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Annual Meeting

 ACJS 52nd Annual Meeting
“Broadening the Horizon of the Criminal Justice Sciences:
Looking Outward Rather Than Inward”

March 3-7, 2015
Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel and Convention Center
Orlando, Florida

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2015 ACJS Annual Meeting Program
The amended 2015 Annual Meeting Program as of February 20, 2015, is now available.  You can view the program by day by clicking the links below:

Monday, March 2
Tuesday, March 3
Wednesday, March 4
Thursday, March 5
Friday, March 6
Saturday, March 7

The Participant Directory is also available and can be viewed by clicking here.

To search the program for a specific keyword (e.g., search for a name):

  1. Click Find in the Edit drop-down menu.
  2. In the Find what box, enter the text that you want to search for.
  3. Click Find Next.

2015 Annual Meeting Mobile App
For information on how to download and use the 2015 Annual Meeting Mobile App, click here.

2015 Abstracts
Click here to view the 2015 Abstracts.

ACJS 2015 Sage Professional Development Teaching Workshop
Interested in improving your teaching or in developing teaching skills?  You won't want to miss the seventh annual ACJS Professional Development Teaching Workshop that will be held Tuesday evening, March 3, 2015, and continued on Wednesday morning, March 4, 2015, during the upcoming ACJS Annual Meeting in Orlando.  This workshop is designed to help faculty develop new and innovative ways of teaching.  Experienced teachers and scholars will facilitate the sessions, offer information about creating and facilitating online courses, present tips for submitting manuscripts to journals, suggest techniques on how to be productive and find time to write, and much more.

This workshop is open to all interested ACJS attendees and is free of charge but pre-registration is required.   Registration is limited to sixty-five (65) participants and is on a first-come basis.  SAGE Junior Faculty Professional Development Teaching Award winners will be pre-registered for the workshop.

The workshop is FULL as of January 28, 2015.  If you wish to be placed on the wait list, send an email to Cathy Barth, ACJS Manager,, with your name and contact information.  You must be able to attend both sessions of the workshop. 

Call for Presentations, Invitation to Participate, and Abstract Submission System:

The Submission Deadline for the 2015 meeting has passed.  Thank you for your abstract submissions.

PLEASE NOTE:  LCD projections will be available in the meeting rooms.  No overhead projectors or computers will be provided.  Additional audio-visual equipment is the responsibility of the presenter.  Individuals wanting additional equipment must either bring equipment to the conference or make the necessary rental arrangements through the ACJS audio-visual provider.  Please contact the Association Manager for rental information –  
Host Hotel:
Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel and Convention Center
8101 World Center Drive
Orlando, FL  32821
Click here for hotel and reservation information.
Click here to see an explanation of the importance of staying at our host hotel.
Click here if you are looking for a roommate in Orlando.

Disney Tickets
For advance purchase of Florida Resident Tickets and specially priced Disney Meeting/Convention Theme Park tickets, please call 407-566-5600 or

Please note the cut-off date for advance purchase savings is March 2nd, 2015.

Exhibitor, Advertising, and Sponsorship Information:
Deadline for Program Advertising, Exhibit Booth Reservations, and Sponsorships:  December 15, 2014
Click here for Exhibitor, Advertising, and Sponsorship Information and Reservation Form.

ACJS Employment Exchange:
For information on the Employment Exchange held at the Annual Meeting, please click here.

Meeting Pre-Registration:
All registrants agree to comply with the ACJS Code of Ethics, which can be found by clicking here.

The pre-registration deadline has passed and all registrations will now be conducted onsite in Orlando.

Onsite Registration fees:
ACJS Member US$140.00
Non-Member  US$190.00
Spouse US$60.00
Student (must have proof of student status when registering)  US$40.00*
Senior (65 and over) US$60.00

*All Graduate Students registrations include a one-year membership to ACJS.  Please be sure to provide proof of graduate student status when registering.  If you have been granted a Free Ph.D. Student Membership or a Free Graduate Student Membership in the past, you are not eligible to take advantage of this offer more than once.

IMPORTANT:  Note that all communications regarding the Annual Meeting will come directly from th ACJS National Office.  If you receive any communications from persons purporting to represent ACJS or the Caribe Royale, please obtain their contact information and report the details to the National Office as soon as possible.  Thank you!

Upcoming ACJS Annual Meetings:
March 3 – 7, 2015 Orlando, Florida
March 29 – April 2, 2016 Denver, Colorado
March 21 – 25, 2017 Kansas City, Missouri
February 13 – 17, 2018 New Orleans, LA
March 26 – 30, 2019 Baltimore, Maryland
March 24 – 28, 2020 San Antonio, TX