August 28 - September 1, 2023 in Grapevine, TX

2023 conference

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Registration is open! 

Registration Costs

  • IACA Members:  $575.00
  • Non-Members:  $675.00
  • Full-Time Students:  $150.00  (proof of full-time status required)
    • To be qualified for the student rate, the registrant must be a full-time undergraduate student, who is not employed by a law enforcement agency or an IACA exhibiting vendor. Students must submit a copy of their current transcripts to the IACA Conference Registrar ([email protected]) and be approved, prior to registering, to receive the student rate. Students actively enrolled in a crime and intelligence certification program also qualify for the student rate. The student rate does not apply to certification students employed full-time by a law enforcement agency as a crime/intelligence analyst or similar role. Full-time law enforcement employees (dispatcher, records specialist, etc.) who are certification students do qualify for the student rate. 
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Gaylord Texan Resort, 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX 76051
Gaylord Texan Resort Official Site

The hotel room rate is contracted at the prevailing Government per diem rate at $167.00 a night, plus taxes and fees. The daily resort fee has been waived. To book your stay, click here.


Awards, Contests & Scholarships

The IACA provides several opportunities for members to receive scholarships to attend the conference and for annual awards. Submissions are accepted at various times between March and July. For more information, deadlines and to submit an application, visit the Awards page.

Call for Presentations

Missed out on the IACA’s CFP? There’s still an opportunity to submit under the NIJ track until May 15. For more information, click here



Monday, August 28 to Friday, September 1, 2023. Sessions mostly occur 0800-1700 hours. Friday is a half-day. Check back for additional information about courses and special events.

Prior Event Schedules:  2022 | 2021 |  2019 

Cancellation Policy

All conference registration cancellations must be submitted in writing to the IACA Conference Registrar at [email protected] on or prior to Wednesday, July 26, 2023 for a full refund.

  • Registrants who cancel on or prior to Wednesday, July 26, 2023, will receive a full refund if the registrant completed the registration process and paid prior to Wednesday, July 26, 2023.
  • Registrants who pay registration fees, do not attend the conference, and fail to notify the IACA Conference Registrar of their cancellation will NOT receive a refund.
  • Registrants who have registered and not paid prior to the conference will be responsible for a $150 food/administrative fee if cancellation is not received by Wednesday, July 26, 2023.
  • All conference cancellations must be made in writing to the IACA Conference Registrar ([email protected]) on or before Wednesday, July 26, 2023.
  • If your registration fee has been paid, but you cannot attend, you may transfer your registration to another person in your organization. All transfers/substitutions must be coordinated with the IACA Conference Registrar at [email protected]. Please notify as soon as you have determined that a substitution is required. 

Justification Letters

Need to convince your agency of the benefits of attending the conference? Download a justification letter template in your preferred language.


Past Conferences

Click here to see information on past conferences dating back to 2000.