The Use of Technology in Intimate Partner Stalking Foundational Conference

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The Stalking Resource Center of the National Center for Victims of Crime and the
Safety Net Project of the National Network to End Domestic Violence present an exciting training event:

The Use of Technology in Intimate Partner Stalking Conference
June 24 - 26th
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

This foundational conference will feature an array of nationally renowned trainers on the issues of intimate partner stalking and technology, including experts from the fields of law enforcement and victim services. You will learn how offenders use various technologies to stalk, how to document technology misuse, how to investigate and build a stalking case, and how to work with victims to enhance their safety. This conference will provide an opportunity to network with your colleagues from across the country and discuss challenges facing practitioners in this field. 

Over two and a half days, participants will gain a basic understanding of how various technologies are used by stalkers and how to enhance community responses to stalking.

Topics to be covered include:

  • How stalkers manipulate technology including:
    • Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
    • Computers
    • Cameras
    • Cell phones
    • Location based applications
    • Assistive technologies
  • Documenting technology misuse
  • Effective investigation strategies
  • Safety planning and advocacy with victims

Registration is now closed.

Attendees are responsible for covering all of their own travel costs.

Please note that priority for registration is given to grantees of the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women.

The conference will begin at 9:00am on Tuesday, June 24 and end at 12:00pm on Thursday, June 26. 

We have created a hotel room block at the conference location. The cost of a room is $125 per night for this conference. More detailed information on the location and agenda will be provided upon confirmation of your registration.

Immediately following this conference, we will hold a 1.5-day conference on THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN INTIMATE PARTNER STALKING – ADVANCED TRAINING FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONALS.

This hands-on skill building training is intended for criminal justice professionals only (law enforcement, prosecutors, and community corrections officers). Registration is separate, and can be accessed here.

This training will provide essential information on the documentation, collection, and preservation of cell phone and computer evidence and will greatly enhance attendees’ ability to investigate cases where technology is misused as a tool in stalking.