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Conference At a glance

The 2020 Forum program will focus on moving the criminal justice forward through research, policy and practice. We have a stellar line up of workshop presenters composed of leading decision makers, academic researchers and industry experts. Workshop tracks will address topics related to: systems integration and managing special populations; information sharing and technology; behavioral health and community-based services; policing violent crime and serving victims; and administration and management. The complete conference program will be available online and via mobile app as sessions are finalized.

additional events

Below are events being hosted in conjunction with the Forum. Registration for the events below is separate from the Forum. However, you do not need to be registered for the Forum to attend these events. All events take place at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA unless otherwise noted.

NCJA Grants Management Training Day

The NCJA is hosting a Grants Management Training Day on Sunday, September 15 prior to the start of the Forum on Criminal Justice. Registration is $300 per person before July 20 and $350 after this date. The session will run from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and include lunch. This pre-conference workshop is sponsored by Agate Software. Learn more.

ICCA Leadership Workshop (2 sessions)

The The Future of Leadership in Community Corrections & Reentry Services is a two-part workshop focused on the future of leadership in the field of community corrections and reentry services. The first session is devoted specifically to the development of current and emerging leaders while the second is organized around career retrospectives of senior leaders in the field. Registration is $125 per session or $200 for both sessions. Learn more.

RSAT Administrators Meeting

The annual Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Administrators Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 18 from 7:30 – 12:00PM. The meeting is open to RSAT administrators and grant staff. The 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.

Leading State Corrections and Criminal Justice Reform Summit

(Attendance for this event is by invitation only.) This summit will focus on key issues related to criminal justice reform and statewide strategic planning for newly elected administrations. The day-long event will build on Forum topics of programs, research and technologies that help justice practitioners and decision-makers in states, local communities, and tribal nations address pressing public safety issues.