Australia's only conference to cover all aspects of a prison's lifecycle: from Funding, to Design, to Management and Operations, Prisons 2016 returns again in August with another leading program.
Overcrowding and re-offending rates represent a serious and ongoing challenge for prisons and corrective services across the country.
Uniting senior Government and industry executives, as well as the nations' most notable Academics in this space, Prisons 2016 will outline current capabilities and explore innovative solutions for combatting these issues; making tangible steps towards an effective correctional system in Australia.
Key topics to be covered:
- Innovation in prison design
- Overcrowding and expansion - what this means for the project pipeline
- The use of prison technology in reducing recidivism
- Funding - effectively sourcing and securing social impact investment
- The impact of overcrowding on prisoners' quality of life, human rights and rehabilitation
Confirmed speakers so far:
Kathrina Lo, Assistant Auditor-General, NSW Audit - Office
David Withey, Executive Director, Health and Justice Agency Budget and Policy Group, NSW Treasury
Bronwyn Naylor, Associate Professor (Faculty of Law), Monash University
Dr Clarke Jones, Co-Director, Australian Intervention Support Hub
Alex Martin, Director, Infrastructure Advisory, Ernst & Young
David Donnelly, Partner, Allens
Elizabeth Grant, Senior Research Fellow, University of Adelaide
Helen Farley, Associate Professor, Institute of Digital Futures
Matthew Willis, Research manager, Criminal Justice Monitoring and Analysis, Australian Institute of Criminology
Rodney Drayton, Director, NBRS Architecture
Jeffrey Pfeifer, Associate Professor, Department of Health, Design and Arts, Swinburne University
Tony Fry, Principal of The Studio at the Edge of the World and holds adjunct and visiting professorial positions in Australia, Hong Kong, Colombia
Catherine Gavigan, Director, National Centre for Training and Development
Dr. Gabriele Marranci, Department of Anthropology, Macquarie University