ICJA Conference 2019
The 6th Annual Irish Criminal Justice Agencies Conference will take place on Tuesday, 4th June, 2019, in the Conference Centre, Upper Yard, Dublin Castle. The theme for this year’s conference is “Sexual Offences: The Challenge of Balancing Rights in the Criminal Justice System”.
This one day conference is a collaboration of the Department of Justice and Equality, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Irish Prison Service, the Irish Youth Justice Service (IYJS), An Garda Síochána, The Probation Service and the Association for Criminal Justice Research and Development (ACJRD). The lead partner for 2019 is the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.
This 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.
Plenary speakers are:
Charlie Flanagan, TD, Minister for Justice and Equality
Noeline Blackwell, CEO, Dublin Rape Crisis Centre
Associate Prof. Liz Heffernan, School of Law, Trinity College Dublin
Tom O’Malley BL
Claire Loftus, Director of Public Prosecutions
Vivian Geiran, Director of The Probation Service
A round table event will also feature. This panel discussion with The Right Honorable Sir John Gillen, Tom O’Malley BL and Caroline Biggs SC, will be chaired by Claire Loftus.
Bookings will open shortly.