NCFA's annual conference offers continuing education and high-caliber training to professionals from the adoption, social work, and child welfare communities who all share a common commitment to helping children thrive in nurturing, permanent families.
The Conference gives you an opportunity to learn from experts, refine your application of best practices, network with fellow professionals, and be re-inspired for the important work that you do in your community, region, and the world.
After two years of virtual conferences, we're excited to meet in person again this year!
We hope you'll join us in Indianapolis June 15th - 17th, 2022.
As the only annual event of its kind specifically tailored to the needs of adoption professionals, the Conference gives Sponsors a unique opportunity to increase brand awareness through multiple touchpoints and make actionable connections with decision-makers from the nation’s leading adoption organizations.
We invite you to support this year's event through one of our four-tiered sponsorship packages. We also have targeted opportunities and exhibitor space available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Connect with hundreds of child welfare professionals in the public and private sectors as a conference sponsor.
Conference attendees will delight in the paramount convenience and unrivaled comfort of Indianapolis Marriott Downtown. After a bustling day of training and networking, fuel up with your favorite comfort foods at Conner's Kitchen + Bar, serving classic home-style cuisine with an elevated flare. Sumptuously plush bedding, Smart TVs and panoramic city views await to welcome you to modern luxury. In the morning, stop by Loaf + Vine, the grab-and-go market for a tasty breakfast pastry and coffee. From the welcoming lobby to the stylish accommodations, Indianapolis Marriott Downtown will redefine your perception of relaxation.
The Conference guest room block at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown is full. We have been able to secure a second room block with limited availability, at the JW Marriott located directly next to the conference hotel and connected by a sky bridge. We expect these rooms to go quickly so please make your reservations asap.
NCFA by the Numbers
2021 Virtual Attendees
Featuring experts in child welfare, adoption law, trauma, social work, nonprofit leadership, regulatory compliance, and agency practices, the 2021 Conference brought vital education and training to adoption professionals across the country.
NCFA convenes a vibrant community of adoption agencies, attorneys, and resource organizations through our growing membership program.
Years of Service
Since our founding in 1980, National Council For Adoption has held to the vision of a world in which all children everywhere have nurturing, permanent families.
Dr. David Brodzinsky
Professor Emeritus of Clinical and Developmental Psychology at Rutgers University
The Role of Trauma in the Lived Experience of Being Adopted
The Power of Private/Public Partnerships in Advancing Permanency for Children
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