Program

Program

The conference features plenary sessions, keynote speakers, panel discussions, workshops and case studies, with quality networking opportunities at several iconic locations.

Welcome Function
Monday 8 Oct 2018
Day 1
Tuesday 9 Oct 2018
Gala Dinner
Tuesday 9 Oct 2018
Day 2
Wednesday 10 Oct 2018

Welcome Cocktail Party

The cocktail party at the Burbury Rooftop Terrace is to welcome all delegates and guests to Canberra. Commander Mark Walters, Acting Chief Police Officer, ACT Policing will make a welcome...
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Trevor O’Hara

MC WELCOME

Diana Forrester, Chair, Crime Stoppers ACT and a Director, Crime Stoppers Australia. Diana will be your Conference MC. Diana will welcome delegates to Canberra and provide an overview of the...
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Diana Forrester

Welcome to Country

Ngunnawal Elder to present the Welcome to Country.

Opening Remarks

Trevor O’Hara, Chair, Crime Stoppers Australia and CEO, Crime Stoppers Queensland.   Trevor will introduce the 2018 Conference theme and invite Senator Reynolds to officially open the conference and present...
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Trevor O’Hara

Official Opening Keynote Address

The Hon. Linda Reynolds CSC, Assistant Minister for Home Affairs, Senator for Western Australia. The Hon. Linda Reynolds CSC will officially open the Conference.
The Hon. Linda Reynolds CSC

The Community’s Instrument for Disrupting Crime

Assistant Commissioner Debbie Platz, AFP National Manager, Crime Operations Trevor O’Hara, Chair, Crime Stoppers Australia and CEO, Crime Stoppers Queensland. This session is an examination of the role Crime Stoppers...
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Assistant Commissioner Debbie Platz
Trevor O’Hara
10:30 - 10:55

MORNING TEA

What The Community Needs To Know About Cyber Crime

Michelle Price, CEO AustCyber – the Australian Cyber Security Growth Network Greg Gale, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft’s Azure Global International Government team Commander David McLean, AFP Manager Cybercrime Operations, Facilitator:...
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Michelle Price
Greg Gale
Commander David McLean
Catherine McGrath
12:30 - 13:25

LUNCH

Financial Crime in Australia

Kathryn Haigh, Senior Counsel AUSTRAC Commander Peter Crozier, AFP Manager Criminal Assets, Fraud and Anti-Corruption (MCAFAC) Facilitator: Catherine McGrath   The effects of Financial crime – Kathryn will present the...
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Kathryn Haigh
Commander Peter Crozier
Catherine McGrath
15:00 - 15:25

AFTERNOON TEA

Family and Domestic Violence – What Role Should Crime Stoppers Play?

Esther Bogaart, Assistant Secretary Family Violence and Elder Abuse Taskforce Attorney-General’s Department Mirjana Wilson, CEO of Domestic Violence Crisis Service Assistant Commissioner Dean McWhirter, APM Victorian Police Family Violence Command...
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Esther Bogaart
Mirjana Wilson
Assistant Commissioner Dean McWhirter APM
Catherine McGrath

Gala Dinner

The Gala Dinner will be held in the beautiful Gandel Hall at the National Gallery of Australia. With special thanks to our Gala Dinner sponsor, Icon Water.

Gala Dinner

The Gala Dinner will be held in the beautiful Gandel Hall at the National Gallery of Australia. With special thanks to our Gala Dinner sponsor, Icon Water.

Welcome to Day Two

Commander Mark Walters, Deputy Chief Police Officer, ACT Policing.   Mark will welcome delegates and guests to Day Two of the Conference.
Commander Mark Walters

Citizen centric technology to keep Australians safe

Robert Hartley, Citadel Group, Defence and National Security Industry Lead. To enrich community safety Crime Stoppers Australia has collaborated with the Citadel Group, in partnership with Microsoft, to create a...
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Robert Hartley

Workshop Briefing

Diana Forrester Diana will provide an introduction to the morning’s workshop activities and lead conference delegates across to the workshop rooms in Hotel Realm.
Diana Forrester

Crime Stoppers’ Role in Disrupting Crime Workshops

Facilitated workshops will enable ALL delegates to review the conference themes in detail. Delegates will be allocated to groups of 8-10 people. Each group will consider Crime Stoppers’ role in...
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Lunch

Delegates return to the Press Club. Delegates register for lunch and proceed through security to the National Room to be seated for lunch

Televised National Press Club Address

The Hon Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Home Affairs, will discuss the enduring challenge of transnational, serious and organised crime. Sabra Lane, Address Facilitator. This event is included in the...
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The Hon. Peter Dutton MP

Networking and Short Break

Facilitated networking event – Delegates discuss how Crime Stoppers can disrupt organised crime through national campaigns.

Workshop Facilitators Meeting

Table facilitators gather to prepare the workshop topic summaries.

Information and Intelligence – how the ACIC supports frontline responses to crime in the community

Michael Phelan APM, CEO Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Director of the Australian Institute of Criminology. Assistant Commissioner Mal Lanyon APM, NSW Police State Crime Commander (TBC). Facilitator: Commander Mark...
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Michael Phelan APM
Deputy Commissioner Neil Gaughan APM

Presentation of Outcomes

Workshop facilitators presentation. Workshop Facilitators will share the outcomes from the four workshops and present ideas on the way ahead for Crime Stoppers to encourage the community to disrupt crime...
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Crime Stoppers and the community

The Crime Stoppers Australia Board Executives will provide a conference wrap up.
Trevor O’Hara
Diana Forrester

Closing remarks

Diana Forrester and Trevor O’Hara. Diana Forrester and Trevor O’Hara will officially close the Crime Stoppers Australian 2018 National Conference.
Trevor O’Hara
Diana Forrester