2016 National Conference on Bullying and Child Victimization
February 22 - 24, 2016
DoubleTree SeaWorld Orlando, Florida



The 2016 National Conference on Bullying and Child Victimization is the largest and most comprehensive conference focused on all the aspects bullying and child related crime.  Focused on protecting children on all levels using proven best practices and innovative localized programs and efforts, this conference brings together the most knowledgeable and internationally renowned keynote presenters into one forum to provide the highest quality professional development possible in one conference.

In addition to our exceptional keynote presenters, you will be able to take advantage of over 30 breakout sessions by current professionals in the fields of education, social services, law enforcement, prosecution, and child protective services addressing the most pressing issues facing the victimization and bullying of our youth today.

  • School Administrators
  • Counselors
  • School Resource Officers
  • Juvenile Investigators
  • Prosecutors
  • Child Protective Services
  • Internet Crime Investigators
  • Probation Officers
  • Psychologist
  • Community Workers
  • Judges
  • Anyone involved in protecting our children and addressing bullying

Host Hotel Information

Spanning 28 lush acres, DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld is an official on-site SeaWorld partner hotel. Designed to create a warm and tranquil travel oasis, we've redefined the meeting and vacation experience. Parking is available. We are conveniently located adjacent to SeaWorld® and Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark and just minutes away from Universal Orlando® Resort, Walt Disney World® Resort Theme Parks & The Orange County Convention Center.

Perfect for the couple looking for an intimate getaway or the spirited family or wanting to spend quality time together by visiting any of the Orlando area’s many attractions. The new DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld offers something onsite for everyone.

  • Three beautiful swimming pools, which include a relaxing lagoon pool surrounded by lush, tropical landscaping
  • A full service day spa, L’Esprit Day Spa for luxurious body treatments
  • Recreation Center
  • Game Arcade located near the Serenity Pool
  • Spacious fitness center featuring TVs, treadmills and a variety of exercise and weight-training equipment
  • Miniature Golf Course and Putting Green
  • Live Entertainment daily at our Restaurants and Bars
  • Wine and beer tastings at Sonoma Lobby Bar & LagunaIf

If you must leave the Resort, we offer complimentary scheduled transportation to SeaWorld and Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark. Shuttle transportation to Universal Orlando and Walt Disney World Theme Parks is also available on a limited basis.


Call for Presenters Information (Click for more information)

SSAC is soliciting session proposals for the 2016 National Conference on Bullying & Child Victimization, to be held February 22-24, in Orlando, FL. This is an opportunity to share effective models, policies, research and information and provide your colleagues with insights and best practices addressing many of the issues of bullying and child victimization facing our communities today. Please consider contributing a session, the entry deadline is January 7, 2016.

More Information

Apply to Present Here

Attendee Information

$425.00 Discounted Early Registration (before 12/11/2015)

$475.00 Registration Fee (after 12/11/2015)

$375.00 Early Multi-Attendee Discount (5 or more from same agency registered together (before 12/11/2015)

$425.00 Multi-Attendee Discount (5 or more from same agency registered together (after 12/11/2015)


Exhibitor Information

As one of the only expositions dealing with bullying and victimization in the industry, the National Conference on Bullying and Child Victimization and Exhibition attracts decision makers and influencers in both education and law enforcement. The exhibit hall which will feature dedicated exhibit hall time for our attendees will host all attendee refreshment breaks and offer prizes throughout the day that attendee must be present to win.

Exhibitor Schedule

Monday February 22, 2016  
Exhibitor Registration/Set up   8:00am-10:00am
Exhibit Hall Open   10:00am-4:00pm
Exhibitor Reception   4:00pm-6:00pm
Tuesday February 23, 2016    
Exhibit Hall Open   9:00am-4:00pm
Exhibitor Breakdown   4:00pm-6:00pm

Exhibitor Fees & Information

8x10 Draped Booth - Early Discounted Registration (prior to 12/11/15)   $700.00
8X10 Draped Booth - Regular Exhibitor Registration (after 12/11/15)   $900.00
Add a conference breakout session to any booth (limited availability)   $500.00

Booth Includes

  • (2) Full Conference Registrations
  • Dedicated Attendee Exhibit Time
  • (1) 6 Foot Skirted Table
  • Carpeted Exhibit Hall
  • (2) Chairs
  • (1) Company Sign
  • Exhibitor Reception
  • Company Listing in Conference Program

Click here for Exhibitor Prospectus



Dr. Sameer Hinduja
Dr. Sameer Hinduja is a Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University and Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center. He is recognized internationally for his groundbreaking work on the subjects of cyberbullying and safe social networking, concerns that have paralleled the exponential growth in online communication by young people. He has written six books, and his interdisciplinary research is widely published and cited in a number of peer-reviewed academic journals. As a noted bullying speaker, Dr. Hinduja also provides training to schools, youth organizations, parents, and teens on on the best practices of identification, prevention, and response. In addition, he is frequently asked to provide expert commentary by news organizations, and he has been featured in venues that include CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 and NPR's All Things Considered.
Dr. Marialice B.F.X. Curran 
Dr. Curran is recognized as a national expert in digital citizenship. Her teaching and scholarship focus on digital citizenship and social media in K-12 teacher education, and its relationship to cyber-bullying both in and out of school.  Dr. Curran has spoken both nationally and internationally on the topic of digital citizenship and its relationship to both bullying & child victimization.
Marc Mero
Former WWE and WCW Wrestling Champion, Marc Mero, has as an extraordinary ability to connect with young people and adults of all ages. Not because of his former wrestling career , but because of his personal story of overcoming insurmountable obstacles throughout his life to achieve success.  March will leave you wanting to hear more of his efforts to connect with kids on a host of topics.  Be very ready to laugh and cry, but more importantly LEARN!
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