80th Annual Conference

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



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)
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, University of Irvine California School of Law
Opening Keynote Address
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Aura Matsumura Newlin, Northwest College
Lessons of the Japanese American Confinement Experience
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Sixto Cancel, Think of Us
8 Ways to Rethink Permanency
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The Honorable Chuck Weller, Second Judicial District Court, Washoe County, Nev.
Court Security
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The 80th Annual Conference will be held at the Grand Hyatt Washington at 1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20001.

We are now accepting hotel reservations and are pleased to offer our negotiated room rate of $215 per night (during the nights of July 16-19, 2017) for single or double occupancy, exclusive of city and occupancy taxes. Rooms are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served bases. Additional rooms are also available (based on availability) between July 13-15 and July 20 at a different rate. 
We recommend to book your room by the cut-off date of Wednesday, June 21, 2017Click here to book your room. For questions regarding rooming, contact Jen Donovan at jdonovan@ncjfcj.org.


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.

Looking to explore Washington D.C.? Click here to visit the Official DC Visitors Guide for things to do, tours, attraction passes, dining, and shopping options.