CSaP Annual Conference Seminar Series 2020

11 June 2020, 9:30am

This year instead of holding a one-day annual conference in London, we will be delivering a series of virtual seminars in May and June on topics that CSaP and our network have worked on over the past year. Invited experts will offer insights into some of the latest research that has the potential to inform decisions taken by policy makers.

Seminar topics include:


Confirmed speakers so far include

  • Professor Dominic Abrams - Professor of Social Psychology, University of Kent
  • Professor Mark Button - Founder and Director of the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, University of Portsmouth
  • Professor John Clarkson - Director Cambridge Engineering Design Centre at Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
  • Dr David Cleevely - Chairman, Raspberry Pi
  • Guy Cohen - Policy and Strategy Lead, Privitar Ltd
  • Professor Laura Diaz Anadon - Professor of Climate Change Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
  • Keith Ditcham - Senior Research Fellow and (Acting) Director, RUSI’s Organised Crime and Policing Research Group
  • Professor Jennifer Gabrys - Professor of Media, Culture and Environment at Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Richard Horne - Head of Space Weather, British Antarctic Survey
  • Dr Jane Kennedy - Head of Research and Data Hub, Strategic Commissioning and Partnership Development, London Borough of Newham
  • Paul Kett - Director General, Department for Education
  • Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser - Director at The Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Carsten Maple -Principal Investigator, NCSC-EPSRC Academic Centre of Excellence,
    Cyber Security Research, University of Warwick
  • Professor Dame Theresa Marteau - Director, Behaviour and Health Research Unit at Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Natasha McCarthy - Head of Policy, The Royal Society
  • Emily Miles - Chief Executive, Foods Standards Agency
  • Professor Robert Miller - Chair in Aerothermal Technology and Whittle Lab Director, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
  • Jenny Parfrement-Hopkins - Lead Analyst for Organised Crime Research, Analysis and Insight directorate, Home Office Analysis and Insight directorate
  • Julie Pierce - Director, Openness, Data and Digital, Food Standards Agency
  • Dr Tristram Riley-Smith - External Champion to the RCUK Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Security Research, UKRI Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Securtiy Research
  • Luke Roberts - Managing Director, Resolve Consultants Ltd
  • Simon Sharpe - Policy lead for COP 26, Cabinet Office
  • Dr Emily Shuckburgh - Director, Cambridge Zero, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Hayaatun Sillem - Chief Executive, Royal Academy of Engineering
  • Professor Peter Taylor-Gooby - Research Professor of Social Policy, University of Kent
  • Professor Johannes Vogel - General Director, Natural History Museum, Berlin
  • Patrick Wood - Chief Technology Officer & Programme Management Director, Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group
  • Pedro Wrobel - Director, Strategic Framework, Cabinet Office
How to register

There is no charge to join the seminars but places will be limited. Please click on the topic links above to register your interest in participating. You will be sent a confirmation email with a Zoom link before the event takes place.


For more information, please email annualconference2020@csap.cam.ac.uk.