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Grace Farms

Justice Initiative Launch: Eradicating Child Exploitation

Justice Initiative Launch: Eradicating Child Exploitation

Register Now

Date

November 5, 2015
8:30 am–6:30 pm

Venue

Grace Farms, CT

Ticket price

Free

On November 5th and 6th, Grace Farms Foundation will launch its justice initiative to disrupt and eradicate child exploitation. The Foundation's General Counsel & Director of Justice Initiatives, Krishna Patel, along with Director of Safety & Advisor for Justice Initiatives, Rod Khattabi, will spearhead the development of an integrated, multi-disciplinary model targeted at ending child trafficking. The two-day program will bring together experts working in a variety of disciplines from both the public and private sectors and introduce the Foundation’s plan to marshal resources, leverage big data platforms, and identify innovative techniques to support law enforcement in addressing this crime. #EndTrafficking

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2015 | DAY 1


8:30–9:45 am | Breakfast, TED Screening & Registration 1

Continental Breakfast | Light fare will be available in the Commons

TED Screening | Gary Haugen: The Hidden Reason for Poverty the World Needs to Address Now.

Please note that this screening will take place in the Sanctuary at 9 am.

 

9:45–10:15 am | Welcome & Remarks

Leveraging Big Data Platforms: Eradicating Child Exploitation

Performance | Lisa Lynne Kirkpatrick, Manager of Community & Faith Programs, Grace Farms Foundation, America the Beautiful

Welcome | Krishna Patel, General Counsel & Director of Justice Initiatives, Grace Farms Foundation

Remarks | Sharon Prince, President, Grace Farms Foundation

 

10:15–11:30 am | Morning Panel Discussion

Global Strategies for Success: Identifying & Eradicating Child Trafficking

Facilitator | Krishna Patel, General Counsel & Director of Justice Initiatives, Grace Farms Foundation

Panelist | Gary Haugen, President & CEO, International Justice Mission

Panelist | Bradley Myles, Executive Director & CEO, Polaris Project

Panelist | Luis C.deBaca, Director, Justice Department's Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, & Tracking (SMART Office); Former Ambassador, Office to Monitor & Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S. Department of State    


11:30 am–12 pm | Break & Book Signing

Book Signing | Gary Haugen, Author, The Locust Effect

Please note that this book signing will take place at 11:30 am in the Library, where copies will be available for purchase.

 

12–12:30 pm | Presentation

Big Data Tech & Tools: Disrupting Global, National & Local Trafficking Networks

Speaker | Ryan Paterson, Founder & CEO, IST Research

Speaker | Emily Wyatt, Technical Lead, Counter-Human Trafficking Applications; Principal Investigator, MEMEX

 

12:30–1:15 pm | Presentation

Sharing Narratives: Using Fact & Fiction

Speaker | Richard Lui, News Anchor, MSNBC & NBC

Speaker | Corban Addison, Author, The Tears of Dark Water

Speaker | E. Benjamin Skinner, Founder & Principal, Tau Investment Management

 

1:15–2:45 pm | Lunch Break, Tours & Book Signing

Lunch | Available in the Commons for $10 (credit card only)

Art Tour | Kenyon Adams, Director of Arts Initiatives, Grace Farms Foundation

Architecture Tour | Lisa Lynne Kirkpatrick, Manager of Community & Faith Programs, Grace Farms Foundation

Book Signing | Corban Addison, Author, The Tears of Dark Water

Please note that these tours will begin at 2 pm & can only accomodate 15 partipants each. Sign up at registration when you arrive.

Please note that this book signing will take place in the Library at 2 pm where copies will be available for purchase. 

 

2:45–3:45 pm | Afternoon Panel Discussion

Human Trafficking: A National Perspective

Facilitator | Richard Schechter, Senior Litigation Counsel, U.S. Attorney’s Office

Panelist | Deirdre M. Daly, U.S. Attorney, District of Connecticut

Panelist | Anthony Scandiffio, Deputy Assistant Director, DHS/HSI

Panelist | Jeffrey Sallet, Public Corruption & Civil Rights Section Chief, FBI

 

3:45–4:15 pm | Break, Book Signing & Afternoon Registration 2

Book Signing | Corban Addison, Author, The Tears of Dark Water

Please note that this book signing will take place in the Library at 3:45 pm where copies will be available for purchase.


4:15–4:30 pm | Short Screening & Presentation

UNICEF’s Advocacy & Awareness Campaigns to End Child Trafficking

Short Screening | Educating Our Children about Domestic Violence

Speaker | Emily Pasnak-Lapchick, End Trafficking Program Officer, U.S. Fund for UNICEF         

 

4:30–5:30 pm | Premiere Screening

Not Just Pictures by GroundSwell Pictures

Please note that some material in this film may be unsuitable for children under the age of 12 & parental discretion is advised.

                      

5:45–6:30 pm | Conversation

Children, Violence & Trauma: Meet the Experts

Speaker | Dr. Sharon Cooper, Faculty at UNC School of Medicine; CEO of Developmental & Forensic Pediatrics

Speaker | Joette Katz, Commissioner, Department of Children & Families

Speaker | Melissa A. Snow, Program Specialist, Child Sex Trafficking, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children


6:30–7 pm | Book Signings

Book Signing | Dr. Sharon Cooper, Co-Author, Perspectives on Missing Persons Cases

Book Signing | Corban Addison, Author, The Tears of Dark Water

Please note that these book signings will take place in the Library at 6:30 pm where copies will be available for purchase.



FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2015 | DAY 2


9–10 am | Breakfast, Tours & Registration 3

Continental Breakfast | Light fare will be available in the Commons

Art Tour | Kenyon Adams, Director of Arts Initiatives, Grace Farms Foundation

Architecture Tour | Lisa Lynne Kirkpatrick, Manager of Community & Faith Programs, Grace Farms Foundation

Please note that these tours will begin at 9:15 am & can only accomodate 15 partipants each. Sign up at registration when you arrive.

 

10–10:30 am | Welcome & Remarks

Performance | Abigail Zsiga, Pop/Vocal Artist, America the Beautiful

Welcome | Krishna Patel, General Counsel & Director of Justice Initiatives, Grace Farms Foundation

Opening Remarks | Hon. Jim Himes, U.S. Congressman

Remarks | Steve Martin, CEO, Love146

 

10:30–11:30 am | Morning Panel Discussion

State of Connecticut Initiatives to Eradicate Child Sex Trafficking

Facilitator | Krishna Patel, General Counsel & Director of Justice Initiatives, Grace Farms Foundation

Panelist | Joette Katz, Commissioner, Department of Children & Families

Panelist | Richard J. Colangelo, State Attorney for the Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk

Panelist | Joseph Gaudette, Chief, Bridgeport Police Department

Panelist | Tammy Sneed, Director of Girls Services, Department of Children & Families

 

11:30 am–12 pm | Break

 

12–1 pm | Presentations

A Personal Journey

Speaker | Tina Frundt, Founder, Courtney's House, A Survivor's Story: The Truth about Sex Trafficking in America

Speaker | Conor Grennan, Author; President, Next Generation Nepal; Dean of Students, NYU Stern School of Business

 

1–2 pm | Lunch Break & Book Signing

Lunch | Available in the Commons for $10 (credit card only)

Book Signing | Conor Grennan, Author, Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal

Please note that this book signing will take place in the Library at 1 pm where copies will be available for purchase.

 

2–3:30 pm | Optional Working Groups

Multidisciplinary Initiatives to Combat Trafficking

 

Session 1 | By Invitation

Educational & Legislative Efforts

Facilitator | Krishna Patel, General Counsel & Director of Justice Initiatives, Grace Farms Foundation

 

Session 2 | By Invitation

Law Enforcement Strategies

Facilitator: Rod Khattabi, Director of Safety & Advisor for Justice Initiatives, Grace Farms Foundation

 

Session 3 | Public Welcome

Faith-Based Programs

Facilitator: Annmarie Boulay, Director of Connection and Women's Ministry, Wintonbury Church & Executive Director of The Underground Ministry, CT 

 

Session 4 | Public Welcome

NGO Prevention & Awareness Campaigns

Facilitator: Alicia Kinsman, Managing Attorney, Legal Services Program, International Institute of Connecticut

  

Session 5 | Public Welcome

The Relationship between Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking

Facilitators: Jennifer Ferrante, Attorney & Alina Reynolds, Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office

 

Session 6 | Public Welcome

Engaging Students & Schools to End Trafficking

Facilitator: Emily Pasnak-Lapchick, End Trafficking Program Officer, U.S. Fund for UNICEF


Session 7 | Public Welcome

Strengthening Our Communities

Facilitators: Michael Evans, Founder, Full Court Peace & Charlie Grady, Former Bridgeport Coordinater, Project Longevity

  

Please note that this agenda is subject to change.

Justice

On November 5th and 6th, Grace Farms Foundation will launch its justice initiative to disrupt and eradicate child exploitation. The Foundation's General Counsel & Director of Justice Initiatives, Krishna Patel, along with Director of Safety & Advisor for Justice Initiatives, Rod Khattabi, will spearhead the development of an integrated, multi-disciplinary model targeted at ending child trafficking. The two-day program will bring together experts working in a variety of disciplines from both the public and private sectors and introduce the Foundation’s plan to marshal resources, leverage big data platforms, and identify innovative techniques to support law enforcement in addressing this crime. #EndTrafficking

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2015 | DAY 1


8:30–9:45 am | Breakfast, TED Screening & Registration 1

Continental Breakfast | Light fare will be available in the Commons

TED Screening | Gary Haugen: The Hidden Reason for Poverty the World Needs to Address Now.

Please note that this screening will take place in the Sanctuary at 9 am.

 

9:45–10:15 am | Welcome & Remarks

Leveraging Big Data Platforms: Eradicating Child Exploitation

Performance | Lisa Lynne Kirkpatrick, Manager of Community & Faith Programs, Grace Farms Foundation, America the Beautiful

Welcome | Krishna Patel, General Counsel & Director of Justice Initiatives, Grace Farms Foundation

Remarks | Sharon Prince, President, Grace Farms Foundation

 

10:15–11:30 am | Morning Panel Discussion

Global Strategies for Success: Identifying & Eradicating Child Trafficking

Facilitator | Krishna Patel, General Counsel & Director of Justice Initiatives, Grace Farms Foundation

Panelist | Gary Haugen, President & CEO, International Justice Mission

Panelist | Bradley Myles, Executive Director & CEO, Polaris Project

Panelist | Luis C.deBaca, Director, Justice Department's Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, & Tracking (SMART Office); Former Ambassador, Office to Monitor & Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S. Department of State    


11:30 am–12 pm | Break & Book Signing

Book Signing | Gary Haugen, Author, The Locust Effect

Please note that this book signing will take place at 11:30 am in the Library, where copies will be available for purchase.

 

12–12:30 pm | Presentation

Big Data Tech & Tools: Disrupting Global, National & Local Trafficking Networks

Speaker | Ryan Paterson, Founder & CEO, IST Research

Speaker | Emily Wyatt, Technical Lead, Counter-Human Trafficking Applications; Principal Investigator, MEMEX

 

12:30–1:15 pm | Presentation

Sharing Narratives: Using Fact & Fiction

Speaker | Richard Lui, News Anchor, MSNBC & NBC

Speaker | Corban Addison, Author, The Tears of Dark Water

Speaker | E. Benjamin Skinner, Founder & Principal, Tau Investment Management

 

1:15–2:45 pm | Lunch Break, Tours & Book Signing

Lunch | Available in the Commons for $10 (credit card only)

Art Tour | Kenyon Adams, Director of Arts Initiatives, Grace Farms Foundation

Architecture Tour | Lisa Lynne Kirkpatrick, Manager of Community & Faith Programs, Grace Farms Foundation

Book Signing | Corban Addison, Author, The Tears of Dark Water

Please note that these tours will begin at 2 pm & can only accomodate 15 partipants each. Sign up at registration when you arrive.

Please note that this book signing will take place in the Library at 2 pm where copies will be available for purchase. 

 

2:45–3:45 pm | Afternoon Panel Discussion

Human Trafficking: A National Perspective

Facilitator | Richard Schechter, Senior Litigation Counsel, U.S. Attorney’s Office

Panelist | Deirdre M. Daly, U.S. Attorney, District of Connecticut

Panelist | Anthony Scandiffio, Deputy Assistant Director, DHS/HSI

Panelist | Jeffrey Sallet, Public Corruption & Civil Rights Section Chief, FBI

 

3:45–4:15 pm | Break, Book Signing & Afternoon Registration 2

Book Signing | Corban Addison, Author, The Tears of Dark Water

Please note that this book signing will take place in the Library at 3:45 pm where copies will be available for purchase.


4:15–4:30 pm | Short Screening & Presentation

UNICEF’s Advocacy & Awareness Campaigns to End Child Trafficking

Short Screening | Educating Our Children about Domestic Violence

Speaker | Emily Pasnak-Lapchick, End Trafficking Program Officer, U.S. Fund for UNICEF         

 

4:30–5:30 pm | Premiere Screening

Not Just Pictures by GroundSwell Pictures

Please note that some material in this film may be unsuitable for children under the age of 12 & parental discretion is advised.

                      

5:45–6:30 pm | Conversation

Children, Violence & Trauma: Meet the Experts

Speaker | Dr. Sharon Cooper, Faculty at UNC School of Medicine; CEO of Developmental & Forensic Pediatrics

Speaker | Joette Katz, Commissioner, Department of Children & Families

Speaker | Melissa A. Snow, Program Specialist, Child Sex Trafficking, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children


6:30–7 pm | Book Signings

Book Signing | Dr. Sharon Cooper, Co-Author, Perspectives on Missing Persons Cases

Book Signing | Corban Addison, Author, The Tears of Dark Water

Please note that these book signings will take place in the Library at 6:30 pm where copies will be available for purchase.



FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2015 | DAY 2


9–10 am | Breakfast, Tours & Registration 3

Continental Breakfast | Light fare will be available in the Commons

Art Tour | Kenyon Adams, Director of Arts Initiatives, Grace Farms Foundation

Architecture Tour | Lisa Lynne Kirkpatrick, Manager of Community & Faith Programs, Grace Farms Foundation

Please note that these tours will begin at 9:15 am & can only accomodate 15 partipants each. Sign up at registration when you arrive.

 

10–10:30 am | Welcome & Remarks

Performance | Abigail Zsiga, Pop/Vocal Artist, America the Beautiful

Welcome | Krishna Patel, General Counsel & Director of Justice Initiatives, Grace Farms Foundation

Opening Remarks | Hon. Jim Himes, U.S. Congressman

Remarks | Steve Martin, CEO, Love146

 

10:30–11:30 am | Morning Panel Discussion

State of Connecticut Initiatives to Eradicate Child Sex Trafficking

Facilitator | Krishna Patel, General Counsel & Director of Justice Initiatives, Grace Farms Foundation

Panelist | Joette Katz, Commissioner, Department of Children & Families

Panelist | Richard J. Colangelo, State Attorney for the Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk

Panelist | Joseph Gaudette, Chief, Bridgeport Police Department

Panelist | Tammy Sneed, Director of Girls Services, Department of Children & Families

 

11:30 am–12 pm | Break

 

12–1 pm | Presentations

A Personal Journey

Speaker | Tina Frundt, Founder, Courtney's House, A Survivor's Story: The Truth about Sex Trafficking in America

Speaker | Conor Grennan, Author; President, Next Generation Nepal; Dean of Students, NYU Stern School of Business

 

1–2 pm | Lunch Break & Book Signing

Lunch | Available in the Commons for $10 (credit card only)

Book Signing | Conor Grennan, Author, Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal

Please note that this book signing will take place in the Library at 1 pm where copies will be available for purchase.

 

2–3:30 pm | Optional Working Groups

Multidisciplinary Initiatives to Combat Trafficking

 

Session 1 | By Invitation

Educational & Legislative Efforts

Facilitator | Krishna Patel, General Counsel & Director of Justice Initiatives, Grace Farms Foundation

 

Session 2 | By Invitation

Law Enforcement Strategies

Facilitator: Rod Khattabi, Director of Safety & Advisor for Justice Initiatives, Grace Farms Foundation

 

Session 3 | Public Welcome

Faith-Based Programs

Facilitator: Annmarie Boulay, Director of Connection and Women's Ministry, Wintonbury Church & Executive Director of The Underground Ministry, CT 

 

Session 4 | Public Welcome

NGO Prevention & Awareness Campaigns

Facilitator: Alicia Kinsman, Managing Attorney, Legal Services Program, International Institute of Connecticut

  

Session 5 | Public Welcome

The Relationship between Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking

Facilitators: Jennifer Ferrante, Attorney & Alina Reynolds, Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office

 

Session 6 | Public Welcome

Engaging Students & Schools to End Trafficking

Facilitator: Emily Pasnak-Lapchick, End Trafficking Program Officer, U.S. Fund for UNICEF


Session 7 | Public Welcome

Strengthening Our Communities

Facilitators: Michael Evans, Founder, Full Court Peace & Charlie Grady, Former Bridgeport Coordinater, Project Longevity

  

Please note that this agenda is subject to change.

Justice

Register Now

Date

November 5, 2015
8:30 am–6:30 pm

Venue

Grace Farms, CT

Ticket price

Free