Ag-Tech Rural Crime 2024

VIN CHIPs Harry Harrison will be speaking at The Role of Ag-Tech in Preventing and Policing Rural Crime on the 27th June

Join the International Society for the Study of Rural Crime and the UNE Centre for Rural Criminology for an engaging roundtable discussion on “The Role of Ag-Tech in Preventing and Policing Rural Crime.” This event will explore how cutting-edge agricultural technologies can enhance crime prevention and policing efforts in rural areas. Experts from academia, industry, and law enforcement will share insights and innovations, fostering a collaborative approach to tackling rural crime. 


  • Dr Kate Tudor, Durham University
  • DCI Cameron Whiteside APM, State Rural Crime Coordinator NSW Police Force
  • David Smith, Chair and Co-Founder of Ceres Tag
  • Melita Smith, Co-Founder and General Manager of Corporate Services
  • Dr. Phillip Zada, Founder and Managing Director of Z Ware
  • John Hill, Co-Founder of Land Watch Australia
  • Louis Bennett, Business Development Manager at Selectamark
  • Kevin Howells, CEO/ Managing Director of Datatag
  • Harry Harrison, Business Growth Strategist at VIN CHIP
  • Martin Beck, National Livestock Theft Co-ordinator in the National Rural Crime Unit
  • Dr Mark Whiteside, Plymouth University


  • 18:30-20:30 AEST
  • 0830-10:30 GMT
  • 9:30-11:30 BST

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