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April 15, 2014

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Register for the Technology Summit | Reserve your hotel room | Contact us with questions

About the Summit

This unique 3-day training will focus on the various complex issues and concerns that come from the intersection of technology and domestic & sexual violence, stalking, and trafficking.

Covering a wide range of technology-related issues that will be helpful to anyone working with victims, sessions will be organized by advocacy, law enforcement, and legal professionals for participants to easily choose workshops most applicable to them.

Participants will be given tools and information to respond to technology abuse, to enhance services for survivors of violence, and to hold offenders accountable. In addition to incredible attendees from all over the United States and internationally, our excellent faculty includes the Safety Net Team; survivors; national experts on technology, confidentiality, and privacy’ technology developers and representatives from technology companies; and leaders in law enforcement, domestic violence, and the legal field.

2014 Summit Topics

  • Understanding how technology can be misused by abusers
  • Collecting and documenting evidence of technology abuse
  • Safety planning with survivors around technology and online privacy
  • Hook-up violence within the LGBTQ community
  • Investigating and prosecuting technology crimes
  • Online images, abuse, and the legal landscape
  • Health records and other personal data 
  • Cell phone apps for victims and agencies
  • Social media, privacy, and security
  • Databases and other agency technology use
  • Using technology to enhance services
  • So much more!

Register to Attend the Summit

The registration fee includes full access to all training sessions, receptions, and related events, as well as breakfast, lunch, and morning and afternoon snacks (dinner is not included).

  • Early Bird Registration: $375 (Take advantage of the early bird registration fee by registering before June 1, 2014!)
  • Standard Registration: $475

Register to attend here.

Technology Summit 2013

For information about Technology Summit 2013, view the program book and our Week in Review blog post with some event highlights.

Feedback from last year's participants:

  • Topics that were addressed were very informative, up to date, and thought provoking. The sessions helped me realize ways in which technology is abused that I was not aware of before.”
  • I thought this was a wonderful conference. It was great to hear from Google, Verizon, Facebook, and FireFox but to also hear from those in the legal profession.”
  • I really enjoyed the variety of key note speakers, workshops, panel discussions and tech demonstrations. I loved that many of the technology company representatives present were asking questions of advocates about how the companies could most effectively create change.
  • The overall tone of the event allowed for participants of different backgrounds, knowledge and experience levels to participate equally. The topics were exceptional—I have never attended any conference where there weren’t at least a couple of duds and this wasn't the case.

Hotel Information

The Technology Summit will be held at the Dolce Hayes Convention Center in San Jose, CA. You must reserve your own hotel room at the link below. NNEDV is not responsible for reserving hotel rooms. The hotel rate is $144, plus sales tax (14%) and an HBID assessment of $0.75 per room, per night. This rate will be available until either the room block is filled or July 7, 2014, so reserve your hotel room soon. Please make sure to register for the conference before making your hotel reservation.

You can make your hotel reservation here.