Now in its tenth year, this popular event brought delegates together at Stirling University on June 21 and 22 for two days of speakers and workshops, and the chance to share best practice and reflect on the views of young people who have experienced the youth and criminal justice system.
DAY ONE: June 21
Ministerial welcome Mark McDonald MSP, Minister for Childcare and Early Years
Youth Justice Social Work in Scotland – 10 years on Professor Bill Whyte, University of Edinburgh
Dealing with young offenders in Norway Jan-Erik Sandlie, Directorate of Norwegian Correctional Service
Serving a Changing Scotland – Policing 2026 Strategy Gavin Philip, Police Scotland
Moving from correcting past behaviour to preparing our children for the future Tim Chapman, Ulster University
DAY TWO: June 22
Welcome Tom McNamara, Scottish Government
Chairs welcome Angela Morgan and Dean Jay Coyle
Once upon a time we sent children up chimneys: What led us to stop that?
Dr Suzanne Zeedyk
Community Justice Scotland: A Community of Justice in Scotland?
Keith Gardner, Community Justice Scotland
Our Young People…Our Commitment Fiona Lees, East Ayrshire Council/SOLACE Scotland