This important two-day conference brings together key academics, leading practitioners and victim perspectives to listen to the voices of exploitation; the victims, their families, the professionals and the researchers and policy makers.

With in-depth Keynote speeches, Q & A sessions and a wide range of accompanying workshops and presentations, join us to learn, network and reflect at this practice-informed conference with AoCPP in partnership with the University of Kent International Centre for Child Protection.

Confirmed Keynotes so far include:

Dame Vera Baird DBE QC, The Victims Commissioner for England and Wales

Dr Carlene Firmin MBE, Principal Research Fellow, The International Centre: Researching Child Sexual Exploitation, Violence and Trafficking

Dr Daniel Rhind, Specialist in Sport and Child Protection, Reader and Chartered Psychologist, Loughborough University

David Spicer, Barrister and former AoCPP Chair, Author of Operation Sanctuary: Joint Serious Case Review Concerning Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adults with Needs for Care and Support

Prof Jane Reeves, Professor of Teaching, Learning and Innovation in Child Protection and Co Director of the Centre for Child Protection

Dr Samantha Warner, Specialist in Sexual Violence, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, honorary lecturer Salford University, board member AoCPP

ACC Peter Ayling  Kent Police

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: We invite submissions from academics, trainers, practitioners and experts-by-experience to share their innovative knowledge in the field of safeguarding and protecting children from exploitation. Find out more here

Keep checking this page for updates on itineraries and more speakers

Prices start from just £50 per day with a substantial discount for two day bookings.


Rooms have been reserved in en-suite single bedrooms in Keynes College in comfortable 4* VisitEngland Campus graded accommodation.

Details to follow on how to book.

The promotion code is:  CCPC - please quote to receive the special rate.

Other hotels and B/Bs are available in the area if you prefer.

N.B. Payments are currently made online by card. If you prefer to receive an invoice, please complete the event invoice form here and state the event, town and date.

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