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Media Advisory: NCECC to host Virtual Global Taskforce’s annual conference

Ottawa, Ontario – February 15, 2008 – The RCMP’s National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre will be hosting the Virtual Global Taskforce’s (VGT) 3rd annual conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. The conference will take place February 18-20, 2008, at the Fairmont Vancouver Hotel, 900 West Georgia Street. The conference aims to build an awareness and understanding of the challenges faced when fighting a borderless, cross jurisdictional crime-internet child sexual exploitation.

Media are invited to attend the opening of the conference and the keynote address by Jim Gamble, VGT Chief Executive, Monday, February 18, from 8:30 am - 9:20 am, in the Pacific Ballroom.

Following the opening remarks, conference chairs:

  • Superintendent Earla-Kim McColl, RCMP
  • Chief Executive Jim Gamble, VGT
  • Kristin Kvigne, Interpol
  • Commander Kevin Zuccato, Australian Federal Police
  • Sergio Staro, Italian National Police
  • Claude E. Davenport, DHS/ICE, Child Exploitation Section

will be available for comments from 9:20 am - 9:45 am in the Garibaldi Room.

For details about the conference, refer to the VGT web site at:

For information:

RCMP Media Relations
(613) 993-2999