Conference day 1 - 6 February 2020

You will be inspired by a diverse range of high quality lectures offered by renomated experts from Belgium, Canada, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA. These experts will critically discuss current views and research data on hot topics related to the assessment and treatment of sex offenders. In addition, they will share their thoughts on necessary future avenues in both research and practice.


Thursday 6 February 2020

  • 9.30 am
    Opening remarks
  • 10.00 am
    Maia Christopher - Public Policy and working with victim organizations: Collaboration at the crossroads
  • 11.00 am
    Coffee break
  • 11.30 am
    Erick Janssen - A Myriad of Forces: The impact of sexual arousal and other emotions on sexual behavior and decision making
  • 12.30 am
    Lunch break and poster session I
  • 1.30 pm
    Georgia Winters – Sexual grooming behavior
  • 2.30 pm
    Ross Bartels - Understanding Sexual Fantasizing: Implications for Forensic Practice
  • 3.30 pm
    Coffee break
  • 4.00 pm
    Nicholas Bladgen - Prison-climate and sex offenders
  • 5.00 pm
  • 7.30 pm
    Conference Dinner

Chair: Prof. dr. Kieran McCartan 

Check the plenary session of conference day 1