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Human Trafficking Symposium

Human Trafficking: Education, Prevention, and Awareness

The 2023 Human Trafficking Symposium took place in October at Weber State University, featuring Elizabeth Smart, Ronald Book and Laura Book. This event organized to raise awareness and start an ongoing conversation about how to recognize and combat human trafficking, sextortion and abuse. Additionally, and specific to students and parents, this symposium will cover online solicitation, sextortion, changing laws and resources available at Weber State and the surrounding community.

Check back later for 2024 conference information.

Shepherd Union Building, Weber State University Ogden Campus

Previous Keynote Speakers

Elizabeth Smart


Ronald Book


Lauren Book



WSU Sponsors

Department of Child and Family Studies
Jerry & Vickie Moyes College of Education
Department of Social Work and Gerontology
Student Affairs

Community Sponsors

Weber County Sheriff's Office
Weber County Commissioners
WAM Podcast

Community Partner

NUTIC (Northern Utah Trafficking Intervention Coalition)