Frequently asked questions

When and where is the National Sexual Assault Conference® (NSAC)?

 NSAC will be hosted in person at the Washington Hilton located at 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC on August 14-16 2024. 

Can I use Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) funds to attend the National Sexual Assault Conference?

 If you have not already received OVW budget approval to attend the conference, you will need to submit a Grant Award Modification (GAM) for direct approval by your grant manager.


What are the registration rates?

Early registration: $545

Regular registration: $595

Daily rates are listed on conference registration fees page

Can I become an exhibitor at NSAC?

Exhibiting at NSAC is a great opportunity to connect with advocates, educators, and providers across the U.S. Information on how to become an NSAC exhibitor is available here. 

What forms of payment do you accept?

You may pay for your registration by credit card. If you require a different payment option, please contact us at  

Can I register for someone else?

Registering for someone one else is allowed.  During the registration process there will be an option that you can check to say that you are registering on behalf of someone else.

Can we register as a group?

Organizations who are bringing multiple staff members may register as a group.  To do so, please contact us at

Is there a group registration discount?

When registering as a group, organizations will receive one free registration per 10 registrations.  

Can I make changes to my agenda or sessions I registered?

If you return to the NSAC Registration page after your registration is complete, you will be able to select the “ Already Registered?” option.  Once you enter your email and confirmation number, you will be returned to the Registration Confirmation page.  You can then select “Modify Registration” from there. 


Does NSAC share attendee information?

No, NSAC does not share any personal information, nor do we share an attendee list. If you have received an email offering to share such information, this is spam and should be reported to

What forms of payment do you accept?

You may pay for your registration by credit card. If you require a different payment option, please contact us at  


What are the lodging accommodations?

Respect Together has set aside a room block at the Washington Hilton at a special conference rate. The link to this room block can be found on your registration confirmation email.   In the reservation system the group is listed under Pennsylvania Coalition to Advance Respect.

When guests call in the easiest way to make a reservation is to reference group code – 968.

How much are the rooms?

The hotel rooms in the room block are $176/night. 

Are the hotel rooms ADA accessible?

Please submit any ADA requests to the hotel when making your reservation.

The International Ballroom for where the plenary sessions will be held has two levels, to access the lower level a lift must be used.

Financial Assistance

Will there be scholarships or financial assistance?”

Respect Together does not offer any registration scholarships at this time.  

Financial assistance for the 2024 National Sexual Assault Conference® will be offered in the form of travel scholarships which can help cover travel to and from the conference and lodging costs.  

Where can I apply for financial assistance?

The link to apply for financial assistance is in your registration confirmation email.  Awards will be decided by the National Sexual Assault Conference Scholarship Committee staffed by employees of Respect Together and based solely on the information you provide on the application


What is the Covid 19 Protocol?

Respect Together recommend following the most recent CDC Guidelines for COVID Prevention.  These include staying up to date with COVID vaccines, practicing good personal hygiene, and taking steps for cleaner air.  Conference attendees who are feeling unwell must take precautions to transmission

What is the ventilation system at the conference hotel?

The Hilton has recently 11  new disinfectant technology protocols, which can be read  here.

Will attendees be required to wear masks?

Conference attendees are welcome practice their own masking precautions. Some workshops will require masks at the request of the presenters. This will be indicated on the conference app, the conference manual, and by signage outside of the workshops. Masks will be available for attendees throughout the conference.

Cancellation Policy

What is the NSAC cancellation policy?

Conference Attendees can either cancel their own registration through the conference registration site or contact the conference directly at  

Cancellations received on or before July 14, 2024, are refundable at 90%. 

Cancellations received after July 31, 2024, and before August 11, 2024 are refundable at 50%.  

Cancellations received on or after August 12, 2024, are not refundable, but substitutions will be allowed. Substitutions must accept all accommodation selected by the original registrant. “No Shows” will be billed the full registration fee. 

If you become unable to attend the conference due to emergency, deferred payment for the 2026 NSAC may be available. Please contact the conference committee ( for more information.


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