Conference Report

Sessions on Friday, April 7

9:20-10:15

Opening Speaker: Dorchen Leidholdt
-- Third Floor Meeting Room H

Dorchen Leidholdt, Director, Center for Battered Women's Legal Services at Sanctuary for Families in New York City and Co-Executive Director, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women

International Efforts Against Human Trafficking: Human Rights Treaties, the UN Trafficking Protocol, and the Focus on Demand

10:30-11:15

Speaker: Rosilyne Borland
-- Third Floor Meeting Room H

Introduction by Gretchen Van Vliet, Deputy Director, Office of Global Health, School of Public Health, UNC-Chapel Hill

Rosilyne Borland, Associate Expert, International Organization for Migration

Health Consequences for Victims of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation: HIV and AIDS

11:30-1:00

Lunch & Featured Speaker: Norma Hotaling
-- Second Floor Ballroom

Norma Hotaling, Founder and Executive Director, The SAGE Project (Standing Against Global Exploitation)

Connecting the Dots: Trafficking, Prostitution, and Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

1:10-2:45

Global Perspective Panel
-- Third Floor Meeting Room H

Marisa Ugarte, Founder and Executive Director, Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition
Trafficking in the United States and Latin America

Annalisa Enrile, Chair, Gabriela Network
Trafficking in the Philippines and the Resistance Movements Aimed Towards Ending Trafficking

Ken Franzblau, Anti-Trafficking Campaign Coordinator, Equality Now
Sex Tourism: Ignoring the Demand Side

3:00-4:30

Law Enforcement Panel
-- Third Floor Meeting Room H

Kevin Kendrick, Special Agent in Charge, Charlotte FBI
Human Trafficking Initiative: North Carolina

Elissa Steglich, Managing Attorney, Midwest Immigrant & Human Rights Center
The Role of Advocate and Legal Representative for Victims of Trafficking

David Sobczyk, Commander, Chicago Police Department
Understanding and Responding to Human Trafficking Issues Parallels with the Domestic Violence Movement

Larry Sachs, Grants Research Specialist, Chicago Police Department
Creating a Victim-Centered, Interdisciplinary and Multijurisdictional Human Trafficking Task Force

David Munday, Major, North Carolina Highway Patrol
Strategies to Seek Appropriate Anti-Trafficking Legislation

4:45-5:30

Featured Speaker: Melissa Farley
-- Third Floor Meeting Room H

Melissa Farley, Founder and Director, Prostitution Research & Education

What Must We Not Know in Order to Keep the Business of Sexual Exploitation Running Smoothly?

5:30-6:30

Reception - Second Floor Meeting Room D-E

Student Poster Display

7:40-8:40

Keynote Speaker: Laura Lederer
-- Second Floor Ballroom

Laura Lederer, Senior Advisor on Trafficking in Persons, Office of the Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, US Department of State

Attacking Trafficking: U.S. Leadership in a Tri-Partite Approach to Addressing Supply, Demand, and Distribution

Saturday, April 8

9:00-9:40

Opening Speaker: Rodger Hunter Hall
-- Third Floor Meeting Room H

Rodger Hunter-Hall, Senior Analyst for the Trafficking Program, US Department of Health & Human Services

Looking Beneath the Surface: The Plight of Trafficking Victims, a Modern Day Form of Slavery

9:45-10:55

Breakout Sessions: Health, Social & Political Challenges

Room B: Melissa Farley, Founder and Director, Prostitution Research & Education
Researching Men's Demand for Prostitution

Room C: Catherine Fogel, Professor, School of Nursing, UNC-Chapel Hill
Health Implications of Sex Workers

Room D: Donna Hughes, Professor, Women's Studies, University of Rhode Island
Sexual Trafficking: Supply & Demand

Room E: Larry Sachs, Elissa Steglich, David Sobczyk, Chicago Human Trafficking Task Force
Creating a Federally Funded Multijurisdictional and Interdisciplinary Human Trafficking Task Force: Challenges & Opportunities

11:10-12:20

Breakout Sessions: Models of Intervention

Room B: Alesia Adams, Youth Development and Sexual Trafficking Prevention Coordinator, Salvation Army, Atlanta, GA
Hidden In Plain View: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Girls in Atlanta and How the System Fails Girls in the United States

Room C: Liz Arnold, Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University
From Intervention to Prevention: Women & Prostitution

Room D: Vednita Carter, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Breaking Free
Race & Pornography

Room E: Norma Hotaling, Founder and Executive Director, The SAGE Project (Standing Against Global Exploitation)
Restorative Justice: Interventions for Johns, Effective and Innovative Programs for Women and Girls

Room H: Michelle Old, David Munday, John Price, NC Human Trafficking Task Force
Sexual Trafficking: A North Carolina Perspective

1:30-3:00

Solutions/Policy Implications Panel
-- Third Floor Meeting Room H

Derek Ellerman, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director, Polaris Project
National Trends in State Policy and Anti-Trafficking Task Forces

Rodger Hunter-Hall, Senior Analyst for the Trafficking Program, US Department of Health & Human Services
Identifying Trafficking Victims and Helping Them Receive Services and Support

William Polk, Director, Victims and Citizens Services, North Carolina Attorney General's Office
Policy Implications of Trafficking at the State Level

Donna Hughes, Professor, Women's Studies, University of Rhode Island
Different Approaches to Prostitution and Their Implication for Combating Sex Trafficking

3:00-3:30

Summary & Charge
-- Third Floor Meeting Room H

Dorchen Leidholdt, Director, Center for Battered Women's Legal Services at Sanctuary for Families in New York City and Co-Executive Director, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women
Sexual Trafficking: Breaking the Crisis of Silence - Summary & Charge