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6th Annual Human Trafficking Symposium -UTIP Annual Conference

January 24 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

A Victim Centered Approach

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Moot Courtroom (Level 6)
The 2020 Human Trafficking Symposium will feature a keynote speaker, panel, and breakout sessions about human trafficking in Utah including perspectives from attorneys, case managers, law enforcement, and medical providers based around this year’s theme of a victim-centered approach.

Featuring:
Julie Dahlstrom, JD
Director, Boston University Law’s Immigrants’ Rights and Human Trafficking Program.

Panel:
Victim-Centered Collaboration

Breakout Sessions:
-Human Trafficking Legistlation: Past and Present
-Predators, Sexting and Cyberbullying
-Human Trafficking: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples
-It’s Not What it Seems: A Trauma Informed Response
-Human Trafficking Prosecution: A Victim-Centered Approach
-Human Trafficking Case Review
-Words Matter: Being Proactive About Problem Language
-Healing the Healers

4.5 hours of Utah CLE (pending).

Registration is required »

$12 for general admission or free NO-lunch option. University students, faculty and staff are free with proof of university ID.

Agenda

8:00-8:45 am: Registration

9:00-9:10 am: Welcome and Introduction-Taylor Stephensen Beal, President of Social Justice Student Initiative, University of Utah

9:10-9:30 am: Opening Remarks- Attorney General Sean Reyes

9:30-10:30 am- Keynote Address- Julie Dahlstrom, JD, Director of Boston University Law’s Immigrants’ Rights and Human Trafficking Program

10:30-10:45 am: Break

10:45 am-12:00 pm: Breakout session

Labor Trafficking
Presenter: Detective Theresa Nietzel, Human Trafficking Investigator, Erie County Sheriff’s Office
(Restricted to Law Enforcement, Prosecution and Victim Advocates)

• Human Trafficking Legislation: Past and Present
Presenters: Representative Angela Romero, Assistant Attorney General Dan Strong

• Predators, Sexting and Cyberbullying
Presenters: Michelle Busch-Upwall, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Education Specialist
Ekolu Delos-Santos, Special Agent with the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force

Human Trafficking: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples
Presenters: Yolanda Francisco-Nez, Restoring Ancestral Winds, Moroni Benally, Restoring Ancestral Winds

It’s Not What It Seems: A Trauma-Informed Response
Presenter: Marlesse D. Jones, Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Prosecutor, Utah
Prosecution Council

12:00-1:30 pm: Lunch (on your own) Available for purchase through the University of Utah

1:30-2:45 pm: Breakout Session

Labor Trafficking
Presenter: Detective Theresa Nietzel, Human Trafficking Investigator, Erie County Sheriff’s Office
(Restricted to Law Enforcement, Prosecution and Victim Advocates)

Human Trafficking Prosecution: A Victim-Centered Approach
Presenters: Assistant Attorney General Tye Christensen, Assistant Attorney General Dan Strong

• Words Matter: Being Proactive About Problem Language
Presenter: Sarah Welliver, Public Information Officer, Utah Division of Child and Family Services

Human Trafficking Case Review
Presenter: Special Agent Scott Eggerman, SECURE Strike Force

• Healing the Healers
Presenter: Mindy Woodhouse, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Center for Women and Children in Crisis

2:45-3:00 pm: Break

3:00-4:00 pm: Panel- Victim-Centered Collaboration

Moderator: Attorney General Sean Reyes
Panelists:
• Katie Dobson, MSN-ED, RN, Assistant Professor, Roseman University
• Special Agent Adam Koeneman, Homeland Security Investigations
• Andrea Sherman, Director, Trafficking in Persons Program, Refugee &
Immigrant Center-Asian Association of Utah
• Suzanne Skirvin, Survivor Leader

4:00-4:30 pm: Closing Remarks- Gary Scheller, Director of Utah Office of Victims of Crime

 

This event is sponsored by the Utah Attorney General’s Office, the Utah Trafficking in Persons Task Force and the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Social Justice Student Initiative (SJSI).

 

For questions about this event contact Haylee (801) 587-7890.

Paid parking is available at Rice-Eccles Stadium by purchasing a day pass. We encourage you to use public transportation to our events. Take TRAX University line to the Stadium stop and walk a half block north. For other public transit options use UTA’s Trip Planner. The law school is on the Red Route for the University’s free campus shuttles (College of Law stop).

Details

Date:
January 24
Time:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Organizer

College of Law
Phone:
801-585-3440 | 801-585-3479
Email:
events@law.utah.edu

Venue

S. J. Quinney College of Law
383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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