Åsa Kastbom is a physician at the University Hospital in Linkoping Sweden. Dr Kastbom works with children, adolescents and adults at Child and Adolescent Psychiatry department as well as the Adult Psychiatry Department. Dr Kastbom is the consultant at the Trauma Unit for physically and sexually abused children and for children with problematic sexual behaviours and at the Adult Psychiatry Emergency Department. She is also working at the Transsexual National Center and is a senior member of the Child Protection Team the region of Ostergotland Sweden. Dr Kastbom also works for the Swedish non-profit organization Säkra Varje Unge (Protect Every Child) with a mission to prevent the sexual abuse of children. Her research interests include the sexual behaviour area among both children and adolescents and consequences of an early sexual debut but also about treatment and sequela of traumatized children.
Arnold Guerin has been seconded to the RCMP Canadian Police Centre for Missing and Exploited Children/Behavioural Sciences Branch (CPCMEC/BSB) for over 10 years. He is responsible for replacing the CETS program with Hubstream and for rolling out Project VIC Canada. Arnold has considerable experience in combating child exploitation, first working with aboriginal communities, then the Saanich Police Departments Child Abuse Team. Arnold now works in NCECC Technology and Innovation Section and has been pivotal in developing new tools to automate the gathering of intelligence of online child exploitation. He has also worked with leading computer forensic companies to develop public-private partnerships to aid the police in their effort to combat online child sexual exploitation. Finally, Arnold has been responsible for developing a strategy to implement an automated IT approach to “An Act Respecting the Mandatory Reporting of Internet Child Pornography by Persons who Provide an Internet Service,” to collect complaints from Canadian companies of online child sexual exploitation.
Kelly Slaven, LCSW, is the Chief Clinical Officer at Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC). In her current role at DCAC, Kelly supervises over 30 clinicians and students, supervising over 19,000 clinical hours, who providing treatment for the worst child abuse cases in the Dallas area. Kelly has been a social worker in the field of family violence for the past 17 years. Most recently, Kelly was the Director of Clinical Services at DCAC and Director of Clinical and Professional Services at Genesis Women’s Shelter and Support before that. Kelly worked at Genesis for 12 years as a therapist, Assistant Clinical Director and Clinical Director. She has worked with adult and children victims of domestic violence and managed a staff of 20 clinicians and 2000 clients every year. Kelly provides expert testimony in civil and criminal matters. Kelly has been trained with Dr. Bruce Perry in his Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics. Kelly is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Certified as well as an EMDR Consultant. Kelly is certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Treatment. Kelly graduated from The University of Kansas with a Bachelor’s in English and California State University, Long Beach, with a Master’s in Social Work.
Gordana was born in Montenegro and graduated from Economics at the University in Serbia. In 1997 she joined the Serbian police, where she worked until July 2017. She has worked as a criminal investigator in Cyber Crime Department. Investigating online Sexual Child Exploitation, she had the opportunity to arrest internet predators and pedophiles who abused children via the internet, blackmailed and kept them in a slavery position. She joined the INTERPOL Crime Against Children Unit as a Criminal Intelligence Officer at INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation in Singapore, since July 2017 were she and two specialized officers focus on capacity building and operational support to specialized units in the region. The team delivers training on victim identification to Law Enforcement Agencies in the region, and work towards connecting specialized units to INTERPOL’s international child sexual exploitation (ICSE) database. Among other activities Gordana proactively monitors Darknet websites and assists with bitcoin transaction analysis.
Lt. Joe Laramie (ret) is a Program Manager with the National Criminal Justice Training Center (NCJTC) of Fox Valley Technical College working in the Missing and Exploited Children’s and the Internet Crimes Against Children Training and Technical Assistance Programs. He retired in 2010 from the Glendale, Missouri Police Department, with more than 30 years of child protection, investigation and training experience. In 2001, he created the Greater St. Louis Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force and in 2003 he became the founding Commander of the Missouri ICAC Task Force. From 2010 through 2011, he was an Administrator with the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, with responsibility for online crimes against children, human trafficking and the computer forensic lab. He served as a subject matter expert on the Missouri Governor’s Cyberbullying Task Force, the Missouri Task Force for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and the International Association of Chiefs of Police-Child Sex Trafficking Training Project. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the Davis House, a Child Advocacy Center in his home of Franklin, TN. Joe is a 2004 graduate of the FBI National Academy.
Michael Sheath is a Practitioner with the Lucy Faithfull Foundation. His Master’s degree in Social Work, awarded in 1988, was awarded for a dissertation dealing with the subject of paedophile offenders. He worked as a Probation Officer for ten years prior to joining the Lucy Faithfull Foundation in 1997, and has specialised in working with sexual offenders, their partners and victims since that time. Michael qualified as a Counsellor in Sexual Addiction, having undertaken a programme of study with the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity (ATSAC) in 2014. He has acted as a Staff Trainer on the Europol Training Course on Combatting Online Sexual Abuse of Children (COSEC), held in Germany on an annual basis since 2005. He was awarded the Butler Trust Award by The Princess Royal, in 1997, for his work with male prisoners who had been sexually abused in childhood.
Danny Sullivan is a consultant psychiatrist, currently Executive Director Clinical Services of Forensicare, responsible for the Victorian public Forensic Mental Health Services in prisons, community and the Thomas Embling Hospital. In addition he has honorary academic appointments at the University of Melbourne and Swinburne Universities: he is involved in research and teaching. He trained in Melbourne and at the Maudsley Hospital / Institute of Psychiatry in London. He has masters’ degrees in Medical Law, Bioethics and Management. Danny provides expert evidence about adults in criminal, family and child protection settings particularly when sexual offending is alleged, including Internet offences.
Shaun Baker is an Investigator with the Australian Border Force (ABF). He has performed in a variety of roles across the ABF including regional posts in remote Western Australia. He currently works in the NSW Regional Investigations Division, where he is responsible for investigating child exploitation cases including travelling child sex offenders, possession/importation of child exploitation material and child sex dolls. Shaun also served as a Special Member with the Australian Federal Police in the Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET) in 2018 with Detectives and Investigators from AFP, NSW Police and ABF. Shaun holds a Bachelor of Policing and Criminology and is passionate about child protection. He is privileged to be part of a team which identifies victims and perpetrators of child exploitation across the globe.
Cassie Hetherington is a Senior Investigator with the Australian Border Force (ABF). She has a Bachelor degree in Justice and Criminology where she focused her studies on child sex offenders.Cassie has 15 years operational experience within the ABF, having served in a variety of roles including Enforcement Operations, the Queensland Joint Organised Crime Task Force and 8 years in the ABF Investigations Division in Brisbane and Sydney. Cassie has been involved in investigations into the importation of border controlled drugs, weapons, child exploitation material, travelling child sex offenders and the importation of child sex dolls.
Dr Joe Sullivan is a Forensic Psychologist and heads up the only Behavioural Analysis Unit which specialises exclusively in consulting on sexual crimes against children. He is a lecturer and senior research fellow in Criminology and Forensic Psychology. Dr Sullivan is currently Clinical Director for a project providing therapeutic Services for children and young people engaging in problematic sexual behaviour. He is involved in several longitudinal research projects exploring perpetrator behaviour. Based upon the results of this research he has developed the S-BAT, a series of behaviour analysis tools which are used in suspect profiling and interview strategy development, He teaches these techniques through the Mentor Professional Development Academy. He has assisted law enforcement worldwide on investigations into suspected sexual crimes against children. These include the investigation into the abduction and murder of Milly Dowler and more recently April Jones as well as the investigation into the disappearance of Madeline McCann. He has interviewed and risk assessed hundreds of sex offenders in this 31 years of specialising in this area including notorious sex offenders such as Sidney Cook and Gary Glitter.
Detective Sergeant Richard Long joined the New South Wales (NSW) Police Force in February 1984. He has developed and implemented the NSW Police Forces’ response to online child sex offences, creating Standard Operating Procedures for the ‘Child Exploitation Internet Unit Covert Online Investigations Program’ which has received Academic Board approval from the NSW Police Force’s Education and Training Command. In 2014, Detective Sergeant Long successfully completed the Violent Crimes Against Children International Task Force (VCACITF) training with the USA Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the United States. He is a current member of the FBI Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force. In 2017 he presented at the Case Coordination Task Force Meeting in The Hague, Netherlands. Detective Sergeant Long has been awarded the National Medal (2nd Clasp), the NSW Police Medal (5th Clasp), the National Police Service Medal and recognised though receipt of a Commissioner’s Commendation and Commissioner’s Unit Citation for investigations undertaken for the protection of children. He has also received many external awards and certificates of appreciation for work he has conducted in regard to child protection including a Rotary Club State Crime Command Excellence Award. Detective Sergeant Long has a Diploma of Teaching, Bachelor of Policing Investigations and in 2010 successfully completed the Australian Federal Police (AFP) Management of Serious Crime (MOSC) Program in New Zealand.
Warren Bulmer was a member of the Toronto Police Service from 1990 until 2019. Bulmer’s policing career had been predominantly spent within the field of criminal investigation including a combined total of 19 years assigned to Financial Crimes, Major Crime, the Fugitive Squad and the Child Exploitation Section of the Sex Crimes Unit. Bulmer is an International instructor in the area of computer facilitated crime having lectured over 6000 Judges, Prosecutors and Police from 46 different countries to date. Bulmer has taught at the United Nations in Bangkok, Thailand, the Canadian Police College, the Ontario Police College and the Toronto Police College. He has also testified in court as an expert in various capacities relating to digital evidence including most recently as an expert in Facebook. Warren is a published writer of many articles and a published author in two books entitled “EVIDENCE AND INVESTIGATION: FROM THE CRIME SCENE TO THE COURTROOM” EDITIONS 1 & 2 by Emond Publishing.
Thomas Farrell is a law enforcement officer in the United Kingdom specializing in Online Child Sexual Exploitation investigations.Tom also works within the UK Government Home Office as part of a Project Team developing innovative solutions to the ever increasing issue of unresolvable Mobile IP Address usage. He has used these solutions extensively to resolve hundreds of previously unidentifiable Online CSE offenders.
I have been a paediatrician since 1972 and have worked as a Community Paediatrician with a special interest in child abuse and abuse prevention since 1990. I worked in the ACT Health funded Child At Risk Health Unit in ACT until my retirement in 2016. I am continuing my teaching and mentoring roles as an Honorary Medical Officer. In 2015 I was appointed to the Expert Panel to review policy and practice in all ACT schools in regard to students with complex needs and challenging behaviour, and we submitted the report “Schools FOR ALL children and young people” to the ACT Minister for Education in November 2015. I remain a member of the ACT Child Death Review Committee. I am currently Vice-President on the NAPCAN (National Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect) National Board. I am also a number of child-related Community Boards, including KIDSAFE, and CMS Board (QE2 Family Centre in ACT), and community member on the Board of Lyons Early Childhood School, all of which help to inform my contemporary knowledge of children. I am a member of the ARACY. (Australian Research Alliance of Children and Youth) Early Years Chapter. I also chair the Community Expert Reference Group of the ACT Asbestos Taskforce currently. In 1999 I was awarded an Order of Australia for services to Paediatrics, Child Protection and the Community. In 2013, the Canberra Centenary, I was ACT Citizen of the Year. In 2019 I was appointed Senior Australian of the Year for 2019.
Dr. Bourke serves as the head of the Behavioral Analysis Unit for the United States Marshals Service. He has been a law enforcement officer since 2000. Dr Bourke announced this years theme at the Youth Technology and Virtual Communities Conference in 2018, and will be returning in 2019.
John Penn II, Senior Solutions Architect for Law Enforcement Technologies at Adobe Systems Incorporated in San Jose, California, has spent nearly four decades writing software. Most recently, he spent eleven years working at Adobe as a Senior Computer Scientist on Photoshop. But after attending the first Silicon Valley Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Conference, John was so profoundly affected by what he heard that he moved into what has become the most challenging, rewarding chapter of his career: Victim Identification and Digital Media Analysis for law enforcement. Focusing on the role software can play in the prevention and investigation of internet crimes against children as well as crimes involving digital media, John has helped develop advanced victim identification tools and techniques and train police officers and federal agents on their implementation. His overarching mission now is to foster better communication between law enforcement and the software industry, and promote a better understanding of the challenges faced by both. He continues to develop new technologies, techniques and training to help law enforcement with high tech challenges.
Following the tragic death of their teenage daughter, Amy ‘Dolly’ Everett in January 2018, following extensive bullying, Kate and Tick Everett founded Dolly’s Dream to create positive change and a legacy to their daughter. Their advocacy has resulted in governments taking childhood bullying and its devastating impacts more seriously.
Julie Inman Grant is the eSafety Commissioner. She commenced this five year appointment in January 2017. Julie has extensive experience in the non-profit and government sectors, and spent two decades working in senior public policy and safety roles in the tech industry at Microsoft, Twitter, and most recently Adobe. Julie’s career began in Washington DC, working in the US Congress and the non-profit sector before taking on a role at Microsoft. Julie’s experience at Microsoft spanned 17 years, serving as one of the company’s first and longest-standing government relations professionals, ultimately in the role of Global Safety Director for safety policy and outreach. At Twitter, Julie headed up Public Policy for Australia and South East Asia, managing a range of public policy issues, including online safety and countering violent extremism. Julie also built Twitter’s ‘Rules and Tools’ for safety, and conceptualised and piloted #PositionofStrength, which now serves as Twitter’s global female safety and empowerment program. Most recently, Julie served as Director of Government Relations Asia Pacific at Adobe, where she worked with governments across the region on issues such as innovation and digital transformation, creativity and STEM skills development and cybersecurity.
A closed session case study on the willingness of a motivated offender to travel to Queensland to offend. Another example of a child exploitation material investigation identifying a contact offender
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