2019 Forum on Criminal Justice
bringing together criminal justice practitioners, researchers & DECISIONmakers
The 2019 Forum on Criminal Justice will be held September 15-18 at the Hyatt Regency in Arlington, VA. Co-hosted by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) and the International Community Corrections Association (ICCA), this event showcase programs, research and policies that will help justice practitioners, researchers and decision makers move the criminal justice system forward, getting to where we need to be through policy, practice and research.
This year’s presenters include leading decision makers, academic researchers and industry experts. Workshops tracks will focus on: policing violent crime and serving victims; information sharing and technology; administration and management; emerging international reforms in criminal justice; systems integration and managing special populations; and behavioral health and community-based services. Topics cover the important and emerging issues facing justice system professionals.
We also invite you to check out other events happening during the forum.
The NCJA will be hosting a Grants Management Training Day on Sunday, September 15 prior to the start of the Forum. This session will include presentations and Q & A with staff from the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Office of the Chief Financial Officer; tips and tools for meeting special Byrne Justice Assistance Grant requirements, monitoring sites visits, and helping subgrantees meet reporting requirements; and an opportunity to discuss current challenges with your peers. Registration is $300 per person and includes lunch.
The ICCA is also excited to offer a two-part pre-conference workshop focused on the future of leadership in the field of community corrections and reentry services. The first part is devoted to the development of current and emerging leaders and the second part will focus on career retrospectives of senior leaders in the field. Registration is $125 per session or $200 for both.
The Forum will also host the annual Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Administrators Meeting for RSAT administrators and grant staff on September 18. The half-day meeting will include welcoming remarks from Tim Jeffries, Policy Advisor, Bureau of Justice Assistance; a keynote address from the Honorable James Carroll, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy; breakout sessions on MAT-special populations, reentry, and peer recovery; a session on PPG and Fidelity Assessments; and host site updates for the future. Breakfast is included. See the agenda and register to attend.