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2018 CHIA Conference

Conference Dates:    Feb 27 - March 2, 2018

Location:  The Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas

Early Bird Registration Fee:  $325.00

*For registrations (including payments) received on or before 01/12/18.

Conference Registration Fee:  $375.00 (after 01/12/18)

*For active CHIA members only! No refunds after 02/09/18; only registration credit towards next year's conference.


POST Control #: 2540-28001-17-002


    2018 CHIA Conference Flyer



Palms Casino Resort Hotel Rate: $89.00/night 

*** The Palms Casino Resort is currently SOLD OUT!!!

For members still needing hotel rooms for the conference, please check with the Rio Las Vegas and/or the Gold Coast Hotel & Casino; both of which are in walking distance of the Palms Casino Resort.



For Reservations via Internet: (click below link)


For Reservations via telephone:  

       Call (702) 942-7064  or  (866) 942-7777

       Refer to CHIA Discount Code: CHCHI18


Making Payments

To make payments for the upcoming CHIA Conference, members or agency representatives (i.e. Training Units) can do that in one of two ways:

1. VISA  or MASTERCARD Payments:


For payments via credit cards, members can make payments through their CHIA accounts. Just follow your account to the 'Record Payment' option.


2. Personal or Agency Check:


For members/representatives who would like to mail-in checks for membership and/or Conference registration fees, please send your check (payable to 'CHIA') to:


       California Homicide Investigators Association

       c/o San Jose Police Department

       Attn: Detective Brian McDonald

       201 W. Mission Street

       San Jose, California 95110


Group Registrations Available:

Agency representatives wishing to pay multiple employees registration and membership fees at one time, can utilize the 2018 CHIA Conference Group Registration Form and email the information, along with the credit card details to CHIA President Lt Bob McCloskey at President@chia187.com

Payments can also be submitted via an agency check to CHIA Treasurer Lt Brian McDonald at the listed address on the form.


   2018 CHIA Conference - Group Registration Form


For questions regarding this Group Registration Form, or the registration process in general, agency representatives can contact CHIA President Bob McCloskey via phone at (916) 808-0306; or via email at RMcCloskey@pd.cityofsacramento.org



Conference Registration

Registering for the 2018 CHIA Conference is as easy as 1-2-3 

Step #1:

Become A Member

Become a new member or renew your CHIA membership!

NOTE: Only current CHIA members can attend the conference!

For existing members, log into your CHIA account and access the 2018 Conference Registration sub-tab under the Members ONLY tab. To complete the online Conference Registration click "Register".




Step #2:

Make Payment

Submit online payment for both the CHIA membership ($30 USD), if needed, and the 2017 Conference Registration ($325 or $375 USD).

If members chose to, they can submit a personal/agency check for payment in lieu of online payment (see Members ONLY tab for instructions).

An agency's Training Unit can also submit one payment for multiple members (See attached forms).                                              

Step #3:

Complete Conference Registration & POST College Forms

Complete the CHIA Conference Registration Form & email it to the designated email address listed.

Lastly, complete the POST College Form, print it and bring it with you to registration day.


Only California residents need to complete the POST College Form and bring a completed copy to registration day. 




Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas!

2018 CHIA RATE - $89.00/night

To make reservations at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas for the 2018 CHIA Conference, click on the following link which includes the CHIA Discount Code:


For reservations via telephone:  

       Call (702) 942-7064  or  (866) 942-7777

       Refer to CHIA Discount Code:  CHCHI18



'Hotel resort fee' includes the following benefits for CHIA members:

  • Internet Service for duration of the guest stay (streaming capable)
  • Cardio Center Access (does not include Spa)
    • Cardio Center features treadmills, elliptical machines, stationary bikes and stairmasters
  • Palms Place Fitness Center Access
  • Shuttle Service to and from the Forum Shops
    • Available daily from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m every hour on the hour departing from Palms Main Entrance
  • Daily USA Today newspaper available for guest pick-up at the Front Desk and the Bell Desk
  • Unlimited local and toll-free calls within the U.S.
  • Printing of boarding passes at the Front Desk and Concierge
  • Copies and faxes at the Front Desk and Concierge (excluding color and large print jobs)



We hope to see you in Las Vegas!

Call or Fax Us

Office: +1 (916) 524-8176

Email:  AmberHeinlein@chia187.com

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