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ACJRD 21st Annual Conference 2018

The Unlocking the Power of Data for Criminal Justice Research, Policy-Making and Practice conference, will take place in the Hilton Hotel, Kilmainham, Dublin on Friday, 5th October, 2018.

This full day conference will appeal to policy makers, those working in government agencies, professionals, practitioners, academics and those involved in community and civil society groups from a wide range of disciplines within the Criminal Justice System. Non-members of ACJRD are welcome to attend this event.

A programme of plenary speakers and workshop presenters will include national and international representatives from the criminal justice sector.

Plenary Speakers include:
• Claire Loftus, Director of Public Prosecutions
• Professor Marcelo Aebi, Vice-Director, School of Criminal Sciences, University of Lausanne
• Professor Betsy Stanko OBE, Chair of the Data, Evidence and Science Board for the UK Ministry of Justice
• Dr. Seán Redmond, Adjunct Professor in Youth Justice, University of Limerick
• Gurchand Singh, Chief Information Officer, Department of Justice and Equality 

Workshops will also take place in the morning and afternoon. 

Workshop presenters include:
• Angela McCarthy, Head of Clinical Services, Dublin Rape Crisis Centre
• Natasha Browne, Department of Justice and Equality
• Dr. John Danaher, Lecturer Above the Bar, School of Law, NUI Galway
• Séamus Carroll, Civil Law Reform, Department of Justice & Equality

Opportunities will be provided throughout the day for delegates to share information, exchange views and network with colleagues who engage in similar or complementary areas of expertise.

CONFERENCE BOOKINGS will open shortly, a booking link will be available on this website.

Conference fees for ACJRD Members:
ACJRD Member €99
ACJRD Student member €30

Conference fees for non-members:
You are welcome to attend, but we would encourage you to join the association prior to the conference so that you can avail of the members' discounted rate. Information on membership of the Association for Criminal Justice Research and Development can be found at www.acjrd.ie/membership.

Non-Member €120
Student non-member €45

CPD Points: Attendance at the conference may qualify for CPD points. Qualification is determined by the points’ issuer. ACJRD is happy to provide certificates of attendance on request.

The Chatham House Rule: To encourage openness and the sharing of information, the world-famous Chatham House Rule will be invoked at this conference.  The Chatham House Rule reads as follows: "When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed".
See: http://www.chathamhouse.org.uk/about/chathamhouserule/