Agenda

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8:00 am - 9:00 am

Registration and Networking

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9:00 am - 9:30 am

Morning hot seat: Mental health

  • An overview of mental health issues in relation to vulnerable offenders

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9:35 am - 9:50 am

Keynote: Navigating the Criminal Justice Landscape

  • Outlining HMCT’S ambitious reform programme, bringing new technology and modern ways of working to the justice system and ensuring access to justice for all users
  • Reviewing the outcomes of the New Futures network which builds partnerships between prisons and employers to generate training and job opportunities for ex-offenders
  • Restoring stability and improving safety, security and decency in prisons and investing in capabilities and technology to combat threats such as drugs, drones, violence and mobiles
  • Tackling the emerging challenges facing policing and justice by bringing together local partners and ensuring that the justice system meets the needs of communities;

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9:50 am - 10:10 am

Digitalisation for Rehabilitation; moving toward a digital first prison service

  • An update on the status of the digital prisons project
  • Understanding the opportunities of technology and digitalisation for prisoner rehabilitation and adjustment back into life outside of prisons
  • Moving towards a situation where users can start to use the internet in a controlled, secure & beneficial way
  • Using technology to improve the day-to-day of prison officers and all justice workers
  • Learning from the results of in-cell laptop pilot schemes

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10:10 am - 10:30 am

Overcoming adversity; addressing the strain on the front line

  • Supporting police officers to protect the public in the face of budget cuts and rising crime
  • Utilising new technology to help police forces protect the public and provide a better service
  • Working with the National Crime Agency to build intelligence capability and increase expertise in organised crime

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10:30 am - 10:50 am

Transforming courts and tribunals in order to modernise the justice system

  • Investing £1bn into new technology and modern ways of working to transform the way that justice is administered
  • Implications of the courts and tribunals service centres on local legal service providers and the boarder community
  • An update on the status of the CJS Common Platform Programme
  • Discussing the next stages of the project and how the reform will impact upon different departments and individuals within them

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10:50 am - 11:10 am

Headline Sponsor

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11:10 am - 11:50 am

Morning refreshments & networking

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11:15 am - 11:45 am

Morning hot seat: Stop & Search

  • A discussion on stop & search and the associated problems

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11:50 am - 12:10 am

Professionalising the prison and probation service to improve service provision and recruitment standards

  • A review of MOJ’s proposals to stabilise CRC delivery until the end of 2020;
  • Building confidence in the probation system and reviewing the long-term sustainability of the Transforming Rehabilitation project;
  • Analysing the MOJ’s probation workforce strategy and how this will elevate professional standards, training and reduce caseloads;
  • Tackling workforce retention and boosting frontline recruitment with diverse skill sets to maintain safety regimes in prison.

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12:10 pm - 12:45 pm

Panel: Streamlining offender transition through pre-custody, the prison estate and into the community

  • Developing standard processes and procedures for sharing offender information with the third sector, local authorities, health and social care practitioners; including planned released dates, mental, employment and housing needs in line with the Homelessness Reduction Act
  • Incorporating family members and positively reintegrating offenders into the community to support rehabilitation, improve well-being, and reduce reoffending
  • Improving the transition from prison to community treatment services by expanding in-reach provisions and encouraging offender engagement on release
  • Boosting prisoners’ skills while in custody and improving their chances of securing work on release

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12:45 am - 1:00 pm

Key Supporter Session

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1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Seminar Session 1

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1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Lunch, Exhibition & Networking

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1:40 pm - 2:10 pm

Lunch hot seat: Technology

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2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

Seminar Sessions 2

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3:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Stream 1

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3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Session 2

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3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Stream 3

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4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Afternoon refreshments, exhibition and networking

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4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Afternoon hot seat: Legal aid

  • Understanding the ramifications of legal aid cuts and the need for reform

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4:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Stream 4

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4:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Stream 5

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