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International Serious and Organised Crime Conference 2013

Brisbane Convention Centre
July 29-30 2013

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Monday 29/07/2013

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Welcome to Country and Conference Opening

9:30 am - 10:20 am

Investigating Transnational Organized Crime—the ICE Perspective

Mr Daniel Ragsdale, Deputy Director, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

10:20 am - 10:45 am

Strengthening our response to organised crime: Australia’s National Plan to Combat Cybercrime

The Hon Shayne Neumann MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General

11:15 am - 12:05 pm

Organised crime and corruption—opportunities and controls

Professor Adam Graycar, Professor of Public Policy, Director, Transnational Research Institute on Corruption, Australian National University

Asian organised crime gangs and criminal networks in the Asia Pacific region

Professor Rod Broadhurst, Chief Investigator, ARC Centre for Excellence in Policing and Security

12:05 pm - 12:55 pm

The corruptor and the corrupted—Examining the link between organised crime and law enforcement corruption

Mr Philip Moss, Integrity Commissioner, Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity

Illegal dealing in legal drugs—A serious and organised crime law enforcement dilemma

Mr Robert Bromwich SC, Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions

1:45 pm - 2:25 pm

Preventative partnerships in the fight against transnational organised crime

Mr Roger Wilkins AO, Secretary, Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department

2:25 pm - 3:00 pm

Organised crime and gang crime and the Queensland Police Service response to those challenges

Commissioner Ian Stewart APM, Queensland Police Service

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Concurrent session 1a—Intelligence:

Fusion—What is it and how is it being used to address serious organised crime?

Dr Katie Willis, Manager, Fusion Monitoring, Australian Crime Commission

Concurrent session 1b—Trafficking:

Experiences of exploitation, implications for support and participation in the criminal justice system: A case study of Indonesian victims of human trafficking

Concurrent session 1c—Policing:

Going Dutch? Comparing approaches to preventing organised crime in Australia and the Netherlands

Concurrent session 1d—Cyber:

Crime from the keyboard—Organised cybercrime, initiation, knowledge transmission and crime escalation

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Concurrent session 1a—Intelligence:

A theoretical framework for strategic intelligence in law enforcement focused on transnational organised crime

Concurrent session 1b—Trafficking:

Getting to grips with human trafficking: Converting a confused concept into a guide for action

Concurrent session 1c—Policing:

A reflection on Project Wickenby and lessons for future task forces

Concurrent session 1d—Cyber:

Networked policing versus networked offending: Police responses to trans-border crime involving online child exploitation material

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Concurrent session 1a—Intelligence:

New communications technologies and organised crime investigations

Concurrent session 1b—Trafficking:

Bride Trafficking

Concurrent session 1c—Policing:

Conceptualising organised crime

Concurrent session 1d—Cyber:

Operation Achilles—Infiltration of a global child sex offender network

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Concurrent session 1a—Intelligence:

Driving innovation through the economics of information sharing

Concurrent session 1d—Cyber:

Measuring cybercrime activity—A conceptual framework

Tuesday 30/07/2013

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Day 2 opening

The Hon Jason Clare MP, Minister for Home Affairs, Minister for Justice

9:30 am - 10:10 am

Breaking the business of organised crime—Prevention is cure

Mr John Lawler AM APM, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Crime Commission

10:25 am - 11:15 am

Challenges of organised cybercrime and identity theft

Mr Michael Sachs, Chief of Staff, Investigation Division, New York County District Attorney's Office

11:20 am - 12:00 pm

Serious and organised crime elements of cybercrime and how High Tech Crime Operations is effectively positioning the AFP to combat the perils of both cyber and more traditional crime

Asst. Commissioner Tim Morris AM APM, National Manager High Tech Crime Operations, Australian Federal Police

Targeting Vulnerabilities—Private sector engagement and non-traditional outcomes

Deputy Commissioner Michael Phelan APM, Deputy Commissioner Close Operations Support, Australian Federal Police

12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

The Budapest Convention on Cybercrime—Is harmonisation achievable in a digital world?

Professor Jonathan Clough, Faculty of Law, Monash University

Intelligence partnerships for a safer Australia—The journey of the Australian criminal intelligence model

Mr Ben McDevitt AM APM, State Manager, Queensland, Australian Crime Commission

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Organised crime—An integrated, intelligence-led approach to border management

Mr Mike Pezzullo, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Taking UNODC’s Transnational Organized Crime Threat Assessment program forward

Mr Jeremy Douglas, Regional Representative, Regional Office for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm

Concurrent session 2a—Legal frameworks:

Disrupting organised crime: An examination of criminal association laws and their effectiveness

Concurrent session 2b—Networks:

Outwit, outplay, outlast—An examination of how resilience develops in criminal networks

Concurrent session 2c—Modelling:

Redefining the Organised Crime Model—A profit motivated enterprise balancing business risk and return

Concurrent session 2d—Markets:

Integrity in sport—Approaches and case studies

3:40 pm - 4:10 pm

Concurrent session 2a—Legal frameworks:

Complicity in cyberspace—Applying doctrines of accessorial liability to online groups

Concurrent session 2b—Networks:

Understanding trafficking in stolen vehicles—combining script anaylsis with network analysis

Concurrent session 2c—Modelling:

Measuring the scale of organised crime and its impact on governance, security and development

Concurrent session 2d—Markets:

Drug Use Monitoring in Australia—Implications for monitoring drug markets

4:10 pm - 4:50 pm

Responding to organised crime through intervention in recruitment pathways

Dr Russell Smith, Principal Criminologist, Australian Institute of Criminology

4:50 pm - 5:00 pm

Closing remarks