Below, you will find information about registering for the Forum; registering for pre- and post-conference sessions; accepted payment methods; confirming your Forum registration; and our cancellation policy.

For questions, please contact the National Criminal Justice Association at (202) 628-8550.

2017 National Forum Registration

Registration will open in the Spring of 2018.

Registration rates are listed below.Non-member speakers attending the Forum only on the day of their presentation may register for free.

Registration Rates

  • Members: $525*
  • Non-Members: $575

*Member Rates

Members of the IJIS Institute, Justice Research & Statistics Association and National Criminal Justice Association qualify for the member rate. Discounted member rates are automatically applied for NCJA members. IJIS members use the discount code NATIONAL FORUM-IJIS and JRSA members use the code NATIONAL FORUM-JRSA.

Pre- and Post-Conference Session Registration

The National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) and Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA) will be hosting pre- and post-conference workshops. Pre-conference sessions will be held during the morning and afternoon of Sunday, July 22. Post-conference sessions are scheduled for the morning and afternoon of Wednesday, July 25.Unless otherwise noted, these events will be held at the Worthington Renaissance.

Registration fees for pre- and post-conference sessions are separate from registration for the National Forum. You do not need to register for the Forum to register for these sessions. Registration for each session may be completed online.

Click here to view descriptions, speaker info, agendas, and registration information for these sessions.

Payment Methods Accepted & Forum Registration Confirmation

Registering for the National Forum Online

Payment can be made by credit card or the Mail My Check option.

If opting to pay by the Mail My Check (bill me later) option, login and click on My Account. Your invoice will be found in the My Transactions section. You will have the option to print the invoice there. Invoices may be paid by credit card, check, or purchase order.

Registering for the National Forum by Mail or Fax

Payment can be made credit card, check, or purchase order.

Confirmation of National Forum Registration

Registration is confirmed upon receipt of Payment. Individuals paying for registration after July 7, 2018 will be accommodated at Forum lunches on a space available basis.

Cancelling Your National Forum Registration

All cancellations must be received by the NCJA in writing and be acknowledge with a cancellation confirmation email. Send notice of cancellation to: Bethany Broida, NCJA Director of Communications, at

Refunds are based on date of cancellation:

  • Prior to June 16: full amount refunded.
  • June 16 - July 7: $100 cancellation fee.
  • By July 8 or does not attend the Forum: refund not given.