33rd Annual Conference

Registration is Now Open

Annual Conference Photos Photos from the 32nd Annual Conference

Time & Place

May 13 - 17, 2019 | Austin, TX


$260.00 for TJA Members (Membership must be current as of May 2019)
$290.00 for non-members (This cost includes a 12 month membership)

Late Registration (after April 26, 2019)
$312.00 for TJA Members
$348.00 for non-members


  • Bail Bonds with a Bail Bonds Board
  • What to Expect During an Inspection
  • De-escalation
  • Leadership for Jailers
  • Preparing for Promotions
  • Working with Mentally Ill Offenders
  • Jail Overcrowding
  • Understanding Today's Retirement Income Challenges
  • Texas Pharmacy Rules and Regulations that Affect Jail Systems
  • Media Relations
  • Life After Lock-up
  • A Closer Look at Your Social Security Benefits
  • Professionalism and Tact for the Workplace
  • Use of Force
  • Detention Intelligence Units
  • Don't Get Played, Learn the Game
  • Grant Writing 101
  • Interacting with Transgender Individuals
  • Drug Trends and Many More
  • Agenda

    Click here for our Tentative 2019 Agenda.

    Conference Activities

    Golf Tournament
    Click here for full information and to register.

    7th Annual Blood Drive
    May 15th | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Outside during the 33rd Annual Conference
    Held in partnership with Southern Health Partners


    Host Hotels

    Renaissance Austin Hotel

    721 Arboretum Blvd
    Austin, TX 78759
    (512) 343-2626

    Reservation Link
    **Please use this link to reserve online. Reservations CANNOT be made through the hotel website.**

    Single Occupancy - Prevailing per diem
    Double Occupancy - $199.00

    The room block is now open.

    Overflow Hotels

    Fairfield Inn and Suites NW/ Research Blvd

    13087 US HWY 183 N
    Austin Tx, 78750
    Breakfast and shuttle offered
    Rate - $129/night

    Reservation Link

    TownePlace Suites Austin Arboretum

    10024 North Capital of TX Highway
    North Austin, Texas 78759
    Breakfast and shuttle offered
    Studio Suite - $145/night
    Two Bedroom Suite - $175/night

    Reservation Link

    Embassy Suites

    9505 Stonelake Blvd.
    Austin, Texas 78759
    Breakfast and shuttle offered
    Rate - $179/night

    Reservation Link

    Staybridge Suites Austin NW/ Research Blvd

    13087 US HWY 183 N
    Austin Tx, 78750
    Shuttle service provided within a 5 mile radius of the hotel (includes Domain Area)
    Complimentary hot breakfast buffet served daily
    Social every Monday-Wednesday evenings includes complimentary wine, beer, soft drinks and dinner
    Rates - $105 Single
    $115 Double

    Reservation Link

    Hyatt House Austin Arboretum

    10001 North Capital of Texas Highway, Austin, TX 78759
    Rate - $115/night for Studio King

    Reservation Link
    Or call (866) 974-9288 | use group code G-TJAC.