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Schedule at a glance 


Everything written in blue AND italics is for on-site participants only and will not be live-streamed: 


Day 1: Wednesday, August 30th, 2023

09:00 AM -11:30 AM: Pre-conference workshops (open to all on-site participants)

11:30 AM -12:30 PM: Lunch for all on-site conference participants 

01:00 PM-01:30 PM: Opening ceremony (incl. musical performance)

01:30 PM -02:15 PM: Opening lecture by Knut Hermstad (Norway): Sex offender treatment in a lifespan perspective. New challenges to treatment, research and prevention strategies 

02:15 PM-02:30 PM: Short break 02:30 PM-03:15 PM: Liam Marshall (Canada): Effective treatment for those who have engaged in sexually inappropriate behavior

03:15 PM-04:00 PM: Keira Stockdale (Canada): Assessing and Managing Offense Analogue and Offense Replacement Behaviors (OABs and ORBs) in Sexual Offense Treatment Contexts

04:00 PM -04:30 PM: Break

04:30 PM-05:30 PM: Free presentations (seven parallel sessions)

05:30 PM-06:30 PM: Meet and greet (incl. finger food) & Poster Session

07:00 PM-08:00 PM: Concert in the Nidaros Cathedral (Organ concert and the cathedral’s girl choir (conductor: Anita Brevik))


Day 2:  Thursday, August 31st, 2023

08:45 AM-09:00 AM: Opening of the day (incl. musical performance)

09:00 AM-09:45 AM: Simon Hackett (United Kingdom): Children and adolescents with harmful sexual behaviour. The devolopment of the field and prospects of the future

09:45 AM-10:30 AM: Oddfrid Skorpe Tennfjord (Norway): Harmful sexual behaviour among children and adolescents: Prevention strategies and proposals for interventions

10:30 AM-10:45 AM: Short break

10:45 AM-11:30 AM: Mark Olver (Canada): The Role and Relevance of Protective Factors in Dynamic Sexual Violence Risk Assessment and Management

11:30 AM-01:00 PM: Lunch

01:00 PM-02:40 PM: Free presentations (seven parallel sessions)

02:40 PM -03:10 PM: Break

03:10 PM-05:30 PM: Free presentations (seven parallel sessions)

07:30: Conference dinner at the hotel


Day 3: Friday, September 1st, 2023

09:00 AM-09:45 AM: David Prescott (USA): How do we thrive in this work and become more effective?

09:45 AM-10:30 AM: Anja Emilie Kruse (Norway): The Why, the Who and the Wherefore. Explanations, self-change and social friction in men’s narratives of sexual violations

10:30 AM-11:00 AM: Break

11:00 AM-Noon: Free presentations (seven parallel sessions)

12:15 PM-01:00 PM: Closing ceremony including musical performance

01:00 AM-02:00 PM: Lunch for all on-site participants