Conference

Join us in Las Vegas, Nevada
for the 44th annual conference of the WSC!

LINQ-Las_Vegas

 

 General Information:

Dates: Thursday, February 9, 2017 through Saturday, February 11, 2017
Hotel: The Linq
3535 South Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

(702) 391-9536A link to book within the WSC’s room block will be added to this site shortly.
Register: Registration for the February 2017 conference in Las Vegas will open during the summer of 2016.
Please note:  The cutoff date for all late registrations is Friday, February 3, 2017.  No one will be able to register online after that date.  Although on-site registrations will be accepted at the conference, no one registering on-site is guaranteed a printed conference program, their first-choice meal selection, or a printed name tag.
Present: Abstracts submissions to present at the February 2017 conference in Las Vegas will open during the summer of 2016. 

Please be advised that all presenters are limited to a maximum of two (2) abstract submissions on which they are lead author.  There is no limit to the number of abstracts that may be submitted with the same person as second, third, or subsequent author.

The deadline to submit abstracts for the 2017 conference is October 7, 2016.

Please be advised that submission of an abstract indicates the submitter’s availability to present the paper at the conference.  Absent medical or religious necessity, requests for particular time slots on particular days cannot be honored.

 Future Conferences

  • 2018: The Long Beach Hilton, Long Beach, CA
  • 2019: Honolulu, HI — Specific Location to be Determined
  • 2020: Phoenix, AZ — Specific Location to be Determined
  • 2021: Vancouver, BC — Specific Location to be Determined

Our Sister Organization, the American Society of Criminology

The WSC was originally established a regional subdivision of the American Society of Criminology (ASC).  Although we are now fully independent, the ASC remains our close working partner.  The ASC is an international organization whose members pursue scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the measurement, etiology, consequences, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency.  If you are not already a member, we encourage you to join!  For information about the ASC’s annual conference, press here.

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