SAFE 2018: Third Global Annual Conference on Human Trafficking: Innovative Response to Migration, Conflict, and War

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September 2
SAFE 2018: Third Global Annual Conference on Human Trafficking: Innovative Response to Migration, Conflict, and War

SAFE 2018: Third Annual Global Conference on Human Trafficking: Innovative Response to Migration, Conflict, and War builds upon the collaborative success of SAFE 2016. Brought to the global community once more, the goals of SAFE 2018 are to widen the global collaborative from 25 countries to 50 countries, address transnational trafficking in the age of wars and transient migrations, place emphasis on implementation of technology, research and training models within the execution of the 4Ps, and gather together advocates, activists, scientists, technologists, clinicians, law enforcement, NGOs, governmental entities, transportation and hospitality communities to foster global collaborative systems of delivery from trafficking. HIGHLIGHTS APA Approved Continuing Education Credits for Psychologists (7.5) Free for current and retired Law Enforcement officers Free for Dept of Children and Family Workers  Registration fees credited towards credentialing in HT from International Accreditation body Huge Networking and partnership opportunities with experts from 50 countries including the USA Apps on interviewing in 25 languages, connecting agencies, warning devices, research high level transnational trafficking roundtable with Ambassadors, Consulate Generals, Police Chiefs from other countries Reach audiences from 50 member nations and become a part of the Global TaskForce Innovative Research, Rescue operations, Prosecution, Treatment techniques, Rehabilitation success SAFE Houses Summit roundtable session on what works and what does not Survivor Empowerment Track: Hands-On survivor empowerment training  UN Agencies - UNITAR, UNICEF USA, and others will be presenting on Migrant Children on the Move  Solutions Panel on families separated at the US Border 2000 and Rising Transnational Trafficking Summit Roundtable of Delegates from Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Europe First time ever!! Seminal Workshop by Dr. Vincent Filetti ACEs, Trauma, and Trafficking Luncheon Keynotes by amazing survivors Rev (Dr) Marian Hatcher, Winner, Presidential Medal, dubbed the New Harriet Tubman and Honorable Zoe Bakoko Bakoru, Survivor of Genocide and GBV, Uganda, Dr Vincent Felitti Awards luncheon included in total Special HIGH SCHOOL SUMMIT: Two hours FREE training and education for high schoolers, middle schoolers, teachers and parents only Ugandan Ambassador hosts special labor trafficking pre-Summit: Africa-MEA/Europe ALL AND MORE FOR THE INCREDIBILE PRICE!! DONT MISS!!!! DETAILS Our SAFECHR Volunteer Team of Experts is looking forward to hosting SAFE 2018 in magnificent Chicago, USA! September is truly a lovely month in the Windy City and Chicagoans are among the most welcoming people in the world!  Mingle with experts from around the globe, network, network, network at the most global anti-trafficking conference. Visit with peers who are doing similar work, and learn about technological advances in our mutual war against crime. New apps are out, new ways of protecting our survivors and innovations in research on how to identify and break the supply-demand chains from Nepal to India, Libya to Italy, Nigeria to Spain, India to the Middle East, Cambodia to USA, Syrian and Palestine organ harvesting, Israels youth, and our child soldiers rehabilitation in Kenya. Visit with our Tunisian delegation, UK delegation, USAs Sheriffs, Human Rights Commissioners, FBI and Dept. of Homeland Security officials, DR Congo Supreme Court judges, and others such as Irish, Parisian, Libyan, Ethopian, Columbian, Turkish, and Swedish specialists as they share their experiences dealing with religious and border trafficking. In the evenings, stroll around the lake or the magnificent mile or, take an amazing cruise. You will have a bevy of choices in this fabulous city and we are here to ensure that your visit and stay is truly memorable! We welcome the delegates from 50 countries that have already signed up! REGISTER NOW to take advantage of the low early bird rates for the first come first serve basis for limited special rate tickets. SAFE 2018 COULD NOT BE HELD WITHOUT THE SUPPORT OF OUR AMAZING SPONSORS. HEARTFELT THANKS TO: Premier Sponsor: RWJ Foundation Disclaimer: Support for this SAFE 2018 Conference was provided in part by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation. Premier Sponsor: Mid-America Psychological and Counseling Services, PC, Illinois, Indiana, Florida Gold Sponsors:  Illinois Psychological Association, Chicago National Foster Parent Association, USA PROGRAM SCHEDULE (COPY AND PASTE INTO BROWSER) HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS (Conference Host Hotel) Hilton OHare (1/2 price Discounted Rate) Group Code: SAF Located in: OHare International Airport Address: 10000 W, Chicago, IL 60666 Phone: (773) 686-8000 EMAIL: Hilton O’Hare Airport Hotel Rate: $89 please use SAF code for this special half price rate.  PAST CONFERENCE SAFE 2016 Video: KEYNOTES: - Vincent Felitti, MD: Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSD; Pioneer of groundbreaking Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study Dr. Vincent Felitti: Reflections on the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study – Screen Shot - Honorable Zoe Bakoko Bakoru: Former Minister of Gender, Labor, & Social Development, Uganda; Winner of UN Peace Award  - Rev. (Dr) Marian Hatcher: Senior Project Manager & Human Trafficking Coordinator, Cook County, Illinois, Sheriff’s Office; Recipient of Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award from former Pres. Obama Dr Margaret Akullo, UNODC, Austria.  Dr PM Nair, Former Director General, Police, India Plenary Speakers: His Excellenvy Ambassador Mull Katembe, UGANDA Venkat Mateji, Loment Technologies Mrs. Vasavi Chakka, Illinois ROUNDTABLE SESSION: Delegates OF GCC, MIDDLE EAST, AFRICAN NATIONS ROUNDTABLE SESSION: SAFE HOUSES AROUND THE GLOBE, INNOVATIVE PRACTICES FAQs  Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? 12 is the minimum age. We have high School, Middle school  Summit for two hours on September 5th, 2018 What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Contact  Where is the International Credentialing Training (iACT) being held? At HealthVisions, Hammond, Indiana on the 6th and 7th all day till 6 pm. Hotel accommodations in Indiana.  if you are registered for iACT, the tab is picked for one day by the organizers. What can I bring into the event? Your ID, Registration page How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Email us at: or call us at 219-513-8508 / 312-998-2339 (after hours) and ask for ASHLEY FREDERICK, Safe Conferences Director Whats the refund policy? Full refund upto 180 days prior to event. No partial refunds as the monies will already be used to pay for survivors to attend. We hope you understand.  


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