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iDOC2019 New Directions in Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

Sellenger Centre for Law, Justice and Social Change

Room 4.236 Building 4

Edith Cowan University

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Joondalup, Western Australia, AU

February 14, 2019 – February 14, 2019

The iDOC 2019 International Design Out Crime and CPTED Event on 14th Fenruary 2019 focuses on New Directions in CPTED and Night Time Economy CPTED.

There are many new changes to CPTED and Design Out Crime. These are driven by a large number of factors changing n the world at large:

  • increased use of evidence on what works and what doesn't, where, when and why;
  • the extention of CPTED into new areas such as anti-terrorism, crowded places and event management;
  • New technologies transforming CPTED (e.g. face recognition, virtual following, 360deg 24/7 surveillance, biometric access control, drones...)
  • New thinking about CPTED in relation to health, gender, equity, control, economic development, legal liabilities...
  • Professionalisation of CPTED practices
  • New forms of CPTED training and certification
  • CPTED standards.

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International Design Out Crime Conference 2009

Edith Cowan University

100 Joondalup Dve

Joondalup, AU

December 2, 2009 – December 4, 2009

The 2009 International Design Out Crime conference (iDOC'09) was jointly arranged by Curtin University, Edith Cowan University and University Technology Sydney and held at Edith Cowan University in sunny Perth, Western Australia 2-4 December 2009..

The conference focused on research into Design Out Crime and the 'Tales from the Field' of security professionals in designing to reduce crime. Participants included representatives from crime prevention, security, government, research, police, architecture and planning,  product design and community groups.

To view papers and presentations, click on 'Presentations' in the menu on right. This will give you a choice of abstracts. Click on an abstract to get access to a range of reading tools and supplementary files including Powerpoint files of presentations.

The proceedings of iDOC'09 are published online on this website. The formal citation of the proceedings is,

Cooper, T., Cozens, P., Dorst, K., Henry, P. and Love, T. (Eds) (2009) Proceedings of iDOC'09 'What's Up Doc' International Design Out Crime Conference. Perth, Western Australia: Design Out Crime Research Centre.ISBN:9781876394189

Please cite individual papers as follows:

Smith, J. and Jones, P. (2009) A Great Insight into Crime Prevention in Proceedings of iDOC'09 'What's Up Doc' International Design Out Crime Conference. Perth, Western Australia: Design Out Crime Research Centre.

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The iDOC conference series is organised by the Design Out Crime and CPTED Centre (see  in collaboration with partners and sponsors.