Conferences

Human trafficking conferences happen worldwide and focus on all issues surrounding trafficking.

Wichita Falls Mayor experiences interactive Virtual Reality (VR) training
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Wichita Falls Mayor experiences interactive Virtual Reality (VR) training

Radical Empathy’s “In Her Shoes” tour met up with the mayor of Wichita Falls, Texas, through a great connection with Southern Grit Advocacy. https://youtu.be/MTnoDq1cmYA ABOUT RADICAL EMPATHY EDUCATION FOUNDATIONRadical Empathy is an Austin-based nonprofit dedicated to ending human trafficking. Their VR experience include fully interactive, computer generated environments married with narrative, user-directed stories. Visit them…

Interactive Virtual Reality (VR) training teaches human trafficking prevention in Wyoming
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Interactive Virtual Reality (VR) training teaches human trafficking prevention in Wyoming

Uprising’s Terri Markham explains how she uses TRAPPED: A VR Detective Story to train everyone from children to legislators using an interactive virtual reality experience Radical Empathy Education Foundation and Uprising began their relationship early in 2022, when Terri Markham was looking for unique ways to teach people about human trafficking. We caught up with…

Human Trafficking and ORC: The Dark Truth behind Retail Crime Networks – Loss Prevention Magazine
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Human Trafficking and ORC: The Dark Truth behind Retail Crime Networks – Loss Prevention Magazine

Organized retail crime (ORC) has been top-of-mind for all loss prevention professionals in recent years due to its financial impact. The FBI estimates that ORC crimes cost the US approximately $30 billion each year, with a large percentage of that money funding other, darker criminal activities. Kevin Metcalf “When you’re looking at organized retail crime,…

Uprising Licenses Interactive Virtual Reality Training for Wyoming GRIT Conference
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Uprising Licenses Interactive Virtual Reality Training for Wyoming GRIT Conference

Attendees of Greater Rockies Immersive Training on Exploitation and Trafficking conference (GRIT) to experience human trafficking education in interactive virtual reality AUSTIN, Texas – Feb. 19, 2022 — Terri Markham has seen a lot of training materials and programs come across her desktop. As the executive director of Uprising, an anti-trafficking group in Wyoming, she has dedicated…

NCMEC Parent CONNECT Child Safety Discussion series: Keeping Boys Safer From Child Sex Trafficking
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NCMEC Parent CONNECT Child Safety Discussion series: Keeping Boys Safer From Child Sex Trafficking

Parent CONNECT Child Safety Discussion  Billy Joe watches along and comments through the discussion. This is a great place for parents to begin their understanding of how boys are at risk of child sex trafficking and and how they can start conversations with their children. If you have a kid, they’re at risk. Get educated….

NCMEC Parent CONNECT Child Safety Discussion series: Gaming & Live Streaming
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NCMEC Parent CONNECT Child Safety Discussion series: Gaming & Live Streaming

Find out who is gaming, what are the risks to children and teens, safety strategies and reporting options.

Reality vs. Hype: Is the Super Bowl a major trafficking event?
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Reality vs. Hype: Is the Super Bowl a major trafficking event?

Do many fans come to the Super Bowl with a pocket full of cash to buy sex? And do traffickers amp up their businesses to cater to this flash audience? These are provocative questions, for certain. You might call them headline-inducing, which could explain why you’ve probably seen a story (or ten) based on this premise in the last few days and years.