Our Presentations

Our Presentations

  • Invited Presentation: World Orlando with the World Affairs Council of Central Florida and the International Visitor Leadership Program hosted by the U.S. Department of State.

    Topic: Combating Trafficking in Persons: A Project for Comoros and Madagascar. (Wickey, J., May 2024, Orlando, FL)

  • Invited Presentation: World Orlando with the World Affairs Council of Central Florida and the International Visitor Leadership Program hosted by the U.S. Department of State.

    Topic: Combating Trafficking in Persons: A Project for United Nations Women Tajikistan Program Office. (Wickey, J., May 2024, Orlando, FL)

  • Hosted Presentation: Central Florida Human Trafficking Task Force, Community Outreach Committee.

    Topic: Expert Panel Discussion: Behind the Screens: Illuminating Awareness, Empowering Youth Leaders. (Wickey, J., April 2024, Orlando, FL)

  • Invited Panel Moderator: 16th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day and Film Festival.

    Topic: Human Trafficking in Hospitality and Tourism Specific to Mega-events and the Sports Industry. (Wickey, J., January 2024, Orlando, FL)

  • Hosted Presentation: Rosen College Teaching Colloquium.

    Topic: Mitigating the Scale, Reach, and Impact of Human Trafficking at Major Events: A North American Perspective (Wickey, J., Lares, T., January 2024, Orlando, FL)

  • Presentation: Rosen College Spring 2024 Leadership Development Workshop Series.

    Topic: Student Panel Discussion: Human Trafficking in Mega-Events with It’s A Penalty and Knights of the RELM. (Wickey, J., January 2024, Orlando, FL) Live Stream

  • Invited Presentation: World Orlando with the World Affairs Council of Central Florida and the International Visitor Leadership Program hosted by the U.S. Department of State.

    Topic: Combating Trafficking in Persons: A Project for Guinea-Bissau. (Wickey, J., December 2023, Orlando, FL)

  • Invited Presentation: Florida Annual Joint Forum on Human Trafficking.

    Topic: Introduction to the Center for the Study of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery. (Wickey, J., Zhang, T., Allgire, A., Weisman, S., Costa, J., Neddo, D., Davis, J., November 2023, Orlando, FL)

  • Hosted Presentation: Rosen College Fall 2023 Leadership Development Workshop Series.

    Topic: Student Panel Discussion: Human Trafficking Through Grooming, Sugaring, and AI. (Wickey, J., October 2023, Orlando, FL) Live Stream

  • Invited Presentation: Central Florida Human Trafficking Task Force, Community Outreach Committee.

    Topic: Protecting Young People from Online Predators. (Wickey, J., April 2023, Orlando, FL) Live Stream

  • Invited Presentation: World Orlando with the World Affairs Council of Central Florida and the International Visitor Leadership Program hosted by the U.S. Department of State.

    Topic: Combating Trafficking in Persons: A Project for the Near East & North Africa. (Wickey, J., February 2023, Orlando, FL)

  • Presentation: Rosen College Spring 2023 Leadership Development Workshop Series.

    Topic: Human Trafficking in Central Florida, a Panel Discussion with Law Enforcement, Educators, and Advocates. (Wickey, J., January 2023, Orlando, FL) Live Stream

  • Invited Presentation: World Orlando with the World Affairs Council of Central Florida and the International Visitor Leadership Program hosted by the U.S. Department of State.

    Topic: UCF Rosen College Prepares Future Leaders to Combat Trafficking Presentation to the “Combating Trafficking in Persons in Kuwait Delegates”. (Wickey, J., October 2022, Orlando, FL)

  • Presentation: Rosen College Spring 2022 Leadership Development Workshop Series.

    Topic: Human Trafficking in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry; How Can We Educate Students to Identify and Report Trafficking. (Wickey, J., March 2022, Orlando, FL)

  • Invited Panel Moderator: 14th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day and Film Festival.

    Topic: Human Trafficking in Hospitality and Tourism. (Wickey, J., January 2022, Orlando, FL)

  • Invited Panel Presentation: Events and Social Justice Series in partnership with the University of Surrey.

    Topic: Human Trafficking in Central Florida, a Conversation with Educators and Advocates. (Wickey, J., January 2022, Orlando, FL)

  • Research Presentation: 6th World Research Summit for Hospitality and Tourism.

    Topic: No Room for Trafficking: Investigating Sex Trafficking SOPs in the Hotel Sector (Zhang, T., Bufquin, D., Medeiros, M.*, Ronzoni, G.*, & Weinland, J., December 2021, Orlando, FL)

  • Conference Presentation:

    Human Trafficking at Major Events: The Need for Effective Mitigation Strategies. 5th International Conference on Events; Making Waves in Africa: Exploring New Frontiers in Festivals and Events. (Wickey, J., Panse, G., November 2021, Cape Town, South Africa)

  • Hosted Training: Training in partnership with the United Abolitionists, Inc.

    Topic: Lodging Training for Hotel and Resort Workers (Three Sessions) (Lares, T.J. & Wickey, J., September 2021, Orlando, FL)

  • Presentation: UCF Rosen College Senior Students studying Communications and Leadership.

    Topic: Human Trafficking in Central Florida (Wickey, J., August 2021, Orlando, FL)

  • Invited Podcast Speaker: American Public University, Intellectible Podcast. https://apuedge.com/combating-human-trafficking-in-the-hospitality-industry/ (Wickey, J., Deel, G., August 2021)

  • Invited Panel Presentation: Greater New Orleans Human Trafficking Task Force and Junior League Advocates.

    Topic: Human Trafficking in Hospitality Sectors. (Wickey, J., August 2021, New Orleans, LA)

  • Community Outreach Effort: United Abolitionists, Inc, Free International, Called 2 Rescue, and Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.

    Topic: Big Search for Missing Children and Victims of Human Trafficking (13 missing children were recovered from 26 missing) (Lares, T.J., Wickey, J., August 2021, Orlando, FL)

  • Invited Panel Presentation: Valencia College and the Peace and Justice Institute, Florida Department of Children and Families.

    Topic: From Tip to Transformation: Sex Trafficking in Central Florida. (Wickey, J., June 2021, Orlando, FL)

  • Presentation: Rosen College Teaching Colloquium.

    Topic: Human Trafficking: Teaching our Students to Help in the Fight. (Wickey, J., March 2021, Orlando, FL)

  • Invited Panel Presentation: UCF Police Department.

    Topic: Hiding in Plain Sight; Human Trafficking Initiatives at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management. (Wickey, J., January 2021, Orlando, FL)

  • Invited Panel Presentation: Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Human Trafficking Summit 2020.

    Topic: Hospitality and the Fight Against Human Trafficking. (Wickey, J., August 2020, Orlando, FL)

  • Invited Presentation: World Orlando with the World Affairs Council of Central Florida and the International Visitor Leadership Program hosted by the U.S. Department of State.

    Topic: UCF Rosen College Prepares Future Leaders to Combat Trafficking Presentation to the “Combating Trafficking in Persons in Lebanon, Myanmar, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Somalia Delegates”. (Wickey, J., February 2020, Orlando, FL)

  • Invited Presentation: World Orlando with the World Affairs Council of Central Florida and the International Visitor Leadership Program hosted by the U.S. Department of State.

    Topic: UCF Rosen College Prepares Future Leaders to Combat Trafficking Presentation to the “Combating Trafficking in Poland Delegates”. (Wickey, J., December 2019, Orlando, FL)

  • Invited Panel Presentation: Human Trafficking Symposium on Public Health in collaboration with the Florida Department of Health and Pasco County Sheriff’s Office.

    Topic: UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management’s Education on Human Trafficking Initiatives. (Wickey, J., August 2019, Tampa, FL)

  • Invited Presentation: UCF Faculty Senate Strategic Planning Committee.

    Topic: Human Trafficking Education at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management. (Wickey, J., June 2019, Orlando, FL)

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