5th Annual Technology Summit Hosted by The Safety Net Team at the National Network to End Domestic Violence


Technology Summit Description

This unique 3-day training summit focuses on the intersection of technology and domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and trafficking. Covering a wide range of technology-related issues, this conference will be helpful to advocates, law enforcement, and legal professionals who work with survivors of abuse.

Vera’s very own Leslie Myers and Rachel Gibson will be participating on a panel as well as leading a demonstration on assistive technologies that survivors may use! 

Who should attend?

State & territory domestic violence & sexual assault coalitions, victim advocates, attorneys, law enforcement, prosecutors, community corrections, and other professionals working with survivors of abuse.

· The Technology Summit page
· Technology Summit 2016 Program Book
· #TechSummit16 Storify summary
· #TechSafetyTip playlist
· Facebook Photo Album

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.

OVW Approval

We are happy to share that OVW has approved OVW grantees to attend the 5TH Annual Technology Summit. The following OVW grantees have been conditionally approved to attend this conference: Abuse Later in Life, Campus, Consolidated Youth, ICJR (formerly Arrest), Justice for Families, LAV, Rural, Underserved, SASP-Cultural, SASP Formula, State Coalition, Transitional Housing, Tribal Government, Tribal Jurisdiction, and TSAP. The aforementioned grantees are required to contact their OVW program specialist to get approval specific to their award and to ensure that a Grant Adjustment Notice (GAN) is issued. A GAN must be completed before grantees commit or expend any funds related to attending this conference.

Grantees from STOP and Tribal Coalition programs do not have to contact their program manager for prior approval. Tribal Coalition grantees cannot send more than two participates. Grantees who are not required to get prior approval to attend this conference should be advised to place a “memo to the file” in their grant records indicating the conference approval reference number.

The reference number for this conference is OVW-2017-MU-012. This number should also be used when submitting a GAN to request use of funds to attend.

Dates & Location

The summit will be held at the Parc 55 San Francisco – A Hilton Hotel in San Francisco, CA near Union Square from July 31-August 2, 2017.

*On August 3, 2017, we will hold an exclusive day-long meeting, which is open only for NNEDV state coalition members and tech advocates.

Cost for Attending

The registration fee includes full access to all training sessions, light receptions, and related events as well as continental breakfast (lunch and dinner are not included).

Early Bird Registration: $425 (until May 26)

Standard Registration: $490

Technology Summit Registration

Please register to attend and contact with any questions.

Take advantage of the early bird registration fee by registering before May 26, 2017.


Hotel Information

The Technology Summit will be held at:

Parc 55 San Francisco – A Hilton Hotel
55 Cyril Magnin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

You must reserve your own hotel room at the link below. We will not be responsible for reserving participants’ hotel rooms. The hotel rate is $250, plus an 8.75% sales tax and a hotel occupancy tax of 16.45% per room, per night. This rate will be available until either the room block is filled or July 14, 2017, so reserve your hotel room soon. Please make sure to register for the conference before making your hotel reservation.

Make your guest room reservation

You can also make a reservation by calling: 1-800-HILTONS
Group Code: NNE

Contact or call 202-543-5566 ext. 100 if you have any questions.