National Leadership Conference – 2010

The Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center (UDETC) held another successful National Leadership Conference (NLC)! The 12th Annual National Leadership Conference “Building Community Futures with Blueprints for Success” was held at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, California on August 18-20, 2010. The conference registered close to 1700 participants.

The conference, held in conjunction with the National Liquor Law Enforcement Association, included distinguished speakers from OJJDP and other leadership in the field.  The NLC brings out some of the Nation’s largest policy and public health funders including OJJDP, NHTSA, NIAAA, SAMHSA and DOE.  This extends UDETC’s reach nationally to federal, state and local agencies as well as their outreach to state and local communities through their relationship with 56 EUDL Coordinators in each state, the District of Columbia and 5 US Territories (American Samoa, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands).  The NLC is a gathering for States and communities with interest in enforcing underage drinking laws and in sharing of resources.

The conference included thought-provoking plenary sessions along with engaging presentations by law enforcement, judicial members, youth, researchers and community leaders. The NLC theme, “Building Community Futures with Blueprints for Success” was fitting, as there was a prevalent message that with a innovative tools, various resources and data proven strategies (all provided at the conference)the efforts to enforce underage drinking laws locally and nationwide are certain to be successful. The NLC included;

-Pre-conference activities for EUDL coordinators and invited guests,

-Experiential Learning Exercises,

-Youth Track and Presentation and

-Law Enforcement, Discretionary and Success Story Awards.

For additional information on the OJJDP’s UDETC and their resources contact 1-877-335-1287.

View the Final Program

View a Sample of Conference Presentations

View the 2010 State Highlights

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