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Upcoming events

    • February 05, 2018
    • 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Abel's on the Lake

    Topic: The Importance of Networking

    Speaker: James D. Ratley
    President of the ACFE

    This is a free event for Chapter members ($10 for non-members) with a suggested donation of two items of canned food.  

    please Note the different time, fee, and location

    There is an early deadline for registration - please no walk-ins

    Program Description: In this presentation Mr. Ratley will discuss the importance of networking as a tool for fraud examination and prevention.


    4:00 p.m. Check-in
    4:15 – 5:15 Presentation by James D. Ratley (1 hour CPE)
    5:15 – 6:30 Networking with appetizers and cash bar

    About the Speaker

    James D. Ratley

    In 2006, Mr. Ratley was named President of the ACFE, and in 2011, he was also named CEO. Mr. Ratley works to promote the ACFE to the public and other professional organizations and continues to assist in the development of anti-fraud products and services to meet the needs of the ACFE's members. In addition to his executive duties, Mr. Ratley serves as a member of the ACFE's faculty, and teaches regularly at workshops and conferences on a variety of fraud-related subjects. Mr. Ratley has been certified as a Master Peace Officer by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education. He is a member of the Austin Chapter of the ACFE.

    Program Level: Basic
    Prerequisites: None
    Advanced Preparation: None required


    Abel's on the Lake
    3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703


    From MoPac and Lake Austin Blvd, go west on Lake Austin Blvd, drive 1.6 miles.  Abel's will be on your left in the Oyster Landing Marina. Parking is available both in Oyster Landing and up the hill on the right.

    Follow this link for a map to the venue

    Registration Prices

    This is also a community service event.  We will be donating food to the Capital Area Food Bank.  We suggest that everyone who attends bring two items of canned food that will be donated.

    Chapter Members: Free
    Non-Members: $10.00

    Registration includes appetizers and snacks

    Registration is required so that we can have an accurate head-count for food.  Registration will end earlier than usual for this event, so please register early!

    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:

    Cancellation Policy and No Shows

    If you have registered and/or paid for an event and you need to cancel, you MUST email no later than January 29th at noon, to request a refund and/or cancel your registration. The Chapter must confirm event registrations with the venue within 7 days of the event and any changes after this time period can become a financial cost to the Chapter. Cancellations received later than January 29th at noon 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 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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