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When will registration open?

Registration is open! Register here, it typically takes around 15 minutes per person to complete.

In order to register you will need:

  • Email address: We will be sending important conference communications to this email. It is our main form of communication. Please use a working email that you are able to access and check regularly.
  • Attendee information
  • Payment information

When is the last day to register?

The deadline to register online is May 19th, 2024, the day before the start of the conference.

Please note: There are different deadlines if you are wanting to pay by a method other than credit card.

We accept on-site registrations at the Registration Desk as well. We only accept credit card as form of payment on-site.

Are there any discounts available?


  • We offer an early bird discount to all attendees who register by March 1st, 2024.
  • We offer groups of 5 or more people $25 off per person. This discount will automatically be applied within registration. Please go to the Group Registration page for instructions.

Can I use OVW funding to attend?

OVW has conditionally approved their grantees to attend the conference. Grantees must submit a Grant Award Modification (GAM) requesting approval to use their OVW travel funds to attend this conference. The reference number will be linked here when accessible.

Do you offer scholarships?

Yes, we do offer a limited number of scholarships to those who meet specific requirements. Applications typically open in November. Please check back on this page for updates.

How can I make a change to my registration information (name, address, etc.)?

Upon completion of registration, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. Included in this e-mail is a link to view or modify your registration as well as payment information. Follow the link to return to your conference registration. Enter your confirmation number (provided in the e-mail) to access your registration. You will then be able to make any changes or modifications to your registration that are necessary.

How do I transfer my registration (make a substitution)?

Transfer of registration to another person may be done without penalty via the online registration site. There are no fees associated with the transfer. We allow attendees to transfer their registration up until May 19, 2024. CCAW does not handle this for you. Please navigate to the Cancellation Policy page for instructions on how to do this.

Do I have to register for individual sessions in advance?

The large majority of sessions are first come first serve, meaning you do not have to register in advance.

There are a few sessions that have limited capacity and require pre-registration and payment. These sessions will be displayed on the “Add-ons” page within registration. To sign up for these, you must modify your registration.

What services are available for ADA needs and requests?

CCAW encourages persons with disabilities to participate in our programs. Please contact Megan Smith, no later than April 1st, 2024 if you have a specific request or accommodation.

We will do our best to accommodate your needs.

Are international attendees eligible to attend?

The Conference on Crimes Against Women is proud to welcome international attendees! (Please note: The Conference does not provide letters of invitation.)

How do I cancel my registration for the Conference?

To cancel your registration, click Modify Registration below or in your confirmation email, enter your email and confirmation number, then click the Cancel Registration button.

Registrations cancelled by April 5th, 2024 will be eligible for a refund, less a $100.00 service fee. If you cancel after April 5th, you will not be refunded. However, you will be able to transfer your registration to another attendee/person from your organization at no extra cost. The $40.00 service fee for purchase orders is nonrefundable. CCAW is not responsible for problems beyond our control such as COVID related cancellations, health issues, weather conditions, etc.

Email if you would like to cancel.


Can I change my payment method to credit card and pay online after registering?

Yes. Click here. Click the Already Registered button at the top of the page. Log in with your email and confirmation number. Click Submit Payment.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept credit card throughout the entirety of online registration, which closes on May 19th, 2024.

If you want to pay by check or purchase order, you must register by April 5th, 2024. After this date, only credit card is accepted.

Where do I send my payment / check?

All payments should be made out to the Conference on Crimes Against Women and can be sent to the following address:

Attn: Conference on Crimes Against Women
2023 Lucas Dr.
Dallas, Texas 75219

Somewhere on the check, please list the name(s) of the attendee(s) covered by the check.

What is the payment deadline if I am paying with a Check or Purchase Order?

Check Policy:

  • You must register by April 5, 2024.
  • Your check must be postmarked by April 15, 2024 to be valid.

Purchase Order Policy:

  • Nonrefundable service fee of $40.00.
  • Your PO must be emailed to by April 15, 2024 to be valid.
  • Check payments for PO’s must be received by our office no later than 30 days after the conference is over, meaning, your check must be in our hands by June 24, 2024 or you will be charged a late fee of $100.00 per person.

If we do not receive your check or purchase order by the deadline it will not be valid. You will have to pay in full by credit card by May 19th or your registration will be cancelled.

We strongly encourage you to register online ahead of time, but we do accept registrations on site at the conference (credit card only).

How do I get a receipt or invoice for my Conference registration?

Upon completion of registration, you will have the option to print your invoice or receipt. You will also receive a confirmation email. Included in this email is a link to view or modify your registration, update your payment information, or print your receipt/invoice. If you require different documentation or a more detailed invoice, please contact our Conference staff by email at

Can I make a donation to CCAW?

You can click HERE to make a donation and become a Friend of CCAW!


Will I be able to receive continuing education credit at the Conference?

Yes. On the Agenda, we list eligible CEUs. To receive credit hours on your certificate, you must scan into sessions with your badge.

Please visit our Accreditation page for a list of approved programs.

Noon (60 minute sessions) are worth 1 credit hour. 90 minute workshops are worth 1.5 credit hours. All of the sessions that you scan into will be listed on your certificate.


How do I get my certificate?

Upon completion of the post-conference survey, attendees will receive a CCAW certificate with relevant course numbers for reporting. To receive accreditation, each attendee must report their attendance to their individual reporting agency. It is up to each individual reporting agency to accept eligible hours and report those hours.

The survey for 2023 CCAW was emailed to all attendees on May 31st. Please check your inbox and junk/spam folder.


When and where will 2024 CCAW be held?

When: May 20-23, 2024

Where: Sheraton Dallas Hotel

               400 Olive St, Dallas, TX 75201

CCAW is 3.5 days, with 15 sessions in each time slot, and over 120 sessions.

We are fully in-person.

Who is eligible to attend?

The Conference is conducted for the sole purpose of providing training to only those people employed by governmental or non-profit agencies in the fields of law enforcement, prosecution, civil attorneys who work with female victims of crime, corporate safety professionals, judges, emergency telecommunications, tribal groups, military, social work, victim’s advocacy, therapy, and medicine and to other professionals who work directly with victims of crime.

The management of the Conference reserves the right to refuse admission to any individual who does not meet these criteria. If you have any questions about if you qualify to attend this Conference, please contact our staff by email at

What does the conference schedule look like?

The schedule for the 2024 CCAW is not available yet. Click HERE to view the 2023 CCAW program.

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday sessions usually go from 8:00am-5:00pm with breaks in between and networking events or film screenings in the evening. Thursday sessions go from 8:00am-11:30am.

How can I access the conference recordings and handouts?

The recordings are available for attendees for one year after the conference ends. If you attended 2023 CCAW, you may access them here with the password.

What meals are included in the registration fee?

Registration includes continental breakfast Monday through Thursday. Lunch and dinner are on your own.

Is there a dress code?

Conference attendees should dress professional / business casual.

How much is the parking at the Sheraton?

Conference attendees can park in the Sheraton garage for $15.00 plus tax per day. Valet parking is $29.00 plus tax.

How do I get my certificate?

Upon completion of the post-Conference survey, attendees will receive a CCAW certificate with relevant course numbers for reporting. To receive accreditation, each attendee must report their attendance to their individual reporting agency. It is up to each individual reporting agency to accept eligible hours and report those hours.

How do I volunteer at CCAW?

To inquire about volunteer opportunities at the conference, reach out to Samantha Park:

What are the future Conference dates?

May 20-23, 2024

May 19-22, 2025

May 18-21, 2026

What if you still didn't answer my question?

Our Conference staff are available to help answer any questions you may have about the Conference, registration, accommodations & travel, or any other issues or concerns. Please do not hesitate to contact us if we can help, by email at