[Content from official call on ECPR-SGOC site here]
The 24-hour Conference on Global Organized Crime
A virtual conference to bring together Organized Crime scholars in the absence of meetings during the Covid-19 pandemic. The conference will be open to both presenters and attendees without charge or fees.
- When: 24 consecutive hours, beginning November 10, 2020.
- Topics: Trafficking, smuggling, counterfeiting, corruption, illicit markets, emerging crimes, and policy issues.
- Audience and participants: academics, researchers, practitioners, students.
- Co-sponsors: CIROC, IASOC, ECPR-SGOC, GI-TOC.
- A 24-hour conference to accommodate a time-bound, non-traveling global audience.
- Avoiding webinar “lectures,” leaving more space for questions and discussion.
- Opportunities for audience interaction maximized. All sessions are 75 minutes in length.
Five Session Formats
- Regular panel session (RPS): a moderator and three panelists, limited to 10-minute presentations. Introductions by the moderator, followed by 30 minutes of presentations (3 x 10), then questions from those submitted online via chat. Submit individual submission proposals to Dina Siegel Dina.S@uu.nl or full panel submissions to Jay Albanese email@example.com
- Research Note “Catwalk” session (RNC): a moderator and four presenters. Speakers have 5 minutes to summarize their work/idea with any results, and why it is important. Then the online audience asks questions. Lots of interaction, brainstorming encouraged. Individual or full session proposals to: Dina Siegel Dina.S@uu.nl
- Commentary on OC policy session (CPS): a moderator and up to four presenters, including practitioners or policymakers. Speakers get 5 minutes to state their perspective on a single current or proposed policy or strategy related to organized crime at the local, national, or international levels. Comments from the online audience for the presenters. Individual or full session proposals to: Felia Allum F.S.Allum@bath.ac.uk
- Virtual library interview (VLI): a moderator will interview a recent (2019-2020) book author with a short summary of the book, followed by a one-on-one interview with the online audience submitting questions. Submissions to: Jay Albanese firstname.lastname@example.org
- Video screening session (VSS) – Short video(s) related to organized crime are viewed during this session. These can be documentary, educational, or journalistic in nature. Creators will interact with the virtual audience. Submissions to: Jay Albanese at email@example.com)
Please include 5 items: type of session, title of presentation, names of presenter with institutional affiliation, email address, and short summary (max. 100 words) of presentation. Please send submissions no later than 7 September 2020.