Session 1 - Digital Transformation & Data Sharing
8:50 AM - 9:15 AM
Registration & Networking
9:15 AM - 9:20 AM
Chair's Opening Remarks: Reviewing Progress on Digital Justice & Policing Policy in Scotland
9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Recover, Renew & Transform

How technology is proving a vital tool for Scotland's criminal justice sector during the pandemic: as more and more services migrate online, policing, the courts, crown and defence agents have torn up the centuries old playbook 

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Digitally Enabled Policing in The Era of a Pandemic.
How technology has helped police deliver vital services through Covid-19 and beyond. Reviewing Policing 2026 objectives - and continuing to digitally enhance policing services –throughout an unprecedented period of operational challenge
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Expert Panel: The Impact of Covid-19 on Scotland’s Justice Agencies

How the pandemic has affected digital transformation priorities of the justice sector. What the pandemic means for key data sharing projects such as the Digital Evidence Sharing Capability (DESC)

10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
A Digital First Approach
Secure Management and Digital Media Sharing as part of investigations and prosecutions
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Session 2 - Masterclasses
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Forming Data Strategy for UK Police

This masterclass will focus on the data problems faced by Police, the importance of a data strategy in policing, the key components of that data strategy and the structure of the new Police Digital Service

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Adopting transformative technologies across Policing & Justice
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Session 3 - Analytics, Innovation & Technology
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Remote Jury Centres - Modernising Centuries Old Justice Systems in Response to a Pandemic

How Remote Jury Centres have helped Scotland's Sheriff and High Courts continue to deliver vital services during Covid-19.

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Maximising the use of Digital Technology, Information and Artificial Intelligence to transform and improve government and citizen services

Implementing Digital Witness Gateways, Defence Agents Portals and using Artificial Intelligence to improve legal processes, citizen services and engagement and reduce tasks for the workforce

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM
The Justice Digital Transformation Journey

From evidence collection to case closures, technology is helping police forces and criminal Justice digitally transform their entire digital evidence management processes in ways unthinkable a mere 5 years ago

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
Questions from the audience
2:25 PM - 2:40 PM
Session 4 - Transforming Services
2:40 PM - 2:55 PM
Innovation in Community Safety  – Technology as An Enabler of Safer Public Spaces.

Supporting efforts to build safer public spaces using transformative technology including CCTV, video and data analytics; managing data flows and permissions at intra-agency, national and local level 

2:55 PM - 3:10 PM
Collaboration Platform for Community Safety

CommandCentral acts as a hub for community safety partners to coordinate and leverage a rich technology ecosystem to support the two-way exchange of digital assets, live footage, text and voice communications

3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Expert Panel: The considerations of using technology in community justice settings
3:40 PM
Conference Close