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Frequently Asked

Who is National Child Support Enforcement Association?
The National Child Support Enforcement Association (NCSEA) serves child support professionals, agencies, and strategic partners worldwide through professional development, communications, public awareness, and advocacy to enhance the financial, medical and emotional support that parents provide for their children.


Who can attend the NCSEA Policy Forum?

The NCSEA Policy Forum is open to child support and human services professionals, private sector participants and other professionals connected to the child support program.

What is the cost to participate in the NCSEA Policy Forum?

Registration for the 2023 NCSEA Policy Forum is $545 for NCSEA members and those receiving member benefits.  Non-members can register to attend the 2023 NCSEA Policy Forum for $675.  

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How do I register for the NCSEA 2023 Policy Forum?

We look forward to welcoming you at the 2023 NCSEA Policy Forum in Washington D.C.  Registration for the 2023 Policy Forum opens mid-October 2022. To ensure a spot plan to register early.

Where is the NCSEA 2023 Policy Forum taking place?

All conference events will take place February 2-4, 2023 at the J.W. Marriott Washington D.C. 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004.


Is there a special hotel rate for attendees?

A conference rate has been arranged at the JW Marriott Washington D.C.  The hotel block opens at the same time as conference registration in early November. 

What Health & Safety Protocols are in place for this in-person event?

NCSEA is dedicated to hosting a safe event experience for all participants involved including attendees, sponsors, presenters, staff, and anyone else that will be present at the event.

                                                         Please read the full COVID Protocols.

What are the 2023 COVID protocols for NCSEA Policy Forum?

In addition to all other rules and regulations relating to the attendee’s attendance at the NCSEA Policy Forum, attendees agree to comply with all COVID-related procedures that may be implemented by NCSEA and JW Marriot, and the District of Columbia government, including, but not limited to, mask-wearing and social distancing requirements and restrictions on certain activities that carry higher COVID-related risk, in order to protect as much as possible the health and safety of all NCSEA Policy Forum attendees.

When are registration payments due?
Registration payment MUST be received in full before an attendee will be able to attend the Event. If an attendee is submitting registration payment by mail or email, the payment must arrive at the NCSEA office no later than Wednesday, January 19, 2022.  Attendees whose payments are not received by January 19th will be advised of cancellation of registration. No payments will be accepted onsite. 

What is the registration cancellation policy and deadline? 

 NCSEA is unable to accept telephone or verbal cancellations.  To cancel your registration, please provide written notice to the attention of the Customer Service and send via email ( no later than Friday, January 6, 2023, to receive a 50% refund of your registration fee. NCSEA regrets that Event registration fees cannot be credited to a future NCSEA Event.  No refunds will be issued after January 6, 2023.    PLEASE NOTE: Due to event demands, refunds may not be processed until after the event has occurred

When will conference programming information and speakers be available?
Conference programming information and speakers will be available close to the opening of registration. 

Who do I contact for sponsorship information for the 2023 Policy Forum?
For more information about sponsoring and exhibiting, or about becoming a Corporate Partner, contact LaTrese Wallace, Senior Manager for Fundraising and Partnerships.

Who should I contact if I have additional questions?
If you have any additional question about the NCSEA Policy Forum, contact

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