CANCELLED - NDIA 2020 National Conference - San Diego, CA

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 to Thursday, April 16, 2020
The DANA on Mission Bay
1710 W. Mission Bay Drive
San Diego

“Sharing Solutions”

Attend NDIA’s 2020 National Conference for Criminal Defense Investigators, Mitigation Specialists, Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, and Attorneys

Presented by the National Defender Investigator Association, for criminal defense investigators, attorneys, mitigation specialists, and social workers, the NDIA will provide a unique training program during the two-day educational conference.  Registration will take place Monday evening, April 13, 2020, from 4:00-6:00 pm, and sessions will begin Tuesday morning, April 14, 2020. The conference will run through 4:00 pm, Thursday, April 16, 2020.



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2020 NDIA National Conference Registration
Member Registering Before 03/27/20 $285.00 USDNon-Member Registering Before 03/27/20 $350.00 USDMember Registering AFTER 03/27/20 $325.00 USDNon-Member AFTER 03/27/20 $400.00 USD

Members can take advantage of the Early Bird registration fee, our lowest rate, by registering before January 31, 2020, and if you are not a member, receive even more of a discount on registration by joining NDIA (call 760-290-3909 or email We will also be offering a discount when five (5) individuals from the same office register for the conference. The sixth attendee will get free registration (however, will still be responsible for hotel and travel expenses).

NDIA members can apply for financial assistance by applying for the Melissa Kupferberg Scholarship, which covers registration, travel and hotel, or the Gary Kula Educational Scholarship, which covers the conference registration fee only. Please contact your Area Director.

Be sure to book your hotel room as soon as possible, since rooms sold out at last year’s national conference at the same location in San Diego. To make your reservation, click the RESERVATION LINK, which will direct you to the DANA Mission Bay reservation form. The cut-off date for per diem room-rate is March 22, 2020.

NDIA training hours are approved to fill the academic training requirements for CDITC (Criminal Defense Investigation Training Council, Center for Investigative Studies) for total hours attended at this NDIA conference. Please submit your certificate to CDITC via email to

We hope to see you in San Diego!

Matthew Hanna
Public Defender Service for DC
NDIA Conference Chair