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February 2023

17th National Drug Endangered Children Conference

Conference Registration and Hotel Reservations are now OPEN!

Register Here

Dates: August 29-31, 2023


Kansas City Marriott Downtown Hotel 200 W. 12th Street

Kansas City, Missouri 64105


  • Early registration (Feb. 1 - Mar. 31, 2023) - $335
  • Registration (Apr. 1 - July 27, 2023) - $375
  • Late Registration (July 28 - Aug. 29, 2023) - $435
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Complete the application below if your organization is interested in having an exhibit booth at the conference.

Exhibit Booth Application

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National DEC's Training

In-person, Virtual and Self-Paced Trainings on a Variety of Topics

Due to national requests, we will be holding two, open, national, virtual trainings.

DEC Development 101 Academy

May 8-12, 2023

DEC Development Academy 101 Information and Registration

Training of Trainers May 23-25, 2023

**Note there are eligibility requirements

Training of Trainers Information and Registration
Request Information to Schedule a Training


All Hands on DEC Quarterly Calls

Recording - January 25, 2023
April 26, 2023 Registration
July 26, 2023 Registration
October 25, 2023 Registration Coming Soon

National DEC is seeking a contract grant writer with significant federal, state and foundation grant experience. Please submit your resume and the names of the organizations you have secured grants from, along with the names of the organizations you secured the grants for, in the last 2-5 years to:

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