Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Your Cart   |   Sign In   |   Join
17th ISPCAN International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect
Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend

9/7/2008 to 9/10/2008
When: September 7-10, 2008
Where: Hong Kong

« Go to Upcoming Event List  

XVIIth ISPCAN International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect: Towards a Caring and Non-Violent Community: A Child’s Perspective

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Hong Kong, China

Sept 7-10, 2008

Organized by The International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) and Against Child Abuse (ACA), Hong Kong.


Register by 10 June, 2008 at the discounted Early-Bird Rate!

Congress Subthemes:

Psychological Abuse: Identification, Assessment and Intervention

Culturally-relevant, Evidence-based Intervention

Child Trafficking, Child Labor, Child Sexual Tourism

Domestic Violence and Child Abuse

Children’s Voices and Children’s Rights (including Legal Protection of Children)

Forms of Neglect (including Institutionalized Children)

Medical Stream (physical and sexual abuse) NEW!

Internet Crimes against Children NEW!

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Cindy Kiro (New Zealand), Commissioner for Children in New Zealand

Dr. David Finkelhor (United States), Director, Crimes against Children Research Center, Co-Director, Family Research Laboratory

Mrs. Priscilla Lui Tsang Sun Kai (China), Executive Director, Against Child Abuse (Hong Kong)

Prof. Xu Yongxigang (China), Dean and Professor, Colleague of Social and Public Administration, East China University of Sciences

Prof. Michael Freeman (UK), Professor of English Law, University College, London

Dr. Richard Krugman, M.D. (USA): Henry Kempe Lecturer

Developing Country (DC Forum) - Saturday, 6 September:

Theme: "Good Practices and Limitations of Child Protection Work"

Location: Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong.

Speaker: Ambassador Moushira Khattab (Egypt), Secretary General of the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood, member of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

Master Class- Sunday, September 7:

Theme: "What Have We Learned About Child Abuse in the Past 30 Years?"

Location: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center


James Garbarino, PhD, Director of the Center for the Human Rights of Children, Loyola University (USA)

Margaret Lynch, MD, Professor of Community Pediatrics, Guy's King's and St Thomas School of Medicine (UK), Former President of ISPCAN (invited)

Barbara Bonner, PhD, Director of Center Against Child Abuse and Neglect, University of Oklahoma (USA), Past President of ISPCAN

Patricia Ip, MD, Chairperson, Against Child Abuse (Hong Kong), Congress Co-chair

Bernadette Madrid, MD, Director, Child Protection Unit Network Inc (Philippines)

Please click the below link for a copy of our registration brochure:

Membership Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal