The Conference

This conference, held in Leeds on 11 March 2016, will offer a unique opportunity for those attending to:

Reflect on the lessons learned from Rotherham

Hear from those with direct knowledge of practice responses to CSE in the town

Find out about some of the models of good practice that have developed since across the UK, as well as identifying some of the areas still requiring consideration

Hear from survivors and their families, and how they have contributed to the development of policy and procedures across the UK

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Our speakers

Professor Alexis Jay
Professor Alexis Jay

Alexis Jay spent over 30 years in local government in deprived parts of Scotland, including as Director of Soc

Louise Casey CB
Louise Casey CB

In July 2015, Louise was appointed by the Prime Minister to carry out a review into how we can boost opportuni

Andrew Norfolk
Andrew Norfolk

Andrew Norfolk Chief Investigative Reporter, The Times After English degree at Durham University, joined S

Zoe Lodrick
Zoe Lodrick

Since April 2009, Zoe has been a self-employed Trainer and Consultant and has delivered training to (amongst o

John Drew
John Drew

John Drew C.B.E. Professor John Drew has been leading an Independent Review into the handling of child sexu

DI Gemma Booth
DI Gemma Booth

Gemma has had a career in policing since leaving University and has been interested in criminal investigation

David Greenwood
David Greenwood

head of the child abuse department at Yorkshire law firm Switalskis, has acted for victims of child abuse sin

Panel of survivors
Panel of survivors

Including family members of victims of CSE in Rotherham

Programme

Conference Title: Coming out of the Darkness