Dr. D. Kall Loper, Director, National Lead for Incident Response, Protiviti
Saturday, March 3, 8:30-10:00 am General session

Computer forensics, electronic discovery, and incident response: An introduction with case studies

Dr. Loper has more than 20 years of experience in digital forensics and incident response. At Protiviti, Kall leads the incident response offering. At the United States Department of Justice, Kall has served as a Subject Matter Expert and grant Evaluator in numerous cycles starting in 2005 and continuing to the present. Notable projects include the Electronic Crime and Technology (ECT) workgroup and was a founding member of the ECT Center of Excellence (ECTCoE).



Steven S. McNew, Managing Director, Forensic Advisory Services, Grant Thornton
Lunch speaker, Saturday, March 3, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Cybersecurity and Incident Response

Steven is a registered private investigator and an expert in digital forensics, data security, and complex discovery. For nearly 30 years, he has applied this expertise by leading thousands of engagements for corporate and law firm clients globally, across numerous industries. In addition to reactive work with regard to incident response, litigation, and investigations, Steve serves as a strategic advisor related to the management of complex data, including information security, all phases of the EDRM, predictive coding/Technology Assisted Review (TAR), complex data analysis/interrogation, information lifecycle management, and Robotic Process Automation (RPA).




Terry Orr, Managing Director, Grant Thornton
Plenary Session: Friday, March 2, 1:00-2:30 pm
2018 SEC Priorities

Terry specializes in forensic accounting services, including fraud detection, investigation, remediation and prevention, foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigation, whistle blower claims, post-acquisition disputes and expert testimony on accounting issues.





Marc Rubin, President-Elect, AAA
Friday, March 2, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Pathways to a Sustainable Future

Marc Rubin is PwC Professor of Accountancy and Chair of the Department of Accountancy in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University of Ohio having served on its faculty since 1990. He has served at the University of Seoul as visiting faculty and as Associate Professor and Visiting Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Marc earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin.

Marc has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals including The Accounting Review, Issues in Accounting EducationJournal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial ManagementResearch in Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting, and Journal of Accounting and Public Policy. He has authored research reports for the Financial Accounting Foundation and Governmental Accounting Standards Board, presented at over 50 conferences including AAA Annual Meetings, Region and Section meetings, as well as state and local conferences on issues in accounting education, financial and governmental accounting, and financial statement analysis. Marc serves on the Editorial Board of Issues in Accounting Education and Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management, and previously, Research in Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting.

Marc has thirty-two years’ experience as a faculty member, is a CPA, and has received a number of academic awards for excellence including the Cincinnati Magazine Outstanding Educator Award (2014) and the Beta Gamma Sigma Distinguished Faculty Award (1998), and several teaching fellowships and research grants. He is the current President-Elect of the American Accounting Association.



Shamoil T. Shipchandler, Director, Head of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Plenary Session: Friday, March 2, 1:00-2:30 pm

2018 SEC Priorities

Shamoil was named Regional Director of SEC Fort Worth Regional Office in 2015. Mr. Shipchandler was previously a partner in the law offices of Bracewell & Guiliani LLP in Dallas, where he focused on white collar criminal defense, internal investigations and compliance, and related civil litigation involving matters such as cybersecurity and public corruption.




Daniel Torpey, Partner, Ernst & Young
Saturday, March 3, 2018 7:00am-8:20am
Breakfast Speaker

Dan is the US Leader for EY’s Investigation & Compliance Services. He began his career investigating insurance claims for insurance carriers and has testified for insurance companies, insurance brokers, and policyholders. He has been a designated expert or arbitrator for claims and disputes. Dan has published lead cover articles in Fraud Magazine, Internal Auditor, Claims Magazine and Risk Management.