Houston Human Trafficking Conference Welcome to Free the Captives’ 8th Annual Houston Human Trafficking Conference! Do you want the latest information and updates on human trafficking in Houston? Come to Free the Captives’ 8th Annual Houston Human Trafficking Conference! This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about human trafficking from the experts and how you can get involved in fighting this terrible crime. Join us on Friday, February 16, 2018, at the United Way, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007 from 8am to 4pm. The goal of Free the Captives’ conference is to equip and train nonprofit and ministry leaders as well as anyone in the community who wants to make a difference. We will provide you with critical information and practical tools to stop human trafficking. REGISTER TODAY! Conference Costs: Early registration ends 1/12/18: $30 per person Regular registration ends 2/2/18: $40 per person Late registration (2/3/18 – 2/15/18): $50 per person Registration at the door: $60 per person Register HERE for the conference. Conference Schedule: 8:00am-8:30am: Check-in and Refreshments 8:30am – 9:15am: Sheila Whittle, Program Coordinator, Free the Captives, “In the Trenches: Understanding Teen Trafficking Victims and How to Work with Them” 9:15am – 10:00am: Julie Waters, Executive Director and Founder, Free the Captives, “Cleaning Up Bissonnet, Houston’s Notorious Red Light District, and Other Practical Ways to End Trafficking” 10:00am – 10:15am: Break 10:15am – 11:00am: Dennis Mark, Executive Director, Redeemed Ministries, “The Restoration Journey: Lessons Learned from Working with Adult Trafficking Survivors” 11:00am – 11:30am: Chief Johna Stallings, Harris County DA’s Office, Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Division, “Anti-Trafficking Updates from the DA’s Office” 11:30am – 12:00pm: Minal Davis, Special Advisor To The Mayor On Human Trafficking, Mayor’s Office, “How the City of Houston is Fighting Trafficking” 12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch will be provided for those who purchased their meal online with their registration 1:00pm – 1:30pm: Janet Kasper, East Texas Regional Administrator, Governor’s Child Sex Trafficking Team, “Statewide Anti-Trafficking Initiatives from the Governor’s Office” 1:30pm – 2:15pm: Celena Vinson, Deputy Managing Attorney – Litigation Division, Harris County Attorney’s Office, “How the County Attorney’s Office Shuts Down Brothels” 2:15pm – 3:00pm: Erica Raggett, Founder, A 2nd Cup, “One Cup of Coffee at a Time: Making a Difference through Social Entrepreneurship” 3:00pm – 3:30pm: Capt. James Dale, HPD Vice Division, “HPD’s Fight Against Trafficking: Initiatives and Updates” 3:30pm – 4:00pm: Al Tribble, FBI Supervisor, Human Trafficking Unit, “Busting the Bad Guys: Fighting Violent International Gangs who Traffic Women in Houston” Booth and Sponsorship Opportunities: Nonprofits and ministries can apply to have a booth at Free the Captives’ 8th Annual Houston Human Trafficking Conference. Please apply early as space is limited. There are also sponsorship opportunities for businesses to support the conference. Download our booth and sponsorship form here.