Conference program 2016

Tuesday 2 August 2016

  • Ice-breaker in the evening sponsored by
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    (Partners welcome, location to be announced)

Wednesday 3 August 2016

  • 10:00 – 12:00 hours: Opening ceremony with keynote speaker Reverend Mpho Tutu – van Furth (South Africa)
  • 12:00 – 13:00 hours: Lunch
  • 13:00 – 13:35 hours: Presentation by dr. Kai J. Jonas and Allard Feddes, PhD (University of Amsterdam) on Perceived obstacles in reporting LGBT related hate crimes
  • 13:35 – 13:45 hours: Short break
  • 13:45 – 14:30 hours: University of Amsterdam continues – Workshop / discussion on How to construct a well-functioning LGBT police network? with a brief introduction by Romke Verf (The Netherlands)
  • 14:30 – 15:00 hours: Coffee break
  • 15:00 – 16:30 hours: Documentary ‘Valentijn’ – Nine years in the life of Valentijn de Hingh (ages 8 through 17) in her transition from male to female + Talk with documentary maker Hetty Nietsch (The Netherlands)

Thursday 4 August 2016

  • 10:00 – 11:15 hours: LGBT TED Talks: – Self-identification in the Criminal Justice workplace: What’s in it for me? by Anick Fournier (Canada)Personal coming out story and experiences within the Serbian police by Aleksandar Stojmenovic (Serbia)Presentation of the first copy of a police publication that resulted from the 2015 IDAHOT Conference to Aleksandar by dr. Jovan Kojicic (Montenegro) – Open microphone
  • 11:15 – 11:30 hours: Short break
  • 11:30 – 12:30 hours: Lesbian and Gay Police Associations in the 21st Century: A simple idea with complex outcomes by Roddrick Colvin (USA)
  • 12:30 – 13:30 hours: Lunch
  • 13:30 – 15:00 hours: LGBT’s and Dutch Criminal Law – presented by Willem Nijkerk of the Amsterdam Public Prosecution Office
  • 15:00 – 15:30 hours: Coffee break
  • 15:30 – 16:30 hours: Engaging the Criminal Justice System on LGBTI Rights: Experiences from Uganda – presented by Adrian Jjuuko, Executive Director of the Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum in Uganda
  • 19:00 – 22:00 hours: Formal dinner at conference venue with music and keynote speaker Boris Dittrich (no uniform required)

Friday 5 August 2016

  • 10:00 – 12:00 hours: – Expert meeting for conference participants in executive/decision-making positions – moderated by Boris Dittrich LGBT Curriculum at Police Academies worldwide presented by law enforcement officers from: The Netherlands (Marja Lust), USA (Brett Parson), Canada (Danielle Bottineau), Switzerland (Petrik Thomann), Italy (Simonetta Moro) and Ireland (Paul Franey)
  • 12:00 – 13:00 hours: Lunch
  • 13:00 – 15:00 hours: LGBT TED Talks: (short break and switching of rooms between 14:00 and 14:15 hours)
    Dealing with transgendered prisoners respectfully by Kim O’Toole (Canada)
    – Transgender challenges in the Pakistani prison system by Salman Waheed Malik and Namra Gilani of the Centre for Restoration of Human Dignity (CRHD – Pakistan)
     The GLLO (LGBTI Liaison Officer) Journey in New South Wales and Victoria – some insights by Jackie Braw and Dahni Houseman (Australia)
    – Bullying Ends Here by Tad Milmine (Canada)
  • 15:00 – 15:30 hours: Coffee break
  • 15:30 – 16:30 hours: Closing ceremony with keynote speaker Special Envoy Randy W. Berry (USA)
  • 17:00 – 19:00 hours: Public board meetingEuropean LGBT Police Association (EGPA) – attendance not required, but everyone is invited!

Saturday 6 August 2016

  • Europride Canal Parade – Don’t miss our Canal Pride Police boat

 

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With financial support of the
Internal Security Fund of the European Commission