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Conference Schedule
2024
Monday, June 3rd
8:00 AM

Registration

Moody Hall Atrium

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

8:45 AM

Welcome

Moody Hall Auditorium

8:45 AM - 9:05 AM

9:05 AM

Introduction and Conference Overview

Beth Wheaton-Páramo, Southern Methodist University
Mateo Langston Smith, Southern Methodist University

9:05 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Creating Pathways for Measuring Impact

Chris Lim, Institute for Shelter Care

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

SMU Human Trafficking Data Research (HTDR) Project

Beth Wheaton-Páramo, Southern Methodist University
Mateo Langston Smith, Southern Methodist University

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:15 AM

Break

Moody Hall Atrium

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

Scale of Harm: Estimating the prevalence of Online Sexual Exploitation of Children in the Philippines

Ben Brewster, University of Nottingham Rights Lab, UK

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Lunch Break

Moody Hall Atrium

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Leveraging aggregate data for the anti-trafficking movement: A national strategy for curating, analyzing, and visualizing multiple data sources for the field

John Nehme, Allies Against Slavery

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

1:15 PM

Breakout Session A: Data Science Methods

Moody Hall 126

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

1:15 PM

Breakout Session A: Law Enforcement Data

Moody Hall 125

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

1:15 PM

Breakout Session A: NPO/NGO Data

Moody Hall Auditorium

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

2:15 PM

Networking Hour

Moody Hall Atrium

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

3:15 PM

Bridging the Gaps: Leveraging Grassroots Data and AI to Combat Human Trafficking in the Global South

Jarrett Davis, up! Collective

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Tuesday, June 4th
8:00 AM

Registration

Moody Hall Atrium

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

8:30 AM

TBD

Martha Felini, University of North Texas Health Science Center

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Harnessing Technology to Solve Social Problems

Ian Hassell, The Network

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Break

Moody Hall Atrium

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Data collection for understanding the dynamics and characteristics of forced child begging in Mexico City

Nicole Gallego, El Pozo de Vida

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

Effective Collaboration with Data, Typologies and Technology

Christopher Kemp, Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative
Silvija Krupena, RedCompass Labs
Chris Bagnall, Quantexa

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Lunch Break

Moody Hall Atrium

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM

Uncovering Patterns and Policy Insights in Human Trafficking: A Multi-layered Approach Utilizing Publicly Available Data

Annamaria Szakonyi, Saint Louis University

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

1:45 PM

Breakout Session B

Moody Hall Auditorium

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

1:45 PM

Breakout Session B

Moody Hall 125

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

1:45 PM

Breakout Session B

Moody Hall 126

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

2:45 PM

Break

Moody Hall Atrium

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

3:15 PM

Future Human Trafficking Data Needs and Closing Remarks

SMU Human Trafficking Data Research (HTDR) Project Team

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM