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250 people attended #skillnadpåriktigt on the 5th October to listen to Swedish and International speakers.

The audience listened to presentations about how to stop child sexual abuse, which encouraged lively debate about this and other issues. The conference was organized in collaboration with ECPAT Sweden. The main theme of the meeting was the importance of collaboration, and how all sectors much work together to successfully fight child sexual abuse crime. During the day examples of good collaboration were highlighted, helping to illustrate how the work of police, technology companies, academia, NGOs and private industry links together.

2017 speakers

Steven Wilson, EUROPOL

Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation

Steven Wilson, Head of EC3, EUROPOL

Steven Wilson is the Head of EC3 and responsible for the central collation of criminal intelligence on cybercrime across the EU, supporting member state investigations into Online Child Sexual Exploitation, Cyber-enabled attacks on payment systems and Cyberattacks that impact on critical infrastructure and information systems. He is also responsible for the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (JCAT) a team of specialist cyber investigators seconded to EC3 from multiple countries, providing forensic support in complex cases across the EU, strategic analysis and liaison with industry, academia and non-law enforcement partners.

Earlier in his career Steven was a Police Officer and later Senior Detective working on major investigations and sex offender management amongst other things.

More about Steven Wilson
Steven Wilson is the Head of EC3 and responsible for the central collation of criminal intelligence on cybercrime across the EU, supporting member state investigations into Online Child Sexual Exploitation, Cyber-enabled attacks on payment systems and Cyberattacks that impact on critical infrastructure and information systems. He is also responsible for the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (JCAT) a team of specialist cyber investigators seconded to EC3 from multiple countries, providing forensic support in complex cases across the EU, strategic analysis and liaison with industry, academia and non-law enforcement partners.

Earlier in his career Steven was a Police Officer and later Senior Detective working on major investigations and sex offender management amongst other things.

Arnold Guerin, RCMP

Building successful collaborations

Arnold Guerin, RCMP

Sgt. Arnold Guerin has been seconded to the RCMP’s Canadian Police Centre for Missing and Exploited Children/Behavioural Sciences Branch (CPCMEC/BSB) since 2005. He is responsible for replacing the CETS program with Hubstream and Griffeye CS and implementing Project VIC Canada. Sgt. Guerin has considerable experience in combating child exploitation, first as a constable working with aboriginal communities, then working in the Saanich Police Departments Child Abuse Team. Sgt. Guerin now works in the CPCMEC/BSB’s Technology Section and has been pivotal in developing new tools to automate the gathering of intelligence of online child exploitation.

Maria Schillaci, ECPAT Sverige

ECPAT Hotline: trends & results from the annual report

Maria Schillaci, Psychologist and Head of programme, ECPAT Sverige

Maria Schillaci and Thomas Andersson run the ECPAT hotline and deal with hundreds of tips from the public every week about possible child sexual abuse. In their presentation they spoke about their work and about the trends and results that were in the ECPAT Hotline report 2017. The ECPAT Hotline is a part of a global initiative run by INHOPE to which hotlines and police forces are signed up. The aim of this initiative is to prevent child sexual abuse and to rescue children from vulnerable communities.

More about Maria Schillaci
Schillaci has been ECPAT’s Head of programme since 2016. She works both in Sweden and internationally with issues concerning sexual exploitation of children. She is a psychologist, who has worked with children who have been subjected to sexual abuse both on and offline. In her previous role she headed up the Red Cross’s four centres in Sweden that cater to children and adolescents that have experienced trauma.

Joachim Törngård, AB Volvo

When opposition turns into positive engagement

Joachim Törngård, AB Volvo

In his role at Volvo, Joachim Törngård works on a global scale to fight child sexual abuse. Working for a global company means taking into consideration that different countries or jurisdictions view and handle online child sexual material differently. Sharing his experience of global work, he spoke about Volvo’s global work to stop child sexual abuse, highlighted why Volvo had chosen to become deeply involved with this issue, where in the world the work has had greater impact and prevented the spread of online child sexual abuse, and where they have encountered problems. Finally he shared where initial opposition turned into positive engagement.

More about Joachim Törngård
Joachim Törngård is the Vice President and Vice Group Security Chief at the Volvo Group has in this role been globally engaged in the fight against child sexual abuse for five years. Törngård has a long and broad experience of crime preventative work, having previously worked as an officer and legal counsel to the The Swedish Armed Forces Security Association, and Head of Security for a number of other organisations.

Carl Göran Svedin, Barnafrid

Stopping child sexual abuse

Carl Göran Svedin, Barnafrid

Carl Göran Svedin, professor of child and adolescent psychiatry, head of research at Barnafrid, Linköping University

Hospital Initiator: BUP-Elefanten, Barnahus Linköping, Barnahus Lund samt Barnafrid.

Thomas Andersson, ECPAT Sverige

ECPAT Hotline: trends & results from the annual report

Thomas Andersson, senior advisor, sexual exploitation of children online, ECPAT Sverige

Maria Schillaci and Thomas Andersson run the ECPAT hotline and deal with hundreds of tips from the public every week about possible child sexual abuse. In their presentation they spoke about their work and about the trends and results that were in the ECPAT Hotline report 2017. The ECPAT Hotline is a part of a global initiative run by INHOPE to which hotlines and police forces are signed up. The aim of this initiative is to prevent child sexual abuse and to rescue children from vulnerable communities.

More about Thomas Andersson
Andersson has worked at ECPAT Sweden since 2010. He had been integral to developing the ECPAT Hotline from being primarily a national tip-line to becoming an important part of INHOPE and the global collaboration between hotlines and police forces. Andersson is a specialist on commercial sexual exploitation and children online.

Caroline Engvall, Moderator

Caroline Engvall – Moderator

Caroline Engvall is a journalist, lecturer and author who runs several projects designed to help children who have been subjected to internet crime. The help is available in the format of educational materials, help sites on the internet, podcasts and TV documentaries. She has also written best seller books about children subjected to sex trade in Sweden. In addition to this Caroline has also been voted ‘Mother of the year’, she has raised the issue with both parliament and government, and she had been invited by her Majesty the Queen Silvia to speak on the issue, both in a private setting and for the Childhood Foundation.

2017 interviews

Arnold Guerin, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, in an interview from 2017

Caroline Engvall in an interview from 2017

Steven Wilson, Europol, in an interview from 2017

Anna Borgström, CEO of NetClean, in an interview from 2017

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