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Plenaries Draft Programme (Timing TBC)


10:00 – 13:35

Technologies for victim of crime

10:00 – 10:15 Welcoming Remarks

  • João Lázaro, President of Victim Support Europe
  • Katarzyna Janicka-Pawlowska, European Commission’s Coordinator for Victims’ Rights

10:15 – 10:45 Introduction Session

  • 10:15 – 10:30 Inspirational keynote speech ‘Our approach to responsibility’
    Marco Pancini, Director Public Policy and Government Affairs EMEA, YouTube | Google, Inc.
  • 10:30 – 10:40 Testimony Live
    Sandy W. Madar, Denmark
  • 10:40 – 10:45 Conclusions
    Levent Altan, Victim Support Europe

10:45 – 11:00 Generic Support

From information to communication: how to make sure victims really get it? 

Frederico Moyano Marques, Senior Adviser and Chief Operations Officer, The Portuguese Association for Victim Support (APAV), Portugal

11:00 – 11:30 Justice

Technology in the courtroom: digital justice

Henrik Engell Rhod, Chief Judge at the District Court on Bornholm, Denmark
Rauno Kiris, State Prosecutor Internal Control Department, Office of the Prosecutor General, Estonia
Eneli Laurits, District Prosecutor in North District Prosecutor’s Office, Estonia

11:30 – 11:50 Police

Using technologies for the benefit of victims within police setting

Andy Rhodes, Chief Constable, Chief Constable, Lancashire Constabulary HQ, UK
Thomas Botterman, First Chief Inspector, Head of Crime Investigation Unit, Police area of Deinze-Zulte-Lievegem, Belgium
Sarah De Valckenaere, Social assistant, Police area of Deinze-Zulte-Lievegem, Belgium
Evi Vandendriessche, Head of Bureau Police Care, Ghent Police Forces, Belgium

11:50 – 12:00 Coffee Break

12:00 – 12:20 Private Sector

Design and implementation of web-based and VR tools that increase the availability of, or improve access to, products and services that are necessary for people to survive and thrive

Dan Klein, Head of Communication, The Security and Crisis Centre by the EJC (SACC by EJC), Belgium
Danny Nachmuly, VP Sales and Markting, Octopus ltd, Israel
Charlie Pearmund, Managing Director, Virtual Bodyworks, Spain

12:20 – 12:40 Education

Lightning Talks: Gaming and other educational technology tools for social change

Gigi Guizzo, The Hate Interrupter Teams Creative Tool, The HIT project, EU
Eduardo Mateo Santamaría
, The Fernando Buesa Foundation, Spain

12:40 – 12:55 Health Sector

The Use of Virtual Reality in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Albert “Skip” Rizzo, Ph.D., Director, Medical Virtual Reality – Institute for Creative Technologies, Research Professor – Dept. of Psychiatry and School of Gerontology, University of Southern California

12:55 – 13:05 Specialist Services / Specific Types of Victims

Victim protection smart watch to help victims of dating and domestic violence

Young-Suk Oh, Senior Inspector, Korean National Police Agency Victim Protection Division, South Korea

13:05 – 13:35 Wrap up session

Live Debate: Effectiveness of Technologies in Victim Support Providers’ Context

13:35 – 14:30 Lunch


14:30 – 16:00

Side Events