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Summit Details

NNEDV Safety Net's 4th Annual Technology Summit will take place July 25 - 27, 2016. NNEDV State Coalition members are invited to attend the Tech Advocates day, which will be on July 28, 2016. 

Conference Location

Hilton San Francisco Financial District
750 Kearny St.
San Francisco, CA 94108

Hotel Rate: $269/night + 8.76% sales tax and 16.32% occupancy tax.

Workshop Proposal Now Open

We are once again accepting proposals for workshop sessions that will provide tools and information to respond to technology abuse, enhance services for survivors of abuse, and hold offenders accountable. Proposals should be survivor-centered, trauma-informed, and include culturally competent approaches. The session content should include innovative strategies and support best practices. All workshops will be 60-90 minutes in length. 

Proposals will be accepted from State Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions, National Technical Assistance Providers, local domestic violence and sexual assault programs, and other anti-violence programs.

Submit a proposal here.

Submission deadline is February 5, 2016.

Register To Attend the Summit

Registration will be open soon. 

The registration fee includes full access to all training sessions, receptions, and related events. Registration fees will be posted soon. 

OVW Approval

We are seeking OVW approval for OVW Grantees to use their grant funds to attend this Summit. If approval is given, we will post the information here. Meanwhile, you are encouraged to also request approval from your grant manager. 

About the Summit

This unique 3-day training will focus on the various complex issues and concerns that come from the intersection of technology and domestic & sexual violence, stalking, and trafficking.  

Covering a wide range of technology-related issues that will be helpful to anyone working with victims, sessions will be organized by advocacy, law enforcement, and legal professionals for participants to easily choose workshops most applicable to them. 

Participants will be given tools and information to respond to technology abuse, to enhance services for survivors of violence, and to hold offenders accountable. In addition to incredible attendees from all over the United States and internationally, our excellent faculty includes the Safety Net Team; survivors; national experts on technology, confidentiality, and privacy’ technology developers  and representatives from technology companies; and leaders in law enforcement, domestic violence, and the legal field. 

Technology Summit 2015

The 3rd Annual Technology Summit was held July July 27 - 29, 2015 in San Francisco, CA.  

Technology Summit 2014

Our 2nd Annual Technology Summit was held July 29 - August 1, 2014 in San Jose, CA. Click the links below for more information about the event. 

Technology Summit 2013

For information about Technology Summit 2013, view the program book and our Week in Review blog post with some event highlights. 

Feedback from participants: 
“Topics that were addressed were very informative, up to date, and thought provoking. The sessions helped me realize ways in which technology is abused that I was not aware of before.”

“I really enjoyed the variety of key note speakers, workshops, panel discussions and tech demonstrations. I loved that many of the technology company representatives present were asking questions of advocates about how the companies could most effectively create change.”

“The overall tone of the event allowed for participants of different backgrounds, knowledge and experience levels to participate equally. The topics were exceptional—I have never attended any conference where there weren’t at least a couple of duds and this wasn't the case.”