We invite researchers and practitioners to join us for a workshop at the European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference 2019 (EISIC 2019) conference in Oulu, Finland

While the proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT) devices enabled by high-speed internet connections, ubiquitous computing, and Big Data infrastructure helps improve everyday life, it also provides a springboard for illicit networks and criminal entrepreneurs to scale-up to big crime. The workshop brings together domain experts and technologists to better understand how new information technologies and infrastructures are changing the criminal landscape and explore how multi-stakeholder collaboration can help improve urban resilience. 

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Important dates:

  • Submission of short (4 pages) and long papers (6-12 pages): September 15, 2019
  • Notification of acceptance (short and long papers): September 25, 2019
  • Camera ready paper due: October 1, 2019
  • Registration: October 1, 2019
  • Workshop: November 25, 2019
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Thi Hoang

Thi is an Analyst at the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime. She has been part of the Global Initiative team since February 2017. She is currently working on the Responsible & Ethical Business Coalition against Trafficking (RESPECT) Initiative, which serves as a platform for thought leaders, practitioners, and policy makers and to mobilise the business community as a strategic partner to tackle human trafficking. Her other projects include the Modern Slavery Map, an interactive map for business of anti-human trafficking organisations, and the Tech Against Trafficking initiative, a coalition of technology companies and stakeholders aiming to help eradicate human trafficking using technology.

Her main areas of interest are human development – especially equity in education and healthcare, women’s empowerment; trafficking of children and women; poverty and humanitarian emergencies. Her regional interests are South Eastern Asia and Africa. She has supported the Global Poverty Project (now Global Citizen) in Wellington, New Zealand; the Austrian Red Cross, Supertramps in Vienna. She is currently a member of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)‘s Standing Group on Organised Crime (SGOC) and supporting the Regional Academy on the United Nations (RAUN) in her personal capacity.

Thi speaks four languages: Vietnamese (mother tongue), English (professional proficiency), Chinese – Mandarin (intermediate) and German (intermediate).

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