Conference participants represented the full spectrum of the criminal justice system, including academic and applied researchers, practitioners, and policymakers. The conference was organized according to panels on research evaluation, science and technology, and program development and dissemination. The panel on research evaluation focused on such areas as domestic assault, drug abuse, technological advances, violence, criminal careers, police responses to crime, and crime legislation. The panel on science and technology covered such topics as the use of military technology in law enforcement and the need for technical standards, while the panel on program development and dissemination discussed NIJ efforts to improve the criminal justice system and implications for policy. A list of conference participants is appended.