If you are concerned about threat assessment and trauma response in your community please join us at our national conference. Each year we convene to share best practices, build connections between professionals working in a diverse range of communities throughout North America and to learn about advances being made with VTRA and TES models and TACTIC software.

4th National- VTRA Conference

Registration after January 15, 2019 is at a cost of $850.00/person (+ GST).

Registration also includes Informal Welcome Reception on the evening of April 10, 2019, Continental Breakfast, and Lunch for both days.


Early Conference check-in and informal Welcome Reception: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, in Oak/Mt Stephen Hall.

Conference check-in and Continental Breakfast:

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 7:30 am – 8:30 am, in Alberta/New Brunswick Room Conference begins at 8:50 am on Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12, 2019, and will end by 3:30 pm on Friday, April 12th.


Rooms are available at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. The conference rate for a standard room is $219.00 plus taxes and fees. Please note, if you would like to extend your stay, the conference room rate is also available 2 days prior, and 2 days after conference. Please quote “4th National VTRA Conference” when making your reservation. Reserve by calling The Global Reservations Center 1(800) 441-1414 or book online here Space is limited, so please book early! Check-in is at 4:00 pm – Check-out is at 12:00 pm

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be submitted by email at least 30 days prior to the conference start date and will be subject to a $50.00 administration fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations made within 30 days of the conference start date; however, you are invited to send a replacement at no extra cost provided you notify the NACTATR of the name substitution. It is the sole responsibility of the delegate to cancel any room reservations made with the hotel. Refunds will not be provided for registrants who fail to attend the conference or a portion of the conference.


Payment can be made online or by cheque or money order and must be received 30 days prior to the conference start date. Please mail cheques to: NACTATR 3049 – 34th Street N Lethbridge, AB T1H 7C4