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AJA Conference & Jail Expo Schedule

AJA Conference & Jail Expo Schedule

  • Saturday, May 21, 2022
  • 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Attendee Registration Open
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Saturday Deep Dives
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    ADA Compliance in Corrections: Are You Prepared?
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Exhibitor Registration Open
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Jail Tours Sign Up
  • 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Correctional Litigation 101
  • 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Welcome Reception
  • Sunday, May 22, 2022
  • 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
    Attendee Registration Open
  • 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
    Exhibitor Registration Open
  • 7:30 AM – 8:00 AM
    First-Time Attendees: Welcome to AJA
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Nondenominational Worship Service
  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Are You Ready for What's Next?
  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Implementing Successful Reentry in Rural Jails
  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Perspectives on the Use and Impact of Body-Worn Cameras in an Adult Detention Center
  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Suicide Prevention: Clinical and Legal Implications
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Jail Tours Sign Up
  • 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM
    Changing the Correctional Mindset: Creating a Culture for Recovery
  • 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM
    Consent Decrees: Avoiding Them and Living with Them
  • 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM
    Franklin County Sheriff’s Office: The Future of Staff-Friendly Facilities
  • 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM
    Learning to Love (or at Least Understand) MAT in My Facility
  • 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM
    Raising the EQ of Staff: Any Facility Can Do It!
  • 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    AJA Opening Luncheon & Business Meeting
  • 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM
    Save Your Staff! Stop Inmates from Manipulating Jail Staff
  • 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM
    Using Public Relations and Social Media to Tell Your Department’s Story
  • 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM
    Veterans Justice Programs: Services for Veterans Involved in the Criminal Justice System — Co-Sponsored by NIC
  • 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM
    You CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks – Breaking down Silos to Successfully Gain Buy-in from Staff, Leadership, and the Community
  • 1:15 PM – 4:45 PM
    Reducing Suicide Attempts & Deaths: 8 Modifications Your Suicide Prevention Program Needs Now
  • 1:15 PM – 5:15 PM
    Jail Tour: Century Regional Detention Facility
  • 1:15 PM – 5:15 PM
    Jail Tour: Men's Central Jail, Twin Towers Correctional Facility, Inmate Reception
  • 2:45 PM – 3:05 PM
    iConnect Live: The New Certifed Correctional Training Designation
  • 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Dream Team: The Secret to Recruiting and Retaining
  • 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Jail Work Programs: It’s Not in the Name; It’s in the Process — Co-Sponsored by NIC
  • 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Leading in All Directions: The Supervisor’s Role in Strategic Inmate Management (SIM) — Co-Sponsored by NIC
  • 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Managing Emergencies with Multiple Stakeholders: Lessons Learned from COVID-19
  • 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Survive Past Five: Wellness Training You Won't Forget
  • 5:15 PM – 7:00 PM
    Jail Expo Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Reception
  • Monday, May 23, 2022
  • 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    Attendee Registration Open
  • 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    Exhibitor Registration Open
  • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
    Plenary Session with Keynote Speaker Anthony Gangi - Sponsored by Axon
  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Jail Expo 2022 Open
  • 10:15 AM – 10:35 AM
    iConnect Live: DOJ Collaborations in Support of the Nation’s Jails
  • 10:45 AM – 11:05 AM
    iConnect Live: How the CDC Can Assist Jails
  • 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM
    iConnect Live: BJS—Learn How Data Drives Operations
  • 11:45 AM – 12:05 PM
    iConnect Live: NCCHC Resources Available for Jails
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Jail Tour: Century Regional Detention Facility
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Jail Tour: Men's Central Jail, Twin Towers Correctional Facility, Inmate Reception
  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Effects of Natural Disasters on Local Jails
  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    How to Stay on the Right Side of the Bars
  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Los Angeles County Jail Settlement Agreements
  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Therapeutic Inmate Management Unit: Managing Inmates Suffering from Mental Illness
  • 3:45 PM – 5:15 PM
    Bouncing Back Better: How Understanding Vicarious Resilience Can Change Your Workday
  • 3:45 PM – 5:15 PM
    Everything Comes Down to Culture
  • 3:45 PM – 5:15 PM
    It Takes a Village: Collaboration Across County Lines in New Mexico
  • 3:45 PM – 5:15 PM
    STAR (Striving to Achieve Recovery): An Innovative Jail Program Saving Lives and Reducing Recidivism
  • 3:45 PM – 5:15 PM
    Tactical Emergency Medical Care for Corrections
  • 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    NJLCA Alumni Reception
  • 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Past Presidents' Reception
  • Tuesday, May 24, 2022
  • 7:30 AM – 2:00 PM
    Attendee Registration Open
  • 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    Exhibitor Registration Open
  • 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
    Judges Need to Hear from You: Strategies for Effective Communication
  • 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
    Criminal Justice Student Day
  • 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Jail Expo 2022 Open
  • 10:45 AM – 11:05 AM
    iConnect Live: First Line Supervision: Tools for Success
  • 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    Collaborative Programs for Reintegration, CPR: Breathing Life Back into Our Returning Citizens’ Success
  • 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    FBI Codebreakers
  • 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    Mindfulness-Based Wellness & Resilience Training for Jail Staff
  • 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    Naloxone (Narcan): From Dose Administration to Program Administration
  • 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    Leading in the Aftermath: Strategies to Lead Effectively in Tough Times
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Jail Tour: Century Regional Detention Facility
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Jail Tour: Men's Central Jail, Twin Towers Correctional Facility, Inmate Reception
  • 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM
    iConnect Live: Recruiting Women in Corrections
  • 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM
    At the Intersection of Strategic Inmate Management and Jail Design
  • 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM
    One Step Away": A Life-Changing Program for the Incarcerated
  • 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM
    Optimize Use of Force Through a Review Unit
  • 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM
    The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC): Regulation Revision Changes and the Enhanced Inspection Process (EIP)
  • 2:15 PM – 5:30 PM
    Jail Legal Issues: Part 1 — Co-Sponsored by NIC
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Building Resilience: A Tactical Guide for Developing a Firm Foundation for Mind, Body and Spirit
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Controlling Your Emotions Keeps YOU "Out of Jail"
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Correctional Health at CDC: CDC's Support for Jails
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Recovery, Reentry and Reality: A Conversation About Strategies, Programming and Services That Lead to Positive Outcomes and Safer Communities
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    The Eyes Have It!! FBI Biometric Identification
  • 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Awards Reception
  • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    AJA Awards Banquet
  • 9:00 PM –12:00 AM
    Club AJA After Party
  • Wednesday, May 25, 2022
  • 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Attendee Registration Open
  • 8:00 AM – 1:00 AM
    Powerful Ink: Below the Surface of Human Trafficking Tattoos
  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Modeling the Way: The Administration’s Role in Strategic Inmate Management (SIM) — Co-Sponsored by NIC
  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Responding to the Diversified Needs of Families: A Family-Focused Approach to Addressing the Impacts of Incarceration
  • 8:00 AM – 11:15 AM
    Jail Legal Issues: Part 2 — Co-Sponsored by NIC
  • 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM
    Guidelines for Managing Substance Withdrawal in Jails: A Tool for Jail Administrators, Correctional Officers, and Jail-Based Clinicians — Co-Sponsored by NIC
  • 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM
    Jail Mental Evaluation Team (JMET) Inside the Largest Jail in the U.S.
  • 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM
    Your Black Swan Is Someone Else’s Grey Rhino
  • 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
    Closing Session
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Certification Exams