University of Lincoln host Digital Policing Roundtable, 16th January 2019

EMPAC is pleased to announce that the University of Lincoln will host an important Roundtable to bring together police and academics to discuss digital policing policy in the 21st century, big data, crime and crime prevention in the virtual world.  As machine learning and artificial intelligence become ever more sophisticated, the challenges to successful crime prevention and detection are intensified. Open discussions will be facilitated around the following themes:

  1. Where does responsibility lie for human and digital interaction?
  2. Big data analysis, automated algorithms and the ethical use of data.
  3. Legitimacy in the digital environment.
  4. Intervention in the digital environment to prevent cybercrime.
  5. Education and young people in CyberSpace.
  6. Behaviour in CyperSpace

A light lunch will be provided

Date: 16th January

Time 12:00-14:00

Venue: University of Lincoln, First Floor of Bridge House (Building 6 on this Campus Map –

Confirmed participants:

Prof. Luc Bidau – Professor of Medical Imaging and Head of the School of Computer Science

Prof. Matthew Hall – Professor of Law & Criminal Justice

Dr. Chris Headlund – Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Prof. Todd Hogue – Professor of Forensic Psychology

Prof. Steve McKay – Distinguished Professor of Social Research

Dr Fenja Ziegler – Principal Lecturer in Psychology

If you are interested in attending this free event please register your interest by e-mailing Professor  Matthew Hall on, also letting him know of any dietary requirements,  to inform catering and delegate facilities.


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