December 14, 2017

Computational Approaches to Fight Human Trafficking (Hands-On Workshop)

Location: Cafe

12:30pm - 2:00pm EST

In this hands-on workshop, we will explore potential applications of computational techniques to understand and prevent human trafficking.
— 12:30 – Overview
— 12:35 – Talks
— 1:10 – Group Activity: Test Hypotheses using Tools

Yuliya Zabyelina “International Framework for Action against Human Trafficking”
Eric Schles “Combating Human Trafficking with Data”
Aida Shoydokova “Understanding Human Trafficking Trends from News Media and Court Cases”

Yuliya Zabyelina is an Assistant Professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, specializing in organized crime.
Eric Schles is a Data Scientist at Elucd and Researcher at NYU, previously with the Manhattan DA’s Human Trafficking Response Unit.
Aida Shoydokova is a Data Scientist at American Express, mining social media and websites to track fraud.

For more events like this, please join our Spatiotemporal Analysis for Community Health and Safety Meetup.

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