2018 ILEAS Annual Conference

Crowne Plaza - Springfield, Illinois
March 4-6, 2018

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The tentative schedule is shown below.
The Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board has approved up to 7.5 hours of in-service training hours for those who attend all conference sessions.

Schedule ["At a Glance" PDF]

Sunday, March 4th Start End Location
Attendee Check-in 1:00pm 8:00pm Registration Area
Vendor Displays 3:00pm 8:00pm Plaza E-J
Vendor Reception 5:00pm 8:00pm Plaza E-J

Monday, March 5th

Start End Location
Attendee Check-in 7:00am 12:00pm Registration Area
Regional Breakfast Meetings 8:00am 9:15am Various
Vendor Displays 9:00am 1:00pm Plaza E-J
Opening Session 9:30am 11:00am Diamond/Ruby/Emerald
Lunch Break 11:00am 1:00pm Plaza E-J
Breakout Sessions 1:00pm 5:00pm Various
Banquet / Dinner Presentation 7:00pm 8:30pm Diamond/Ruby/Emerald
Hospitality Room 8:30pm 11:30pm Plaza E/F

Tuesday, March 6th

Start End Location
Continental Breakfast 7:30am 9:00am Pre-Function Area
Governing Board Meeting 8:00am 9:15am Capital View
Closing Session 9:15am 12:00pm Diamond/Ruby/Emerald


Vendor Displays [Full Page Map]

Sunday 3pm - 8pm and Monday 9am - 1pm - Plaza E-J (Lvl 1)


Vendor Reception

Sunday 5pm - 8pm Plaza E-J (Lvl 1)

All participants are encouraged to attend the Vendor Reception. Come network while enjoying complementary food and beverages.


Breakout Sessions - Monday


Child Exploitation Investigations & Current Trends

1pm - 2:10pm, 2:25pm - 3:35pm and 3:50pm - 5pm - Plaza A (Lvl 1)

Presenter: Ron Wolflick & Megan Brooks

Central U.S. Earthquakes - History & What to Expect

1pm - 2:10pm, 2:25pm - 3:35pm and 3:50pm - 5pm - Plaza B (Lvl 1)

Presenter: Robert Bauer

Human Trafficking - A Modern Day Threat

1pm - 2:10pm and 2:25pm - 3:35pm - Plaza C/D (Lvl 1)

Presenter: FBI

Opioid Crisis Resources - Targeted Southern Illinois Grant

3:50pm - 5pm - Plaza C/D (Lvl 1)

Presenter: TBD

Statewide Intelligence Update

1pm - 2:10pm - Sapphire (Lvl 2)

Presenter: Aaron Kustermann

Law Enforcement Legislative Update

2:25pm - 3:35pm and 3:50pm - 5pm - Sapphire (Lvl 2)

Presenter: John Millner

Understanding & Implementing the Sexual Assault Incident Procedure Act

1pm - 2:10pm and 2:25pm - 3:35pm - Governor Conference Room (Lvl 3)

Presenter: Cordelia Coppleson



General Sessions


Opening Session - ILEAS Update

Monday 9:30am - 11am - Diamond/Ruby/Emerald (Lvl 2)

Presenter: Jim Page and Dave Snyders

Banquet / Dinner Presentation

Monday 7pm - 8:30pm - Diamond/Ruby/Emerald (Lvl 2)

Speaker: John Childress

Closing Session

Tuesday 9:15am - 12pm - Diamond/Ruby/Emerald (Lvl 2)

Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement

Speaker: Kevin Gilmartin


Regional Breakfast Meetings - Monday 8am - 9:15am

Region Location Floor
2 Governor Conference Room 3
3 Plaza C/D 1
4 Sapphire 2
6 Plaza B 1
7 Plaza A 1
8 Capital View 3
9 Capital 3 3
11 Capital 2 3


Floor Plans