Officer Safety and Wellness Conference
Register now for the 2024 OSW Conference. The event will be held March 1-3, 2024, at the Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC) in Louisville, Kentucky. More information regarding registration, lodging, and the educational program is outlined below. To receive the latest news, sign up for updates.
Improving officer safety and wellness enhances the health and effectiveness of officers, as well as the safety of the community. This conference is for law enforcement professionals to learn from experts in the field about resources and best practices when developing comprehensive officer safety and wellness strategies. Participants will learn about building resilience, financial wellness, injury prevention, peer support programs, physical fitness, proper nutrition, sleep deprivation, stress, mindfulness, suicide prevention, and more.
Formerly the Officer Safety and Wellness (OSW) Symposium.
Who should attend?
The Officer Safety and Wellness Conference is not open to the general public. Attendance is open to sworn and civilian employees of public safety and government agencies; academics and students in public safety or related fields; and public safety medical/psychological professionals. Public safety includes offices of police, sheriffs, EMS, fire service, hazmat, and park rangers from federal, state, city, county, campus, and tribal agencies.
The in-person conference registration fee includes access to all in-person general sessions, workshops, activities, and events, as well as recorded content available on the virtual event platform. Lunch will be provided on Sunday, March 3. Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be provided at the welcome reception (3/1) and snacks will be available throughout the event. Register for the in-person event.
A virtual only registration will give you access to live-streamed general sessions and on-demand workshops only available through the virtual platform. All workshops listed in the educational program will be available virtually, unless indicated otherwise, and will be accessible indefinitely beginning March 1, 2024. Register for the virtual event.
The deadline to register for the in-person or virtual event is Wednesday, February 28, 2024.
Categories and Fees
|Early Bird Price: Now Through January 17, 2024
|Regular Price: Starting January 18, 2024
Family registration is $100. Family refers to a spouse or family member, not a business associate or fellow law enforcement colleague. Only the family member’s name, city, and state will appear on their badge. Family members can attend and participate in all conference activities, to include educational sessions, activities, lunch on 3/3, and the welcome reception on 3/1. Family members do not receive educational credits or certificates for attending workshops.
*All prices per individual.
Join IACP today to save on Officer Safety and Wellness Conference registration. Sworn and civilian employees of public safety agencies, academics, and professionals of related fields can qualify for membership in the IACP. Those in sworn command-level positions qualify for active membership; others may be eligible for associate membership. Only IACP members can take advantage of the member registration rate for this event. All IACP memberships are individual and non-transferable.
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- A 25% penalty will be assessed on all cancellations postmarked or fax/e-mail dated on or before February 7, 2024.
- A 50% penalty will be assessed on cancellations postmarked or fax/e-mail dated February 8-22, 2024.
- No refunds will be issued on or after February 23, 2024. No refunds will be given for no-shows.
- No refunds will be given for virtual registrations.
Individuals may transfer their registration between virtual or in-person registration types. Requests to transfer registrations must be made to OSWConference@theiacp.org no later than February 23, 2024. Additional fees may apply.
All cancellations must be made in writing and mailed, faxed (703-836-4543), or emailed to OSWConference@theIACP.org. A penalty will apply. No telephone cancellations will be accepted. This refund policy is subject to change.
Housing and Transportation
All event activities will take place at the Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC) – 221 S 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40202. The IACP has reserved room blocks for attendees at various hotels in close proximity to KICC to make your trip to Louisville more affordable. Rooms at the group rate are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. This map shows the available hotels in relation to KICC. Please select from the links below to book within IACP room blocks:
Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) is the primary airport servicing the Louisville Metropolitan area and is located approximately 6 miles from KICC.
Taxi service is available in Louisville, with zTrip being the primary operator and the offering service at the airport. Louisville also offers alternative ridesharing companies, such as Uber and Lyft as well as bike and scooter rentals.
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Health and Safety
We ask that you follow all local guidelines and laws with respect to practicing social distancing, vaccination requirements, and wearing a mask in public areas. Please check local guidelines for the latest information on requirements that may be in place for the duration of your stay.
Educational Program and Schedule
The educational program is available! Check out our comprehensive selection of workshops and featured speakers at the 2024 Officer Safety and Wellness Conference.
Through these engaging workshops, attendees will explore successful programs, gain expert advice, and learn skills and best practices to establish effective officer wellness strategies. Led by policing and wellness experts, OSW Conference workshops are designed to be relevant for every rank and position in your department. Breaks between educational sessions will include activities, wellness challenges, and refreshments. Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be provided at the welcome reception (3/1). Lunch is only provided during the closing general assembly (3/3).
Schedule subject to change. All times listed in Eastern Standard Time. Sessions will only be available in English.
Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be provided at the welcome reception (3/1) and lunch will be served at the closing general assembly (3/3).
Previous Educational Programs
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Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities
Call for Proposals
The 2024 OSW Conference call for proposals is CLOSED. View detailed information here regarding the call for proposals process, the review process, and speaking at the 2024 OSW Conference.
IACP conducts a call for proposals each year for its Officer Safety and Wellness (OSW) Conference educational program. The proposal submission deadline for the 2024 OSW Symposium was August 15, 2023. All workshop proposals must be submitted through the online portal to be considered for the educational program.