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Conference Schedule

The conference will be held on June 25th and Jun 26th in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

June 25th, 2020

9:45 AM Reception and registration
10:30 AM Plenary

Kai Lindenberg
Sexual Abuse in the Digital Era

Tara Harris
Development of a School-based Sexting Policy

Malin Joleby
Consequences of Online Child Sexual Abuse from a Psychological Perspective
12:00 PM Lunch

Parallel sessions

1:30 PM
1. REVENGE PORNOGRAPHY Ines Bojić & Zvjezdana Kuprešak
Non-consensual pornography in a digital context- current legislative frameworks and challenges in practice
Sharon McLaughlin The Non-Consensual Sharing of Intimate Content - Law is the Best Revenge? Roni Rosenberg
Reconceptualizing Revenge Porn
2. POLICING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY AND GROOMING Sabine Witting
Do ut des: Disseminating online child sexual abuse material for investigative purposes?    
Thomas Weigend & Elisa Hoven
Combating Cyber Grooming and Child Pornography in Germany
Chiara Greco

Online sexual abuse and the use of artificial intelligence in covert operations: an Italian perspective

3. HARM: THEORETICAL REFLECTIONS Jeroen ten Voorde
Virtual grooming and virtual child pornography: Harm or remote harm?
Litska Strikwerda
Is the risk of harm a sufficient moral ground for the criminalization of online child grooming?
Marthe Goudsmit
The criminalisation of image-based sexual abuse: conceptualising wrongs
4. ADOLESCENT SEXTING Igor Vuletic & Goran Livazovic
Is Criminal Law addressing Sexting properly? Criminal Law and Empirical Evidence on Sexting in Croatia    
Thomas Crofts
A Zemiological Analysis of Sexting by Young People
Andrea Slane
From "Children of No Fear" To "They Don't Realize the Consequences": Assessing Culpability in Justice System Professionals' Views on Appropriate Criminal Law Responses to Youth Self-Produced Sexual Images  
3:00 PM Coffee Break
3:30 PM
5. TECHNOLOGICAL CHALLENGES: A.I. AND DEEPFAKES Argyro Chatzinikolaou & Eva Lievens
A legal response to (the creation, possession and distribution of) "deepfakes" that depict children in a sexual manner
Suzie Dunn
Non-Consensual Sexual Simulation: Criminalizing Virtual Assault
6. FAIR LABELLING Shannon Fyfe & Elizabeth Lanphier
Categories of Sex Offenders: A Critique of the One-Size-Fits-All Approach
Matthew Gibson
Criminalisation and Fair Labelling in Online Sexual Offences
7. RESPONSIBILITY OF PRIVATE ACTORS Monica Parodi
The Role of the ISP in the Protection of Children from Sexual Abuses in the Cyberspace: International and European Union  

Dyonne Pennings & Jasper Iking
Citizens' Initiatives to tackle OCSE and legal challenges

8. SEXTORTION AND FRAUD Laurie Schreurs & Alice Bosma
Sextortion by Cryptocriminals: At the crossroads of criminal law and victimology  
Jianlin Chen
Sex and Online Fraud: an Australian Case Study of the Potency and Pitfalls of Broad Criminalization of Fraudulent Sex      
5:00 PM Coffee Break
5:30 PM Plenary
Kim Barker & Olga Jurasz
Text-based Sexual Abuse and Online Violence against Women & Girls: Towards Law Reform?
Andy Phippen & Emma Bond
Revenge Pornography Legislation in the UK - An Empirical Evaluation of Impact
6:30 PM End of day 1

June 26th, 2020

8:30 AM Reception
9:00 AM Parallel sessions (equivalent of day 1, to enable delegates to follow four out of eight workshops)
1. REVENGE PORNOGRAPHY Ines Bojić & Zvjezdana Kuprešak
Non-consensual pornography in a digital context- current legislative frameworks and challenges in practice
Sharon McLaughlin The Non-Consensual Sharing of Intimate Content - Law is the Best Revenge? Roni Rosenberg
Reconceptualizing Revenge Porn
2. POLICING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY AND GROOMING Sabine Witting
Do ut des: Disseminating online child sexual abuse material for investigative purposes?
Thomas Weigend & Elisa Hoven
Combating Cyber Grooming and Child Pornography in Germany
Chiara Greco

Online sexual abuse and the use of artificial intelligence in covert operations: an Italian perspective

3. HARM: THEORETICAL REFLECTIONS Jeroen ten Voorde
Virtual grooming and virtual child pornography: Harm or remote harm?
Litska Strikwerda I
s the risk of harm a sufficient moral ground for the criminalization of online child grooming?
Marthe Goudsmit
The criminalisation of image-based sexual abuse: conceptualising wrongs
4. ADOLESCENT SEXTING Igor Vuletic & Goran Livazovic
Is Criminal Law addressing Sexting properly? Criminal Law and Empirical Evidence on Sexting in Croatia  
Thomas Crofts
A Zemiological Analysis of Sexting by Young People
Andrea Slane
From "Children of No Fear" To "They Don't Realize the Consequences": Assessing Culpability in Justice System Professionals' Views on Appropriate Criminal Law Responses to Youth Self-Produced Sexual Images
10:30 AM Coffee Break
11:00 AM
5. TECHNOLOGICAL CHALLENGES: A.I. AND DEEPFAKES Argyro Chatzinikolaou & Eva Lievens
A legal response to (the creation, possession and distribution of) "deepfakes" that depict children in a sexual manner
Suzie Dunn
Non-Consensual Sexual Simulation: Criminalizing Virtual Assault
6. FAIR LABELLING Shannon Fyfe & Elizabeth Lanphier
Categories of Sex Offenders: A Critique of the One-Size-Fits-All Approach
Matthew Gibson
Criminalisation and Fair Labelling in Online Sexual Offences
7. RESPONSIBILITY OF PRIVATE ACTORS Monica Parodi
The Role of the ISP in the Protection of Children from Sexual Abuses in the Cyberspace: International and European Union  
Dyonne Pennings & Jasper Iking
Citizens' Initiatives to tackle OCSE and legal challenges
8. SEXTORTION AND FRAUD Laurie Schreurs & Alice Bosma
Sextortion by Cryptocriminals: At the crossroads of criminal law and victimology
Jianlin Chen
Sex and Online Fraud: an Australian Case Study of the Potency and Pitfalls of Broad Criminalization of Fraudulent Sex
12:30 PM Lunch
2:00 PM Plenary
Sarah Wefers & Derek Perkins
Transnational Child Sex Offending: Tackling a Growing International Phenomenon
Alisdair Gillespie
Conclusions and Future Steps
3:00 PM End of Day 2

Please take note of the fact that the conference set-up can be subject to change without notice due to unforeseen circumstances .

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