Conference Information

Topics and Agenda

Sunday, October 27 3pm – 6pm Onsite Registration
Monday, October 28 7:30am – 9am Onsite Registration
9am – 5pm Opening Ceremony, State Intelligence Meetings & Presentations
Tuesday, October 29 8:30am – 5pm Presentations
Wednesday, October 30 8:30am – 3pm Presentations
*All times are Eastern Standard Time*

 

  • Homicide Case Studies
  • Investigative Tools
  • Digital Evidence
  • Interview and Interrogation
    *Subject to change

FAQ’S

Where will conference registration be located? 
Conference registration will be located in the pre-function space outside of Ballroom A-H.

Where will the general session be located? 
All conference presentations will be held in the Ballroom DEFGH in the Sonesta Hotel. State intelligence meetings will be held in various locations in the Sonesta Hotel, 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 CST | Check Out: 11 am CST
Parking:
Hotel guest self-parking is complimentary.

Hotel and Transportation

Conference registration and all presentations will be held at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, located at 130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928. Book early to receive the ROCIC discounted rate of $162 (or the prevailing government rate in October 2024) + tax per night. This discounted rate is only available until 5pm EST on October 5, 2024, or until the room block has been filled, whichever comes first. 

Please note: This $162 rate reflects the current government rate in Hilton Head. When the new rates are released from GSA for October 2024/FY2025, any existing reservations made at the $162 rate will be updated to FY2025 government rate amount if it changes.

CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR ROOM AT THE SONESTA RESORT HILTON HEAD ISLAND
NOTE: When entering the number of guests per room on your reservation, be advised that if you enter more than 2 guests, the hotel will charge $20 per person/per night for a third or fourth person listed on your reservation.

Parking: Self-parking is complimentary.

Airports: Hotel does NOT provide shuttle service

  • Hilton Head Airport (HHI) – 120 Beach City Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
    • Distance: 8.2 miles
    • About 20 minutes from the hotel
  • Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) – 400 Airways Ave, Savannah, GA 31408
    • Distance: 41.3 Miles
    • About an hour from the hotel

None at this time

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 paid by credit card or check and received by ROCIC no later than October 18th to secure your spot at the conference. If payment is not received by October 18th, you will be notified, and your spot could be cancelled and/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

Payment is required prior to conference to secure your spot; all payments must be received by October 18th.
Registration payment can be made by credit card or check. If paying by credit card, a payment link will be sent to the email address listed when registering and you can follow the link and submit credit card payment online. If you do not receive this payment link within 5 days of your registration, please email Tammy Kittrell at tkittrell@rocic.riss.net.
There is a $6 non-refundable processing fee per attendee for all credit card payments.

To pay by Check:
Be sure to include the names of those attending on all correspondence.
Make checks payable to ROCIC and forward to the following address:

ROCIC Training
Attn: 2024 Fall Homicide Conference
545 Marriott Drive, Suite 850
Nashville, TN 37214

All registration fee payments must be received by October 18th.
TAX ID# 62-1046640

Refund policy: All refunds must be made in writing and received by October 27th 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 tkittrell@rocic.riss.net with your refund request.

Additional Information

Vendor Registration

ROCIC is pleased to invite you and your company to take part by hosting a booth at the upcoming ROCIC 2024 Fall Conference.
We are expecting 400 attendees representing law enforcement agencies from all levels of government: municipal, county, parish, judicial district, state, and federal.

BOOTH FEE: $600

Includes draped table and 2 chairs, networking opportunities available
daily during the conference and in the evenings, and one on one interaction with attendees from 14+ states.

More info coming soon!
Please email training@rocic.riss.net to be added to the email list to receive ROCIC 2024 Fall Conference info and updates.

Passport Card: If you want to be included on the Passport Card, you must elect to bring a door prize when registering.  Each attendee will be given a “Passport Card” to get signed by each vendor. Please be ready to initial the card when attendees visit your table. This is incentive for them to visit and will put them in a special drawing at the end of the conference!

 

Sunday, October 27

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Vendor Check-In and Set-up

 

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Vendor Area Open for Attendees

 

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Attendee Registration

Monday, October 28

7:30 am – 9:00 am

Attendee Registration

 

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Vendor Area Open for Attendees

 

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Training Sessions

Tuesday, October 29

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Vendor Area Open for Attendees

 

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Training Sessions

Wednesday, October 30

8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Vendor Area Open For Attendees

 

8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Training Sessions

  • Adventure Cove
  • Burkes Beach
  • Coastal Discovery Museum
  • Coligny Beach Park
  • Driessen Beach Park
  • Fish Island Sea Pines Forest Preserve
  • Folly Field Beach Park
  • Harbour Town Lighthouse Museum
  • Hilton Head Honey Horn Admission with Guided Tour
  • Hilton Head Hustle Scavenger Hunt
  • Hilton Head Island Dolphin Boat Cruise
  • Hilton Head Pirate Ship Adventure Cruise aboard the Black Sparrow
  • Hilton Head Segway Tropical Pathway Ride
  • Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park
  • Islanders Beach
  • The Jazz Corner
  • Pickney Island National Wildlife Refuge
  • Pirate Ship Dolphin Tour
  • Shelter Cove Towne Centre
  • Singleton Beach
  • Stoney Baynard Ruins

  • The Bank (1.9 Miles from Hotel)
  • Nick’s Steak and Seafood (1.9 Miles from Hotel)
  • Kenny B’s French Quarter Café (2.0 Miles from Hotel)
  • Plantation Café & Deli (2.0 Miles from Hotel)
  • High Tide Rooftop Bar (2.1 Miles from Hotel)
  • Rock Fish Seafood & Steaks (2.1 Miles from Hotel)
  • Local Pie (2.1 Miles from Hotel)
  • Lulu Kitchen (2.3 Miles from Hotel)
  • Flatbread Grill & Bar (2.3 Miles from Hotel)
  • The Sandbar (2.4 Miles from Hotel)
  • San Miguel’s Mexican Café (3.4 Miles from Hotel)
  • ELA’S On Water (3.9 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 Online_Training_Report@cleet.state.ok.us
Download Oklahoma Report Of Training Form

Virginia– Submit completed form after the conference to picforms@dcjs.virginia.gov

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 jess.w.gundy@wv.gov

Thank you to our co-hosting agencies!

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