2019 NDAA Summer Summit: Innovations in Prosecution

July 24-25, 2019

Quebec City, Canada

Innovations in the Court Room, the Community, and the Office

Over 20 concurrent sessions including:

  • FBI Lab Presentation
    (Paula Ernst)
  • Combatting “Making a Murder” Effect with the Visual Trial
    (Meg Heap, Matt Breedon, Jamison Dowd)
  • Opioid Court
    (John Flynn)
  • Social Media in Prosecution
    (Pam Casey)
  • Community Outreach Initiative
    (Sherri Bevan Walsh)
  • Neuroscience Evidence in the Courtroom: What Prosecutors Need to Know
    (Professor Francis Shen)
  • Courtroom Facility Dogs
    (Ellen O’Neill-Stephens, Kim Gramlich, Melanie Bedard, Celeste Walsen)
  • Responding to the Over-Representation of People with Mental Illnesses in the Criminal Justice System
    (Steven Leifman)

Travel to Quebec City does require a passport. Also, here are some
Things to Know Before You Go!

Tuition*:

Early Bird Rate Regular Rate
(Until May 31, 2019) (After May 31, 2019)
Member $475.00 $525.00
Military Member $427.50 $472.50
Non-Member $575.00 $625.00
Military Non-Members $517.50 $562.50

 

Special Discounts:

  • Register three (3) or more attendees at a time to receive a 5% discount on the total registration fee. NDAA encourages multidisciplinary teams to take advantage of this discount. Use promo code Group-SS-19.
  • All active military members will receive a 10% discount on the course registration. Use promo code Military-SS-19.

NDAA adheres to a policy of non-discrimination in admissions and administration.

*Course tuition includes admission and course materials.

 

Tuition must be paid in full prior to the first day of the course. You will not be admitted if you have an outstanding balance. If you would like to make a payment on-site, please see the Course Director upon arrival.

Payments may be made by check, money order, or credit card.

Checks should be made payable to (with the invoice number noted on the check):

National District Attorneys Association (NDAA)
1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 330
Arlington, VA 22202

 

NDAA Cancellation, Refund & Substitution Policy:

Please submit all requests to NDAA in writing via email to Cierra Jenkins at cjenkins@ndaajustice.org. All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made 30 calendar days prior to the first day of the NDAA event to receive a full refund.  Full refunds cannot be approved for requests received after this date.  Should you need to cancel your registration less than 30 days but more than 14 days before the event, a 75% refund will be granted with a written request.  NDAA regrets that refunds will not be given for cancellations within 14 days of the event or for no-shows.  Note, registration fee credit can no longer be applied to a different NDAA course or event.  However, substitutions are gladly accepted at any time. Should another office member want to attend the course in your place please contact Cierra Jenkins at cjenkins@ndaajustice.org.  

 

Main Summit Hotel

Hilton Quebec
1100 Boul. René-Lévesque Est
Phone: 418-647-2411

Alternative Hotels Nearby 

Hotel Le Concorde
1225 Cours du Général-de Montcalm
Phone: 418-647-2222

Hotel Chateau Laurier
1220 Place George-V Ouest
Phone: 418-522-8108

Hotel Champlain
115 Sainte-Anne
Phone: 800-567-2106

Hôtel-Boutique Historique Dans Le Vieux-Québec
49 Rue D Auteuil
Phone: 418-694-1173

Anticipated CLE credits will be 11.5 hours based on a 60 minute credit hour. All attendees will receive a Uniform CLE Certificate of attendance at the end of the conference.

***U.S. Attorneys:

NDAA will not be filing for CLE approval for this course. Attorneys seeking CLE credit should contact their state bar for more information. Attendees representing other disciplines should contact their reporting agencies for more information.

 

*** Barreau du Québec:

NDAA will not be filing for approval for this course. Members of Barreau du Québec will have the ability to self-declare this activity in their online training statement.

 

Questions regarding CLE credit or training hours can be directed to Project Coordinator Cierra Jenkins.

Sonia LeBel, Minister of Justice of Quebec

5th Annual Women Prosecutors’ Section Gala Dinner 
6pm

Join us for an evening of cocktails, appetizers, a gourmet dinner, and a guest speaker as we celebrate an International Evening of Building a Culture of Women Leaders. The gala takes place in the Parliament Building and will feature remarks by the guest of honor, Madame Sonia LeBel, Minister of Justice of Quebec.

The ticket includes a cocktail hour with appetizers and a drink ticket, followed by a 4-course meal of:

Seasonal Vegetable Salad
Cream of Mushroom Soup
Fresh Herb Chicken Ballotine (roasted pepper coulis, wild rice)
Cranberry and Orange Napoleon

Cost: $55  USD for members & $65 USD for non-members

Register for the events when you sign up for the conference! 

Already registered and need to add a ticket?
Add tickets to your registration by logging into your account and selecting “Manage Profile.” Select “Payments & History” and then “Event Registrations.” Click on the Summit under “Upcoming Events’ and then “Register” to modify your registration.
Need help? Contact Erin Carr at 703-519-1644 or ecarr@ndaajustice.org.

Tuesday, July 23
Historical Walking Tour 
6pm

Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain, Quebec City is a walker’s dream: compact, picturesque and brimming with European charm. Put on good walking shoes, charge your camera phone and begin your exploration through this UNESCO’s jewel and world heritage site!

During this tour you will see some of the best highlights the city has to offer. Our professional tour guide will take your guests on the best route and will share in a lively way their knowledge of the history of Quebec City.

  • Leave from Hilton Hotel on foot. Tour ends at Place Royale in Old Quebec for dinner on your own.
  • Includes bottled water and funicular ticket (cable car ride).

Cost: $32 USD

Wednesday, July 24
Historical Walking Tour
9am

Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain, Quebec City is a walker’s dream: compact, picturesque and brimming with European charm. Put on good walking shoes, charge your camera phone and begin your exploration through this UNESCO’s jewel and world heritage site!

During this tour you will see some of the best highlights the city has to offer. A professional tour guide will take you guests on the best route and will share in a lively way their knowledge of the history of Quebec City. This two- and half-hour morning tour includes a stop at Le Café-Boulangerie Paillard for a fresh homemade macaroon and beverage.

  • Leave from Hilton on foot. Tour ends at Old Quebec for shopping and lunch on your own.
  • Includes bottled water and funicular ticket (cable car ride).

Cost: $40 USD

Thursday, July 25
VIP Tour of the Citadelle and the Residence of the Governor General
8:30am

The Dufferin Terrace hides an archaeological crypt revealing the official residence and seat of power of governors from 1620 to 1834. Discover its history and stroll through the remains of Château Saint-Louis. Explore its lower court, outbuildings and culinary complex.

The Citadelle is the largest British fortress built in North America. In 1820 the construction of the star-shaped Citadelle began and lasted for more than 30 years.

Some of the walls enclose over 300 years of military history in Quebec City, spanning the French, British and Canadian periods. Due to its defensive and geographical situation atop Cape Diamond, it was often referred to as the “American Gibraltar”. Today it is home to an active military garrison and the second official residence of the Governor General of Canada which stands within the Citadelle.

  • Leave Hilton on foot. Tour ends on Terrace Dufferin, is a terrace that wraps around the Château Frontenac.
  • Includes admission to the Citadelle, the Royal 22e Regiment Museum, the changing of the guard ceremony, the Governor’s House, as well as admission to the St-Louis Forts & Châteaux, with a professional guide. Bottled water available.

Cost: $60 USD

Quebec City Craft Brewery and Beer Tasting Tour
5pm

This memorable walking tour takes place in the heart of Quebec City’s craft beer scene: St-Roch. This area is a can’t miss destination in the city for its cultural potential and commercial activity. Taste amazing and varied products, straight from where they are brewed.

  • Leave Hilton on foot. Tour ends at a brewery in St-Roch, should you wish to stay for dinner on your own.
  • Includes professional guide, 3 breweries, 6 craft beer tastings, 3 light snacks.

Cost: $95 USD

Friday, July 26
Quebec City Food Tour
11am

Throughout the years, Quebec’s food has been influenced by Amerindian, British and French cuisines. The tour offers you the opportunity to discover these different culinary and cultural traditions and taste products that have made the gourmet authenticity of Quebec City

Available in Old Quebec, your guide will introduce you to history and architecture and you will taste typical and local specialties from a variety of shops such as grocers, chocolate factory, restaurants and bakeries, amongst others.

  • Leaves Hilton by foot. Tour ends in Old Quebec.
  • Includes professional guide, all tastings and gratuities. (About a 1 mile walking tour.)

Cost: $110 USD

Register for the events when you sign up for the conference! 

Already registered and need to add a ticket?
Add tickets to your registration by logging into your account and selecting “Manage Profile.” Select “Payments & History” and then “Event Registrations.” Click on the Summit under “Upcoming Events’ and then “Register” to modify your registration.
Need help? Contact Erin Carr at 703-519-1644 or ecarr@ndaajustice.org.

Platinum Sponsor $12,000 (One Available) 
  • Serve as sponsor for Welcome Reception on Tuesday, July 23
  • Two (2) half-page color ads in The Prosecutor magazine
  • Complimentary exhibit space
  • Four (4) complimentary registration packages
  • Opportunity for literature or promo item distribution at registration
  • Logo recognition & listing in onsite program
  • Logo recognition on onsite signage

Gold Sponsor $8,000 (Two Available)
  • Serve as sponsor for Breakfast at the hotel on Wednesday, July 24 or Thursday, July 25
  • One (1) half-page color ad in The Prosecutor magazine
  • Complimentary exhibit space
  • Three (3) complimentary registration packages
  • Opportunity for literature or promo item distribution at registration
  • Logo recognition & listing in onsite program
  • Logo recognition on onsite signage

Silver Sponsor $4,000
  • One (1) quarter-page color ad in The Prosecutor magazine
  • Complimentary exhibit space
  • Two (2) complimentary registration packages
  • Logo recognition & listing in onsite program
  • Logo recognition on onsite signage

Bronze Sponsor $1,500
  • Complimentary exhibit space
  • One (1) complimentary conference registration
  • Listing in the onsite program

A La Carte Items
NDAA is pleased to also offer this additional opportunity that can be added to packages to further highlight your organization:
Conference bags $1500
Conference notepads $800
Conference pens $500

Submit your application here. Questions? Contact Erin Carr.

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