23 Oct 2017 to 24 Oct 2017



Event Type

L - Conference, forum


Justice & Home Affairs

Event Location


Event Description

 Language:English Event number:317R07

  • ObjectiveCurrent Developments and Future Initiatives
  • 15 Years of the European Arrest Warrant
  • Towards a “Digital Schengen” to better fight Crimes 2.0?

This annual conference will facilitate the exchange of experiences among legal practitioners on current developments and future initiatives in the field of EU criminal justice. This year’s event will focus on 15 years of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) and on so-called “future crimes” or “crimes 2.0”. High-ranking representatives of the EU institutions, academics and national experts will discuss and debate the key priorities within the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice for the year ahead.

Key topics

  • Update on current and forthcoming developments in the EU criminal justice system
  • 15 years of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW)
  • Understanding and fighting “crimes 2.0”
Speakers and chairs

Laviero Buono, Head of European Criminal Law, ERA, Trier

Rodney Dixon QC, Barrister, Temple Garden Chambers, London

David Fennelly, Practising Barrister, Assistant Professor at the School of Law, Trinity College Dublin

Francisco Fonseca Morillo, Deputy Director-General, DG Justice and Consumers, European Commission, Brussels

Wolfgang Heusel, Director, ERA, Trier

Ola Löfgren, Secretary to the European Judicial Network (EJN), The Hague

Federico Paesano, Senior Financial Investigation Specialist, International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR), Basel Institute on Governance, Basel

Kasper van der Schaft, Public Prosecutor, International Legal Assistance Centre (IRC), Amsterdam

Gert Vermeulen, Professor of Criminal Law, Ghent University; Director, Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy (IRCP), Ghent

Anne Weyembergh, President, Institut d’Etudes européennes – ULB, Brussels





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