This major 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:

Thursday June 24:

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

Friday June 25

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, Modern Slavery

We will also be offering 16 presentations and workshops over the two days:

Speakers include: 

Jahnine Davis PHD, Nick Marsh, Debbie Ariyo, Phil Spencer, Paul Rigby, Escapeline, Dr Sarah Lloyd (winner of the AoCPP Research and Practice Award 2019), Dr Bridget Ng'andu, Vanisha Jassal, Liz Bates, Emma Soutar, Aravinda Kosaraju, Louise Allen, Kish Batti-Sinclair, Edgardo Toro Quezada, Stephanie Crisp and Jillian McBride

Keep checking your members' newsletter and this page for updates on itineraries and presentations.

Why not join today from just £8 a month?

Prices start from just £25 per day with a substantial discount for two day bookings and members of the AoCPP.

N.B. Payments are currently made online by card. If you require to pay by invoice then please complete the event invoice form here and please state the days attending, members status and full invoice details clearly.

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