|Briefing on Human Trafficking: The Role of Technology in Preventing Child Sex TraffickingAccording to the U.S. National Human Trafficking Resource Center, the internet has been identified as a primary platform that pimps, traffickers, and johns use to buy and sell children for sex in the United States. But what isn’t well known is exactly how technology facilitates child sex trafficking or how technology can be used to fight it.Join us for a conversation with several of the leading academic researchers in the field awarded funding from Microsoft to gather data and insights about the role of technology in child sex trafficking. Panelists will discuss some of the initial insights gained as these research projects progress and explore how this information could inform potential interventions for the problem
Monday, September 9th • 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(with optional lunch reception from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.)
A PANEL DISCUSSION FEATURING:
Mark Latonero, Moderator
Dr. Jennifer Musto, Panelist
Dr. Nicole Marie Bryan, Panelist
Professor Mary G. Leary, Panelist
Dr. Susan McIntyre, Panelist
Dr. Anna Shavers, Panelist
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Event Location: Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus, 1065 La Avenida, Mountain View, CA 94043
This event is part of an ongoing series of conversations designed to foster dialogue on important technology issues facing society, this event is also supported by Microsoft Research, Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit and the Microsoft Technology and Human Rights Center.
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