SPECTO2024 | The 8th International Conference – Multidisciplinary perspectives in the quasi-coercive treatment of offenders

Designing the future of Criminal Justice system under the lens of technology

West University of Timișoara, Romania, together with the Confederation of European Probation (CEP) and National Probation Directorate are organizing The 8th International Conference – Multidisciplinary perspectives in the quasi-coercive treatment of offenders – SPECTO 2024: Designing the future of Criminal Justice system under the lens of technology, which will be hosted at the West University of Timișoara, Romania, during the 16th and 17th of May 2024.

The purpose of the Conference:

The 8th International Conference, titled “Multidisciplinary Perspectives in the Quasi-Coercive Treatment of Offenders – SPECTO 2024,” emerges as platform for uniting experts, scholars, practitioners, and innovators in order to explore the intersections of justice, technology, and the treatment of offenders.

SPECTO 2024 aims to explore the multifaceted dynamics of quasi-coercive approaches in rehabilitating offenders while putting into use the potential of technologies. With a multidisciplinary lens, the conference seeks to see the multiple dimensions of the complexities inherent in the intersection of law, psychology, social work, sociology, ethics, and technological advancements in the context of criminal justice.

The conference serves as a thought-provoking discourse, fostering collaboration and innovation, offering an invaluable opportunity for networking and knowledge exchange but also endeavoring to inspire actionable strategies and policies that transcend boundaries, leading to a more just, equitable, and tech-informed approach in dealing with offenders within the realms of law and society.

The official language of the Conference will be English.

>>Go to SPECTO2024 website

Date and programme

This event takes place on 16-17 May 2024.

>>View here the programme

Registration fees

Early registration
CEP members: 150 Euro
Academics and professionals: 190 Euro
PhD Students*: 120 Euro

Standard registration
CEP members: 180 Euro
Academics and professionals: 220 Euro
PhD Students*:  150 Euro

*Students must send proof of their student status by email at specto2024@e-uvt.ro

Registration deadline: April 30th, 2024.

SPECTO accepts abstracts! For more information click here and check the website**

**The registration is included in the abstract submission.


West University of Timisoara, Bd. Vasile Parvan, no 4, Timisoara.


Have questions or need assistance? Feel free to reach out!  >>Go to specto2024 website

Contact us for inquiries, support, or any information you may need regarding the conference at specto2024@e-uvt.ro.

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