News Release

American Probation and Parole Association
1776 Avenue of the States
Lexington, KY 40511-8536
Phone: 859-244-8203
Fax: 859-244-8001

Diane Kincaid
Deputy Director
Phone:(859) 244-8196
Scott Steinberg, CEO of TechSavvy Global, Keynotes American Probation and Parole Association’s 2018
For Immediate Release: 01/08/2018

American Probation and Parole Association 2018 Winter Training Institute

HOUSTON, TX, UNITED STATES, January 21, 2017 -- The American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) will hold its 2018 Winter Training Institute at the Hyatt Regency, January 21-24 with over 60 engaging sessions including three exciting keynotes. Scott Steinberg, CEO of TechSavvy Global, will be featured at the opening session on Sunday, January 21st. Mr. Steinberg will discuss how strategic innovation can accelerate growth and create a competitive advantage.

During the Monday morning plenary session, a panel will discuss how technology is being used to help support officers in engaging in meaningful ways with their clients. Featured speakers are Dr. David Huffer, Director of Office Research and Evaluation at Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency; Dr. Brandon Mathews, Parole Board Member, Colorado Board of Parole; Meilani Santillan, Senior Partnerships Manager, Code for America; and Larry Vanderwoude, CEO, and Founder of Recovery Healthcare Corporation.

Dr. Brandon Mathews will close the event on Wednesday. Dr. Mathews is a practitioner, academic, and innovator focusing on carceral systems and organizations. He has experience in community and institutional corrections, with expertise in implementation science, leadership, and organizational development.

Members of the press who would like to cover APPA’s 2018 Winter Training Institute are asked to contact Drilon Gojani at APPA to provide the proper information to gain access to the institute and its events. Reach him at dgojani@csg.org or (859) 797-6134.

The American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) is an international association of individuals actively involved in pretrial, probation, parole, and community-based corrections, in both criminal and juvenile justice arenas. All levels of government including federal, state/provincial, local and tribal agencies are counted among its constituents. By taking the initiative, APPA has grown to become the voice for thousands of field practitioners and providers of services from both the public and private sectors.

American Probation and Parole Association
Drilon Gojani dgojani@csg.org