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2017 OJP Conference on Crime and Victimization


Craguns Resort on Gull Lake  

Brainerd, MN

MAY 23-25, 2017

Registration for the conference is now open! The registration fee is $150. Meals and lodging are separate from the registration fee.  All accommodations​ can be found and made directly from the registration site.     

Awards:  Do you work with someone who is deserving of recognition?  Consider nominating them for one of two awards given at the conference each year.  Please read the short descriptions of each award here:  2017 Award Descriptions.docx​
To nominate someone for an award please fill out this form and follow the instructions on the bottom for submission.  Nominations are due by April 14, 2017.

Scholarships:  A limited number of scholarship awards will be available this year to cover registration, lodging and organized meals at the conference.  To apply for a scholarship, please fill out the application here​.  Deadline is April 18, 2017.  
Resource Fair:  If you would like to exhibit in the resource fair, please fill out the form below and follow the instructions for submission.  Exhibiting at the resource fair is free!  We do ask vendors to donate an item to the Bingo prize collection. Additionally, one member from your organization receives their conference registration fee ($150) waived! Space is limited and granted on a first come, first serve basis. 

Conference at-a-glance schedule with facilitators and workshops, is available by clicking here: 2017 Conference-at-a-glance

Quick Look Tentative Event Schedule

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

·   Registration starts at 1:00 PM.

·   Seven (7) concurrent Breakout Sessions will occur from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

Keynote Speaker (John Clune) from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM.

Welcome Reception/Light Dinner from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Registration from 7:00 AM to 7:45 AM

Opening ceremony (w/ award presentation) in the Centre from 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM 

Joann Jones

Commissioner Dohman

Keynote Speaker from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (Meg Garvin)

Seven (7) concurrent Breakout Sessions will occur at the following times:

                10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

                1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

                3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Dinner from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Evening activities will include the Coalition Reception (poolside), Bingo in the Centre, and the Medallion Hunt will be throughout the conference.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Seven (7) concurrent Breakout Sessions will occur at 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Seven (7) concurrent Breakout Sessions will occur at 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

The Conference will adjourn following the conclusion of the breakout sessions.  Participants will leave with bag containing a water bottle, snack and other OJP swag.  


*This schedule does not include all breakfast, lunch and break times​