Symposium Environmental Crime

On September 30th the Wageningen Environmental studies Alumni Association (KNM) and the section Milieuchemtox of the Dutch Society of Toxicology (NVT) and the Royal Dutch Chemistry Society (KNCV) jointly organize a symposium on environmental crime. During

Organised by Wageningen Environmental Research

Fri 30 September 2022 12:00 to 17:00

Venue Aurora, building number 127
Room C9120

During this afternoon you will be introduced into the world of environmental crime, with an introduction by an expert of the police academy, a look behind the scenes of a public prosecutor and a judge, a fascinating case, and opportunities for questions and discussion. The meeting will be held in Wageningen. Prior to the meeting it is possible to join for lunch, and afterwards there will be drinks and bites.

12.00 uur Lunch (optional)
12.30 uur Registration and coffee
13.00 uur Welcome by Willie Peijnenburg (Milieuchemtox) and Caroline Moermond (KNM)
13.05 uur Introduction: What is environmental Crime? – Rudie Neve, Netherlands Police Agency
13.30 uur Case from a Dutch waterboard – Bram van Diggele, Enforcement specialist and Coordinator criminal law
13.50 uur The many roles of the authorities – part 1 – Ingeborg Koopmans, Public prosecutor
14.15 uur Break
14.40 uur The many roles of the authorities – part 2 – Ingeborg Koopmans, Public prosecutor
15.00 uur Research and Science in court – Roos van de Munckhof, Judge
15.20 uur Environmental crime investigation starts with you: the use of chemical and technical expertise in our criminal investigations – Edwin Lakerveld, Head of the special Intelligence and Investigation Service of the Human Environment and Transportation Inspectorate (ILT-IOD)
15.45 uur Reflection from science Willie Peijnenburg (CML Leiden, RIVM)
16.00 uur Panel discussion with the speakers
16.30 uur Drinks and bites