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CWLA 2020 Conference: 100th Anniversary Year

Mar 25, 2020 09:00am -
Mar 29, 2020 01:00pm

Event Description


Please visit 2020 Conference for full conference details. To Register, scroll to bottom of this page.




Day 1 (March 25) will feature invitation-only special sessions for AAICAMA state members who are registered for the full conference, and a pre-conference Capitol Hill Policy Briefing open to all full conference registrants.


Days 2–4 (March 26–28) will include conference materials, plenary sessions, workshops, super sessions, learning labs, Advocacy Day activities, and all meal functions including Gala Dinner & Entertainment (dinner guest tickets available). Applicable for Full Conference Registration and One-Day Conference Registration


Days 5 (March 29) Saturday afternoon and Sunday will feature a special post-conference training session.  Applicable for “Premium” Full Conference Registration




“Early” Full Conference Registration:

CWLA Member – $580; Non-Member – $655


“Premium Early” Full Conference Registration:

 (Includes post-conference Training Session) 

CWLA Member – $670; Non-Member – $745


“Early” Full Conference Registration Ends December 15


Full Conference Registration:

CWLA Member – $675; Non-Member – $750


“Premium” Full Conference Registration:

(Includes post-conference Training Session) 

CWLA Member – $765; Non-Member – $840


15% Discount Available for Group of 5 or More Full Conference Registrations*


*Registrations must be completed at the same time as a group for the “15% for 5 or More” discount to apply and is only applicable for new Full Conference Registrations. It does not apply to the special rates detailed below and cannot be combined with any other discount rate offer.  Contact for assistance with a group registration.


Presenter Conference Registration – $425


“Premium” Presenter Conference Registration – $515

(Includes post-conference Training Session) 


Thursday One-Day Conference Registration** – $325


Friday One-Day Conference Registration** – $365


Saturday One-Day Conference Registration** – $325


**One-Day Conference Registration Includes Participation for Specified Day Only.


CWLA member agencies receive the best conference rates! If you’re interested in becoming a CWLA member, please contact




Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be available at the conference. This program has been approved for CEUs by the NASW Washington State Chapter. Licensed social workers, marriage and family therapists, and mental health counselors are eligible. Provider number is #1975-176. Conference participants must sign-in with the conference registration desk and submit session evaluations to receive credit.


CEU Fees: CWLA Members – $35; Non-Members – $50




Complete a separate online registration for each person attending the conference. All registrations must be paid in advance of the conference by check, credit card, or signed purchase order authorizing conference registration payment. Onsite registrations must be accompanied by a check or credit card.


Discounts: To receive discounted member registration rates, member agencies’ dues must be paid to date. Registrations must be completed at the same time as a group for the “5 or More” discount to apply. Contact for assistance with a group registration.


All payments are due by March 9, 2020. Mail checks payable to Child Welfare League of America with a copy of your registration confirmation to CWLA, P.O. Box 75171, Baltimore, MD 21275-5171. Purchase orders will be accepted for pre-registration, but your organization’s check must be received by CWLA on or before March 9, 2020, otherwise you will be required to provide another form of payment onsite. We encourage you to make sure payment has been received by CWLA prior to arriving at the conference to avoid an inconvenience onsite. Please be sure to submit documentation to your agency early enough to ensure that CWLA receives payment before the conference.


To be eligible for the “early” registration rate, your payment or purchase order must be received in the CWLA office by December 31.


Your registration confirmation is summarized once you complete your registration online. You will also receive an e-mail confirmation sent to the e-mail address provided. We encourage you to print a copy of your registration for your records.


Any and all liability of the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) with respect to registration, reservations, cancelations, changes in the location or content of the program, and refunds is limited to a sum no greater than the registration fee paid. Under no circumstances shall CWLA be liable for incidental or consequential damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, the cost of transportation or lodging. Submission of registration and payment constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions herein.


Cancelation Policy: Written cancelations received by e-mail to on or before 5:00 p.m. (ET) on Friday, March 6, 2020 are entitled to a full refund, less a $75 processing fee. After March 6, no refunds will be given and no exceptions will be made. No-shows will be invoiced for payment of the full registration.


Substitutions: If you are not able to attend, you may send a substitute from your agency, but CWLA must be notified in advance by e-mail at


No hotel charges are included in the registration fee. Room reservations must be made directly with the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill. Book online at Hyatt Reservations or call 1-888-421-1442 and reference group code: G-CW24. Additional details are available at Hotel & Travel Information.


CWLA reserves the right to cancel any session at any time.


CWLA or its contractors may photograph or videotape sessions and events at the conference. By attending CWLA’s national conference, attendees understand and agree to allow their images to be used by CWLA in its publications, on its website, and in marketing or promotional materials. Photo images may also be shared with the media. Attendance at the meeting waives CWLA from liability resulting from these uses. If you are accompanying a minor that cannot be photographed, please inform the conference registration desk at check-in.


Event Type:Conference
Early registration ends on Dec 15, 2019.
Regular registration starts on Dec 16, 2019 and ends on Mar 19, 2020.
Late registration starts on Mar 20, 2020.
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