Carabineros de Chile (the Chilean police) and the Center for Analysis and Modeling of Security (CEAMOS) of the Universidad de Chile, will organize the First International Summit on Scientific Criminal Analysis from April 21 to April 27, 2014 which will bring together the main actors in this field from both our own and foreign countries.
The objective of this meeting, according to the General Director of Carabineros, Mr. Gustavo Gonzalez Jure, is the diffusion of scientific, technical and methodological knowledge implemented by the institution, at the international level, to address the dynamic of the continual evolution of criminal activity at the international level, and also to convene relevant international actors on public security matters. These experts will have the opportunity to present studies and scientific advances in public security, in order to strengthen the work of Carabineros, and to create instances of permanent cooperation with other institutions and organisms. For the director of CEAMOS, Raúl Manásevich, this meeting will produce feedback on the various investigations that are underway at present.
Attending the meeting will be Paul Brantingham, from Simon Fraser University (Canada), Marcus Felson, from Texas State University (USA), Shane Johnson and Richard Wortley from Jill Dando Institute, University College of London (UK), Ernesto Savona, from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Italy), Michael Townsley, from Griffith University (Australia), Lawrence Sherman from the University of Cambridge (UK), among others.