Fraud Prevention Workshop Africa

Fraud Prevention Workshop Africa

Build the first African community against fraud 

6 March 2018 Nairobi, Kenya

Event and registration

The purpose of this workshop is to gather the key actors of the travel industry to unite against fraud affecting the African travel market. Fraud impacts all participants in the travel industry value chain, including passengers, travel agents and Airlines, and fraudsters are becoming more creative every day.

The main objectives of the Workshop are:

• Share experience in Fraud

• Share global and regional best practices

• Raise awareness of fraud prevention tools available in the market

• Global Days of Action: raise awareness, coordinate, and provide feedback after events

• Build the first African community against fraud (including airlines, travel agencies, police authorities, credit card, companies and GDSs)


Registration is free for up to 3 executives per airline, online travel agency or rail company.

Additional registration options may be available, please register your interest and we are going to send further information via e-mail.

Conference Agenda Outline

8.00-8.30 – Registration and networking (welcome coffee and snacks)
8.30-9.00: Opening and introductions
  • Vincent Coste, Kenya Airways, Chief Commercial Officer
  • Michael Hagen, Perseuss, Chief Commercial Officer
9.00-9.30: IATA update
  • Sally Osure, IATA Area Manager for Eastern Africa
9.30-10.30: Fraud trends in Africa 
  • Mwajuma Salim, Kenya Airways, E-commerce Manager
  • Nita Omanga, Visa, ‎Director Risk Services
  • Cyrus Onyiego, Jumia Travel , Country Manager Kenya
10.30-11.00: Coffee break
11.00-11.45: Open discussion about experiences in fraud 
11.45-12.30: Perseuss workshop
  • Moderated by Michael Hagen, Perseuss, CCO 
12.30-13.30: Lunch
13.30-15.30: Legal Enforcement and International Crime Prevention Organisations
  • Peter Ndubi, Kenyan Airport police, DCIO JKIA, The National Police Service
  • Thierry Thimon, UNODC, AIRCOP Project Coordinator for Africa
  • Alexander Resch, Interpol, Criminal Intelligence Officer
  • Charles Njiri, Interpol, Regional Product Deployment Officer/ Alternate Security Advisor
  • Marcin Skowronek, Europol, European Cybercrime Centre
  • Nick Garlick, Frontex, Coordinating Officer
15.30-16.00: Coffee break
16.00-17.00: Open discussion: what has been discussed and what are the next steps?
  • Moderated by Perseuss
Lat-1.312698 Lng36.916664

Meeting Venue:

Kenya Airways Pride Centre
Nairobi, Kenya
+254 734 102 803
+254 711 022 803

More information:

Lat-1.312698 Lng36.916664

Hotel booking:

EKA Hotel
P.O.Box 27695 - 00506 Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: +254-719 045000, +254-732 105000

More information:

Note: A special rate of USD 110 per night for single occupancy including breakfast is available for the attendees of this event. Reservation code will be provided after registration.

Discuss trends and best practices

Discuss trends and best practices

Hear from airlines, travel and rail companies how they have used Perseuss to reduce fraud and how this may be applied in other travel companies. Establish face-to-face relationship among Perseuss members and non-members to open communication lines within the travel industry to assist in the fight against fraud.



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