Dear PCA member
In this World Congress on Probation edition, the PCA would like to draw your attention to this Conference, which is taking place in London on 9-10 October 2013. The PCA have been a sponsor of the event, working closely with the European Probation Association (CEP) to put together an international programme of speakers. The World Congress on Probation, the first of its kind, will bring probation professionals from across the globe together to participate in a diverse and fascinating range of speeches and workshops.
This newsletter provides some background information on the Congress, as well as links to the provisional programme and details on how to register.
Spaces for the Congress are filling up fast, so please do encourage people to register for this event as soon as possible.
World Congress on Probation: Background Information
On 9-10 October 2013 the CEP (European Congress of Probation) will launch the first World Congress on Probation (WCP), which will be hosted at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London.
The event will feature a wide range of keynote speakers from across the globe as well as various plenary sessions, workshops and informal networking opportunities. Chris Grayling and Jeremy Wright will both be speaking at the congress on 9 October, discussing the Transforming Rehabilitation reforms.
The Congress will provide delegates with an invaluable opportunity to network with probation professionals and those with a wider interest in criminal justice from a variety of backgrounds, cultures and share examples of best practice with colleagues from around the world.
The WCP will run in partnership with PCA, NOMS, London Probation Trust and West Yorkshire Probation Trust.
The WCP will be a two day event running from 9-10 October and will take place on 9 and 10 October at the Queen Elizabeth II Institute in Westminster.
The provisional programme details the range of speeches and activities on offer from 9-10, including workshops on subjects ranging from Offender Health to Victim Offender Mediation. There are an exciting array of speakers due to deliver keynote speeches, including justice professionals and academics from Canada, Belgium and Thailand to name but a few.
If you’d like to register for a place on the event, please fill in the requested details on the online registration form.
The registration fee is £250 per delegate and includes attendance at the conference on 9 and 10 October and lunch on both days.
For any inquiries regarding registration, please contact the CEP secretariat:
Contact and location details
Accommodation is not included in the conference price – World Congress on Probation