Modern Slavery & Child Trafficking Summit - Virtual

Virtual Modern Slavery & Child Trafficking Summit

11th & 14th December 

Microsoft Teams

The East Midland's Strategic Migration Partnership leads on asylum, migration and refugee resettlement across the East Midlands region. Given the very real significance modern slavery for local people and their communities, East Midlands Councils is hosting a region-wide summit for Local Authority councillors, senior officers, the voluntary sector and wider private and public sector partners.

 Spread across the two dates, this virtual summit will give attendees the opportunity to explore the causes and impact of Modern Slavery globally, nationally and within the East Midlands. The event will help identify the impact on victims and communities, as well as show what more can be done in support of partners in the statutory, voluntary and business sector in making the East Midlands a hostile environment for the perpetrators of this crime whilst supporting potential victims. 

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Dame Sara Thornton (Independent Commissioner for Modern Day Slavery)
  • Professor Dave Walsh (Professor in Criminal Investigation at De Montfort University)
  • Jenny Spyridi (Home Office, Independent Child Trafficking Guardianship)
  • Hayley Barnett (Derbyshire Police)
  • Survivors Alliance Leader —(Survivors Alliance)
  • Juliana Semione (The Right’s Lab) 
  • Shayne Tyler (Fresca Group)

Where and when:

10.00-12:00 (registration from 9.50am) on both days.

Microsoft Teams


This event is FREE.


To book onto this event, please email to reserve a place.

Upcoming Dates for this event