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Financial Management Training Seminars
OJP’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer offers 2-day financial management training seminars throughout the country for individuals who are responsible for the financial administration of discretionary or formula grants.
Registration is currently open for several seminars in 2011. The full list of 2011 trainings is available online.
Crime Mapping Research Conference
On April 13–15, 2011, NIJ will host the 11th Crime Mapping Research Conference in Miami, Florida. Preconference workshops will be held April 11–12. This event will showcase a range of research findings, practical applications, new technology, and policy results. Online registration is now open.
National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
On April 17–20, 2011, the National Indian Child Welfare Association will host its 2011 Annual "Protecting Our Children" National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect in Anchorage, Alaska. Additional information and registration details are available online.
Defendant/Offender Workforce Development Conference
The National Institute of Corrections, Federal Bureau of Prisons, and National Career Development Association will host the Defendant/Offender Workforce Development Conference in San Francisco, California, on April 18–21, 2011. The conference will focus on the intersection of employment and recidivism. Complete event information is available online.
Innovative Solutions for Law Enforcement
On April 28–29, 2011, Penn State University’s Justice and Safety Institute will hold the 2011 International Conference on Innovative Solutions for Law Enforcement in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A detailed agenda and registration information are available online.
DNA in Sexual Assault Cases
On May 3–4, 2011, OVC will host a training titled "DNA in Sexual Assault Cases: The Role of Law Enforcement, SAFE/SANE Nurses, and Victim Advocates" in Missoula, Montana. The goal of the training is to strengthen team responses to sexual assault cases. Complete event information is available online.
National Gang Symposium
The 2011 National Gang Symposium, "Progress Through Partnerships," will take place June 7–10, 2011, in Orlando, Florida. OJJDP, BJA, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and the National Gang Center will sponsor the conference, which will focus on successful gang-related programs and gang reduction strategies. Additional information and registration details are available online.
On June 20–22, 2011, NIJ will host its annual conference in Arlington, Virginia. The NIJ conference brings together criminal justice scholars, policymakers, and practitioners at the local, state, and federal levels to share the most recent findings from research and technology. Registration is free and available online.
OJP’s Web site includes a complete listing of all open solicitations. Just click on Funding at the top of the site to review all funding opportunities. Don’t forget to check the Web site regularly for updates.
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