Conference papers

2011

Learning in Law Annual Conference (LILAC 2011)
Demonstration on Building and Sharing Resources: Annotated Bibliographies
27-28 January 2011, University of Warwick, UK

2010

UKCLE Scotland conference 2010
Annual conference which I co-organised and presented a workshop on teaching science and law.
15 December 2010, Teacher Building, Glasgow, UK

2nd Science in Society Annual Conference
Juries and their Understanding of Forensic Science: Are Jurors Equipped? YouTube Presentation
November, 2010, Madrid, Spain

UKCLE’s National Law Student Forum
Organised by the UKCLE, I co-organised the inaugural forum for law students from across the UK.
3-4 November, 2010, Manchester, UK

Scottish Universities Insight Institute’s Brain Imaging Programme
Presentation on Brain Imaging: Consent Issues, and Licensing of Storage and Analysis and participation in the Scottish Parliament / Scotland’s Futures Forum debate, UK

UK Jury Research Symposium 2 (Open University)
Co-organised the event for visual evidence researchers.  Presentation on the previous jury event.
11 June, 2010, International Centre for Comparative Criminology, Open University, UK

British and Irish Law, Education and Technology (BILETA 2010)
Presentation on collaborative learning, shared resources and intellectual property issues
29-31 March 2010, University of Vienna, Austria

UK Jury Research Symposium (Institute for Advanced Studies Programme)
Co-organised the event for jury researchers.  Presentation on jurors and twitter
25-26 March, 2010, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Strathclyde, UK

Learning in Law Annual Conference (LILAC 2010)
Paper on the use of non-conventional references in legal research
29-30 January 2010, University of Warwick, UK

2009

AHRC Brain Imaging Event
Presented paper on Brain imaging: consent issues, and licensing of storage and analysis
11 December 2009, University of Edinburgh, UK http://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=1561762

GCU Departmental Seminar
Paper on the work of the GCU Innocence Project during National Pro Bono Week
10 November 2009, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

UKCLE Scotland Event
Paper on the use of technology for legal education
5 November 2009, Edinburgh, UK

IAS Workshop (Institute for Advanced Studies Programme)
Organised workshops for students to compile an annotated bibliography
26-29 October, 2009, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Strathclyde, UK

IAS Workshop (Institute for Advanced Studies Programme)
Organised workshops on educational aspects of innocence projects
17-18 September, 2009, Institute for Advanced Studies, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

IAS Workshop (Institute for Advanced Studies Programme)
Organised workshops on miscarriages of justice and presented paper on statistics
24-26 August 2009, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Strathclyde, UK

Lowering the Drawbridge: law and forensic science education in the 21st century
Attended and participated in debate on how the two disciplines are taught
27 May 2009, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

E-learning Colloquium
Electronic poster presentations of a discussion forum project, and of a Second Life project
14 May 2009, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK

British and Irish Law, Education and Technology (BILETA 2009)
Paper on the availability and use of legal resources in Second Life
21-23 April 2009, University of Winchester, UK

Commonwealth Law Conference (CLC 2009)
Paper on the internationalisation of the undergraduate legal curriculum
5-9 April 2009, Hong Kong, PR China

Commonwealth Legal Education Association Conference (CLEA 2009)
Paper on medical law and collaborative teaching
1-2 April 2009, City University, Hong Kong, PR China

Psychology Departmental Seminar
Presentation on innocence projects
12 March 2009, University of Stirling, UK

Learning in Law Annual Conference (LILAC 2009)
Presentation on the use of Second Life in legal education
23-24 January 2009, University of Warwick, UK

2008

Human Tissue Bank Training
Presentation on the law relating to the retention of tissue samples in a bank
1 August 2008, NHS Greater Glasgow, UK

International Association of Cranio-facial Identification (IACI 2008)
Led a workshop on the legal implications of facial identification techniques
14 July, University of Dundee, UK

UKCLE Creativity Event
Presentation on how to develop creative and effective delivery of materials
23 June 2008, Aston University, Birmingham, UK

E-learning Tools for Legal Education
Presentation on the use of social network tools for teaching
12 June 2008, University College London, UK

SIPR Workshop
Presented on research ethics in policing research
30 May 2008, University of Dundee, UK

British and Irish Law, Education and Technology (BILETA 2008)
Organised the conference and co-authored a paper on digital signatures and secure identity
26-28 March 2008, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

2007

UKCLE Seminar Series on E-Learning (2007-08)
Presented a session on online seminars and innovative teaching tools
1 November 2007, University College London, and other UK venues

British and Irish Law, Education and Technology (BILETA 2007)
Research paper on discussion boards as a tool for legal education
15-17 April 2007, University of Hertfordshire, UK

Association of Law Teachers (ALT 2007)
Paper on problem-based learning in legal education.
1-3 April 2007, University of Plymouth, UK

2006

Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) Identification Conference 2006
Paper outlining the case law of image identification.
5-6 October 2006, Chancellor’s Conference Centre, Manchester, UK

Forensic Imagery Analysis Group Conference and Workshop (FIAG)
Lead organiser and presented overview of national working practice guidelines
25 September 2006, Faculty of Advocates, Edinburgh, UK

Council for the Registration of Forensic Practitioners (CRFP)
Stake holder conference presentation on the developments of FIAG
6-7 September 2006, University of Warwick, UK

British and Irish Law, Education and Technology (BILETA 2006)
Presented two papers discussing image identity and anonymity and PKI
6-7 April 2006, University of Malta, Malta

2005

Conference on Evidence at the People’s Republic of China Beijing Police College
Paper discussing expert evidence and assessment of investigational evidence
26-31 October 2005, Beijing Police College, China

British and Irish Law, Education and Technology (BILETA 2005)
Paper discussing CCTV surveillance and legal safeguards
6-7 April 2005, Queen’s University of Belfast, UK

2004

European Conference on Knowledge Management Conference 2004
Paper summarising the legal position of expert witnesses
29 -30 September 2004, Paris, France

Psychology & Law: International, Interdisciplinary Conference 2004
Presented three papers discussing: dock identifications, vulnerable witnesses, and trials in absentia
7-12 July 2004, The Forensic Institute, Krakow, Poland

3rd Joseph Bell Centre Workshop (JBC 2004)
Paper summarising the legal position of expert witnesses
28-30 June 2004, University of Edinburgh, UK

Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice (SubTech 2004)
Held by invitation only.
21-23 June 2004, University of Washington Law School, Seattle, USA

Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction Conference (CALI 2004)
Attended the conference and discussion sessions.
17-19 June 2004, University of Washington Law School, Seattle, USA

British Association of Human Identification (BAHId) Conference 2004
Presentation of current research into eyewitness identification in the UK
26-27 March 2004, University of Edinburgh, UK

British and Irish Law, Education and Technology (BILETA 2004)
Paper discussing tools to visualise legal cases and argument.
25-26 March 2004, University of Durham, UK

2003

British Association of Human Identification (BAHId) Conference 2003
Organised the meeting of FIAG (Forensic Imagery Analysis Group) and presentation of a paper on the work of the group
31 October 2003, University of Sheffield, UK

Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) Identification Conference 2003
Paper outlining the legal issues regarding facial mapping and dock identification in the UK.
12 September 2003, Chancellor’s Conference Centre, Manchester, UK

Psychology & Law: International, Interdisciplinary Conference 2003
Presentation on how psychology can influence police practice.  Also presented a poster outlining the concepts in the ADVOKATE system
7-12 July 2003, University of Edinburgh, UK

2nd Joseph Bell Centre Workshop (JBC 2003)
Attended the workshop dedicated to evaluating evidence
30 June – 2 July 2003, University of Edinburgh, UK

Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) Working Group on Identification
Paper outlining the current acceptance of facial mapping as expert evidence
22 April 2003, Chancellor’s Conference Centre, Manchester, UK

British and Irish Law, Education and Technology (BILETA 2003)
Presentation of eduKATE an expert system designed to aide students and trainee investigators in evaluating eyewitness evidence
14-15 April 2003, University of Greenwich, London, UK

Human Remains – Identification and Recovery
Crime Investigators’ Continuous Professional Development Course held by the National Crime Faculty (NCF)
27 February 2003, Scottish Police College, Tulliallan, UK

2002

15th Annual International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (JURIX  2002)
Presentation of the working  prototype of ADVOKATE, a knowledge-based system to advise on the reliability of eyewitness testimony http://ssrn.com/abstract=1561509
16-17 December 2002, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London, UK

Management of Information (MI) Fourth Co-ordination Workshop
Discussion and presentation of projects funded under the DTi funded LINK research programme concerning Fraud Control, Security and Privacy
18-19 November 2002, Manchester Conference Centre, UMIST, UK

1st Joseph Bell Centre Workshop (JBC 2002)
Main conference organizer.  I also presented a paper on eyewitness testimony
20-23 August 2002, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK

Inaugural Conference of the International Institute of Forensic Studies
Presentation of expert witnesses in Scotland in relation to the technique of facial mapping
1-4 July 2002, Monash University (Prato campus), Italy

The Expert Witness Conference
Jointly run by The Expert Witness Institute and the Faculty of Advocates with invited papers from key members of the Scottish judiciary
27 May 2002, Faculty of Advocates, Edinburgh, UK

British and Irish Law, Education and Technology (BILETA 2002)
Presented the outline model of a knowledge-based system to advise on the reliability of eyewitnesses
5-6 April 2002, Free University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

2001

Inaugural Meeting of the British Association of Human Identification (BAHId)
6 October 2001, University of Glasgow, UK

Crime-Vus Project Consultation Meeting – Combined Recall Images from Multiple Experts and Viewpoints
5 October 2001, Stirling University, UK

Third International Symposium on Judicial Decision Support Systems (JDSS 2001)
Paper on CCTV and Automatic Facial Recognition http://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=1561523
25-26 May 2001, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago USA

Eighth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (ICAIL 2001)
Participated in a Workshop on AI and Legal Evidence
21-25 May 2001, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

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