May 6, 7, 2021


The conference is now digital.

# CSES: Disrupt Demand

Why do we need a Canadian Sexual Exploitation Summit?
To unite organizations and individuals in Canada fighting sexual exploitation.
To create an opportunity for networking and strategizing.
To fuel a movement towards collective action and ground-breaking strategies against sexual exploitation in Canada.

Speaker Applications Now Closed


Pre-recorded Sessions will be released on May 6 and May 7. Download the Whova App to see the schedule | Apple | Android. There will be two live panels; one on May 6 and one on May 7. Check the Whova App for details. Due to the high number of sessions, consider upgrading your registration to life-time access.

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Artist & Creative Guests

Video Contest

Attention Youth and Young Adults tell us your solutions to issues around sexual exploitation in Canada.

The Details


Please check back for a more detailed schedule.

It is still very important to us to provide many networking opportunities even though CSES will be digital.  We will be using the Whova App which allows for exhibitors, sponsors, networking opportunities, virtual meet-ups and more.  Stay tuned for more details.

The Survivor banquet is virtual on May 5, 2021.  More details coming.

Law enforcement training for attorneys, judges and police, will be held on May 5, 2021. Open to the public! | More Info

Transportation Sector Training for truck drivers, taxi drivers and bus driver, will be held on May 5, 2021. 
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Hospitality Industry Training for all hotel staff will be held on May 4, 2021 
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Training for Transit, Trucks and Taxis

Equipped and empowered industry members are critical in the fight against human trafficking. Learn from Truckers Against Trafficking Training Specialist, Liz Williamson, on how Truckers Against Trafficking is building the largest mobile army of transportation professionals dedicated to discovering and disrupting human trafficking networks, and glean best practice examples of public-private partnerships in this effort.

Cost:  FREE!
When: May 5, 2021 12:30- 1:30 CDT

Training for Hospitality Industry

This workshop will empower hoteliers and hotel staff with psycho-education through an interactive workshop on human trafficking. Our workshop helps service providers understand human trafficking, recognize risk factors, red flags, and how to prevent youth from being trafficked. We bring this to life through a survivor sharing her lived experience with the audience. Certificates will be mailed to participants.

Cost:  FREE!
When: May 4, 2021 9:30- 11:30 CDT


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The CSES Code of Conduct

Those attending the CSES understand that they do so in a spirit of open-mindedness, respect and tolerance. Defend Dignity (dD) does not tolerate harassment in any form. Participants agree to respect confidentiality and understand that the atmosphere at the CSES is appropriate for high-level relationship building and strategy development in growing the movement to end sexual exploitation.

dD reserves the right to sanction or expel conference participants who violate these rules.