International Crime Science Conference 2010


SCIENCE, CRIME and SECURITY: driving science into policy


  Registration and coffee
 9.40-9.45 WELCOME
  Nick Ross, Broadcaster
9.45-10.45 Opening plenary: Driving Science into Policy
  Chair: Nick Ross, broadcaster
  • Validation: bridging scientific development and policy implementation. Chris Hassell, Director of the FBI Laboratory
  • Mike Steeden, Director Strategic Relations, MoD, Defence Science and Technology Lab (dstl)

Psychology and crime
Chair: Professor Adrian Furnham, UCL Dept of Psychology

  • Organised crime and crime scripts: rospects for disruption. Graham Hancock, Serious Organised Crime Agency
  • The psychology of terror. Professor Max Taylor, CPSTV, University of St Andrews

The Intelligent Airport

  • Integration at airport security checkpoints. Kevin Riordan, Technical Director, Smiths Detection
  • The INtelligent Airport (TINA) project. Professor Richard Penty, Centre for Photonic Systems, Cambridge University

Human trafficking - a British problem
Chair: Sue Jago, Bedfordshire University

  • Operation Nais: a case study. Mike Hand, UK Human Trafficking Centre
  • Trafficking within the UK. Sheila Taylor, Chief Executive, Safe and Sound Derby
13.15-14.00 Plenary: Moving the forensic sciences into the next decade

Chair: Dr Ruth Morgan, UCL Centre for the Forensic Sciences

  • A review of stable isotope ratio mass spectrometry in forensic science. Professor Jim Fraser, Director, University of Strathclyde Centre for Forensic Science

Innovation in the forensic sciences
Chair: Professor Jim Fraser, Director, University of Strathclyde Centre for Forensic Science

  • The development of investigative leads through the analysis and interpretation of microscopic trace evidence. Dr Skip Palenik, Microtrace Labs, US
  • Forensic science: Policy issues in a market economy. David Coleman, former Chief Constable, Derbyshire and former ACPO lead on Forensic Sciences

Countering piracy
Chair: Nick Langhorne, Consultant

  • The link between piracy and terrorism. Adrian King, Hazard Management Solutions
  • An overview of Operation Atalanta and the civilian–military partnership. Simon Church, The Maritime Security Centre (Horn of Africa)

Nanotechnology and security
Chair: Dr Stephen Lynch, London Centre for Nanotechnology

  • Forensic nanotechnology to deter crime. Professor Paul Sermon, University of Surrey
  • Nanotechnology impacts on crime prevention and for security applications - analysis from observatoryNANO. Dr Mark Morrison, CEO, Institute of Nanotechnology
15.10-15.35 Coffee

The impact and cost of cyber security innovation
Chair: Tony Dyhouse, Cyber Security Director, Digital Systems Knowledge Transfer Network

  • Payment card fraud and banking regulation. Steven Murdoch, Cambridge University
  • The economic case for cybersecurity. Dr Simon Shiu, HP Labs Bristol
  • Cybersecurity futures. Dr Frederick Chang, University of Texas

Detecting people intelligently
Chair: Dr Kevin Chetty, UCL Dept of Security and Crime Science

  • Advances in noninvasive biometrics: gait and ear. Professor Mark Nixon, University of Southampton
  • Identifying individuals using phonetic forensics. Dr Volker Dellwo, UCL
  • Vigilance and detection. Dr Andy Belyavin, Qinetiq

The rights and wrongs of criminal justice databases
Chair: Jeremy Crump, NPIA

  • Doing justice to the national DNA database. Gary Pugh, Metropolitan Police Service
  • The ethics of NABIS databases. Martin Parker, NABIS
  • Balancing the ethical argument. Dr Bronwyn Parry, Nuffield Council on Bioethics

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