2017 National Forum Agenda

The National Forum on Criminal Justice showcases programs, research and technologies that help justice practitioners and decision makers in states, local communities and tribal nations address pressing public safety issues. The conference sessions highlight promising and innovative strategies to address crime around the country; explore how technology can improve the administration of justice; examine research and evaluation; and highlight priority issues within the Department of Justice and available resources

The 2017 conference agenda is available below. More information will be posted as details are finalized. A complete program that includes the full agenda, speaker bios, sponsor profiles and a floor map will be posted prior to the conference. Only abridged pocket agendas will be distributed at the conference; complete programs will only be available online (in this section) and through our mobile event app.

Sunday, July 30

Pre-Conference Sessions

Registration and fees for pre-conference sessions are separate from the National Forum registration. You do not need to be registered for the National Forum to attend these sessions.

NCJA Grants Management Training Day

8:30 am - 2:30 pm

The cost to attend is $150 per person. Click here to register.

The National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) is hosting this grants management training event. A complete agenda will be posted soon. Lunch is included in your registration.

JRSA Workshops

Schedule and registration info TBA

Opening Ceremony

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The California Criminal justice Reform Experience. This panel discussion with state and local leaders will follow welcoming remarks. The discussion will focus on the broader reform efforts that have taken place in California. It will include conversation around policy changes like realignment, Proposition 47 and Proposition 57 and their impact on the system. This panel will give a variety of perspectives including the broader state policy, and impacts on the state prison and parole system, the local corrections system, and the courts.

Welcome Reception

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm