Register Now: National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect

Group of students taking notesRegistration is Now Open!

The Children’s Bureau is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 21st National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN). Join us in Washington, D.C. on April 24–26, 2019, and come ready to participate in a program focused on “Strong and Thriving Families”, this year’s conference theme. Through workshops, policy forums, skill seminars, and other formal and informal platforms, the Children’s Bureau is committed to offering an experience that features a cadre of compelling and thought-provoking speakers, interactive learning opportunities, meaningful conversations, and engaging networking opportunities.


This simple registration process will allow you to review the conference program and make informed decisions on session attendance.

Register for the 21st NCCAN Website Today!

New This Year: The sessions you select during registration will be pre-loaded to the mobile app to populate your personal conference schedule before you arrive at the conference. You must create a profile in the mobile app before the conference to access this feature. The 21st NCCAN Mobile App will be available for download in February. You will receive an email when the 21st NCCAN Mobile app is available. The information provided in the mobile app will be updated periodically as new information becomes available including speaker biographies, session presentations, and exhibitor details. Download the app to optimize your conference experience.


The conference hotel room block is open. Please remember to make your hotel reservations.

Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Road NW
Washington, DC 20008

Phone: (202) 328-2000
Online Reservations: Online Hotel Reservation Link
Reservations by phone: 877-212-5752
Group Name: NCCAN
Rate: $253 per night (single or double occupancy), plus applicable state and local taxes.

Deadline: Sunday, March 31, 2019. (Reservations are on a first come, first serve basis and the rate is only available until the room block reaches capacity.)

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation policy is 72 hours prior to arrival in order to avoid one night room and tax charged to the method of payment on file with the reservation.

We look forward to seeing you in April! If you have questions in the meantime, please contact

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