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July 16 – 18, 2017 Minneapolis, MN


Please participate in our pre-Summit survey.

Who Should Attend
Prosecutors, investigators, victim advocates, justice stakeholders and all those who work with the prosecution function should attend this conference to benefit from the educational sessions on best practices and contribute information based on your experiences. 

The summit will feature experts on handling campus sexual assault and human and sex trafficking cases. In particular, presenters will shed light on the use of social media and the Dark Web in the commission of these offenses.  Plenary speakers will provide cutting edge information on violence and exploitation against women and breakout sessions will deliver in-depth training on investigating and prosecuting these types of crimes.  

ALERT! Summit Hotel Block Cutoff Dates:

Marquette Hotel
(for Best Practices Committee Meeting)

Rooms still available but you need to contact Stephanie Turner at NDAA to arrange reservations. 

Hilton Minneapolis: Wednesday, July 5th

Make your reservations today!

Hilton Minneapolis
1001 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Hotel Reservations

Official Visitors Guide to the Twin Cities Area

Summit Registration
Registration Rates
Note early bird specials in white boxes

Member Cost until May 16, 2017


Non-Member Cost until May 16, 2017


Member Cost after May 16, 2017


Non-Member Cost after May 16, 2017


Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities


Register for These Special Events

Prosecutors' Center for Excellence National Best Practices Committee Summer 2017 Meeting — Thursday, July 13

Dinner — Prosecutors' Center for Excellence
National Best Practices Committee
— Thursday, July 13

Women Prosecutor Section Dinner Gala Minneapolis — Sunday, July 16 Registration

Lake Minnetonka Cruise — Monday evening, July 17

Minnesota Twins vs NY Yankees Ballgame
Tuesday, July 18

Golf Outing - TPC Twin Cities


Tentative Schedule of Events
Thursday & Friday, July 13 & 14
Prosecutors' Center for Excellence — National Best Practices Committee Meeting

Saturday and Sunday, July 15-16
NDAA Board of Directors & Committee Meetings

Sunday, July 16
Afternoon — Opening Ceremonies for the NDAA Summer Summit
Evening — Women Prosecutor Section Annual Gala on the 52nd floor of the IDS Tower with featured speaker Associate Justice Anne McKeig of the Minnesota Supreme Court

Monday, July 17
NDAA Summer Summit
Daytime — Bus transportation and opportunities for lunch at Mall of America for attendees’ guests
Evening — Boat Cruise and Hors D’oeuvres on Lake Minnetonka

Tuesday, July 18
NDAA Summer Summit
Afternoon — Golf Outing
Evening — tickets available for Dugout Box Seats for the Minnesota Twins vs. NY Yankees at Target Field


Amy Ziering

Subjects Include:

Sexual Assaults on Campus
Keynote by Amy Ziering, producer of The Hunting Ground

Sexual Assaults on Campus
Rebecca Veidlinger, Expert on Title IX and steps to reduce campus sexual violence

Sex Trafficking:
Social Media Solicitation, Dark Web/Backpage

Rebecca Veidlinger

Sex Trafficking Prosecutions: Prosecutor Coordinated Sting Operations

Sex Trafficking: Victim Issues, Safe Harbors

Summit Speakers and Agenda


Contact Information
David Fredenburgh, Event Manager, NDAA
Email:    Phone: 703-519-1679



NDAA Companion Events During the 2017 Summer Summit

Our Summit host, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office, has developed a series of Companion Events for family and friends that are joining you in July while you attend the Summit meetings.  Please share these events with those traveling with you and have them sign up at the link below for any and all in which they are interested.

Click Here to Register for Companion Events 

Any associated participation costs i.e., lunch, etc., is the responsibility of the attendee.

Saturday, July 15
Starting at 10:00 AM — Uptown Lake Walk and Lunch
• Enjoy 3.1 miles of pedestrian trails and 3.19 miles of bike trails
• Water activities at 32nd Street Beach
• Lunch at a nearby restaurant
 Minneapolis Parks & Recreation — Lake Calhoun Link

Sunday, July 16
Starting at 10:00 AM — Walking Tour and Shopping on Summit Avenue
• Summit Avenue is located in historic St. Paul - a tree lined stretch of old homes such as the James J. Hill House and the Governor's Residence.  Also local shops and restaurants are nearby.
•  Lunch at a nearby restaurant
Summit Avenue Walking Tour Map — St. Paul Mansions Link 

Monday, July 17
Starting at 10:00 AM — Shopping and Lunch at Mall of America
• Mall of America — the nation's largest shopping and entertainment destination featuring 520 stores, 50 restaurants, an indoor theme park, Nickelodeon Universe, SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, the LEGO store, American Girl Store and much more!
• Plus there's no sales tax on clothing or shoes!
• Lunch at a restaurant in the Mall
Mall of America Link

Sign up for one or all three! 


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