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Cifas’ flagship industry event is the essential conference for professionals working to combat fraud and financial crime in their organisation.

Bringing together experts from across the public and private sectors, the Cifas Annual Conference is packed with the knowledge and intelligence you need to form and influence an effective and strategic response to current and future fraud and financial crime threats.

This year, the Conference will take place at 30 Euston Square in central London, home of the Royal College of General Practitioners.


Conference Highlights 

Breakfast Briefing 

Enjoy your first coffee of the day at our themed Breakfast Briefing. This year, we’ll be bringing public and private sector representatives together to explore how you can work better together to combat the shared threats of fraud and financial crime.

Confirmed representatives: the Home Office


Plenary Speakers 

Our speakers are drawn from all sectors to provide a holistic and comprehensive view of the current and future threats facing the industry. From Government ministers and academics to business leaders and security specialists, the Cifas Annual Conference bring you face to face with the experts who define the fraud and financial crime landscape of the present – and understand its future.

Confirmed speaker: Lady Barbara Judge CBE


Innovators in Technology 

AI and machine learning, cyber defence and security, big data – the technological weapons to fight fraud and financial crime continue to evolve and present new opportunities. Hear case studies from the industry innovators who have worked with organisations to tackle – and solve – diverse challenges and threats.

Confirmed innovators: Synectics Solutions


Fraud in Focus 

Breakout sessions take two highly topical issues drawn from fraud and financial crime to be explored and debated by an expert panel. This year’s topics focus on using organisational culture to defend against internal fraud, and an exploration of the true cost of fraud and how it can be quantified and reported.

Confirmed panel experts: Victim Support


Supplier and Partner Exhibition 

Take the opportunity to browse the stands of our partners and exhibitors, showcasing all the latest technology, products and services.


Networking Opportunities 

Breaks, lunch and our ever-popular post-conference drinks reception provide you with ample opportunity to make new acquaintances and contacts, and catch up with peers from across the industry.


More updates coming soon: bookmark this page or email us to receive our Conference updates.


Tickets for the Cifas Annual Conference will soon be available to buy. To receive notification when tickets are on sale please email us.


If you are interested in sponsorship and exhibition opportunities please email Leah Birch.