Conference Information

Topics and Agenda

Sunday, September 10 3pm – 6pm Onsite Registration
Monday, September 11 7:30am – 9am Onsite Registration
9am – 5pm Opening Ceremony, State Intelligence Meetings & Presentations
Tuesday, September 12 8:30am – 5pm Presentations
Wednesday, September 13 8:30am – 3pm Presentations
*All times are Eastern Standard Time*

  • Homicide Case Studies
  • Drug Overdose Investigations
  • Digital Evidence
  • Forensic Genealogy
  • Non-Traditional Investigative Techniques
    *Subject to change


Where will conference registration be located? 
Conference registration will be located in the pre-function space outside of Ballroom HE in the Chattanooga Convention Center.

Where will the general session be located? 
All conference presentations will be held in the Ballroom HIEF in the Chattanooga Convention Center. State intelligence meetings will be held in various locations in the Chattanooga Convention Center and the Marriott, these will be announced on Monday during the conference.

Will there be a networking reception? 
Yes. The co-hosting agency has allotted time for conference attendees to meet, network and share intelligence and active case information. The location and time of the networking will be provided upon conference check-in and announced throughout the conference.

What are state intelligence meetings and where will they be located?
State Intelligence Meetings are a time for attendees to meet with their Board Member and Proxy and ROCIC Law Enforcement Coordinator to discuss state specific cases and information sharing. Locations will be updated and will be announced during registration and on Monday. Questions? Please reach out to your ROCIC Law Enforcement Coordinator.

What dining options are available in the surrounding area? 
There are a few onsite dining options as well as nearby the hotel. Please see “Dining” tab for more information

Additional Hotel Information
Hotel Check-In and Check-Out:
Check In: 4pm EST | Check Out: 11 am EST
Hotel guest self-parking is offered at a discount of $12 per day with group block.

Hotel and Transportation

Conference registration and all presentations will be held at the Chattanooga Convention Center, located at One Carter Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402.

Book early to receive the ROCIC discounted rate of $109 + tax per night. This discounted rate is only available until August 18, 2023 or until the room block has been filled, whichever comes first.

Parking: Hotel self-parking is offered at a discount of $12 per car/per day. This $12 discount rate applies to hotel guests and those commuting daily.

All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit. Hotel will not hold any reservations unless secured by first night room deposit.

*The Chattanooga Marriott Downtown Hotel is connected to the Chattanooga Convention Center.

CLICK HERE to Book Your Stay for the ROCIC 32nd Annual Homicide Conference


Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport–
Distance: 13.9 miles
This hotel does not provide shuttle service

Nashville International Airport– BNA
Distance: 133 miles
This hotel does not provide shuttle service


Payments and Registration

Click here for registration

The registration fee is $150 per attendee for ROCIC or RISS member agencies.
The registration fee for non-member agencies is $250 per attendee.
*Registration fee includes all ROCIC training sessions and information exchange.

Registration and payment are required prior to the training. All registration fees must be made by check or credit card and received by ROCIC no later than September 1st to secure your spot at the conference. If payment is not received by September 1st, you will be notified, and the spot will be cancelled or given to someone on the waiting list.

*Attendees are responsible for lodging, meals and travel.

“ROCIC training and information sharing events are restricted to full time employed law enforcement and prosecutorial personnel, to include investigative and analytical support staff. Private security, contract, reserve, auxiliary, and part time employees are not eligible for attendance

Registration payment can be made by credit card, check, or cash. If paying by credit card, payment link will be included with email confirmation and sent to the email address listed when registering. There is a $6 nonrefundable processing fee per attendee for all credit card payments. Please make all checks payable to “ROCIC” and forward to the following address:

ROCIC Training
Attn: 2023 Fall Membership Conference
545 Marriott Drive, Suite 850
Nashville, TN 37214

All registration fee payments must be received no later than: September 1st, 2023. Include the names of those attending on all correspondence.
TAX ID# 62-1046640

Refund policy: All refunds must be made in writing and received by September 10th to receive a full refund of registration fees. Please note that if you paid by credit card, the $6 processing fee per attendee for credit card payments is non-refundable. Please email Tammy Kittrell at with your refund request.

Additional Information


ROCIC and cohosting agencies are pleased to invite you and your company to take part by hosting a booth at the upcoming ROCIC 32nd Annual Homicide Conference.  Register now to reserve your vendor booth at the ROCIC 32nd Annual Homicide Conference in Chattanooga, TN!

Vendor fee $600

This fee includes one 6′ draped table and 2 chairs, networking opportunities provided by Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office and the International Brotherhood of Police Officers, and one-on-one interaction with attendees from 14+ states. Electricity and AV needs are not included in this fee and must be worked out with the convention center directly. 

ROCIC will be partnering with cohost, International Brotherhood of Police Officers, who will handle all vendor payments. 

Make checks payable to IBPO 673 and in the memo section write ROCIC 2023 Fall Conference and mail to:
Detective Brandon Septor
8395 Hickory Valley Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37416

For any questions regarding vendor payments, please contact Detective Brandon Septor with IBPO at  or (423) 682-0677.

For vendor electricity / shipping info, please visit the following website:

Electricity and shipping information can be found under “Menu” / “Exhibitors” then scroll down to “Order Now”. The Last Advance Date for advance pricing is August 28th and the last Posting Date is September 7th.


Please visit the CVB for additional information:

·       Chattanooga Trolley Tour

·       Ruby Falls

·       Chattanooga Zoo

·       Tennessee Aquarium

·       Charles C. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center

·       Walnut Street Pedestrian Bridge

·       Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

·       Southern Belle Riverboat

·       Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery

·       Chattanooga Ghost Tours


·       The Terrace Grille (located inside hotel)

·       Table South Kitchen + Bar (located inside hotel)

·       City Café Diner (0.1 miles from hotel)

·       Bridgeman’s Chophouse (0.2 miles from hotel)

·       Public House (0.2 miles from hotel)

·       Tupelo Honey Southern Kitchen & Bar (0.2 miles from hotel)

·       Community Pie (0.3 miles from hotel)

·       Pickle Barrell Restaurant (0.2 miles from hotel)

·       Urban Stack (0.4 miles from hotel)

·       HiFi Clyde’s Chattanooga (0.5 miles from hotel)

·       The Feed Co Table & Tavern (0.5 miles from hotel)

·       Frothy Monkey (0.5 miles from hotel)

·       Mellow Mushroom (0.7 miles from hotel)

·       Maple Street Biscuit Company (0.6 miles from hotel)

·       Five Guys (0.6 miles from hotel)

·       Champy’s (0.6 miles from hotel)

·       Blue Orleans Creole Restaurant-Downtown (0.6 miles from hotel)

·       Puckett’s (0.8 miles from hotel)

And more!!!

State POST Guidelines and Forms:

Georgia Attendees will need to sign in at the registration table for EACH session. 

Oklahoma– Submit completed form after the conference to
Download Oklahoma Report Of Training Form

Virginia– Submit completed form after the conference to

Virginia Pic Form 1 Chattanooga 2023
Virginia Pic Form 2 Chattanooga 2023

West Virginia– Submit course certificate or course completion form to Jess Gundy at

Thank you to our co-hosting agencies! Hamilton County Sheriff's Office and International Brotherhood of Police Officers!

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