The Inquiry into establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia handed down its recommendations a few short months ago. With new legislation set to be introduced in State and Federal Parliaments this year, Australia could soon be a world leader in stamping out modern slavery. So what better time to learn more about the issue and the proposed new legislation?
World Law Forum invites you to register for a one day conference on the subject of modern slavery on
29 June 2018. The conference provides a unique platform for discussion and debate.
St. Bennedict’s Hall, 104 Broadway, Chippendale NSW 2008.
Friday, 29th of June, 2018
The aim of the conference is to:
- Create a dialogue between businesses, civil society, policymakers and other key stakeholders, and to strengthen efforts surrounding the issue of modern slavery
- Present ideas and resources to help or support those interested in working in this field
- Provide a platform of collaboration across a diverse group of attendees.
- Addressing modern slavery with legislation
- Recognition of modern slavery in Australia
- Identifying modern slavery: forms, signs, response, and support
- Organ trafficking and transplant tourism in the Asia-Pacific Region
- The extent to which existing laws cover modern slavery
- Panel discussion on regulating human rights in global supply chains
- Gender and modern slavery – protecting women’s rights
- Facilitating transparency and changing company culture
- Panel discussion on the next steps necessary to tackle modern slavery
Current list of speakers
- Hon. Jose Ramos-Horta, Co-recipient of Nobel Peace Prize 1996 & Former President of Timor-Leste (VC)
- Hon. Chris Crewther, Member of Parliament (VC)
- Hon. Paul Green, Member of Legislative Council NSW
- Jenny Stanger, National Manager, The Freedom Partnership
- Carsten Primdal, Founder, Vantage Compliance
- Amy Sinclair, Regional Representative (Australia, NZ & Pacific), Business and Human Rights Resource Centre
- Madeleine Bridgett, Barrister, 6 St James Hall Chambers & Australian Lawyers for Human Rights
- Bronwyn Byrnes, Barrister, 6 St James Hall Chambers
- Benedict Coyne, Executive Counsel, Anderson Fredericks Turner
- Monica Ramesh, Independent Ethical Supply Chain Consultant
- Kate Eastman SC, Barrister, New Chambers Sydney
- Professor Justine Nolan, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, UNSW Sydney
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For more information about the conference and registrations, click here.
For corporate bookings (or bookings for more than 3 delegates):
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org for discounted rates; or
- Phone: +61 449 886 930
This conference has been designed to meet the CPD needs of lawyers, according to the Legal Profession Uniform CPD (Solicitors) Rules 2015. You may claim 1 CPD unit for each hour of attendance (breaks not included).