80th Annual Conference

80th Annual Conference

July 16, 2017 to July 19, 2017
Washington, D.C.
Grand Hyatt Washington

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Celebrating 80 years

Celebrate with us in Washington, DC for our 80th Annual Conference that features amazing presentations on current and cutting edge topics that will inspire, provoke, and precipitate discussions about issues facing the juvenile and family court system. Plenary sessions highlighted by topic specific training tracks on family law, juvenile justice, child welfare, and family violence; as well as tracks featuring practical and innovative solutions are just the beginning of the educational offerings of the NCJFCJ's 80th Annual Conference.

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

Regular registration fees

                                      By 5/31/17               6/1/17 - 6/30/17                7/1/17 - 7/16/17
Member                        $695 (Early)             $745 (Standard)             $795 (Late/Onsite)
Non-member                $890 (Early)             $940 (Standard)             $990 (Late/Onsite)
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To register online, click here.
To download a fillable PDF to either complete and email 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, and all coffee breaks.
For questions or to register multiple participants or a large group, please contact Kristi Jones at kjones@ncjfcj.org or (775) 507-4798.

Erwin Chemerinsky

Erwin Chemerinsky, University of Irvine California School of Law
Opening Keynote Address
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Aura Matsumura Newlin

Aura Matsumura Newlin, Northwest College
Lessons of the Japanese American Confinement Experience
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Sixto Cancel

Sixto Cancel, Think of Us
8 Ways to Rethink Permanency
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The Honorable Chuck Weller

The Honorable Chuck Weller, Second Judicial District Court, Washoe County, Nev.
Court Security
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Hotel information

The 80th Annual Conference will be held at the Grand Hyatt Washington at 1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20001.

Due to hotel night availability, some nights at the Grand Hyatt Washington are sold out at the conference rate of $215 per night (during the nights of July 16-19, 2017) for single or double occupancy, exclusive of city and occupancy taxes. If it's more convenient for you to stay at the conference hotel at a higher rate, click here to book or call (202) 582-1234.

For NCJFCJ's official overflow hotel options, please call A Room With A View for more information. They will secure the lowest available rates at the best available hotels within walking distance of the Grand Hyatt Washington. Reservations processed by A Room With A View are automatically put on a waitlist for rooms at the Grand Hyatt Washington should cancellations occur within the NCJFCJ group room block.

A Room With A View can be contacted at 1-800-780-4343, Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST. International attendees can reach them at reservations@aroomwithaview.netThis is a FREE SERVICE for all NCJFCJ attendees.
For questions regarding rooming, contact Jen Donovan at jdonovan@ncjfcj.org.
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Exhibit, sponsorship, and advertising opportunities

We invite you to join the NCJFCJ’s 80th Annual Conference in Washington, DC! 

Celebrate our 80th Anniversary with us in Washington, DC, featuring presentations on cutting-edge topics that will inspire, provoke, and precipitate discussions regarding issues facing the family court and juvenile justice system. We anticipate nearly 750 participants, including faculty, exhibitors, and guests from around the United States and abroad. In honor of our 80th Anniversary, we are offering our exhibitors a special discount in the amount of $80 towards your booth fee, if you also exhibited at the 2017 National Conference on Juvenile Justice at Marriott Marquis in New York.

Click here for the Sponsorship and Exhibitor Prospectus.

Click here for the Sponsorship and Exhibitor Application.

Secure your exhibit space and sponsorship soon! Space and opportunities are available on a first-come, first-served basis. There are available sponsorship levels for every budget, but act quickly because there are a limited number for specific levels for the maximum amount of exposure for your company.

To discuss exhibit or sponsorship, contact Ardis Parmer at ardis.parmer@gmail.com or (775) 772-9121.




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Things to do

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