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Trust Conference America Forum is a spin-off of the global Trust Conference.

Both events are committed to finding real solutions to fight modern-day slavery and solve human rights issues worldwide.

The America Forum will take place on April 25th 2017 at Georgetown University in Washington D.C

Attending the event

Thank you for your interest in attending Trust Conference – America Forum.

Complimentary tickets are allocated to this event on a first-come first-serve basis. To receive a code to confirm your ticket, please email the Trust Conference team by clicking the button below.

Experience 2016 Conference


Human Trafficking and Slavery

11:30 - 12:00Registration

12:00 - 13:00Lunch

13:00 - 13:45Keynotes


13:45 - 14:30Security vs. Privacy

  • Ken Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch
  • Cyrus R. Vance Jr., New York County District Attorney


14:30 - 16:00Stories of Survival

  • Jennifer Kempton, Founder of Survivor’s Ink

16:00 - 16:30Coffee Break

16:30 - 16:35Setting the Scene with Cindy McCain


16:35 - 18:00Cleaning Supply Chains from Forced Labour

  • Ben Skinner, CEO of Transparentem
  • Andy Hall, Human Rights Defender

18:00 - 18:30Actions Update

18:30 - 19:30Evening reception


Trust Conference America Forum brings together world leaders and inspirational campaigners with powerful stories and solutions for change.

Cyrus Vance

District Attorney, New York County

Martina Vandenberg

Founder And President The Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center

Kenneth Roth

Executive Director, Human Rights Watch

Jennifer Kempton

Founder of Survivor’s Ink

Benjamin Skinner

Founder and Principal, Transparentem

Andy Hall

Human Rights Defender

Cindy McCain

Philanthropist and Humanitarian
Previous speakers include:

Joanne Liu

International President of MSF

John Studzinski

CBE, Vice Chairman of Blackstone

Kendis Paris

Executive director, Truckers against trafficking

Anish Kapoor


Emma Bonino

Former Italian Foreign Minister

Jean Baderschneider

CEO, Global Fund to End Slavery

Muhammad Yunus

Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Her Majesty Queen Noor

Chair of the Noor Al Hussein and King Hussein Foundations


We are committed to action. At the event, delegates find practical solutions to fight slavery and solve human rights issues worldwide.

US financial working group

A financial working group dedicated to dismantling human trafficking networks with data.

Career Academy

Introducing a “Career Academy” giving survivors of human trafficking comprehensive training, support, mentoring and professional development opportunities.

Stop Slavery Award

The Stop Slavery Award gives public recognition to corporations that are ‘best in class’ at demonstrating integrity, courage and innovation in cleaning their supply chains.

You told me this conference was about action, and you were right. You pulled together something remarkable.

Michael Brosowski Founder & CEO, Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation

I didn’t think it could get better than last year but somehow you managed to do so

Karen Friedman Agnifilo Chief Assistant District Attorney, New York County District Attorney’s Office

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Media Enquiries

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Speakers and Programme

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