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Speakers and Participants

Conference speakers and participants will include high-level representatives from the range of stakeholder groups, including policymakers, top correctional administrators, prison monitors, human rights advocates, attorneys, journalists, and scholars.

Among our distinguished experts on models of prison oversight will be:

Dr. Silvia Casale, President of the Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and the Inhumane and Degrading Treatment of Prisoners (CPT)

Dr. Andrew Coyle, Founding Director of the International Centre for Prison Studies and Professor of Prison Studies, Kings College, London; former senior level correctional administrator for the prison services of the United Kingdom; expert on penal matters for the United Nations and the Council of Europe

Bob Gangi, Executive Director, Correctional Association of New York

Martin Horn, Commissioner of Corrections, New York City

Hon. Nicholas deB. Katzenbach, Former United States Attorney General and Co-Chair, National Commission on Safety and Abuse in America’s Prisons

Cecilia Nordenfelt, Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman for Penal Affairs

Anne Owers, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons for England and Wales

Baroness Vivien Stern, Honorary President, Penal Reform International, Senior Research Fellow at the International Centre for Prison Studies (ICPS) at King's College, London; and Member, British House of Lords

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