Morality of Capitalism

UNK College of Business and Technology

John C. Marienau Morality of Capitalism Symposium
Human Trafficking: Can Free Markets Free People?

Monday and Tuesday, April 9 and 10, 2018
UNK Student Union, Ponderosa room

Conference is free and open to the public unless indicated

Day Time Content

Monday, April 9

9:05 am -

9:55 am

Presentation: Bringing the problem to light: The importance of Education to fight human trafficking

Dr. Sharon Sullivan, Washburn University, Topeka, KS

10:00 am -

11:00 am

Student Poster Session

11:15 am -

12:05 pm

Presentation: The Economics of Human Trafficking

Dr. Jennifer Bossard, Doane University, Crete, NE



Luncheon Speaker - Parents as Perpetrators: Intergenerational Issues in Human Trafficking

Dr. Rochelle Dalla, UNL Professor, Human Trafficking Research and Journal

1:25 pm -

2:15 pm

Panel Presentation: Law Enforcement

  • Jim Davis, UNK Police Chief
  • Dan Warrington, Investigator, Kearney Police Department
  • Tony Kavan, NE State Patrol Officer

3:00 pm -

4:30 pm

Informal meetings, Media; student - presenter conversations

7:00 pm



Keynote Presentation


Dr. Charles Bicak, UNK SVC

Pastor John Gosswein

Kristin Wiebe, JD

(Kearney native; Global Human Trafficking Prevention)

Tuesday, April 10

9:30 am -

10:45 am

Panel Presentation

Nebraska Taskforce on Human Trafficking

  • Federico Vicente, Salvation Army
  • Alicia Webber, Salvation Army
  • Glen Parks, NE Attorney General's Office

11:00 am -

12:15 pm


Leticia Bonifas, Survivors Perspective

Founder/Executive Director of Central Nebraska Human Trafficking, Member of the Nebraska Human Trafficking Taskforce.



Luncheon Speaker -

Dr. Shireen Rajaram, Associate Professor, UNMC, Omaha, NE, Public Health Issues, Human Trafficking