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2012 National Human Exploitation and Trafficking (H.E.A.T.) Watch Conference

Introducing the 2012 National H.EA.T. Watch Conference:
a comprehensive event designed to enhance the capacity of law enforcement and practitioners to combat commercial sex trafficking of children (CSEC).

The conference is now full. If you are interested in attending, please email us at conference@heat-watch.org

Where and when will the conference be held?

The conference will be held June 13-15, 2012, at the Oakland Marriott City Center in Oakland, California.

What is the conference about?

The conference is designed to provide those professionals who intersect with children put into the commercial sex trade with the opportunity to identify the complex problems and strategic solutions for responding to CSEC victims, investigations and cases.

How much does it cost to attend the conference?

The cost to attend the three day conference is $75.

Who is hosting the conference?

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office is hosting the conference in partnership with The SAGE Project and Shared Hope International.

Who should attend the conference?

We encourage those in law enforcement (including police, sheriff, probation, parole, prosecutions and other professionals working in law enforcement) and practitioners (including social services, medical providers, mental health, education, probation, community-based organizations) to attend.

What can I expect at the conference?

Attendees will participate in general sessions as well as specialized multi-disciplinary trainings. There will be two tracks for the break out sessions: one catering to practitioners and the other to law enforcement.

Law enforcement professionals as well as CSEC practitioners including social services, medical providers, mental health, education, probation, community-based organizations and policy makers will greatly benefit.

Interested in tabling at the event? Contact conference@heat-watch.org

How can I register?

The conference is now full. If you are interested in attending, please email us at conference@heat-watch.org

Why not make a weekend of it?

From Oakland, San Francisco is only a ten minute train ride away, so you can spend the weekend enjoying the San Francisco Bay Area and Wine Country. Check out the Event Website for some ideas of places to go and things to see. There’s so much to do here, you’ll never want to leave!