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2020 National Conference on Juvenile Justice

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2020 National Conference on Juvenile Justice

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Join us in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, home of the NCJFCJ’s National Center for Juvenile Justice, as we present this vital and important educational opportunity for judges, probation officers, detention facility employees, and other stakeholders in the juvenile justice system. This conference will explore gaps in services, discover new and improved practices, share cutting edge research, and motivate participants to explore positive case outcomes for youth involved in the delinquency system.

Some of the featured topics will include: alternatives to detention, trauma-informed justice, cross-over youth, deep-end youth, teen dating violence, ending solitary confinement, domestic sex trafficking of minors, anti-shackling alternatives, racial and ethnic disparity, school pathways to the justice system, brain science, child development, mental health, juvenile and family treatment drug courts, LGBTQ issues in the juvenile justice system, and unaccompanied minors in immigration.

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed for a wide range of disciplines and open to all those interested in the improvement of the juvenile justice system.


The application window for scholarships to attend the 2020 National Conference on Juvenile Justice through the John Shaw Field Scholarship Program and the Judge Richard J. FitzGerald Memorial Scholarship Program is now closed.

Registration and Fees


Registration Type Early Bird Registration
(until 2/7/2020)
Standard Registration
Late/Onsite Registration
Existing NCJFCJ Members $595 $745 $795
Pathway to Membership
Includes Associate Membership
$740 $890 $940
Pathway to Membership
Includes Active Judge Membership
$790 $940 $990
Non-members $790 $940 $990

Register online

Download fillable PDF form to return by mail/fax

To register via phone, contact the NCJFCJ Registrar at 775-507-4798.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

Payment is required upon registration. Cancellations for conference registration must be made in writing and received by email, fax, or post-marked by March 1, 2020. All cancellations will incur a $100 administrative fee. No refunds will be issued after March 1, 2020.

For questions or to register multiple participants or a large group, please contact the NCJFCJ Registrar at 775-507-4798.

Travel Information

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Thanks to American Airlines for providing NCJFCJ participants of the 2020 National Conference on Juvenile Justice a discount rate on their flights to and from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania! In order to redeem your exclusive discounted rate, visit American Airlines at and include the Promotional Code 1630GT or book your flight directly through Welcome Aboard Travel at 775-828-4000.

Book your flight through American Airlines

Hotel Information

Book your room

The 2020 National Conference on Juvenile Justice will be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown at 600 Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15222.

Make your hotel reservation now while is still available. The negotiated rate of $130.00 per night for single or double occupancy is exclusive of city and occupancy taxes. There is no resort fee and on-site parking is complimentary. Valet parking, if available on a first-come, first-served basis and is $35 USD per night. Oversize vehicles are $45 per night.

Sponsorship, Advertising, and Exhibit Opportunities

We invite you to join the NCJFCJ’s 2020 National Conference on Juvenile Justice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania!

Download the Sponsorship and Exhibitor Prospectus

Download 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 is a limited number for specific levels for the maximum amount of exposure for your company.

To discuss exhibit or sponsorship, contact Ardis Parmer at or (775) 772-9121.