Events

Upcoming events

    • 16 Nov 2022
    • 2:00 PM
    • 18 Nov 2022
    • 12:30 PM
    • Delta Hotels Virginia Beach Bayfront Suites
    Register

    About the Conference:

    The Network's 40th Annual Conference on Crime Victims' Issues is a two day event for advocates, victim services professionals, and allied partners to learn more about best practices, innovative approaches, and current trends in the field. We look forward to welcoming you as we celebrate our 40th conference together!

    Explore the Complete Agenda


    PRE-CONFERENCE INSTITUTE AND PLENARY SPEAKERS

    We're thrilled to announce this year's featured speakers:

    Justin Boardman, Pre-Conference Institute

    Roger Canaff, Opening Plenary

    Kimberly Corban, Closing Plenary


    HOTEL INFORMATION   

    With panoramic water views, Delta Hotels by Marriott Virginia Beach Bayfront Suites is an oasis on the shores of the breathtaking Chesapeake Bay. Embrace effortless relaxation in beautifully appointed suites with complimentary Wi-Fi, signature amenities, luxurious bedding and breathtaking bay views. The hotel is ideally located on the beach. 

    A block of rooms has been reserved at the government rate of $106/night. Please note the group rate expires on October 15, 2022 or once the group block is sold out.

    Hotel reservations can be made here


    QUESTIONS?

    For questions about online registration, contact Erin JacksonFor all other questions, contact Lindsay Cassada.


    CONFERENCE REGISTRATION CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

    Requests for conference registration cancellations and refunds must be submitted via email to Erin Jackson at erin.jackson@vanetwork.org or to the payment address November 1, 2022. (A $10.00 Processing fee will be assessed.) After this date, NO REFUNDS WILL BE CONSIDERED OR ISSUED.

    Payment must be received prior to conference attendance.



Past events

23 Sep 2022 Remembering Never to Forget: National Day of Remembrance Ceremony for Murder Victims 2022
13 Sep 2022 Annual Victim Witness Directors' Forum: Creating Sustainability for Our Programs and Ourselves
29 Aug 2022 Post-Conviction Victim Advocacy: Updates for 2022
10 Aug 2022 Engaging Blind & Low-Vision Survivors: Best Practices for Accessible, Trauma-Informed Advocacy
27 Jul 2022 Invisible Disabilities: Trauma-Responsive Practices for Victim Advocacy and Mental Illness
01 Jun 2022 Midweek Rest Stop
05 May 2022 Navigating Victims' Issues in 2022: Recent Legislation, Victims' Rights, and the Impact on Virginians
29 Apr 2022 Finding Balance & Equity in Advocacy Work
27 Apr 2022 Expanding Access to Advocate Wellness
25 Apr 2022 Advocates’ Bill of Wellness Rights
09 Mar 2022 Seeking Center: Guided Meditation Series for Advocates
10 Jan 2022 New Year, New Intentions: Group Meditation Practice for Advocates
17 Nov 2021 39thAnnual Crime Victims' Issues Conference
31 Aug 2021 Connect, Collaborate, Innovate: A Coalition Building Forum for Victim Witness Directors
03 May 2021 Mindful in May: Group Meditation Practice for Advocates
19 Apr 2021 VIRTUAL BIAT [Basic Intensive Advocacy Training] - Spring 2021
19 Apr 2021 Making It Meaningful: A Victims Rights Lunch-and-Learn Series
03 Mar 2021 38th Annual Crime Victims' Issues Conference Goes Virtual!
15 Jan 2021 A Focus on Regional Crisis Response Teams: Working a Familicide Through a Case-based Lens
16 Nov 2020 Navigating Victims' Issues: New Laws, Other Perspectives, and Important Considerations
26 Oct 2020 VIRTUAL Basic Intensive Advocacy Training - Fall 2020
25 Sep 2020 Honoring Life After Tragic Death: A National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims Virtual Forum
18 Sep 2020 Criminal Death Support Group Facilitation Training
12 Aug 2020 We Are In This Together: Connecting with Peers to Increase Coalition Impact & Strengthen Victim Services
02 Jun 2020 GAPS & OPPORTUNITIES: A VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE TO DISCUSS VICTIMS’ RIGHTS DURING COVID-19
28 May 2020 Advanced Victim Assistance Academy 2020: “Resilience and Vicarious Trauma: Supporting Victim Witness Leaders as They Lead Through These Times”
26 May 2020 Gaps & Opportunities: A Virtual Roundtable to Discuss Victims’ Rights during COVID-19
24 Mar 2020 [to be rescheduled] Connect, Collaborate, Innovate: A Coalition Building Forum for Victim Witness Directors
24 Feb 2020 Basic Intensive Advocacy Training - Spring 2020
20 Nov 2019 37th Annual Crime Victims' Issues Conference
24 Sep 2019 VVAN BASIC VICTIM ASSISTANCE ACADEMY
06 Sep 2019 37th Annual Crime Victims' Issues Conference - SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
28 Aug 2019 VVAN ADVANCED VICTIM ASSISTANCE ACADEMY
08 Aug 2019 Basic Intensive Advocacy Training
20 Mar 2019 Defining the Role of the Victim Advocate in a Mass Violence Event Training
13 Nov 2018 36th Annual Crime Victims' Issues Conference
01 Aug 2018 VVAN ADVANCED VICTIM ASSISTANCE ACADEMY
15 Nov 2017 35th Annual Crime Victims' Issues Conference
11 Sep 2017 35th Annual Crime Victims' Issues Conference - SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
16 Nov 2016 34th Annual Crime Victims' Issues Conference-NOW CLOSED