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Please join the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) in Baltimore for our 86th Annual Conference, July 16-19, 2023, at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. The conference will feature amazing presentations on current and cutting edge topics that will inspire you, broaden your knowledge, and provoke discussions about issues facing the juvenile and family court system.

For over 85 years, the NCJFCJ has led systems to change by embracing the values of CompassionLeadershipEducation, and Community  through our network of more than 30,000 juvenile and family court professionals who share in the mission of this organization.

There will be plenary sessions highlighted by topic-specific training tracks on family law, juvenile justice, child welfare, and family violence; as well as sessions highlighting innovative solutions and self-care are just the beginning of the educational offerings of the NCJFCJ’s 86th Annual Conference. 

Who Should Attend?

This conference is designed for a wide range of disciplines and is open to all those who strive to improve the systems and change the lives of children, families and survivors in the court system and our communities. We offer two registration rates, one for current NCJFCJ members and one for non-members with a Pathway to Membership (may include a 1 year NCJFCJ membership with conference registration if applicable).

Registration and Fees

 NCJFCJ MemberNon-Member (Pathways to Membership)*
Before June 7, 2023$595.00$745.00
By June 30, 2023$695.00$845.00
After June 30, 2023 (late/onsite)$795.00$945.00

*If you register by June 7, you may receive an Associate or Judicial Membership (as applicable) to the NCJFCJ. For NCJFCJ membership benefits, click here.

For questions or to register multiple participants, please contact Morgan Bullock, Accountant, NCJFCJ, at mmuniz@ncjfcj.org or (775) 507-4801.

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As an NCJFCJ member, you will receive exclusive rates on your conference flight courtesy of American Airlines. To redeem your discounted member rate, please contact Vanessa Stephens, Board Relations Coordinator, NCJFCJ at vstephens@ncjfcj.org or at (775) 507-4786.

NCJFCJ Scholarships

Scholarships are available to attend the 86th Annual Conference through:

  • The John Shaw Field Scholarship Program – Covers Registration Fees. Click Here To Apply.
  • The Judge Richard J. FitzGerald Memorial Scholarship Program – Covers Registration Fees. Click Here To Apply.

  • The Judith Horgan Scholarship – Covers Registration Fees. Click Here To Apply.

  • The 1937 Club Scholarship Program – Covers Registration Fees, Hotel Accommodations, and Airfare. Click Here To Apply.

All scholarship applications are due June 7, 2023.

Hotel Information

The NCJFCJ 86th Annual Conference will be held in Baltimore at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. The group rate is $199.00 per night for single or double occupancy not inclusive of city and occupancy taxes. There is no resort fee. Parking is available for $25/day. Valet parking is available for $46/day.

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Sponsorship, Advertising, and Exhibitor Opportunities

We invite you to join the NCJFCJ’s 86th Annual Conference in Baltimore!

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Secure your exhibit space and sponsorship soon! Sponsorship opportunities and space are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To discuss these opportunities, contact Ardis Parmer at ardis.parmer@gmail.com

Interested in Presenting at the 86th Annual Conference?

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Hope to see you in March and July for our National Conferences!

Click Here To Learn More About Our 2023 National Conference on Juvenile Justice