Officer Safety and Wellness Symposium

Officer Safety and Wellness Symposium


The educational program is available! Check out our comprehensive selection of workshops and featured speakers at the 2022 Officer Safety and Wellness Symposium.

Click here to register for the 2022 OSW Symposium held March 15-17 in Atlanta, Georgia. Early bird pricing ends February 1, 2022! More information on registration and housing can be found below.

Improving officer safety and wellness enhances the health and effectiveness of officers, as well as the safety of the community. This symposium 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.


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Who should attend?

The Officer Safety and Wellness Symposium 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 networking events, as well as content available on the virtual event platform. A virtual only registration will give you access to pre-recorded workshops only available through the virtual platform. Only IACP members can take advantage of the member registration rate. All IACP memberships are individual and non-transferable. Register now! 

Registration Deadlines:

  • Early Bird Registration: February 1, 2022
  • In-Person Registration: March 11, 2022
  • Virtual Registration: March 11, 2022


Categories and Fees

In-Person Event Early Bird Full Price
IACP Member $350 $450
Non-IACP Member $600 $700


Virtual Only Price
IACP Member $200
Non-IACP Member $425


     *All prices per individual.

Join IACP today to save on Officer Safety and Wellness Symposium 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.

*Please allow up to 24-hours for new memberships to update in our system before trying to register.

Photo, Image, and Recording Disclaimer

Registration and attendance at IACP events constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the IACP's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee's image or voice in photos, images, video, and/or audio recordings of such events without compensation or approval rights. All photos, images, and recordings are the property of IACP.

Refund Policy

  • A 25% penalty will be assessed on all cancellations postmarked or fax/e-mail dated on or before February 23, 2022.
  • A 50% penalty will be assessed on cancellations postmarked or fax/e-mail dated February 24 – March 10, 2022.
  • No refunds will be issued on or after March 11, 2022. 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 no later than February 23, 2022. Additional fees may apply.

All cancellations must be made in writing and mailed, faxed (703-836-4543), or emailed to A penalty will apply. No telephone cancellations will be accepted. This refund policy is subject to change.

Health & Safety Protocols

The following guidelines make up the IACP Meeting and Event Safety Protocols, which represent state and local mandated protocols in place during the event. Updates to the below are subject to change. Any changes will be posted and shared with registered attendees, exhibitors, sponsors, and vendors prior to the event.

Before Leaving Home:

  • Follow relevant guidance provided by the World Health Organization (WHO)Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and/or your local health authority.
  • Adhere to government issued travel restrictions and guidance issued by the region you will be traveling to and the region from which you are traveling.
  • Consider taking a COVID-19 test within 72-hours of your departure regardless of vaccination status.
  • Stay home if you feel sick, test positive for COVID-19, are awaiting COVID-19 test results or have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19.

On-site During the Event:

  • All delegates, exhibitors, and guests will be required to show proof of vaccination or one (1) negative PCR test or two (2) negative antigen tests within 72-hours to attend the in-person event. At this time, per CDC, fully vaccinated is two rounds of mRNA or one of J&J. For international attendees, fully vaccinated is designated by WHO.
  • Follow guidance from the local health authority for everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses including:
    • Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or an alcohol-based sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
    • Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
    • Cover your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing. Throw used tissues in the trash.
    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • Face mask protocol will follow local guidance at the time of the event.  Face masks should cover your face from the bridge of your nose to past your chin.
  • Notify someone at registration at any time if you feel unwell or are experiencing flu-like symptoms.

Adherence to on-site guidelines in place at the time of the event is required. Anyone not adhering to the guidelines will be asked to leave, or be removed from, the event premises and to surrender their event badge and will forfeit their registration fees.


Based on current contact tracing advice from many health authorities, if you test positive for COVID-19 up to 14 days after returning home, please contact the meeting/event organizer to advise them at

Housing & Transportation


All event activities will take place at the Hilton Atlanta – 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303. The IACP has reserved a room block for attendees at the prevailing government per diem rate of $163/night+tax. Follow this link to make your reservation within the room block. The cutoff date to book in the IACP room block at the Hilton Atlanta is February 21, 2022.

The wellbeing of guests and employees at Hilton Atlanta is the top priority. Please review this plan provided by Hilton Atlanta to keep a safe, hospitable environment for guests, employees, and the community.

Hotel Parking

Valet parking is available at the Hilton Atlanta for $32 per night. See valet for self-parking options.

Hartsfield Jackson International Airport (ATL)

ATL is located approximately 10 miles from the Hilton Atlanta hotel. It offers nonstop service to/from more than 150 domestic and 70 international destinations.

Local Transportation

MARTA provides service to and from ATL for $2.50/ride. The nearest stop to the Hilton Atlanta is the Peachtree Center Transit Station, which is a 9 minute walk to the hotel.

Rideshare Options

Both major rideshare operators Uber and Lyft service Atlanta and the Hartsfield Jackson International Airport.

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Educational Program & Schedule

Educational Program

The educational program is available! Check out our comprehensive selection of workshops and featured speakers at the 2022 Officer Safety and Wellness Symposium.

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 Symposium workshops are designed to be relevant for every rank and position in your department.

Schedule at-a-Glance

Monday, March 14
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Check-in
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Networking Lounge Open
Tuesday, March 15
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Check-in
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Exhibit Hall
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Opening Session
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Plank Challenge
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Workshops
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch (not provided)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Solutions Presentations
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Workshops
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Stretching Session
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Workshops
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM Reception


Wednesday, March 16
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Check-in
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM Yoga Session
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Exhibit Hall
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM General Session
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Push-Up Challenge
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Workshops
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Solutions Presentations
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Workshops
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch (not provided)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Workshops
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Mindfulness Exercise
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Workshops
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Jiu-Jitsu Class
Thursday, March 17
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Check-in
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM Yoga Session
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM Exhibit Hall
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Workshops
9:45 AM - 11:30 AM Brunch and Keynote Session
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Solutions Presentations
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Workshops
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Workshops


*All times listed in Eastern Standard Time. Sessions will only be available in English.


Check out the exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities at the 2022 OSW Symposium here. If you would like more information, please contact Heather Shuster at 202-437-1986 or

Call for Proposals

The 2022 OSW Symposium call for proposals is CLOSED.

IACP conducts a call for proposals each year for its Officer Safety and Wellness (OSW) Symposium educational program. The proposal submission deadline for the 2022 OSW Symposium was September 20, 2021. All completed submissions are peer-reviewed. Click here to view a series of frequently asked questions regarding the call for proposals process, the review process, and speaking at the 2022 OSW Symposium. Notifications regarding program selections will be sent out in early November.

If you missed out on submitting a proposal this year, the call for proposals for the 2023 OSW Symposium will open in the summer of 2022. Please keep an eye on this page for the latest updates. If you have additional questions, contact

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