White-Collar Crime Conference

2020 White-Collar Crime Conference

May 28th and 29th

The College of Social Science and School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University invite you to attend the 2020 White-Collar Crime Conference, to be held May 28th and 29th at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing, Michigan.

A first of its kind event, this two-day conference will feature speakers from a wide variety of backgrounds, including white-collar crime scholars, CPA’s, consultants, activists, federal and local law enforcement personnel, and formerly incarcerated persons. Speakers will address topics related to ethics, investigations, law enforcement responses, and cutting-edge research on white-collar crime. Attendees will have multiple opportunities to engage with speakers through Q & A, panel discussions and networking breaks.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr. Michael Benson, Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati
  • Mr. Gary Zeune, founder of The Pros and the Cons
  • Rev. Jeff Grant, founder of Progressive Prison Ministries
  • Mr. Eric Conforti, CPA and CFE with Plante Moran
  • Dr. Erin Harbinson, Research Scholar at the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, University of Minnesota School of Law

Paid conference registration includes all conference materials, parking in the Kellogg Center garage, morning and afternoon snacks and lunches.

  • Location

    Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center – Big Ten C Room
    219 South Harrison Road
    East Lansing, MI 48824

  • Hotel

    Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
    219 South Harrison Rd.
    East Lansing, MI 48824
    517-432-4000

    Conference code: 2005WHITEC
    Double occupancy: $117.00/night plus taxes
    (This rate is available until May 1st, 2020)

    Conference participants may book using this rate for the following nights: May 27th, 28th & 29th

  • Registration

    Pre-registration only (due to meal commitments)

    • Student: $25.00
    • Faculty, Law Enforcement, non-profit: $75.00
    • Professional/Non-CPE: $175
    • CPE (15 hours): $350.00


    Registration includes the following:

    • All conference materials
    • Parking for May 28th and 29th in the Kellogg Center parking garage
    • Morning and afternoon snacks on both days
    • Lunch both days