National Tactical Officers Association

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Virtual Crisis Negotiations Conference

Conference attendees will have their choice of thought-provoking virtual seminars and incident debriefs presented by some of the leading crisis negotiations instructors in the industry. 

The virtual conference is the perfect setting for this high-quality training event that will enhance your negotiations tactics and education, sharpen your leadership skills, and promote professionalism in crisis negotiations.

Virtual Conference FAQs

I am a substitution/replacement for someone who has already registered, what do I need to do?

Please click on this link and register the person who will be attending the conference. At the bottom of Step 4 under Payment Selection, you will be asked “Why is this registration complimentary?” You will select “Replacement” and type in the name of the person you are replacing.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Laura Gerhart at 719-419-6918

Will the conference seminars and debriefs be available only during the stated day/time or will I be able to watch them at a later time?

Seminars and debriefs are only available during the stated day/time. They will NOT be available to view at a later date.

If I am a NTOA member and register for a course, does my NTOA membership get extended?

No, your membership would expire at the regularly scheduled time. But you did register for the course or conference at a discounted rate.

Will I receive a link for the recording of the presentations?

No, because they will NOT be available to view at a later date.

May I use someone else’s NTOA membership number to register for a course or conference?


Will I receive any printed materials?

No, you will not receive any printed materials.

Will I receive a certificate?

Yes, you will receive a certificate for each presentation that you attend.

How do I get my certificate?

Your certificate will be available to download from the NTOA Members-Only Portal approximately 24 hours after the presentation. To get to the members portal go to https://members.ntoa.org and login in using your Username and Password. Then click on “Training Record” on the left-hand side and you will then see your classes and have the capability to print certificates

Can I get back into the presentation if I have to step away for part of it?

Yes. To log in again you simply follow the same steps that you used to login initially.

Is there a cancellation fee?

No, there is no cancellation fee and you will be refunded in full. Cancellations must be submitted in writing to lgerhart@ntoa.org.

What is included in the registration?

The registration includes any presentations you signed up for in a live format only, a certificate for each individual presentation, and if you paid the non-member fee, you will receive a 1-year digital membership.

When will I get access to the conference?

Links to each presentation will be provided in your email confirmation. Your conference agenda and course links will also be available in the members-only portal of our website. Links to each individual course become active 15 minutes before each presentation.

Can I share my login credentials with other members or colleagues?

No, the presentation link permits the use of the platform specifically for that registered attendee.

Who should I contact with additional questions?

Please contact Laura Gerhart with any questions or concerns at lgerhart@ntoa.org or 719-419-6918.

Do I need a camera and/or microphone to participate in the conference?

No, you do not need a camera or microphone to participate. The conference is presented on Zoom. You may ask questions via the Q and A function.