Innovations in Prison design, technology and management must be considered if Australia is to compete with the impressively low rates of recidivism overseas.
Widespread prison closures and subsequent overcrowding have serious implications for prison culture, inmate human rights, and reoffending.
But which innovations yield the best results? And who will fund these developments?
Uniting prisons, policy makers, investors and design and technology innovators, Prisons 2017 conference will critically analyse the current prison system in Australia and explore possibilities for improvement.
Partner Infrastructure and Urban Renewal, PwC
Dr Maggie Hall
Lecturer, Western Sydney University
Professor Neil Morgan
Inspector Custodial Services, Western Australia
Managing Director, Steelvision
Director, Office of Social Impact Investment, NSW Treasury
Assistant Auditor General, NSW Audit Office
Dr Conor Mooney
Technical Advisor for Judicial Infrastructure, Council of Europe Development Bank
Director - Performance Audit, Queensland Audit Office
Vice-President, Macquarie Capital
Partner, Clayton Utz
General Manager, Modular Building Systems
Sales Director, Modular Building Systems
Adj Prof Nicholas Cowdery AM QC
Institute of Criminology, Sydney University & Former NSW Director of Public Prosecutions
Professor Brian Stout
School of Social Sciences & Psychology, Western Sydney University
Associate Professor Helen Farley
Institute of Digital Futures, Southern Queensland University
Systems and Project Manager, Saab Group
Senior Associate, Norman Disney & Young
Research Fellow, Designing Out Crime Research Centre