Archived Events

Preventing Fraud and Abuse of Health Insurance

Ontario Ministry of Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

April 25-26, 2005

Topic: The Alternation Alterative, a multi-disciplinary, collaborative approach for problem-solving and health fraud prevention.

For more information contact Greg Saville, AlterNation, at

Situational Conflict Resolution for First Line Responders

Edmonton Police, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

April 28-29, 2005

Topic: Practical non-violent methods for resolving conflict and controlling violence.

For more information contact Constable Steve Young, Edmonton Police at

International Symposium on Technology and Society

Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California, USA

June 8-10, 2005

Sponsored by the International CPTED Association, IEEE-Society on Social Implications of Technology, and Loyola Marymount University.

Topic: this is a coordinated event by Alternation LLC, IEEE, The ICA, and Loyola Marymount University; Themes include technology and security, crime prevention, and new initiates in urban safety.


PBL in California

Napa Valley Criminal Justice Institute, Napa, California

July 11-15, 2005

Topic: The State of California, Police Officers Standards and Training — POST — system has announced the testing, and adoption, of the national PTO program, and the PBL certification program, into it's 40 police academies over the next 4 years. This course will be taught by two of the program developers; Alternation's Greg Saville and colleague Gerry Cleveland. It will include "emotional intelligence" orientation, which is a major component of both PTO and PBL. It will also prepare instructors for implementation hurdles as the program rolls out over the next few years.

Contact: Dan Toomey, California POST,

PTO in Edmonton

Edmonton Police Service, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Course 1 — Sept 5-9; Course2 — Sept 13-16; Course 3 — Sept 26-30, 2005

Topic: The new Police Training Officer program, which replaces the obsolete FTO program, will be introduced to Canada in these three courses for field trainers. Alternation's Greg Saville, and colleague Gerry Cleveland, were hired by the US Dept of Justice to create this new field training program over the past 5 years. Since then dozens of US police agencies have successfully implemented the new model with tremendous results. This is the first time it appears in Canada

Contact: Greg Saville at or Sgt Lonnie Croal, Edmonton Police,

16th Annual Problem-Oriented Policing Conference

Marriott Charlotte Center City Hotel Charlotte, North Carolina

October 21-23, 2005

Sponsored by the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing Hosted by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department

Funded by the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, U.S. Department of Justice

Topic: This annual event features neighborhood problem solving examples from around the world. International problem-oriented policing practitioners share knowledge and learn new methods. Alternation's Greg Saville is a Judge with the Goldstein Problem Solving Awards Panel, as well as a regular presenter in crime prevention/CPTED methods, and problem based learning.

For more information contact


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