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January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Modern Slavery Act – Transparency in Supply Chains – Compliance and Enforcement
This is a hybrid event – you can attend online or in person in London.
12- 12.55: Light nibbles/ Lunch
Welcome – 12.55 – Inner Temple (Edwina Koroma)
1- 2pm Keynote speaker: Nicholas Griffin KC (with Sian Lea, ASI) Nicholas Griffin QC is a barrister and member of QEB Hollis Whiteman whose practice covers corporate and financial crime and public law matters. & Sian Lea Staff and trustees – Anti-Slavery International (antislavery.org)
2.15- 3.30pm Guest speakers panel 1 – Dr Femi Amao Reader in Law at the Sussex Law School Femi Amao Profile | University of Sussex, Geeta Koska, Barrister Geeta Koska – 1 MCB , Dr Lisa Hsin Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, University of Oxford Lisa Ko-En Hsin | Faculty of Law (ox.ac.uk)
4.00- 5.15pm Guest speakers panel 2 – Dr Verity McCullagh, lecturer in law University of Lincoln Staff Directory (lincoln.ac.uk), Prof Andreas Ruhmkorf (online) Prof. Dr. Andreas Rühmkorf: Westfälische Hochschule (w-hs.de)- author focused on German supply chain legislation, *Emma Crates, Group business and human rights manager, Marshalls (author of the report (while at the IASC) https://www.antislaverycommissioner.co.uk/media/1802/iasc-construction-report_april-2022.pdf
5.20 – 5.40pm Closing remarks and future directions – Dr Adaeze Okoye Adaeze Okoye — The University of Brighton
5.40 -6.00pm Tea/Coffee”
*now unable to attend in person – but will have slides presented on issues raised by the report-*