September 16-18, 2019 | Las Vegas, NV | Conference
Themed "A Transnational Epidemic: The Search, Investigation, and Recovery of Missing and Unidentified Persons", the 2019 conference will highlight effective and collaborative strategies for search and rescue, death and forensic investigations, crime scene analysis, serial homicide and cold case investigations, responding to mass casualty events, and the recovery of unidentified remains. NCJTC has partnered with the National Association for Search And Rescue (NASAR) to bring you dynamic speakers with broad knowledge and expertise in the area of missing and unidentified person cases. We are pleased to announce the participation of emergency management and search and rescue professionals at all levels.
**$300 Early Bird Pricing is in effect until March 31, 2019!** *No payment is due until April 2019* Special discounted rate for NASAR members, volunteer SAR professional, non-profit and volunteer organizations. Learn more [HERE](http://ncjtc.fvtc.edu/training/details/TR00000143/TRI0007169/missing-unidentified-persons) Interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor at the conference, learn more [HERE](http://ncjtc-static.fvtc.edu/resources/RS00007885.pdf) SIGN UP to receive conference updates [HERE](http://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/manage/optin?v=0016u8cGCOk4ij9dykE4tlZBjuIsvXQa9Rn5UvAWw7E9AwNU5yjqOPqS1WZ-WOhdAs_uVejElnbZcC9tFNSMmWds6Fes7Cr91g1OO-hbDJcPqM%3D)!
**Conference Schedule:** Sept 15: 5pm - 8pm (Reception and Registration) Sept 16: 8:15 am - 5:00 pm (Registration 7:00 am - 8:15 am) Sept 17: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Sept 18: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm The conference is designed to help you: * Identify strategies to improve outcomes of and responses to complex missing person cases and international disasters * Examine current trends and risks related to the disappearance of vulnerable populations * Apply critical tools and technologies to support missing person searches and investigations * Acquire the necessary skills to effectively manage missing person searches during mass casualty events * Gather best practices and tools for the recovery and identification of unidentified remains * Explore techniques for first responder safety and wellness, as well as, support for victims and families * Explore strategies to improve coordination and collaboration among all emergency management partners
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Article about search and rescue featuring Christopher S. Young. Chairman of the Bay Area Search and Rescue Council (BASARC).
Derek VanLuchene shares Ryan's Story and his perspective on the most critical elements of the missing person investigation.
Blog about NCMEC - Forensics and Missing Kids
Blog about mass casualty events