78th Annual Conference

July 26, 2015 to July 29, 2015
Austin, Texas
JW Marriott Austin Hotel

   For a discounted member rate, click here to join   CLick here for the program schedule

    Justice Innovation Celebration

Registration & Fees

Hotel & Travel Information

Social Activities

Exhibit, Sponsorship, and Advertising Opportunities

Join us in Austin, Texas for our 78th Annual Conference featuring a wide range of juvenile and family law topics including child abuse and neglect, trauma, custody and visitation, judicial leadership, juvenile justice, sex trafficking of minors, family violence, drug courts, psychotropic medications, children testifying in court, detention alternatives, substance abuse, and the adolescent brain.

A tentative conference schedule will be available at a later date. For more information, please contact the Conference and Travel Management Department at (775) 327-5310.

To register for the conference, please click here.

Who should attend

This conference is judicially-focused and open to all those interested in the improvement of juvenile and family justice.


Registration and fees

Regular registration fees

Member - $745   Non-Member - $940

Online registration is now closed. Contact Jared Andrus at (775) 784-6014 to register via phone or register on-site.

To download a fillable PDF to either complete and e-mail or print and return by mail/fax, please click here.

Click here for membership details and to join today.

Please note: Registration fee includes all educational seminars, Exhibit Show, online training materials, Welcome Reception, one lunch, and all coffee breaks.

Cancellation Policy: The NCJFCJ will not deny admission to any program because of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or religion. The NCJFCJ reserves the right to limit, cancel and/or refund registration on a case-by-case basis should circumstances require. Cancellations for conference registration must be made prior to June 26, 2015 for a full refund. Cancellations received after June 26th and before July 26th will incur a $100 administrative fee. No cancellations for refund will be accepted after the start of the conference.

To register multiple participants or a large group, please contact Jared Andrus at jandrus@ncjfcj.org or (775) 784-6014.


Hotel information

The Austin JW Marriott Hotel is now sold out.
Please contact A Room With A View for information on the designated NCJFCJ overflow hotel. They will secure the lowest available rates within walking distance of The JW Marriott Hotel. In the event that rooms become available at The JW Marriott Hotel due to cancellations, A Room With A View will notify conference attendees and help transfer reservations back to The JW Marriott Hotel in the order in which they were booked.
A Room With A View can be reached at 1-800-780-4343. International Attendees can reach them at ARWAV@charter.net. This is a FREE SERVICE for all NCJFCJ attendees.

Travel information

Conference participants can arrive in Austin by flying into Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

Ground Transportation:

Shuttle service is available from the airport. Click on the link for details: http://groups.supershuttle.com/ncjfcj78thannualconference.html

Hotel Parking:

On-site parking fee: $30/day

Valet parking fee: $37/day, includes in/out privileges

Parking rates do not include tax


Social activities

Click here to view a list of social activities during the 78th Annual Conference including a Whole Foods Market Tour (during conference sessions, for guests only), Monday evening options, and the Justice Innovation Celebration. Additionally included are Austin Local Judge Darlene Byrne's foodie recommendations and local landmarks to see.


Exhibit, sponsorship, and advertising opportunities

Exhibitor Sales Kit: Please click here to download sales kit and application.

Justice Innovation Celebration Sponsorship: Click here to download the form.

Consent to Use of Photographs and Images: Registration and attendance at the NCJFCJ's meetings and activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to allow the NCJFCJ to use and distribute photographs, video tapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.