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21st Annual Crime Victims' Rights Conference

April 11th-12th, 2018

Hosted by the Governor and Attorney General

Capitol Plaza Hotel and Manor Conference Center, Topeka, KS

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Featuring national and local presenters who will share methods and strategies to improve safety as well as promote justice for all crime victims.  The conference is open to all persons who honor and assist crime victims in achieving safety, justice, and healing, including criminal justice and victim services professionals and allied partners.

Call For Workshop Proposals!

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We are now accepting proposals for workshops for the Crime Victims' Rights Conference.  
Download the Call for Presentations 2018 Form.

Tentative Agenda

Hosted by the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence
TUESDAY, April 10TH, 2018

Hosted by the Children's Advocacy Centers of Kansas, Inc
TUESDAY, April 10TH, 2018

Hosted by Governor Jeff Colyer and Attorney General Derek Schmidt

WEDNESDAY, April 11TH, 2018

Conference Check-In
Governor's Video Welcome
General Session
Workshop Session I
Networking Lunch
Workshop Session II
Workshop Session III
General Session
Yoga & Meditation Healing for Helpers

THURSDAY, April 12TH, 2018
General Session
Workshop Session IV
Attorney General Awards Luncheon
Workshop Session V
General Session


More Information Coming Soon!

Continuing Education and Other Conference Information

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT Conference attendees are responsible for applying for any continuing education credit that might be available for attending the Annual Crime Victims' Rights Conference and the Preconference Institute.  Participants will receive signed certificates of attendance, which state the name of the presentation, the presenter(s), date and time of each presentation. 

CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION This conference is pending CLE hours by the Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission.

SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS All conference facilities comply with the applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  If you require special accommodations, including sign language interpretation, please indicate this on your conference registration form.

CONFERENCE DRESS Conference attire is business casual. We recommend dressing in layers as meeting room temperatures vary.