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Chapter CPE Events (Virtual)

As part of the GTA Chapter CPE Program, regular speaker seminars & webinars are scheduled during the year, usually in January, March, June, and October. The Chapter is now offering all their continuing professional educational activities online due to Covid-19.

The GTA Chapter launched an e-Learning Catalogue in March, 2020, where any Certified Fraud Examiner can obtain CPE credits from a selection of online, on-demand courses at a very reasonable cost.

Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, November 30, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Virtual by Zoom Morning Session: 9 AM - 12:15 PM***Afternoon Session: 1:15 pm - 4:30 pm)

    As an instructor, author, and former investigative director, Don Rabon's instructional areas include interviewing, rapport building, interrogation, persuasion, detecting deception, investigative reasoning and investigation discourse analysis. He is retired from the North Carolina Justice Academy, North Carolina Department of Justice, where he served as deputy director.

    CPE CREDITS --    7.0  CPEs

    Morning Session:
    9:00 am to
    10:00 am  – "The Interview Template" (1 hour)
    An interview should be a structured process with a purpose.  The interviewing template serves as a guide to provide the interviewer with the “what” that must be accomplished, the “requisite skills to make that accomplishment and the “process” to take in order to bring the interview to a successful conclusion.

    10:00 am – 10:15 am – Break

    10:15 am – 12:15 pm  – Conducting an Interview Pre-Mortem" (2 hours).
    How, in a high-stakes interview to, pre-emptively, identify the problems that may arise during each phase of the conduct of the interview and plan accordingly.

    12:15 pm – 1:15 pm  Lunch Break

    Afternoon Session:
    :15 pm to 2:15 pm   – "Phatic Communication" (1 hour)
    The verbal and non-verbal undertakings of the interviewer in the opening seconds of the interview play no small role in the ultimate outcome of the interview.

    2:15 am – 2:30 pm Break

    2:30 pm – 4:30 pm –"Is that the Truth?” (2 hours)
    "Detecting deception involves 3 keys:  The first key, “questioning” will get the interviewer into the house; the second key, “attending to change” will get the interviewer into the room; the third key, “working knowledge of linguistic terminology” can serve to get the interviewer into the box, wherein lies the truth.

Past events - Slides and handouts contained in presentations are only available to GTA Members

Thursday, September 09, 2021 GTA Chapter (Fiscal 2020) Annual General Meeting
Wednesday, June 09, 2021 Biometrics: Applications in Fraud Prevention, Detection & Investigation with Simon Marchand, Nuance Communications (1 CPE)
Tuesday, March 09, 2021 Emerging Trends Impacting Investigative Interviewing & COVID-Related Fraud Update (3 CPEs)
Monday, February 08, 2021 Advancing Your Career in Fraud & Financial Crime Prevention (for Seneca College)
Thursday, February 04, 2021 A Review of the 2020 Report to the Nations & A Primer on the CFE Credential (for Seneca College)
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 Non-Verbal Communication, Biases & Video Interviews with Vincent Denault...Chapter 2021 Kickoff (1 CPE)
Thursday, November 26, 2020 Planning Your Next Career Move (for Chapter Student Affiliates)
Thursday, March 26, 2020 Student Affiliate Networking Evening (Cancelled due to COVID)
Monday, June 10, 2019 The Connection Between Fairness and Effectiveness in Investigations - Presented by: Gerry McGeachy
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 January 2019 - Monthly Event - Sponsored by SAS Canada
Monday, October 15, 2018 Ethics Matters (with Dr. Jim Read, Executive Director of Salvation Army Ethics Centre)
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Ethics & Trust in a Digital Age (with Narayanan Vaidyanathan, Head-Business Insights at ACCA)
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Health Care Fraud: A Prescription for a Solution (with Andrew Kautz)
Monday, February 26, 2018 AML & Financial Crime in Canada - A 2018 Update (with Mark McManus)
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Assessing the Risk of Fraud (with Linda Lister)
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Cybercrime: Insurance Coverage Issues & Options (with Reid Lester)
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Employee Dishonesty and the Role of Ethics Training (with Andrew Kautz)
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Defending your Digital Data (with Ryan Duquette)
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Where Have All the Fraudster Gone? (with Ross Dunsmore)
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Understanding the Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing Risks in Canada (with Mark McManus)
Thursday, May 26, 2016 Health Fraud - Recognize It, Report It, Stop It (with OPP Detective Staff Sergeant Dorian Dwyer)
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Doing the Right Thing (Part II) with Dave Oswald
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Doing the Right Thing (Part 1) with Dave Oswald
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Digital Evidence & Data Security (with Alex Fishbein)
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 Contemporary Fraudulent Schemes (with Alexander Fishbein)
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 Fraud & Money Laundering from a Legal Perspective (with Stephen McClyment)
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Fraud: Not On My Watch...Think Again! (with Colleen Basden & Diane Del Monte)
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Skepticism: The Primary Weapon in the Fight Against Fraud (Daniel Edwards & Chantal Gabriele))
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 The Cybercrime Game: How Are You Playing? (with Peter Yien)
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Risk Management & Fraud (with Derek Rostant)
Thursday, February 26, 2015 Keeping the "F" Word off Construction Sites: Current Issues Related to Construction Fraud (with Denise Bambrough)
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Understanding Fraud Through Real-Life Investigations (with Linda Lister)
Thursday, November 27, 2014 Five Fraud Issues for 2015 (with Toby Bishop)
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 People's Tweets Can Sing a Different Tune (with Michael Thompson & Craig D'Souza)
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 WSIB Fraud: The Do's and Don'ts (with Brian Sartorelli)
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 Procurement Fraud: Strategies for Prevention, Early Detection, & Response (with Denise Bambrough)
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Negiligent Fraudulent Investigation & Malicious Prosecution (with Reid Lester)
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 The Future of Fraud Fighting (with Jerrard Gaertner)
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 A Comparison of Civil and Criminal Fraud Proceedings (with Elissa Sinha and Chris Devereux)
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Spotting Deception in Written Statements (with David Oswald)
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Funding Fraud Recovery Litigation (with Norm Groot)
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 A Four Million Dollar Fraud Case Study (with Karen Blau of Scout Intelligence)
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Digital Forensics: An Investigator's View (with Sandy Boucher)
Thursday, March 28, 2013 Employee Fraud: Avoiding Backlash to the Investigation (with Andrew Kautz)
Tuesday, March 05, 2013 Employee Fraud: Detection, Investigation & Response (with Denise Bambrough & Elissa Sinha)
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Fraud & Corruption in the Construction Industry (with Edward Nagel)
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