9th International Criminal Justice Conference 2019 – Call for Abstracts Form
Join us for the 9th International Criminal Justice Conference.
This conference is presented by ACSO, Swinburne University of Technology – Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science and Forensicare will bring together global and local policy, research and practice contributors. Join us to debate the effective use of prison on the principles of deterrence and rehabilitation and explore evidence-based strategies that address the needs of offenders, reduce unnecessary incarceration and increase community safety.
The 2019 conference will be hosted at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd November 2019, with Pre-Conference Workshops and Site Tours to be hosted on Wednesday 20th November.
The 9th International Criminal Justice Conference keynote speakers will include:
- President and CEO, Adam Gelb, Council on Criminal Justice, (USA)
- Rt Hon David Lammy, Member of Parliament for Tottenham, (UK)
- Professor James Ogloff, Swinburne University and Forensicare, (AUS)
Call for Abstracts
We are currently seeking speaker contributions from Australia and internationally. The overarching theme for the two-day conference is:
“Balancing the Costs of Prisons and Community Safety” – Building Strategies to reduce Offending and Unnecessary Incarceration”.
There will be opportunities for networking during the evening functions, expecting to attract around 300 people. Please review the information below and be part of the 9th International Criminal Justice Conference program.
Proudly supported by ACSO, Swinburne University of Technology’s Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science and Forensicare.
Abstract Submissions Close Wednesday 31 July 2019
Conference Abstract Streams
Please choose the stream that best suits the abstract you are submitting, providing framework and discussion points for your presentation.
Abstracts must include the following headings and be no longer than 350 words in length
|Concurrent Stream:||Choose the most relevant from I) to III) above|
|Abstract Title:||No more than a short sentence required|
|Author/s:||Authors’ first and last name with presenting author in bold. Primary position title (one only) and organisation including city, state, and country. Do not include degrees or professional titles (e.g. Dr, Prof, etc).|
|Background:||Describe the identified issue/problem and its relevance. Spelling out acronyms in full the first time they appear|
|Approach:||What methods / strategies were used to address the problem|
|Outcomes / Results:||Provide evidence of the impact of your project/research. What was achieved? If research, what were the results?|
|Take Home Message:||What did you learn? What should others know?|
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Important Information for Authors
- Abstracts should link with the conference theme “Balancing the Costs of Prisons and Community Safety, Building Strategies to reduce Offending and Unnecessary Incarceration”
- The abstract will have a maximum of 350 words and be formatted in Microsoft Word, single space, Arial 11 point, in simple text paragraphs without tables or figures. The abstract titles, authors etc. are not included in the 350 word count
- Authors should prepare their abstracts using the above format/template then upload the completed abstract below
- First time presenters are encouraged to submit
- An Abstract Review Panel will select the abstracts to be presented at the Conference using the following evenly weighted criteria:
- The abstract presents new and important knowledge related to the preferred stream
- The abstract is clear and incisively written
- The abstract provides new information or data to support its case
- Notifications regarding acceptance will be sent via e-mail to the submitting author in August 2019. Abstracts submitted for oral presentation that cannot be accommodated within the Conference program may be considered for poster presentation
- Abstracts accepted for presentation will be published in the Conference proceedings and on the supporting organisations website exactly as received and should be checked for spelling and grammar prior to submission
- Abstracts must be original work
- The presenting author will be required to submit a brief biography (100 words).
How to Submit
Complete the online form below and press submit at the bottom of the page. Please ensure your Abstract is uploaded using the template provided above. Inquiries about content of submissions, contact: Larissa Daniel, ACSO Chief Strategy Officer at email@example.com
For inquiries about all other aspects of the Conference, please contact:
Conference & Events Manager
Alignment Event Solutions
0420 636 757