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Toni Craig, Director of Institute Planning 
Tammy Johnson, Conference Registrar

Registration Deadline: October 14, 2016


Wednesday November 9, 2016 at 9:00 AM EST
Thursday November 10, 2016 at 5:00 PM EST

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The Renaissance Hotel
425 Water Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704


A limited number of rooms are
available at the special conference rate.
Rate: $91 per night (plus tax)
Rate deadline: October 7. 
(reference Virginia Juvenile Justice)

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40th VJJA Fall Institute


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Additional Events:
President's Welcome Reception - Wednesday, November 9 at 5:00 pm
Networking Social - Wednesday, November 9 at 8:00 pm
Annual Business Meeting and Awards  - Thursday, November 10 at 12:00 p.m.

The Renaissance Hotel located at 425 Water Street Portsmouth, VA, will be the location of this year's event.  A limited number of rooms are available at a discount conference rate of $91.00 (plus tax)* per night. There is a parking fee of $5.00 per day/night. Fee will be charged to the room of each guest with a vehicle. Make your hotel reservation by calling 888.839.1775 or at the link below. The hotel deadline for the guaranteed rate is October 7, 2016. (Reference Virginia Juvenile Justice)  http://www.marriott.com/meeting-event-hotels/group-corporate-travel/groupCorp.mi?resLinkData=VJJA%2050th%20Fall%20Juvenile%20Justice%20Institute%5Eorfpt%60vjjvjja%6089.00%60USD%60false%602%6011/8/16%6011/10/16%6010/7/16&app=resvlink&stop_mobi=yes%20  (Note: Registration link will indicate parking is $10, however a $5.00 discount will be applied upon arrival.) *Room rate increased from $89 to $91 per hotel policy.

Participant Registration:
Pre-registration is required. Registration is open to members and non-members.  The two-day EARLY BIRD conference rate for members is $100.00. The non-member rate to attend the conference  is $120.00. Single day registration rates are $50.00 for members and $75.00 for non-members. Checks and money orders are to be mailed and made payable to VJJA.  Return checks will be assessed a $35 fee.  When paying by check, separate checks for registration and dues are encouraged. No refunds of registration fees will be made after October 24, 2016. Member dues are non-refundable. Direct registration and membership questions to Tammy Johnson at membership@vjja.net.  

*****Registration Deadline: October 14, 2016*****

**Attention DJJ Employees, special notice of instruction regarding registration: DJJ employees are responsible for following travel and training authorization guidelines. Pre-approval for conference attendance is required for reimbursement.  Employees are responsible for payment of registration and dues. DJJ will only reimburse registration fees. Membership dues are not reimbursable. Reimbursement guidelines are to be followed post-conference.** 

In addition to formal learning opportunities, participants will be afforded multiple opportunities for relationship-building with other professionals working with system-involved children from across the state. VJJA President Samantha Higgins will host the annual President's Reception. A networking social will be held later in the evening. Multiple opportunites will be provided to network and build resources with Providers/Exhibitors who provide a multitude of services to at risk kids and families.

Exhibit Registration:Exhibitor registration materials have been distributed.  Send inquiries to exhibits@vjja.netSponsorship packages are available.

NEW THIS YEAR: A VJJA Logo Store will soon be available on-line to order items to be picked up at the conference. Information will be distributed via a separate email with ordering instructions.