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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Iowa

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Media Advisory: Child Exploitation, Human Trafficking, Drug Abuse and Working with Crime Victims

Dubuque, Iowa – The “Excellence in Victim Services” conference co-sponsored by seven U.S. Attorneys’ Office and the Iowa Organization for Victim Services starts on Wednesday.  U.S. Attorney Kevin W. Techau will join the conference and make some opening remarks.

The conference’s keynote speaker is an Assistant U.S. Attorney from Michigan, himself a victim of childhood sexual abuse at the hands of a youth soccer coach.  During the plenary session on the last day of the conference, another survivor of childhood abuse will relay his story of resilience and redemption as he overcame severe hardships to become a successful businessman and motivational speaker.

The media is invited to attend the opening and plenary sessions.


Event Details

When:  Wednesday - Friday, August 5th – 7th, 2015.

Where:  Grand River Center, 500 Bell St, Dubuque, Iowa.

Time: Opening Session & Keynote: August 5th, 10:00 a.m. - Noon;                  

Plenary Session & Speaker: August 7th, 10:15 – 11:45 a.m.


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Updated August 4, 2015