Illuminate the past to make the future safer.
Raising the status both of victims of domestic abuse and their families.

To take advantage of the Early Bird rate, please click here: https://aafda_conference_2018.eventbrite.co.uk

    DoubleTree by Hilton Swindon
    Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way,
    SN5 8UZ
    Phone: 01793 410928
    The hotel will offer a conference room rate at £79 for single occupancy.
    The code to obtain this rate is GAAFDA.


  • TIMES:
    Registration / Coffee: 08.45 – 09.30
    – Conference: 09.30 – 16.30


  • PRICE:
    – Standard: £175
    – Early bird: £145 (if booked by 20 January 2018)
    – Refreshments and lunch included.
    – Free parking.

    Professor Neil Websdale
    World authority on reviews after domestic homicide, and a key driver of the death review movement around the world including in England. Neil is the Director of the Family Violence Institute at Northern Arizona University and Director of the National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative (NDVFRI). He has published work on domestic violence, the history of crime, policing, social change, and public policy.


  • A number of families bereaved by domestic homicide.
  • Dr. Jane Monckton Smith
    Forensic Criminologist. Evan Stark described her Scholarship as “Impeccable.”
  • Gene Feder
    Professor of primary health care, NIHR School for Primary Care Research, University of Bristol. Architect of IRIS and practising GP, discussing domestic abuse and the role of Health.
  • Catherine Hinwood
    Deputy Director, Victim and Witness Policy, Family and Criminal Justice.
  • Christian Papaleontiou
    Head of Public Protection Unit, Home Office and Chair of Domestic Homicide Review Quality Assurance Panel
  • Frank Mullane
    CEO of AAFDA, Home Office appointed reader of Domestic Homicide Reviews and member of national panel quality assuring these reviews.

We are waiting for confirmation on other speakers including from the Ministry of Justice.

To take advantage of the Early Bird rate, please click here:

We look forward to seeing you there!

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