Practical Information – VSE Autumn Conference on Online Victimisation | 12 December 2018

3 Dec, 2018

 

 

 

Conference Programme

08:30 – 09:00

Registration
09:00 – 09:30 Welcome and Intros

Welcome note: Barbara Schretter, Director of the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the EU

Welcome note: Chair of Event, João Lázaro President, Victim Support Europe

Graham Willmott, Head of Unit Cybercrime, DG HOME – Trends in cybercrime and future EU action

Philip Adlem, Victim of Cyber hate crime – Experience of online harassment as an LGBTI person

09:30 – 10:30

 

 

Understanding the criminal approach to improve our safety

Cathal Delaney, Team Leader for Combating Child Sexual Abuse Online and Related Crimes at EUROPOL – The criminal’s approach to targeting children

Laurens Dauwe, Osborne Clarke International Legal Practice – Responding to online fraud – from investigation to company and individual action

10:30 – 11:30

 

What makes us vulnerable to cybercrime – who are the criminals targets and why

Patricia Le Cocq, Myria, Federal Migration Centre and Independent National Rapporteur on Human Trafficking – What makes a person vulnerable to trafficking?

Estefanía Sancho Muñoz, Plena Inclusion Aragón – The perspective of people with intellectual disabilities

11:30 – 11:45 Coffee break
11:45 – 12:45 How we can reduce risks online and support victims

Céline Sturm, Weisser Ring German – Supporting victims of cybercrime

Denton Howard, Executive Director, INHOPE – Removing illegal content on the internet

12:45 – 13:15 Changing public perception and response to cybercrime

Pia Micallef, Co-founder of the MetooEP campaign – The perception of cybercrime against women and changing reactions

Maria Teresa Giglio, Mother of Tiziana Cantone, Victim of non-consensual image sharing

13:15 – 13:30 Closing remarks

Helgard van Huellen, Vice President, Victim Support Europe

The Venue of the Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

Venue: Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the European Union
Address: Rue Wiertz 77, 1000 Brussels

HOW TO GET THERE?

If you arrive by plane 

Take the Airport Express (bus line 12) from Brussels International (Zaventem) to the stop “Gare du Luxembourg (Luxemburg B)“. The huge buildings of the European Parliament next to the square (Place du Luxembourg) cannot be missed. The stairs underneath the second building will lead you directly to Rue Wiertz Straat. Turn left. The Bavarian Representation is situated on the right side of the street. Please ring the bell at the gate (Rue Wiertz Straat 77).

TAXI

Taxis with a taximeter are permanently available in front of the arrivals hall at Brussels Airport. The fare from the airport to the conference venue is normally around € 45. Licensed taxis can be recognized by the blue and yellow emblem.

If you arrive by train

Choose the South Station (Bruxelles-Midi/Brussel-Zuid) as your destination. Take the Metro, Line 2 or 6 – direction “Simonis (Elisabeth)” to the 5th stop “Trône/Troon”, exit “Rue du Luxembourg / Luxemburgstraat”. Once on the surface, go left until this street ends in a square. The huge buildings of the European Parliament cannot be missed. The stairs underneath the second building will lead you directly to Rue Wiertz Straat. Turn left. The Bavarian Representation is situated on the right side of the street. Please ring the bell at the gate (Rue Wiertz Straat 77).

If you arrive by car from direction Aachen

Continue on A44/E40 in direction Brussels Center (not Ring!) following the sign leading to the European Institutions. You will automatically get through a tunnel on to Avenue de Cortenberg. / Kortenberglaan This street ends in a roundabout, called Rond Point Schuman. Take the second right in the roundabout (Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat). At the first occasion, turn left (Rue de Trèves / Trierstraat). At the next light turn left on Rue Belliard. At the next occasion turn right (Entrance parking garage European Parliament). A left turn will lead you automatically on to Rue Wiertz. The Bavarian Representation is situated directly in front of you. Please ring the bell at the gate (Rue Wiertzstraat 77). There are no parking spaces on the premises!

Should you use GPS to get to us, please note that the street name could be registered in the French version (Rue Wiertz) or Dutch version(Wiertzstraat). Some navigation systems and maps also list this part of the street as Rue de Remorqueur / Remorqueurstraat.

From direction Luxemburg

Take E 411 from Luxemburg via Namur to the exit Brussels Ring. After a tunnel you continue on E40, direction Center / European Institutions. You will automatically get through a tunnel on to Avenue de Cortenberg /Kortenberglaan. This street ends in a roundabout, called Rond Point Schuman. Take the second right in the roundabout (Rue de la Loi /Wetstraat). At the first occasion, turn left (Rue de Trèves / Trierstraat). At the next light turn left on Rue Belliard. At the next occasion turn right (Entrance parking garage European Parliament). A left turn will lead you automatically on to Rue Wiertz. The Bavarian Representation is situated directly in front of you. Please ring the bell at the gate (Rue Wiertzstraat 77). There are no parking spaces on the premises!

Should you use GPS to get to us, please note that the street name could be registered in the French version (Rue Wiertz) or Dutch (Wiertzstraat). Some navigation systems and maps also list this part of the street as Rue de Remorqueur / Remorqueurstraat.

From train station Gare de Midi :

There is a direct train departing from the Brussels Southern Train Station (called Brussel Zuid or Brussels Midi) and arriving at Brux./Brus.-Luxemb.

The journey takes approximately 20 min.

BRUSSEL-LUXEMBURG/BRUXELLES-LUXEMBOURG train station is only 400 meters away from the conference venue.

Contact

If you have any further questions on practical issues do not hesitate to contact us through email m.kazakova@victimsupporteurope.eu or by calling +32485439216.