The 2016 NCCJA conference will be held February 4th-6th, 2016 at Homewood Suites at Crabtree in Raleigh, N.C. The conference theme is “Building relationships in criminal justice training and education.” The conference will feature Mr. Mark J. Strickland, Director of the North Carolina Justice Academy, who will provide the keynote address on Friday afternoon.
Pre-conference activities will begin on Wednesday with student groups visiting local criminal justice agencies. A list of local criminal justice agencies and the point of contact can be found below. Thursday and Friday will include oral presentations from practitioners, faculty, and students. A poster session will be held Thursday evening. Saturday will feature professional development opportunities for law enforcement personnel. On Saturday, the N.C. Justice Academy will provide an in service training on Juvenile Minority Sensitivity Training, and a workshop on Data-Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety (DDACTS) will be given (along with a certificate of completion for participants).
A call for presentations will be held from August 1st to October 1st, 2015. Individuals who are interested in presenting a poster, paper, or roundtable at the conference should submit a 150 word abstract along with the title, type of presentation (paper, poster, roundtable), name of the presenter(s), and affiliations to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 1st, 2015.
Hotel accommodations can be made at the Homewood Suites at Crabtree in Raleigh, N.C. A block of rooms has been reserved for participants at a cost of $104.00 (plus tax) per room for Wednesday February 3rd to Saturday February 6th. Participants must book their room by January 18th, 2016 to receive the conference rate. Attendees can make hotel arrangements online at: http://homewoodsuites.hilton.com/en/hw/groups/personalized/R/RDUCTHW-CJC-20160203/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG