Scottish Association for the Study of Offending


Annual Conference

SASO's annual conference is Scotland's main criminal justice conference, bringing together a wide range of people involved in the Scottish criminal justice system and reflecting the diversity of the Association's membership.

Each year the conference is on a different topical theme and attracts distinguished speakers from Scotland and beyond.

The conference is a friendly occasion with excellent opportunities for informal discussions.  The 2017 conference will be held on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th November 2017, at the award-winning Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort .  This year's theme is "Glancing Back: Looking Forward - New Crimes & Ensuring Justice".  The conference will be chaired by Jean Couper, CBE, Chair, Community Justice Scotland.


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