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Conference 2012: Crime Prevention for a Better Tomorrow

Atlantic Coordinating Committee on Crime Prevention and Community Safety and the Citizens’ Crime Prevention Association of Newfoundland and Labrador invite you to attend

Tuesday 10th April 2012 10:01


The conference will be held from June 7th to 10th, 2012. Registration Costs and Dates: Early Registration (up to and before May 7, 2012) - $250 per person. Late Registration (after May 7, 2012) - $300/person Note: Registration costs include all meals from Friday breakfast (June 8th ) to Sunday Breakfast (June 10th ) inclusive. Also included is the Meet and Greet Reception on Thursday (June 7th).


The Atlantic Coordinating Committee on Crime Prevention and Community Safety is pleased to invite you to attend the 26th annual Atlantic Conference on Crime Prevention and Community Safety.  This year, the conference will be held in picturesque Corner Brook, located on the western side of the island portion of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The focus of the conference will be on the theme of “Crime Prevention for a Better Tomorrow” and promises to build on the success and hospitality that has been seen at other conferences over the past 25 years.

The Focus: This year’s conference will focus on the idea that crime prevention and working together will make for a better tomorrow. There are many groups that must come together in order to make our communities safer places in which to live. Partnerships need to be developed. Community health, mental health, education, employment services and justice must work together for the good of our communities and the citizens that live within it. Our conference will highlight presentations from these different groups.  

Goals of the Conference:

  • The involvement of more people in crime prevention activities.
  • Encouraging other groups and agencies to take action.
  • Examining what has worked in the past and encouraging others to try these successful programs.
  • Encouraging everyone in the community to work together.  
Participants Will Have the Opportunity To:
  • Network, share, learn and celebrate the many successes that have been experienced in the past.
  • Celebrate all those who have contributed to crime prevention in Canada.
  • Showcase their activities and learn from others in attendance.
  • See a variety of solutions to crime prevention and violence issues that many communities have been experiencing over the years.  
Who Should Attend? Crime Prevention Associations; Business People; Community Councils; Correctional Workers; Police; Educators; Media; Municipalities; Private Sector; Seniors; Youth; Government Policy and Programming Professionals; Social Workers; School Counselors and Psychologists; Interested Community Members  

Special Events at This Year’s Conference Include:
  • Workshops
  • Keynote Speakers
  • Displays
  • Music
  • Ceremonies
  • World Famous Newfoundland Hospitality
  • Networking                                                                            
Some Topics to Be Covered: Technology Crime, Crime Reduction Strategy, Mental Health and Crime Prevention, Amber Alert,  Investment Fraud and Fraud of Seniors, Community Education Network, Family Violence, Forensic Identification, Addictions to name a few.

Katy Hutchison will give a special presentation on “ The Story of Bob”.  

Venue: Grenfell Campus, Memorial University, Corner Brook, will be the site of the 26th Atlantic Coordinating Committee Conference, hosted this year by the Citizens’ Crime Prevention Association of Newfoundland and Labrador. This site offers all the amenities for a successful conference including accommodations, catering, conference rooms and recreational facilities.

Dates: The conference will be held from June 7th to 10th, 2012. Registration will begin on Thursday June 7th and the conference will conclude with a farewell breakfast on Sunday June 10th.  

Registration Costs and Dates: Early Registration (up to and before May 7, 2012) - $250 per person
Late Registration (after May 7, 2012) - $300/person

Note: Registration costs include all meals from Friday breakfast (June 8th ) to Sunday   Breakfast  (June 10th ) inclusive. Also included is the Meet and Greet Reception on Thursday (June 7th).    

For further Information Please Contact Roberta Stanford 35 Boyle Street St. John’s,  NL A1E 2H4 (709)364-3669 bstanford@nl.rogers.com

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