April 17 & 18 -- 11th Annual Freedom Network Conference

Thursday, Mar 21, 2013



Confronting Human Trafficking: Defining Priorities for 2013

Washington DC, April 17 - 18, 2013


Register for the eleventh annual Freedom Network Conference, "Confronting Human Trafficking: Defining Priorities in 2013", being held in the Washington DC area, near Reagan National Airport, April 17 and 18, 2013.  AALDEF is a member of the Freedom Network, and attorney Ivy Suriyopas serves as FN Policy Co-Chair. Here's a recently updated agenda.


This year's conference includes a specific law enforcement track as well as tracks generally dedicated to legal services and social services, and the Freedom Network Training Institute. The Ambassador-at-Large for Trafficking in Persons, Luis CdeBaca, will give a keynote speech the second day of the conference. The conference is being held at the Doubletree Crystal City, a short shuttle from the airport and from the Pentagon City Metro stop, with a special rate for conference attendees. For details and to register both for the conference and the hotel, please see the Freedom Network website, http://freedomnetworkusa.org/



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