Previous Annual Training Conferences

2021 58th Annual Training Conference Labuan Bajo Indonesia, November 7-11, 2021, Women at the Centerstage of Policing

2020 Conference Postponed due to Global Pandemic

2019 57th Annual Training Conference Anchorage Alaska, September 23-27, 2019, Mentoring the Next Generation

2018 56th Annual Training Conference Calgary Alberta Canada, Leading Change

2017 55th Annual Training Conference Cairns, Australia, Global Networks: Local Law Enforcement

2016 54th Annual Training Conference Barcelona, Spain, Equality and Security

2015 53rd Annual Training Conference IAWP CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION 1915-2015, Cardiff Wales United Kingdom, 100 Years of Policing

2014 52nd Annual Training Conference Winnipeg Manitoba Canada, Strength of Many

2013 51st Annual Training Conference Durban, South Africa, Global Empowerment of Women in Policing

2012 50th Annual Training Conference St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, Journey to the Edge

2011 49th Annual Training Conference Lexington, Kentucky, Racing to the Future

2010 48th Annual Training Conference Minneapolis, Minnesota, Strength in Unity

2009 47th Annual Training Conference Seattle, Washington, Rising to New Heights

2008 46th Annual Training Conference Darwin, Australia, Policing New Territory

2007 45th Annual Training Conference, Denver, Colorado, Taking Police to the Highest Peaks 

2006 44th Annual Training Conference, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Policing Tomorrow's World

2005 43rd Annual Training Conference, Leeds, England, Connecting Communities

2004 42nd Annual Training Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, Learning is the Trail to Freedom

2003 41st Annual Training Conference, San Francisco, California, A Bridge to Uniting Nations

2002 40th Annual Training Conference, Canberra, Australia, Women and Policing Globally

2001 39th Annual Training Conference, Edmonton, Alberta Canada, Edmonton Voyage of Discovery

2000 38th Annual Training Conference, Toronto, Canada, Rise to the Top

1999 37th Annual Training Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Meeting the Millennium with Excellence

1998 36th Annual Training Conference, Anchorage, Alaska

1997 35th Annual Training Conference, Dallas, Texas

1996 34th Annual Training Conference, Birmingham, England

1995 33rd Annual Training Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, World of Experience - State of Excellence

1994 32nd Annual Training Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Building Bridges Through New Partnerships

1993 31st Annual Training Conference, Vancouver, Canada, Global Policing - A Spirit of Unity

1992 30th Annual Training Conference, Miami, Florida, On the Move Meeting the Challenge

1991 29th Annual Training Conference, San Antonio, Texas, The Evolution of Authority

1990 28th Annual Training Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota, To the Future

1989 27th Annual Training Conference, San Jose, California, Communicating Beyond Words

1988 26th Annual Training Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, Rise to the Challenge

1987 25th Annual Training Conference, New York, New York

1986 24th Annual Training Conference, Denver, Colorado

1985 23rd Annual Training Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, Frontier Spiri

1984 22nd Annual Training Conference, Dearborn, Michigan, Polishing the Skills Beyond the Badge

1983 21st Annual Training Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, Police Work Environment

1982 20th Annual Training Conference, Chattanooga, Tennessee

1981 19th Annual Training Conference, Portland, Oregon, Women in Law Enforcement: A Turning Point, A New Dimension

1980 18th Annual Training Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1979 17th Annual Training Conference, South Bend, Indiana USA, Career Officers Prefer Schooling (COPS)

1978 16th Annual Training Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Update 78

1977 15th Annual Training Conference, Tucson, Arizona 

1976 14th Annual Training Conference, Seattle, Washington

1975 13th Annual Training Conference, Baltimore, Maryland

1974 12th Annual Training Conference, Kalamazoo, Michigan, Progress through Professionalism

1973 11th Annual Training Conference, Long Island, New York

1972 10th Annual Training Conference, Portland, Oregon

1971 9th Annual Training Conference, Kansas City, Missouri 

1970 8th Annual Training Conference, Sault Ste. Marie, Canada, Women Police in Modern Law Enforcement

1969 7th Annual Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, Policewomen and the NOW Generation

1968 6th Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois USA (was Cancelled)

1966 5th Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon

1964 4th Annual Conference, Hollywood-by-the-Sea, Florida

1962 3rd Annual Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii

1960 2nd Annual Conference, Springfield College, Springfield, Massachusetts

1958 1st Annual Conference, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana

1956 - Annual Conference, San Diego, California

Annual Conferences

Don't miss the Annual IAWP Training Conference held in a different geographic location each year.  The expertise of the speakers and presenters is unmatched by other training offered in the marketplace.  The first annual training conference was in 1956.  Since 1968, the IAWP Annual Training Conference has been held every year in a different geographic location and normally during August or September. These annual conferences have grown to be a global, highly-valued first-class training event for both the International Association of Women Police and the international delegates who attend.  The annual event consistently gets high marks for training content and meeting career goals.  Knowledge, skills, and abilities are enhanced and advanced. Premiere onsite events such as the IAWP  Heritage Award presentation, the International Awards and Scholarship honors draw crowds.  The opening ceremonies are breathtaking and memorable.  Check for links to current conference registration and for links to the contract bid openings for future annual training.


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