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1. 2022 Theme:
Embracing equity, access, empowerment, and accountability for all crime survivors

Where: DoubleTree Hilton   Manchester, New Hampshire
 When: Tuesday, September 13th - Friday, September 16th
Welcoming Reception on Monday, September 12th
Workshops will be held on Tues, Wed, Thurs and ½ day Friday
September 13, 14, 15, 16, 2022

Deadline for Workshop Submissions: April 1, 2022
Please note that this submission date is firm.

The 2022 NAVAC Conference will continue to provide an opportunity for post-conviction agency based victim advocates and other criminal justice professionals responsible for serving victims of crime to: learn about national promising and best practices; network and enhance knowledge and skills; and foster a national conversation about the advancement of post-conviction victim services.
In addition to keynote and plenary sessions, this year's conference will include two simultaneous tracks of workshop topics.
Track 1 will focus on Program Administration and Development;
Track 2 will focus on Best Practices for Victim-Centered Restorative Justice Programs, including Victim Offender Dialogue Programs and Accountability Letter Programs.

THE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE IS SEEKING PRESENTATIONS THAT ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:
PROGRAM MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT
Technological advances to help with Communication and Case Management
Program Management, Planning, and Measuring Outcomes
Program Funding Options and Opportunities
Leadership Development and Skill Building
Improving Access and Services for Underserved Populations
Victim Advisory Councils: How to start, Coordinate, and Maintain
Improving Restitution Accountability
Innovative Services for Victims in Pardons, Parole, Clemency, Appeals, or Exoneration Processes
Legislative and Policy Advocacy for Post-Conviction Victim Services
Creating and Maintaining Trauma-Informed Workplaces
Current Information on How Trauma Affects the Brain
Program Development to Address Staff Victimization

VICTIM-CENTERED RESTORATIVE JUSTICE
Victim Offender Communication/Dialogue Options Offered to Victims
Managing and Training of VOD Facilitators
Operating an Accountability/Apology Letter Bank
Measuring Success of VOD and/or ALB Programs
VOD Case Examples - Learning from the Experiences
Promoting and Communicating about VOD/ALB Programs
Impact of Crime / Victim Awareness Programs for Incarcerated Individuals

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* 1. Lead Presenter

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* 2. Biography Related to Topic (100 word maximum)
If selected, this biography will be used in conference materials. NAVAC may make non-substantive edits to the biography for formatting and marketing purposes.

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* 3. Additional Presenter

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* 4. Biography Related to Topic (100 word maximum)
If selected, this biography will be used in conference materials. NAVAC may make non-substantive edits to the biography for formatting and marketing purposes.

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* 5. Are there additional presenters? (If your proposal is selected, you will be contacted to provide the additional presenter information)

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* 6. Which track does your proposed workshop fit under?
(Note: you may be asked to provide a general session instead of a workshop)

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* 7. Proposed Session Title:

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* 8. Description of Your Session: 100 word limit
Provide a brief description of the presentation content. If selected, this description will be used in conference materials. NAVAC may make edits to this description for formatting and marketing purposes.

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* 9. Educational Objectives: 100 word maximum
Articulate at least 3 measurable learning objectives for your session. For example, "As a result of this session, attendees will be able to ..."

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* 10. Indicate the targeted knowledge/experience level of intended audience
Please rank your choices from 1 to 3 (with 1 being the level of knowledge/experience that your presentation is most appropriate for and 3 being the level of knowledge/experience that your presentation is least appropriate).

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* 11. Please identify the presentation styles you will be using.  (Check all that apply)
Note: Experiential Learning Techniques are Highly Encouraged.

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* 12. LEAD PRESENTER EXPERIENCE:
If you have not previously presented at a NAVAC conference, please list two conferences  you have presented at or courses taught (including year, location, and audience). If you do not have presentation experience, please indicate NEW and jump to question 16.

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* 13. If you have not previously presented at a NAVAC conference, please provide two references who can speak to this presenter's presentation skills (include email contact information).

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* 14. ADDITIONAL PRESENTER'S EXPERIENCE:
If you have not previously presented at a NAVAC conference, please list two conferences you have presented at, or courses taught (including year, location, and audience).

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* 15. If you have not previously presented at a NAVAC conference, please provide two references who can speak to this presenter's presentation skills (include email contact information).

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* 16. I am a new presenter and am not able to complete the previous two questions; but, I would like to be considered based on my experience and knowledge of the subject.

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* 17. While NAVAC is unable to provide a speaker stipend or cover any costs associated with attendance at the conference, some speakers may qualify for OVC-TTAC Speaker Support.
Please let us know if you are an approved OVC-TTAC Consultant.

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* 18. Although NAVAC is unable to pay a speaker stipend or cover costs associated with speakers attending the conference, to demonstrate our gratitude we do offer a reduction of the conference fee for presenters.
For presentations with multiple presenters, only 1 discount will be offered.
To enable us to better determine your needs, please check the most appropriate statement below.

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* 19. SESSION AND EQUIPMENT INFORMATION
Anticipated number of participants: 100
Sessions may range from 60 - 90 minutes
NAVAC will provide a laptop, projector, projection screen, sound system, and microphones
DO YOU ANTICIPATE NEEDING ANY OTHER EQUIPMENT?
If so, please provide that information in the Comment Box below.

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* 20. ROOM SET UP - please rank your preferences - 1 = first, 3 = last

If you have questions regarding this RFP please email: navacorrections@gmail.com
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