Gifted Speakers

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Professor mr. drs. Mariëlle Bruning

Professor of Child Law

professor of Child Law, head of the Leiden Law School Child Law Department, program director of the Dutch Child Law Master Program (LLM)


Drs. Bas Tierolf

Senior Researcher

Drs. Bas Tierolf holds a position as senior researcher at the Verwey-Jonker Institute, Utrecht, since 2006, with the Youth, Education and Education Research Group.

Professor Kevin Haines

Professor Kevin Haines

Professor of Criminology and Public Safety

Professor of Criminology and Public Safety at University of Trinidad and Tobago

Dr. Karin Hermans

Dr. Karin Hermans

Child Psychiatrist

Dr. Hermans is a General Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Managing Director at ‘Yudaboyu"; the Child Psychiatry Center in Curaçao.


Dr. V. (Vidija) Soerdjbalie-Maikoe

Forensic Pathologist

Dr. V. (Vidija) Soerdjbalie-Maikoe is a senior Forensic Pathologist of the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) at The Hague, Netherlands.


Dr. Phillip J. Resnick, M.D.

Professor of Psychiatry

Dr. Resnick is a Professor of Psychiatry and Director, Division of Forensic Psychiatry at Case School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Professor Dr. Robert Winter, Ph.D, CAT, CSM

Professor Emeritus

Professor Dr. Robert Winter, is currently Professor Emeritus at LR University in North Carolina (USA).

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Drs. Meindert E. Manshande


Dr. Meindert Manshande is currently a general pediatrician and head of the department of pediatrics at the St Elisabeth Hospital in Curaçao

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Drs. A. (Agnes) de Lima-Heijns


Drs. A. (Agnes) de Lima-Heijns works on juvenile and adult forensic diagnostics, treatment and policy development at the Curaçaoan mental health hospital Klinika Capriles. Also she is a PhD student at the university of Amsterdam

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Prof. Dr. Frans Koenraadt

Forensic Psychiatrist

Prof dr. Frans Koenraadt is Professor of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology at the Willem Pompe Institute for Criminal Law and Criminology of Utrecht University

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Drs. Melva Croes-Yánez

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Drs. Melva Croes-Yánez is a licensed psychologist with over 25 years of experience in the field of Clinical Neuropsychology (all ages) in Aruba and the Caribbean.