics and Forensics - Building the Integrity Agenda


15 - 17 October 2018

Sandton Convention Center

This event is the 10th Annual ACFE Africa Fraud Conference hosted by the ACFE SA. It is recognised as the largest anti-fraud event in Africa, and second largest in the world.   We aim to bring together 1000 + anti-fraud professionals from more than 20 countries over three days, all with a shared desire to gain leading-edge knowledge,  explore the newest resources for fighting fraud to achieve their goals more effectively, and meet fellow professionals within Africa expanding their network. The Conference program is carefully structured every year to include presentations and workshops by leading experts on fraud and corruption, and related fields.  The content is topical, relevant and exciting.

To book please complete the the registration form below and send it back to Melanie – or Janine -                                                     


 Please click on the below links for more information:

Kindly note that a 100% cancellation fee will be charged, if a delegate is a “no show”, or if a cancellation is not received 5 business days prior to the Event. Substitutions are welcome, however the ACFE SA needs to be informed promptly.


Please find the links to various Protea Hotels around the Sandton Convention Centre, that will be able to accommodate you  during the ACFE Conference taking place in October 2018, below


Please use the following link, when you wish to book accommodation at the respective hotels

Garden Court Sandton City

Corner of Maude and West Street - Sandton

Distance from Sandton Convention Centre - Adjacent 

Exhibitors rates:

Double or Single - R1585,00 per night (Bed & Breakfast)

Please email your reservation information to 

Conference delegates rates:

Please find below your booking link, which displays rate offerings for the 6 Tsogo Sun hotels in Sandton:*NG7D&iatanumber=55ACF500&region=ACFE

The rates are available for the period 12 – 19 October 2018, which includes 2 shoulder dates prior and post event dates. 

Garden Court Morningside
Corner of Rivonia and Cullinan Close Morningside Distance from SCC: 2.5km 

Exhibitors and Conference delegates:

Double or Single - R1425,00 per night (Bed & Breakfast)

To Book 
 Email and use block code 1667226 for Garden court Sandton city.
Garden Court Morningside 336462 and email address is
Holiday Inn Sandton
123 Rivonia Road, Sandton
Distance from Sandton Convention Centre - 1 km

Southern Sun 
75 Katherine Street, Sandton
Distance from Sandton Convention Centre - 1 km 

Sandton Sun
Corner of Fifth and Maude Street, Sandton
Distance from Sandton Convention Centre - 1 Adjacent

IC Johannesburg Sandton Towers
Corner of Fifth and Maude Street, Sandton
Distance from Sandton Convention Centre - 1 Adjacent

Protea Hotels

When making a booking, please use the reference below 

Protea Hotel -  Mariott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton


R1 700.00 per single, per night, Bed and Breakfast

R1 900.00 per double, per night, Bed and Breakfast

Complimentary Shuttles to the Sandton Convention Center will runs every 30 minutes from 06:00 am till 22:30pm.

ACFE SA Cocktail evening
15 October 2018

ACFE Gala Dinner
16 October2018

11th Annual conference award nomination:

The awards nomination will be open throughout the year via Survey Monkey should you feel at any time during the year a member/company or region of the ACFE has done extra ordinary work and meet all criteria set out in the respective awards please complete the Survey Monkey application form & send any other proof and relevant information regarding the nomination made to Janine at

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For information on the Conference or Exhibition and Marketing

 Opportunities or to Register

Please contact the ACFE Conference Administrators

Janine Habig          Tel: +27 12 346 1913

Melanie Venter       Tel: + 27 12 346 1913

E-mail: or


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