Dialogue to End Human Trafficking

November 12, 2012

Conference to Focus on the Evolution of Human Trafficking and Solutions to End the Practice

WHAT:      
“The Dialogue on Practical Solutions to End Human Trafficking,” an event that will focus on the evolution of human trafficking into the digital age and solutions to end the enslavement of people around the world, will take place at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business on Tuesday, November 13.

It is sponsored by the Children in Slavery Task Force and Orlean Council.
 
WHEN:     
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
8:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:     
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
Rafik B. Hariri Building, Lohrfink Auditorium
37th & O Streets, NW
Washington, D.C.

RSVP:
Media who are interested in covering the event should contact Teresa Mannix, director of media relations, at (202) 687-4080 or tmm53@georgetown.edu.

PROGRAM:

9 a.m. – Panel: It is a Myth that Slavery is Abolished. It is Alive and Well in the 21st Century
•    Charles Black, CEO, Prime-Policy Group, and Founder, Children in Slavery Task Force
•    Ann Holladay, Educator, Founder of Trinity Academy, Founder of Children in Slavery Task Force
•    Jim Gamble, CEO of INEQE Safe and Secure, Former CEO of the UK Child Exploitation Online Protection; and Founder of Virtual Global Task Force
•    Christine Dolan, U.S. Investigative Journalist, Author of Shattered Innocence – The Millennium Holocaust, former Political Director of CNN, Founder, Children in Slavery Task Force
•    Helga Konrad, Head of Austrian Regional Initiative to Prevent and Combat all Forms of Human Trafficking, Former OSCE Special Representative for Trafficking of Human Beings, and Former Chair of the Stability Pact Task Force for South Eastern Europe
•    Keith Bellows, Senior Vice President, Editor-in-Chief, National Geographic Travel and Traveler Magazine

10:45 a.m. – Panel: What Does Slavery Look Like in the 21st Century?
•    Helga Konrad, Head of Austrian Regional Initiative to Prevent and Combat all Forms of Human Trafficking, Former OSCE Special Representative for Trafficking of Human Beings, and Former Chair of the Stability Pact Task Force for South Eastern Europe
•    Nancy Donaldson, International Labor Organization
•    Nick Sensley, Former Chief of Police, Northern California
•    Ernie Allen, CEO, International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children
•    Ray Kemp, Senior Research Fellow, Georgetown University Woodstock Theological Center

11:45 a.m. – Speaker:
•    Amy O’Neill Richard, Senior Advisor to the Director, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S. Department of State

Noon – Luncheon (registered press are invited)

1:30 p.m. – Speakers:
•    Cindy McCain, McCain Institute
•    Rebecca Amuge Otengo, Minister of State, Northern Uganda Rehabilitation
•    Yayha Hendi, Muslim Chaplain, Georgetown University

2:30 p.m. – Panel:  How Money Drives Human Trafficking
•    Heather Lowe, Global Financial Integrity
•    Sam McCahon, McCahon Law Firm; former U.S. prosecutor
•    Joseph D’Souza, Founder and President, Dalit Freedom Network (India)
•    Stephen Diaz Gavin, Partner, Patton Boggs
•    Michael C. Phillip, Founder and CEO, VOTIMO

4 p.m. – Speakers:
•    John Clark, Vice President of Security, Pfizer
•    Christine Dolan, U.S. Investigative Journalist, Author of Shattered Innocence – The Millennium Holocaust, former Political Director of CNN, Founder, Children in Slavery Task Force
•    Jim Gamble, CEO of INEQE Safe and Secure, Former CEO of the UK Child Exploitation Online Protection; and Founder of Virtual Global Task Force

5:30 p.m. – Reception (registered press are invited)