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National Crime Mapping Conference 2005

Spencer Chainey Speaking

Slides and abstracts from the 2005 conference

Abstracts and slides are linked to each presentation and class where these were made available by the presenter.

Tuesday 12th April 2005
09.00 - 10.00 REGISTRATION, REFRESHMENTS AND EXHIBITION
10.00 - 11.20 Welcome and opening [Beveridge Hall]
Spencer Chainey - Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science, UCL and Conference Chair
 

1st Plenary Session
Crime Mapping: Is the future bright?

Themes

  • Crime mapping developments at the Home Office
  • The Good Practice Guide on Crime Mapping
  • Directions and trends in crime mapping

Speakers

11.20 - 11.50 BREAK AND EXHIBITION
11.50 - 12.50

2nd Plenary Session [Beveridge Hall]
What can we learn from the Americans?

Themes

  • Developing a centre of excellence in crime mapping
  • The impact of crime mapping in law enforcement in the USA
  • What are the barriers preventing the development of crime mapping?
  • Crime mapping practice in reality

Speakers

12.50 - 13.45 LUNCH AND EXHIBITION
13.45 - 14.15 Exhibitors and Poster Showcase [Beveridge Hall]
A series of 60 second showcases from each exhibitor and poster presentater.
14.15 - 15.25

Parallel sessions 1A and 1B, and Workshop 1
1A. Crime mapping in operational and investigative policing [Chancellors Hall]

1B. Profiling neighbourhoods [Beveridge Hall]

14.15 - 15.25

Workshop 1: How to get the most out of geographic information.
[Room 104]

Facilitators Andy Brumwell (West Midlands Police) and Mark Patrick (ESRI UK)

This workshop, led by the Association for Geographic Information, will demonstrate and explore how crime mapping can make best use of multi-agency, Census, Neighbourhood Statistics and Ordnance Survey data. The workshop will be repeated in Workshop 3.

15.25 - 16.00 BREAK AND EXHIBITION
16.00 - 17.10

Parallel sessions 2A and 2B
2A Crime, communities and offenders [Beveridge Hall]

2B Partnerships against violence [Chancellor's Hall]

Workshop 2: Taking forward crime mapping and analysis in police forces and CDRPs [Room 104]

Facilitators Mark Bangs and Ruth Weir (Local Area Analysis Team, Home Office)

This workshop, led by the Home Office, will report back on its findings from its national survey of police and CRDP use of GIS and crime analysis. Working with workshop delegates it will help to identify the principle requirements for developing crime mapping and analysis. This workshop will be repeated in Workshop 4.

17.10 DRINKS RECEPTION AND BUFFET; Sponsored by Ordnance Survey
Join us for a drink and a bite to eat while you tour and meet the exhibitors.
Wednesday 13th April
09.30 - 10.00 REFRESHMENTS
10.00 - 11.00

Question Time - Is crime mapping making a difference? [Beveridge Hall]

  • Chair: Nick Ross, Journalist and Chair of the Jill Dando Institute Board

Panel

  • David Truscott - Head of Partnership and Performance Support Unit, Home Office
  • Kate Pearce - National Centre for Policing Excellence
  • Sue Andrews - Bromley Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership
  • Richard Collier - Police Information and Technology Organisation
  • Catherine Archer - Executive Director, West Yorkshire Police Authority
  • Gloria Laycock - Director, Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science, UCL
11.00 - 11.30 BREAK AND EXHIBITION
11.30 - 12.40

Parallel session 3A and 3B, and Workshop 3 [Beveridge Hall]
3A Where will the offender strike next?

3B Reassuring the public [Chancellor's Hall]

Workshop 3 : How to get the most out of geographic information [Room 104]

Facilitators Andy Brumwell (West Midlands Police) and Mark Patrick (ESRI UK)

This workshop, led by the Association for Geographic Information, will demonstrate and explore how crime mapping can make best use of multi-agency, Census, Neighbourhood Statistics, and Ordnance Survey data.

12.40 - 13.10 3rd Plenary Session [Beveridge Hall]
Jerry's top ten tips for crime mapping - Jerry Ratcliffe, Temple University, USA
13.10 - 14.00 LUNCH AND EXHIBITION
14.00 - 14.20 4th Plenary Session [Beveridge Hall]
Professor Eric Barnes, Professor of Criminal Justice/Terrorism at University of Detroit Mercy, USA
14.20 - 15.10

Parallel Sessions 4A and 4B
4A Crime mapping for communities [Beveridge Hall]

4B Automating crime mapping tasks with technology [Chancellor's Hall]

Workshop 4: Taking forward crime mapping and analysis in police forces and CDRPs [Room 104]

Facilitators Mark Bangs and Ruth Weir (Local Area Analysis Team, Home Office)

This workshop, led by the Home Office, will report back on its findings from its national survey of police and CDRP use of GIS and crime analysis. Working with workshop delegates it will help to identify the principle requirements for developing crime mapping and analysis.

15.10 - 15.40 BREAK AND EXHIBITION
15.40 - 16.50

5th Plenary Session [Beveridge Hall]
Local to National: a year on

Themes

  • Organisational and management challenges of crime mapping
  • Crime mapping and its role in the National Intelligence Model
  • Crime mapping and partnership service delivery

Speakers

16.50 CONFERENCE CLOSE AND CONFERENCE BEST PAPER PRIZE
 

POSTERS

 

EXHIBITORS

  • Ordnance Survey
  • ESRI (UK)
  • MapInfo
  • Infoshare
  • Northgate Information Systems
  • Infotech Enterprises Europe

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