22May

19:00

Welcome event at the Nobel Museum in Old Town.

23May

Wednesday - Conference Day 1
08:00

Registration opens.

08:55

Everyone seated in the Theatre.

09:00

Welcome

President of Victim Support Europe, João Lázaro

Chairman of the Board, Victim Support Sweden, Sven-Erik Alhem

09:07

Opening Session

H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden

Minister of Justice, Sweden, Morgan Johansson

Special Adviser to President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker for the compensation of victims of crime, Joëlle Milquet

09:50

Keynote Speaker :

Claire Waxman, London’s first Victims Commissioner

10:10

Discussion Panel: A comprehensive approach to cybercrime: from prevention to support

Olle Cox – Expert on cyberbullying, Victim Support Sweden

Jennifer Perry, CEO of Digital-Trust

Lennart Sörnsen, Editor and Media Officer, Juuuport

10:50

Coffee Break

11:15

Workshops Block 1

12:45

Lunch

13:40

Plenary II – Reaching the most difficult to reach

 

Supporting children exposed to domestic violence

Myrra Franzén, Film and Tell

 

Identifying and supporting victims of human trafficking

Sandra Claasen – Member of Dutch Ministry of Justice Board on Human Trafficking

 

Supporting victims of elder abuse

Liesbeth de Donder – Professor in Adult Educational Sciences at Free University, Brussels

15:10

Coffee Break

15:35

Workshops II

Speakers’ Corner/ Mini Workshops

16:45

Close of Day 1

Helgard van Hüllen, Vice President Victim Support Europe

Eva Larsson, Secretary General Victim Support Sweden

17:05

Meet up outside Main Entrance for walk to boat

17:30

Boat trip with guide around the islands of Stockholm, ending at City Hall. 

18:50

Disembark at City Hall

19:00

The City of Stockholm’s reception at City Hall.

24May

Thursday - Conference Day 2
09:00

Welcome and Introduction

President of Victim Support Europe, João Lázaro

Secretary General of Victim Support Sweden, Eva Larsson

09:05

Plenary III – Referring victims to support. Barriers and opportunities

 

Police referrals and the EU Data Protection Regulation

Frida Wheldon, International Development Director, Victim Support Asia

 

Working on the street to support the most vulnerable 

Sandra Beelen – Centrum Algemeen Welzijnswerk, Belgium

 

Working with the private sector

Isabelle Sadowski, Legal Director and Co-ordinator, France Victimes

10:35

Coffee Break

11:00

Workshops Block 3

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Workshops Block 4

15:00

Coffee Break

15:30

Plenary IV – Reaching out through the community

 

Working with the community to support victims in conflict zones

An Verelst, former president Center for Children in vulnerable situations (DRC)

 

Community support after terrorism

Emilia Engdahl and Lisbeth Bengtsson, Victim Support Trollhättan

 

Community Outreach in Multi-victim Cases

Karen Joyce-McMahon, Section Chief, FBI Victim Services Division

17:00

Close of Conference

Katarzyna Janicka-Pawlowska -Victim’s Rights Team, DG Justice, European Commission

17:30

VSE General Meeting  or Walking tour. Post-conference buffet and live music at the venue.