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Prisons 2016

Australia's only conference which explores the entire prison life cycle - from funding, to design to operations and management.

23 - 24 August, 2016 | Swissotel, Sydney

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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 LoKathrina Lo, Assistant Auditor-General, NSW Audit - Office
David WitheyDavid Withey, Executive Director, Health and Justice Agency Budget and Policy Group, NSW Treasury
Bronwyn NaylorBronwyn Naylor, Associate Professor (Faculty of Law), Monash University
Jones ClarkeDr Clarke Jones, Co-Director, Australian Intervention Support Hub
Alex MartinAlex Martin, Director, Infrastructure Advisory, Ernst & Young
David DonnellyDavid Donnelly, Partner, Allens
Elizabeth GrantElizabeth Grant, Senior Research Fellow, University of Adelaide
Helen FarleyHelen Farley, Associate Professor, Institute of Digital Futures
Matthew WillisMatthew Willis, Research manager, Criminal Justice Monitoring and Analysis, Australian Institute of Criminology
Rodney DraytonRodney Drayton, Director, NBRS Architecture
Jeffrey PfeiferJeffrey Pfeifer, Associate Professor, Department of Health, Design and Arts, Swinburne University
Tony FryTony Fry, Principal of The Studio at the Edge of the World and holds adjunct and visiting professorial positions in Australia, Hong Kong, Colombia
Catherine GaviganCatherine Gavigan, Director, National Centre for Training and Development
Dr. Gabriele MarranciDr. Gabriele Marranci, Department of Anthropology, Macquarie University
Associate Professor Lorana BartelsAssociate Professor Lorana Bartels, Head of the School of Law and Justice, University of Canberra
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