Past Events

Conferences and Networking Events


  •  Geography and Environment Careers Day, 4th February 2015, Northumbria University
  • Northumbria University Seminar Series, 11th February 2015 Skill Mill Anniversary Event, 12th February, Discovery Museum
  • Showcasing Environmental Crime, Justice and Law – Ignite Event , 24 April 2015
  • Knowledge Cities World Summit, 14th – 18th June 2015, Daegu, South Korea
  • Social Enterprise World Forum, 1st – 3rd July 2015, Milan, Italy


  • Association of YOT Managers’ Annual Conference, 24th January 2014, South Shields
  • Tyne and Wear Flooding Partnership, 5th February 2014, Newcastle
  • British Red Cross Young Offenders’ Seminar, 6th March 2014, London
  • Association of Chief Police Officers, 7th March, London
  • Environment Agency: Contractors, Social Enterprises and Sustainable Communities, 24th March 2014, Leeds
  • Newcastle vs Everton, Tuesday 25th March 2014. The Skill Mill was invited by Newcastle United Foundation to attend this match as its guests. The invitation was extended to the young employees and their parent.
  • A Chance 4 Change – Exploding the Myths of Employing Ex-Offenders, 3rd April 2014, Hartlepool.
  • Trading for Good, 11th April 2014, Newcastle.
  • Inside Government: the future of offender management, education, learning and skills, 20th May 2014, London
  • Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration, Washington State Webinar Series, 24th June 2014
  • North East Regional Flooding and Coastal Committee, July 2014, Newcastle
  • Green Criminology, 7th and 8th July 2014, South Bank University, London
  • Inside Government , the Changing Landscape of Youth Justice Services in the UK, 20th May and 10th July, Central London
  • Knowledge Cities World Summit, 23 – 27th September 2014, Tallinn, Estonia
  • National Partnership for Juvenile Services, 20th Annual Symposium, 19 – 23 October 2014, North Carolina, USA
  • EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum (SAF), 20th October 2014, Newcastle
  • Youth Justice Convention, 18th and 19th November 2014, Telford
  • Children and Young People Now Awards, 20th November 2014, London
  • Newcastle vs Everton, Sunday 27th December 2014


  • The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management Conference, Ecosystem Services, 20th March 2013, Birmingham
  • YOT/COO Symposium, June 2013
  • Environment Agency Think Tank Event, 27th June 2013, Sheffield
  • The Wetlands Futures Conference, York, October, 2013
  • National Partnership for Juvenile Services (NPJS) Symposium, Louisville, KY, USA, October 2013
  • PORSHE/YJB Engaging Health Services with the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment as it Relates to Youth and Young Offenders, October 2013
  • The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management Conference, Southampton, November 2013
  • Race, Crime and Justice (NE) Symposium, November 2013
  • YJB Youth Justice Convention: Title: Putting the Theory into Practice: Developing Relationships Between the Practice and Academic, November 2013


  • Centre for Offenders and Offending launch, September 2012
  • National Association of Social Workers Annual Conference, Pennsylvania, USA, October 2012
  • Welfare Reform Act Briefings, January/February 2012
  • YJB: Youth Justice Convention: Effective Practice Forum, Birmingham, November 2012


  • British Criminology Society Conference, July 2011