Calls for Proposals

Here are a couple of calls for proposals for upcoming conferences related to the Courts. If you have a great presentation, why not share?


The conference will be held March 1-3, 2016, in Appleton, Wisconsin. The theme is “Increasing Courthouse Safety by Understanding the Customer Base” and the conference will focus on best practices, practical applications, and case studies that promote awareness and enhance court safety.

They are looking for presentations concerning topics such as:

  • Case studies on court security incidents
  • Alcohol/substance abuse
  • Mental health and co-occurring disorders
  • Gangs
  • Domestic violence and the impact on the courts
  • Sovereign citizens
  • Dissidents
  • Radicalization
  • Family courts and court case volatility
  • Distressed individuals
  • Ethics and security: mandatory reporting
  • Practical applications to address security
  • Low to no cost resources for court security
  • Other topics related to behavioral issues in the courts and solutions

If you are interested, please submit a presentation proposal for review. Content relevance, timeliness, and expertise of the speakers(s) will be considered.  Presentations that address the above content, highlight case studies, and/or involve panels with diverse speakers are highly recommended. Hurry — the deadline is July 31, 2015.


NACM has issued a call for proposals for its 2016 Midyear Conference to be held February 14-16, 2016, in Mobile, Alabama. The conference theme is “Extending out from the CORE: The Profession in Practice”. Proposals are being solicited that deal with the following topics:

  • Personal leadership through reflective action
  • Making management matter through finding your “best” voice
  • Understanding and managing technology opportunities
  • The importance of research and evaluation as a management task
  • The role of partnerships in justice system planning and operations
  • Spotting and prioritizing trends and developing institutional responses

For more details, forms and deadlines visit the NACM website.