BERWYN, Pa., May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NaBITA is pleased to announce Dan Roach, M.B.A., M.C.J. as the Opening Keynote Speaker at this year's Conference, presenting Lessons of the Northern Illinois University Shooting. Mr. Roach is currently the Deputy Chief of the Schaumburg Police Department where he oversees the Patrol Division, the Investigations Division, and the Special Operations Division. He is a retired Illinois State Police (ISP) Investigations Commander having served for over 26 years with the ISP; 22 years were in Criminal Investigations, of which 14 years were spent working in covert narcotics and gang investigations. Mr. Roach has had extensive involvement in many high-profile investigations, including the NIU Campus homicides. At the time of the NIU Campus shootings, Dan was the Chicago-Metro Investigations Commander of the Illinois State Police. He was an on-scene commander and member of the investigative leadership team for the NIU Campus Shootings incident.
NaBITA is also honored to announce threat assessment specialist Stephen D. Hart, Ph.D., as the Closing Keynote Speaker at this year's Conference, presenting on Assessment and Management of Violence Risk. Dr. Hart is an internationally recognized expert in the field. He is also a professor of Psychology at Simon Fraser University, Canada. Dr. Hart has authored or co-authored 150 scientific books, chapters and articles. He has also provided expert testimony before courts and tribunals at all judicial levels throughout North America.
Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D., Executive Director of NaBITA, adds, "We are thrilled to have such a wonderful mix of psychological, law enforcement and violence risk assessment expertise at the conference this year. These keynotes will offer attendees invaluable practical advice on how to better manage at-risk students on our campuses."
November 13–17, 2016
Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk, San Antonio, TX
Conference Early Bird Registration (Register by September 2, 2016)
- Non-members — $529 per person
- Individual/Case Manager NaBITA Members — $469 per person
- Standard NaBITA Members — 1st Registrant $219; additional registrants — $469 per person
- Enhanced NaBITA Members — 1st Registrant free; additional registrants — $409 per person
Conference Regular Registration (After September 2, 2016)
- Non-members — $629 per person
- Individual/Case Manager NaBITA Members — $569 per person
- Standard NaBITA Members — 1st Registrant $319; additional registrants — $569 per person
- Enhanced NaBITA Members — 1st Registrant free; additional registrants — $509 per person
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In service to the field, NaBITA welcomes the submission of scholarship applications for the upcoming Annual NaBITA Conference. These scholarships aim to assist our colleagues in their professional development and commitment to their chosen profession.
Call For Programs
NaBITA is currently accepting proposals for the 2016 NaBITA Conference. To submit your proposal, please complete and submit the application form. Please note that the program submission deadline is Friday, July 15, 2016.
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Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors
Please click here to view the 2016 Conference Sponsorship & Exhibiting Opportunities brochure and application! This document outlines everything you need to know, including: background information on NaBITA, information about the event and overview of who attends, as well as a full breakdown of all of the opportunities at this year's event.
SOURCE National Behavioral Intervention Team Association