ABI Autumn Forum - Seminar

Date: Friday 1st November, 2019 - Venue: , WA4 4NS

The Association of British Investigators Seminar

The ABI is hosting a training seminar open to all professional investigators Friday 01 November 2019 at the Park Royal, Stretton Rd, Stretton, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 4NS.

The seminar delegate fee is £80.00 (inc VAT and booking fees for ABI Members & Applicants) or £103.00 (inc VAT and booking fees for non ABI Members and Guests) refreshments and lunch included.  

Programme (subject to changes):

09:15 Registration

09:55 Welcome

10:00 Litigation sourced research database - New Product Launch

10:30 Data Protection Impact Assessment - The ABI Academy

The DPIA is a task that has existed since the 1998 DPA but now under the 2018 DPA it is compulsory for the data controller to keep it documented. The ABI policy is for all its members to conduct their work as if data controller to mitigate against a breach of the regulation by accident or default. It is incumbent on a professional investigator to know the thought process and method of recording what is required for a DPIA. The presentation will give a brief outline of this process and apply it to case studies.

11:00 Coffee

11:30 Case Management System for GDPR Compliant Investigations in the Private Sector - New Product Launch - Stephen R. Rippingale-Peters F.Inst.Pa & Dean North

Stephen and Dean will launch and present the new much needed sector-led case management system. The product has benefited from extensive beta testing and has been developed with support from the ABI Chairman, Chris Booth and Palatine Group, supported by the advice from the Information Commissioner’s Office. The system is designed primarily with GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 compliance in mind and developed to provide ease of use.

12:00 Contemporary Issues in Investigation and Interviewing - Ian Hynes

Ian will present to conference on “Contemporary Issues in Investigation and Interviewing”, providing insight into proportionate application of investigative interview skills in the corporate sector and how to manage difficult workplace conversations, crucial when decision-makers rely on accuracy, fact and detail. He will introduce qualifications designed to support professionalisation of investigation services, highlighting with case studies how his company has transferred those skills relevantly to regulators and the private sector.

12:45 Lunch

14:15 OSINT - Part I (Open Source Intelligence) - Tony Martinez

Tony will be presenting two sessions, the first looking at the opportunities Social Media platforms and other websites can give investigators, he will explain that OSINT should always be at the forefront any investigation and providing some useful techniques to extract data, not always clearly visible.

15:00 Coffee 

15:30 OSINT - Part II (The Dark Web)

Tony’s second session will de-mystify the Dark Web and explain how easy it can be to access, he will signpost resources to carry out meaningful research, leaving the delegates with simple to use tools that allow meaningful research to be conducted.

16:15 GB Group Visualise by Connexus - New Product Launch - Keevah Duckworth

GBG’s cutting edge, time saving visualisation tool - helps to identify links and patterns in an investigation as well as navigating through a large maze of data. Search by name, email address or phone number, and see instantly how that record is associated to other pieces of data. Linking people, places and businesses will give an immediate insight into an investigation, by viewing a complete picture of the individual, in order to make business critical decisions faster.

17:00 Close

Please contact the hotel direct if you require overnight stay.