Conference Agenda

DAY 1 AGENDA – April 29, 2019

9:00am – 9:15am

Opening Remarks

9:15am – 10:15am

Keynote Address:  Canary in the Coal Mine

Speaker: Dr. Gail Stern

Dr. Gail Stern is the co-founder of Catharsis Productions, co-author of the non-stranger rape prevention program Sex Signals, and author of the programs, Beat the Blame Game, and Teaching Rape as a Moral Issue. She has been a SME for the White House and each branch of the Armed Forces on the issues related to sexual violence prevention.

10:15am – 10:30am


10:30am – 11:45am

Sexy, Can I: Creating Consent Education for Young Adults
Julianne Arthur-Grable
Butler University

From Expensive Commodities to Wildflowers: Addressing the Objectification of Women in an ESL Classroom
Liz Alezetes, MA
Ball State University

Why Anti-Demand: The Need and Multi-disciplinary Strategies for Demand Reduction
Jeremy Greenlee, MA
Indiana Trafficking Victims Assistance Program

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Foster Family and Group Home Training
Hannah Verdin, LSW
Gallahue Behavioral Health

11:45am – 12:00pm

Exhibiting Break

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Awards Luncheon

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Plenary Session

Speaker: Captain Mike Schentrup

2:30pm – 2:45pm


2:45pm – 4:15pm

Knowing Yourself Before Knowing Others: Understanding Privilege in Anti-Violence Work
Molly Barnard     Brian Kocher
Purdue University     Purdue University

Interdiction for the Protection of Children in Indiana
Christina Wicks                                                                 Brooks Johnson
Indiana Trafficking Victims Assistance Program             Indiana State Police

Collaborating Effectively with Survivor Consultant Professionals to Improve Direct
K.D. Roche                  Kimberly Grabert
Free to Be Me DMST     KYG Consulting

Prevention is the Solution
Kelly Vates
Fair Haven Rape Crisis Center

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Documentary Screening: Roll Red Roll


DAY 2 AGENDA – April 30, 2019

9:00am – 9:15am

Opening Remarks

9:15am – 10:45am

Keynote Address

Speaker: Dr. Karen Countryman-Rosswurm

Dr. Karen Countryman-Roswurm has more than two decades of personal, professional practice, and community-based research expertise in the Anti-Trafficking Movement. Dr. Countryman-Roswurm has served locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally as a street outreach worker, project coordinator for gender-specific programming, therapist, community response organizer, human rights advocate, and public policy developer.

10:45am – 11:00am


11:00am – 12:30pm

Progressive Sexual Assault Investigations: An Overview from Start to Finish
Chief Al Williams
Ball State University

Trafficking in the LGBTQ+ Community: Identifying Needs and Addressing Challenges in Service Provision
Morgan Bow                                                     K.D. Roche
Indiana Trafficking Victims Assistance Program        Free to Be ME DMST

Saving Our Boys to Save Our Girls
Stefania Agliano         Bryan Hall
I AM Training and Consultation Group LLC

Know Better, Do Better: Engaging Men as Allies
Burton Patterson

12:30pm – 1:30pm


1:30pm – 3:00pm

Human Trafficking: By the Numbers
Karen Maher, JD                                                    Kate Kimmer, MA
Indiana Trafficking Victims Assistance Program        ICESA

Charting a Life Without Sexual Violence: Preventing Sexual Violence Among Persons with Disabilities
Richard Propes, B.S., B.C.E.T.S., QDIP
Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services

Strong People Make Unstoppable Teams: Empowering Collaborations for Maximum Impact
Kristen Ludeker-Seibert, BA         Angela Morris, BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, EMT
Hamilton County Systems of Care      Indiana Emergency Nurses Association Forensic Committee Chair

3:00pm – 3:15pm


3:15pm – 4:45pm

Hook Ups and Hang Ups
Sara Blume

Culturally Competent Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Education for ESL Learners
Laurie Cox, Ed.D,         Elizabeth Peeler, Ed.D,       Deborah Elaine-McMillan, MSPH, CHES
Ball State University

Laurie Cox, Elizabeth Peeler, and Deborah Elaine-McMillian

IPATH’s Survivor-Centered Approach to Labor Trafficking in Indiana
Laura Donatelli                                                       Emma Hughes, JD
Indiana Trafficking Victims Assistance Program     Indiana Legal Services

4:45pm – 5:15pm

Closing remarks/evaluation