Registration accepted for human trafficking conference


UNL will host the second annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Human Trafficking, Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 at the Embassy Suites, 1040 P St.

The conference open with a keynote speech by E. Benjamin Skinner, the first person in history to witness negotiations for the sale of human beings on four continents. Skinner is the author of "A Crime So Monstrous: Face-to-Face with Modern Day Slavery," a book about those who live in slavery, those who have escaped from bondage, those who own or traffic in slaves, and the mixed political motives of those who seek to combat the crime.

The conference also offers representatives from non-governmental organizations, academia, and governmental agencies sharing anti-trafficking efforts and research. A detailed agenda is available online.

Registration cost is $195 for faculty and staff, and $125 for students. Register online at For more information, go to
Registration deadline is Sept. 23.

The conference is organized by faculty in the colleges of Business Administration, Arts and Sciences, Journalism, Law, Education and Human Sciences, the University Libraries, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development.

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