The programme for Behavioural Analysis 2024 is currently under development. Our latest agenda (as of 1 May) is provided below to give you an idea as to the topics being discussed and some of our confirmed speakers. Please note that the programme is subject to change and, even for confirmed presentations, their sequence and the days on which they are currently programmed are subject to change.

To view the programmes of our previous conferences – and see the speakers who have addressed them – please click HERE

Day One: Tuesday 21 May 2024 (0900-1730)

0910-0920    Welcome to Brentford Football Club

Cliff Crown, Chairman, Brentford Football Club, UK

0920-0925  Converting Conference Theory into Operational Best Practice: an introduction to our round-table exercise

Prof. David Keatley, Murdoch University, Australia

Session | Tackling Racial & Religious Concerns

0950-1020  Islamophobia and Antisemitism: during times of conflict

Dr. Julian Hargreaves, Lecturer, Quantitative Sociology, City, University of London, UK

1020-1050    Preventing Racial Profiling: in the aftermath of a lawsuit

An Gaiser, Managing Director, An Gaiser Consultancy BV &

 

Allon Knetemann, Naga Consultancy BV, The Netherlands

1050-1120    Coffee Break

Session |Human Resource Management of Behaviour Detection Units

1125-1150   Profiling the Profiler: determining skillsets for effective behaviour detection officers in the counterterrorism space

Dr. Sagit Yehoshua, Author, ‘Terrorist Minds: from social-psychological profiling to assessing the risk’, and Criminologist, Reichman University, Herzliya and Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

1150-1215    Stress and Well-being for Behavioural Analysis Practitioners: lessons for law enforcement from the intensive care units of the Helsedirektoratet (Norwegian Directorate of Health)

Abdibasid Ali Mohamed, CEO, Nuance Intel, Norway

1215-1240    Red Teaming: a thrilling and immersive exercise

Kim Covent, Advisor, Ghent Local Police Force, Belgium

1240-1300  Panel Q&A

1300-1400    Lunch

Session | The Insider Threat

1430-1455    I Spy With Your Little Eye: how employees can use behavioural intelligence to identify insider threats

Julian Claxton, Managing Director, Jayde Consulting Pty Ltd., Australia

1455-1515    A Socio-Cultural Diversity Appreciation of Workplace Violence in Asia and the West: varying early warning indicators and differing intervention strategies

Varsha Avadhany, Founder & CEO, Vibe Consulting, India

1515-1530    Panel Q&A

1530-1600    Tea Break

Session | Behaviour Detection in Different Settings

1605-1635    Profiling Cyber Criminals: the significance of case studies

Harel Peled, Psychologist, Israel

1635-1700    Identifying Indicators of Radicalisation and Tendencies to Violent Extremism: in the security services and helping professions

Dr. Barbora Vegrichtová, Associate Professor, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic

1700-1730    Human Intuition and Investigative Interviewing: a West African overview

Nkechi Onyenso, Managing Director & CEO, Pathfinders International Ltd., Nigeria

1730    Day One: close

Day Two: Wednesday 22 May 2024 (0900-1730)

Session | Border Security

0905-0930    Geopolitical Consequences of Interaction with International Visitors: at the border, in resorts and throughout the travel industry

Dr. John Rose, Chief Risk Officer, ALTOUR, & Lecturer, San Diego State University, USA

0955-1020    The Proof of the Pudding: data demonstrating behaviour detection works in practice

Alexandra James, Analysis Output Manager, Osprey Flight Solutions, UK

1020-1030    Panel Q&A

1030-1100    Coffee Break

Session | Day 2 Keynote & Behaviour Detection Officer Masterclass

1300-1400    Lunch

Session | The Question of Questioning

1410-1440    Deception Detection: it’s not what you say or the way that you say it

Prof. David Keatley, Murdoch University, Australia

1510-1530    Panel Q&A

1530-1600     Tea Break

Session | Trafficking, Stalking & the Fixated Threat

1605-1635  Developing a Sexual Trafficking Identification Matrix: aiding law enforcement comb adult services websites

Dr. Xavier L’Hoiry, Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Social Policy, University of Sheffield, UK

1635-1700    The Realities of Stalking: do cinematic and televised productions represent stalking behaviours according to victims’ experiences?

Karen Fullerton-Chalmers, the Centre for Action Against Stalking & University of the West of Scotland, UK

1700-1730    The Threats from Fixated People: an introduction to behavioural threat management

Philip Grindell, CEO & Founder, Defuse Global, UK

1730    Day Two: close

Day Three: Thursday 23 May 2024 (0900-1730/1800)

Session | AI & Automated Threat Detection   

0910-0940    Detecting Deception and Tell-Tale Indicators: the potential of contactless technology

Kee Ein Cern, Deputy Director (Profiling), Home Team Science & Technology Agency (HTX), Singapore

0940-1005    New Methods, Ancient Systems: detecting malintent through computer vision and AI analysis of human-centric data

Tony Werts, RMB Psychology, Australia

1005-1030    Just Because We Could, Doesn’t Mean We Should: an exploration of AI and ethics

Dr. Emma Bradford, Principal Consultant: Behavioural Sci & Psych Unit, Frazer-Nash Consultancy, UK

1030-1050    Panel Q&A

1050-1120    Coffee Break

Session | The Rôle of Behavioural Science in the Prevention of Terrorism and Violent Extremism

1245-1300    Panel Q&A

1300-1400     Lunch

Session | Crowded Places or… Identifying the Needle in the Haystack

1405-1430    Detection of Crime Syndicate Behaviours: at retail outlets, transportation hubs, sports stadia and in other public settings

Dr. Craig Donald, Director, Leaderware, South Africa

1430-1450    Crowd Area and Behaviour Influence Analysis: a systematic approach for crowd and risk management

Oliver Kastens, Crowd Safety Manager, KOKO Crowd Management, Germany

1450-1505  Brentford Football Club: a Q&A

Dave Gregg, Head of Operations, Facilities & Ground Safety Officer, Brentford Football Club, UK

1505-1520  Panel Q&A

1520-1545    Tea Break

1545-1715  Converting Conference Theory into Operational Best Practice: literally a round-table exercise!

Prof. David Keatley, Murdoch University, Australia