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You can find below the agent of the 2018 Hellenic ACFE Conference. You can also download the agenda here: 2018 Hellenic ACFE Conference_Program.

8:30 – 9:00 Registration & Welcome Coffee
9:00 – 9:30 Opening

Bruce Dorris, President ACFE (pre-recorded video message)

Welcome remarks – “Celebrating 10 years (2008-2018)”
Evi Dimitroulia, CFE, CIA, CFSA, CCSA, CRMA, President of HACFE
Panagiotis Georgiou, CFE, Honorary President of HACFE

Introductory presentations

Costas Christou, Secretary General for the Fight against Corruption, Ministry of Justice, Transparency & Human Rights
Marios M. Skandalis, FCCA, CFC, CFE, FICA, FCIS President of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus
Vice-President of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (Cyprus)
President of the Cyprus Integrity Forum, Director of the Group Compliance Division of the Bank of Cyprus Group
Panayotis Alamanos, Deputy President, FCM – The Federation of Mediterranean Accountants, CEO, SOL Crowe Horwath
Chair: Sia Kosioni, Anchorwoman, SKAI TV

9:45– 9:55 On the spotlight:

Marina Spyridaki, Director, Business Environment and Regulatory Affairs, SEV- Hellenic Federation of Enterprises

9:55 – 10:45  Trending now: Trends and Current Developments – Panel Discussion

Dr. Anna Damaskou, CFE, Black Sea Trade & Development Bank
Elpida A. Solonos, Head of Anti-Fraud & Legal Service, The Cyprus Agricultural Payments Organization
Zissis Giannakos, CFE, Business Controls Program Manager, IBM SPGI Market
Angelos Binis, CFE, Project Manager/Policy Advisor, Integrity and Anticorruption, Public Sector Integrity Division, OECD
Chair: Sia Kosioni, Anchorwoman, SKAI TV, Greece

10:45 – 11:15 The Panama Papers case: Insights, dimensions and lessons learnt

Keynote Speaker
Harry Karanikas, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)
Chair: Tatiana Anastassiadi, CFE, CAMS, HACFE BoD Member, Alvarez & Marsal Greece – Disputes & Investigations Services

11:15 – 11:45 Networking Break
11:45 – 12:45 Procurement Fraud: Red Flags & Investigative Techniques – Panel Discussion

George Katapodis, President, Hellenic Single Public Procurement Authority – HSPPA
Paulo Magina, Head of Public Procurement Unit, OECD
Elias L. Stamatiades, CFE, Supervisory Contracting Officer, U.S. Naval Station, Rota, Spain
Dimitra Lempesi, Legal Counsel, SFEE
Yolandé Byrd, Managing Director: Fraud Analytics, FACTS Consulting
Chair: Panagiotis Georgiou, CFE, CRMA, Honorary President Hellenic ACFE, President P.A.E.G.A.E.,
Member of the Board, Ethniki Insurance

12:45 – 13:45 It’s all about people: HR Anti-Fraud Controls – Panel Discussion

George D. Damaskos, General Director, Chief Human Resources – Organization Officer, Public Power Corporation SA
Eleni Asvesta, Group HR Director – Kleemann SA.
Sonny Luypaert, CFE, ACA, President of the ACFE Belgium Chapter
Chair: Dimitris Soldatos, Team Leader at Professionals Branch & Member of Board at European Works Council at Randstad

13:30 – 14:30


14:00 – 14:30


Lunch Session: Do you speak Fraud? The Fraudsters do!

Join Mr. Konstantinos Kormentzas Executive and Author of the book,
Communication as a Foreign Language to decode those hidden messages.

14:30 – 15:15 The Technology HUB: Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrencies & Artificial Intelligence – Panel Discussion

Georgios Papaprodromou, Police Colonel, Forensic Document Examiner, Director of Cyber Crime Division
Alexandros Minas, Senior Manager, Accenture
Chair: Dr. Andreas G. Koutoupis BSc (Honors), MSc, PhD, CMIIA, CIA, CICA, CCSA, CRMA, CCS, Head of Governance,
Risk & Internal Audit Services (Director) of Mazars, Athens – Greece

15:15 – 15:40 The different faces of a fraud examiner – Legal professional, Investigator or Auditor?

Polycarpos L. Kyriacou, CII, CFE, Managing Director, Global Security, Investigation and Intelligence Operations
George Roussalis, Compliance Manager, Pfizer Hellas
Speaker TBA_ Audit Professional
Chair: Aris Dimitriadis, Executive Director Compliance, ERM & Insurance OTE Group, Vice President Hellenic ACFE

15:40 – 16:00 Global Fraud Surveys

Fikret Sebilcioğlu, CFE, CPA, TRACE Anti-Bribery Specialist – Cerebra CPAs & Advisors Managing Partner,
ACFE Turkey Advisory Committee Member, Ethics and Reputation Society Board Member
Yannis Dracoulis, CFE, CISA, CAMS, Associate Partner, FIDS – Business Integrity & Compliance Management, EY
Charalampos Xydis, CFE, HACFE Advisory Council Member, Managing Director – Fraud Education Center
Michalis Pikis, ACA, CFE, Director, Forensic Services, PwC
Chair: Constantinos Davlos, Journalist – Financial Editor, SKAI TV

16:15 – 17:00 Closing Remarks & Networking cocktail