September 22-24, 2020 | Las Vegas, NV | Conference
The 2020 conference theme is "The Art of Possibilities: Finding Solutions Through Innovation and Collaboration on Missing and Unidentified Persons Cases". Join us for this year's conference, which focuses on identifying innovative and effective technologies, approaches and strategies in the search, investigation, identification, recovery and reunification of missing persons, regardless of the circumstances surrounding their disappearance. You will gain knowledge in state-of-the-art and collaborative solutions, and explore tools and techniques for reuniting missing persons with their loved ones. The conference will also examine the complex and multifaceted nature of missing person cases and the unique needs of diverse and at-risk population groups such as aging individuals, LGBTQ, persons with differing abilities, indigenous/native populations, victims of trafficking, veterans and active military, transient populations, and others.
**Special Registration Offers for 2020!** * **Early Bird Rate: $275.** Register now to save $100 off the full price. Rate in effect until March 22, 2020. * **Special $275 Registration Rate**: NASAR members, volunteer SAR professionals, non-profits, and volunteer organizations - Learn more [HERE](http://ncjtc.fvtc.edu/training/details/TR00000143/TRI0009899/missing-unidentified-persons)** **Scholarship Opportunity!** NIJ has announced scholarships through the Native Student Travel Scholarship Program. Apply by April 15, 2020. Learn more [HERE](http://go.usa.gov/xpnAw).
NCJTC has partnered with the National Association for Search And Rescue (NASAR) to bring you speakers with broad knowledge and expertise in the area of missing and unidentified person cases.The conference schedule is as follows: Sept 21: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm (Reception and Registration) Sept 22: 8:15 am - 5:00 pm (Registration 7:00 am - 8:15 am) Sept 23: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Sept 24: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm The conference is designed to help you: * Identify strategies to improve outcomes of and responses to missing person cases regardless of their circumstances * Examine innovations in technology that can be applied to missing persons cases * Apply critical tools and techniques to support missing person searches and investigations * Acquire the necessary skills to effectively manage missing person searches * Gather best practices and tools for the recovery and identification of unidentified remains * Explore strategies to improve coordination and collaboration among all emergency management partners
The following would benefit from this training: * Emergency Management * Law Enforcement * Tribes/Tribal Partners * Victim Service Providers * First Responders * Search and Rescue Professionals
Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino 129 East Fremont Street Las Vegas, NV 89101
Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino 129 East Fremont Street Las Vegas, NV 89101 [Hotel Website](http://www.goldennugget.com/las-vegas/) $99/night plus applicable taxes Reservations: Call (800) 331-5731 to reserve rooms. When booking over the phone, guests must mention the following group code: GSMAUP1. Room block reservation dates are Monday, September 21, 2020 to Friday, September 25, 2020. Room block deadline is August 24, 2020. Amenities for booking the conference rate include: * Access to the fitness center for two (a $20 value per person per day) * In-room internet access for up to two devices (a $14.99 value per day) * Free boarding pass printing at front desk * Free parking * Two free bottled waters per day * Complimentary newspapers in the tower lobbies * Waived resort fee