CEPOL Research and Science Conference is the EU Agency for Law Enforcement Training's flagship event.

This conference provides, since 2003, a stimulating intellectual environment that brings together ideas and perspectives of practitioners, trainers and educators in policing and other areas of law enforcement, with researchers and academic scholars from Europe and the international sphere. Participants in this forum can inform and be informed about new scientific findings, ongoing research projects and challenges within the law enforcement field.

CEPOL Research and Science Conference is open to all practitioners from European law enforcement forces and institutions, as well as affiliated postgraduate researchers and academic scholars.

The three-day event will feature around 60 renowned speakers and dozens of exciting sessions, including topics like the role of law enforcement in tackling disinformation campaigns and fake news in pandemic times or policing innovations against domestic abuse during the Covid-19 crisis.

Furthermore, the conference will explore how organised crime infiltrated the Covid-19 economy and examine the ways the pandemic affected the mental health of police officers and trainees, and what can be done to improve their situation.

At the CEPOL Research and Science conference, a special focus will be also given to the challenges and creative approaches of police training during the pandemic, with inspiring examples and case studies from the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany or Portugal.

CEPOL organises the CEPOL Research & Science Conference 2021 in partnership with Mykolas Romeris University (Lithuania) and for the first time in its history, the conference will be hosted online.

The conference schedule can be consulted in here.

The list of speakers is available here.

Those interested can register through this link until 30 April 2021.