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A moderator and three panelists, limited to 10-minute presentations on the latest research. Introductions by the moderator, followed by 30 minutes of presentations (3 x 10), then questions from those submitted online via chat.

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Meet our Speakers

We've gathered some of the top experts in the field to discuss this topic. With years of experience between them, they're well-equipped to offer invaluable insights and perspectives.

Dr Reychad Abdool

Dr Reychad Abdool

African Union

Jay Albanese

Jay Albanese

Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University

Felia Allum

Felia Allum

Polis, University of Bath

Anna Alvazzi del Frate

Anna Alvazzi del Frate

Bernice Auma Apondi

Bernice Auma Apondi

VOCAL- Kenya

Felipe Botero

Felipe Botero

Coordinator for Colombia, GI-TOC

Li-Fung Cho

Li-Fung Cho

Lecturer, University of Hong Kong Department of Sociology

Judy-Ann Cilliers

Judy-Ann Cilliers

Communications Manager & Researcher, MathMoms

Associate Professor Cassandra Cross

Associate Professor Cassandra Cross

Queensland University of Technology

Dr. Cecilia Farfán-Méndez

Dr. Cecilia Farfán-Méndez

Head of Security Research Programs, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California San Diego

Dr Nicholas Gilmour

Dr Nicholas Gilmour

Dr Branislav Hock

Dr Branislav Hock

Institute of Criminal Justice Studies (ICJS)

Anine Kriegler

Anine Kriegler

University of Cape Town

Karen Laidler

Karen Laidler

Director, Centre for Criminology, University of Hong Kong

Maria-Goretti Loglo

Maria-Goretti Loglo

Africa Consultant, IDPC

Ekaterina Porras Sivolobova

Ekaterina Porras Sivolobova

Founder & Director, Do Bold

Riikka Puttonen

Riikka Puttonen

UNODC, UNODC

Tuesday Reitano

Tuesday Reitano

Deputy Director, The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Gopala Sasie Rekha

Gopala Sasie Rekha

Lecturer in Criminology, University of Winchester

Mr Dirk Robertson

Mr Dirk Robertson

Visiting Fellow, Southampton Solent Univsiety

Professor Anna Sergi

Professor Anna Sergi

University of Essex

Dr David Shepherd

Dr David Shepherd

Senior Lecturer, University of Portsmouth

Dina Siegel

Dina Siegel

Utrecht University, Utrecht University / CIROC

Helene Tigroudja

Helene Tigroudja

Faith Tunde-Yara

Faith Tunde-Yara

Doctoral Researcher, Department of Public Law, University of Cape Town

Talks

Taking the measure of crime: The 2021 Global Organized Crime Index

01 December 2021, 01:00 PM
Antônio Sampaio Kosyo Ivanov Lyes Tagziria Laura Adal

Drugs and development debate in Africa - Drugs and Development Hub

01 December 2021, 02:30 PM
Anine Kriegler Anna Paus Dr Reychad Abdool Bernice Auma Apondi Maria-Goretti Loglo John Collins

Mainstreaming gender and human rights in the implementation of the Organized Crime Convention (UNTOC)

01 December 2021, 04:00 PM
Helene Tigroudja Riikka Puttonen Cecilia Farfán-Méndez Adam Baird Agustina Diaz Rhein

Cyberspace as the new battlefield

01 December 2021, 05:30 PM
Juan Manuel Aguilar-Antonio Paloma Mendoza-Cortes Mariana Díaz García Alba Gabriela Garay Romero Gustavo Mauricio Bastien-Olvera

Organized corruption: Manifestations, impact and remedies

01 December 2021, 05:30 PM
Bojan Dobovsek Suncana Roksandic Eldan Mujanovic Ugljesa (Ugi) Zvekic

Breaking drug policy silos: Examples from France and Canada

01 December 2021, 05:30 PM
Déborah Alimi Karine Bertrand Laurie Wdowiak Marie Jauffret-Roustide

Organized financial crimes and fraud

01 December 2021, 07:00 PM
Maria Jofre Frauke Wittevrongel Jay Albanese Anna Laskai

Organized crime during the COVID-19 pandemic

01 December 2021, 07:00 PM
Rossella Merlino Leo Lin Camilo Tamayo Gomez Marco Antonelli Francesca Rispoli

Organised crime in France

01 December 2021, 07:00 PM
Tommaso Giuriati Jacques Follorou Déborah Alimi Fabrice Rizzoli

Criminal gangs

01 December 2021, 07:00 PM
Lin van Schalkwyk Andrew Miller Paul Friedberg Judy-Ann Cilliers Amir Rostami

Illicit product counterfeit markets: Examining stakeholder roles and effects

01 December 2021, 08:30 PM
Dustin Cooley Branislav Hock Dilara Bural David Shepherd Dr. Jeremy M. Wilson

Assistance to victims of trafficking in persons

01 December 2021, 08:30 PM
Livia Wagner Raquel Caspi Gustavo Mauricio Bastien-Olvera Mayra Hernandez-Figueroa

Organized crime and corruption

01 December 2021, 10:00 PM
Elizabeth SAENZ Tuesday Reitano Fernando Zarabozo Ian Tennant

Criminal networks

01 December 2021, 10:00 PM
Filipa Silva Philip Jones David Bright Pedro Sousa Ana Guerreiro Anna Sergi

Cars, gold, and territories: Trends of organized crime in Brazil

01 December 2021, 10:00 PM
Ana Carolina Haliuc Bragança Luiz Guilherme Paiva Janaina Maldonado Gabriel Feltran Carolina Grillo

Criminal business models and enablers

01 December 2021, 10:00 PM
Hai Luong Donato Vozza Aleksandras Dobryninas Diorella Islas Maryja Šupa Anna-Greta Pekkarinen

Organized crime and urban violence

01 December 2021, 11:30 PM
Luis Daniel Santiago Vidargas Zachary Porreca Maria Puolakkainen Andrea Julieth Pelaez Fausto Carbajal-Glass

Organized crime in Brazil

01 December 2021, 11:30 PM
Camila Dias Gabriel Funari Giselle Florentino Alice Alves Casanova André Duffles Teixeira Aranega Andrea Varsori

Organized environmental crimes

01 December 2021, 11:30 PM
Willis Okumu Yuliya Zabyelina Juneseo Hwang Meredith Gore

Money laundering

01 December 2021, 11:30 PM
Dirk Robertson Mirko Nazzari Nicholas Gilmour Crispin Yuen Jo-Anne Kramer

Criminal dynamics, illicit markets and violence in Latin America

02 December 2021, 01:00 AM
Camila Dias Veronica Zubillaga Sérgio Adorno Arturo Alvarado Mendoza

The exponential growth of counterfeit PPE and other counterfeits during the COVID pandemic: Illicit trade in the open and dark web

02 December 2021, 01:00 AM
Damon McCoy Layla Hashemi Louise Shelley Edward Huang

Regulation of smuggling and circulation of drugs in China and India: A historical review

02 December 2021, 01:00 AM
Yun Huang Ved Baruah Ya-kai Wang

Comparative perspectives on illicit crop economies and non-punitive rural drug policies

02 December 2021, 01:00 AM
Romain Le Cour Grandmaison María Alejandra Vélez David Restrepo Maria López-Uribe

Intelligence and its role on countering transnational organised crime

02 December 2021, 01:00 AM
Estefania Bernal Mario Abrego Diorella Islas Ana Velasco