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Please join the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) in Arizona for our 87th Annual Conference, July 21 – 24, 2024, at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix, Arizona.

The conference will feature amazing presentations on topic-specific training tracks including domestic relations, juvenile justice, child welfare, family violence, and emerging issues, as well as general sessions led by thought leaders.

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)*
Until June 5, 2024*$595.00$745.00
By June 28, 2024$695.00$845.00
After June 28, 2024 (late/onsite)$795.00$945.00

*As a non-member, when you register by June 5th for this conference you will receive an Associate or Judicial Membership (as applicable) to the NCJFCJ for 1 year. To learn more about NCJFCJ membership benefits, click here.

Questions?
For questions, or to register multiple participants, please contact Morgan Bullock, at mbullock@ncjfcj.org or (775) 507-4801.

If you have questions regarding a proposal submission or the curriculum please contact Emma Schiller Carpenter, NCJFCJ Senior Planning Specialist, at eschiller@ncjfcj.org or (775) 507-4831.

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Hotel and Travel Information

The 87th Annual Conference will be held in Phoenix, Arizona at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass. The group rate is $110.00 per night for single or double occupancy not inclusive of city and occupancy taxes. The resort fee is $15 per night. Book your room online or call 602-225-0100.

On-site parking: Parking is available for no charge onsite.

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Flight Discounts

Southwest Airlines® is proud to partner with the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Eligible travelers attending the 87th Annual Conference can take advantage of qualifying discounted fares on tickets booked to/from Phoenix. Contact Board Relations Coordinator Vanessa Stephens at vstephens@ncjfcj.org for more information.

Schedule Overview

All times are in MDT

Sunday July 21, 2024
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Registration & Exhibit Set Up
2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Film Screening & Panel Discussion
4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception and Networking in Exhibit Hall

Monday July 22, 2024
7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration & Exhibits Open
7:00 a.m. Networking, Coffee & Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Opening General Session
9:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Morning Breakout Sessions
12:00 p.m. Tribal-State Collaboration Luncheon
1:30 p.m. General Session II
3:00 – 5:15 p.m. Afternoon Breakout Sessions
5:30 p.m. Pathways to Leadership and Membership Informational Reception

Tuesday July 23, 2024
7:30 a.m. Registration, Exhibits & Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. General Session III
9:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Morning Breakout Sessions
12:00 p.m. Membership Meeting and Awards Lunch
1:30 p.m. General Session IV
3:00 – 5:15 p.m. Afternoon Breakout Sessions
6:00 p.m. President’s Installation and Justice Innovation Awards Event

Wednesday July 24, 2024
7:30 a.m. Registration, Exhibits & Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. NCJFCJ Members Only Session
9:30 a.m. General Session VI
10:55 a.m. Closing General Session
12:15 p.m. Conference Concludes

Scholarship Applications

Apply for a scholarship to attend the 87th Annual Conference by May 3, 2024. If you have any questions please contact Emma Schiller Carpenter, eschiller@ncjfcj.org.

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Sponsorship, Advertising, and Exhibitor Opportunities

We invite you to join the NCJFCJ’s 87th Annual Conference in Phoenix!

Click Here For Sponsorship and Exhibitor Prospectus Click Here For Sponsorship and Exhibitor Application

If you have questions, or to secure your sponsorship now, please contact Ardis Parmer at ardis.parmer@gmail.com.

2024 Conferences – Call for Session Proposals Information

SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR BOTH CONFERENCES: Friday, October 13, 2023

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