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MCJA 2019 Fall Conference

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Date(s) - 10/28/2019 - 10/30/2019
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel

Mark your calendar!  The MCJA Fall Conference will be held from October 28-30, 2019 at the Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel in Ocean City, Maryland.

The very best public safety and correctional training!   Earn MPCTC Approved Training Credits from the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions along with a great hotel on the beach, fantastic meals to include a seafood buffet and the famous Silent Auction that benefits our scholarship fund.  Full registration fees include training, reception, two continental breakfasts, lunch and a seafood buffet dinner.  MCJA provides training opportunities to correctional and public safety agencies. This is surely an event that no one will want to miss!!

Full registration at the low registration fee of $160 for members (pre-registration until October 11th); non-members at $195 with the inclusion of one year of membership in ACA/MCJA and a one-day registration for $130Group discounts could apply, please contact the MCJA President directly at 240-777-9985 for information and registration.

Hotel reservations can be made by calling direct to the Clarion at 1-800-638-2100 and request the special MCJA rate for a double ($79), Executive King ($99), Studio King ($109) or a Cabana ($129). There are additional State and local taxes and is subject to change without notice.

Conference Agenda

Monday, October 28, 2019

1:30 – 3:00 PM

Registration  – Terrace Lobby

Vendor Setup – Conference Rooms 4, 5, & 6

3:00 PM

Welcome – Ivonne Gutierrez, President – Ballrooms 2A and 2B

3:00 – 5:00 PM

General Opening Session #1Hope Driven Change (former Denver Bronco Vance Johnson) – Ballrooms 2A and 2B  

 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Silent Auction/Vendor Area Open AND Welcome Reception – Refreshments, Appetizers and Networking Opportunities – Conference Rooms 4, 5, & 6

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

8:00 – 9:00 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast – Includes:  Bagels, Assorted Fruits, Yogurt, Pastries, Coffee, Tea and Orange Juice – Conference Rooms 4, 5, & 6 AND

Silent Auction/Vendor Area Open – Conference Rooms 4, 5 & 6                                                                                   

9:00 – 9:30 AM

Welcome and Helpful HR Tips Presentation – Ivonne Gutierrez, MCJA Presdient – Ballroom 2A and 2B

9:30 – 11:30 AM

Session #2: Drones and Contraband in Correctional Facilities (Detective Sergeant Rodney Likin) – Ballrooms 2A and 2B

10:15 – 10:30 AM                               

Break – Conference Room 4, 5 & 6

12:00 – 1:30 PM

Lunch  Guest Speaker, Robert Green – Secretary, Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services AND Induction of New Officers – Crystal Ballroom 1

12:30 – 1:30 PM

Vendor/Silent Auction Area Open and Ends at 1:30

1:45 – 4:00 PM

Session #3:  Hearing Voices – Working with the Mentally Ill (Carl Furr, Program Coordinator/Instructor MPCTC) – Ballrooms 2A and 2B

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Silent Auction Disbursement/Payment Due* – Terrace Lobby

6:00 – 8:00 PM

Seafood Dinner Crystall Ballroom I

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

8:00 – 9:00 AM

Continental Breakfast – Includes:  Bagels, Assorted Fruits, Yogurt, Pastries, Coffee, Tea and Orange Juice –Ballrooms 2A and 2B

9:00 AM

Welcome and Wrap-Up Announcements

Melinda Grenier, MCJA President Ballrooms 2A and 2B

9:00 – 11:00 AM

Session #4: Writing the Gets Results (John Donaldson and Jane Sachs MPCTC) – Ballrooms 2A and 2B

11:00 – 11:30 AM

Conference Wrap-Up AND Prize Drawings – Ballrooms 2A and 2B

Must be present to win.  Drawing begins at the conclusion of Session #4.

*Silent Auction:  Cash or Credit Card payments accepted.


Ticket Type Price Spaces
Non-Member Preregistration
Non-MCJA Member Preregistration Rate
MCJA/ACA Member - Preregistration Rate
Current MCJA/ACA membership discounted preregistration rate.
One Day Registration
Attend either Tuesday or Wednesday sessions. Includes meals listed as being provided for that day.
Dinner Ticket
Additional dinner ticket for guest on Tuesday, October 29th.
Lunch Ticket
Additional lunch ticket for guest on Tuesday, October 29th.
Welcome Reception Ticket
Additional Welcome Reception Ticket for Guest

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