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15th Annual Freedom Network USA Human Trafficking Conference

Freedom Network USA

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 1:00 PM - Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission Apr 7, 2017 $399.00 $22.94
Group Registration (3 or more)   more info Apr 5, 2017 $349.00 $20.19
FNTI Pre-Conference Training Apr 5, 2017 $50.00 $3.74
Exhibitor Booth   more info Apr 5, 2017 $1,000.00 $49.95
Premier Exhibitor Booth   more info Apr 5, 2017 $1,500.00 $64.95

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Redefining Justice

Envisioning New Approaches in Anti-Trafficking Work


  April 5 - 6 │Washington DC Metro Area

This conference will work to redefine the concept to justice by addressing how inequalities and injustices can create vulnerabilities to human trafficking and continue to disadvantage trafficking survivors. Sessions will explore justice in the context of prevention efforts, client-centered service provision, and engaged criminal and civil justice systems.  

Presentations and workshops are led by experts on human trafficking issues and are geared toward academics, advocates, community organizers, government officials, law enforcement officers, attorneys, prosecutors, social service providers, and other stakeholders; including those who are new to the anti-trafficking field and those with years of experience. 

Conference Registration:

[We will happily honor refund requests prior to March 10, 2017. After the deadline, we cannot guarantee reimbursement. Requests will be handled on a case by case basis.]

Registration fee: $399

Early bird registration fee: $349

Group registration [3+ individuals from the same organization]: $349

The registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, and break both days.

[Discount codes for guest speakers and Freedom Network members can be obtained by contacting Melinda Smith at Law enforcement and federal agency staff may also contact Melinda to receive the early bird rate throughout the registration period.]


Pre-Conference Training:


Freedom Network Training Institute (FNTI) will be hosting a pre-conference training on April 4th from 1pm - 6pm. This half-day training will allow professionals who are new to anti-trafficking work to explore foundational concepts prior to engaging in the more advanced conference workshops. There is an additional cost to attend this training.  


Continuing Education 

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are being pursued from the National Association Social Workers (NASW). If you would like to receive credits, please choose to add it to your order at the bottom of the order form. The cost is an additional $25.00.


Hotel Reservations:  

A special rate starting at $219 per night is being offered to all conference attendees

to reserve call:


Reservation code: FNC2017

or click:

DoubleTree by HIlton

300 Army Navy Drive  │ Arlington, VA

[Please be aware that this rate will be guaranteed until March 3rd, 2017. After that time, the room block will be released and you may not be able to access this event rate.  There may still be rooms available outside of this rate. Please contact the hotel directly to inquire.] 


The Paul and Sheila Wellstone Award Ceremony

April 5│ 6:30p

Each year, the Freedom Network USA recognizes an individual who has made a unique contribution to the anti-trafficking field in the United States or demonstrated outstanding leadership and dedication in working to combat human trafficking in the US.

The event will take place onsite on the 14th Floor. Join us for networking and complimentary hor d'oeuvres. A cash bar will be available. 


Frequently Asked Questions

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle from the DCA airport. More details on the shuttle service and other transportation options can be found here. 

What are the fees associated with my registration?

 The fees are not being charged by Freedom Network USA.  Eventbrite charges a fee to use the service and there is a credit card processing fee based on the percentage of all orders. 

What if I need to pay by check?

Freedom Network USA will not accept checks as a form of payment as in the past. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have questions about this policy, please contact Melinda at

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact the Conference Committee at

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes.  Once logged in, click the My Tickets tab at the top of the page (you may be directed here automatically). Then click View Order below the name of the event for which you'd like to transfer your ticket.

Click Edit and enter in the name and email address of the person to whom you want to transfer your ticket, and click Save. Please note that tickets will not be transferrable the day of the event for another attendee. Prior arrangements must be made using the instructions above. 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

 No. You will just need ID to check in prior to the event. 

What is the refund policy?

All refunds must be completed by Friday, March 10, 2017. If you are unable to attend and would like a full refund, please log in to your account and click on the Request Refund link or email  After the deadline, we cannot guarantee reimbursement. Requests will be handled on a case by case basis. We do not offer partial refunds or partial tickets for one day attendance. 

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

No, if you are giving your ticket to another person, you must transfer the ticket online. See Question 3. 



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When & Where

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC-Crystal City
300 Army Navy Dr
Arlington, VA 22202

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 1:00 PM - Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Freedom Network USA

Freedom Network USA is a national alliance of experienced advocates advancing a human rights-based approach to human trafficking in the United States. Our members believe that empowering survivors with choices and support leads to transformative, meaningful change. Together, we influence federal and state policy through action and advocacy. We guide the discussion narrative by prioritizing the self-determination and empowerment of survivors in the development of policies, procedures and programs. Our members work directly with survivors whose insights and strengths inform our work. And through our national effort, we increase awareness of human trafficking and provide decision makers, legislators, and other stakeholders with the expertise and tools to make a positive and permanent impact in the lives of all survivors. 



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