Here is the latest update as of today, March 18, 2020, 3:00 PM

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, California Governor Newsom and the City of San Diego's Board of Supervisors' new public Health orders as well as the CDC's announcement limiting any gatherings to under 50 people and the health and safety of our attendees, staff, committee, presenters, vendors, exhibitors, hotel personnel and the public, we have decided to cancel our 2020 International Conference on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism (ICTOCT) at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, April 12-17, 2020.
Conference fees will be fully refunded.

We greatly appreciate everyone’s continued support and cooperation. We Thank all those who assisted in the planning and coordination of the ICTOCT, its' program as well as our presenters for your commitment.

We Thank all the countless IOACIS members, committee and staff for their commitment, support and hard work making the ICTOCT possible every year.

Special Thanks to our cohosts, sponsors and supporters.

We plan to resume scheduling of the ICTOCT in the near future when it is safe to do so. When we do, we will be sending out notification emails as well as updating our website.

From all of us ICTOCT and IOACIS, Be Safe and Stay Healthy.

We are all in this together.

Warmest Regards,
Ben Leong
IOACIS President
ICTOCT Coordinator
2020 International Conference on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism (ICTOCT) CANCELED 
April 12 through 17, 2020 
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A Transnational
Focus on Crime

Keeping a Watchful Eye
on Organized Crime

For more than 40 years, ICTOCT has existed to educate our members on the latest developments in the world of organized crime and terrorism. Focusing on investigations of various gangs and criminal organizations, our workshops and seminars are a great resource for law enforcement. For more information or to sign up for the conference, contact us today.

Discounts for IOACIS (International Organization of Asian Crime Investigators & Specialists) Members Available


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Federal Bureau of Investigation

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San Diego Police Department

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About Us

Started by the Boston and New York Police departments in 1978, the International Conference on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism (ICTOCT) intended to study the effects of Asian gangs on the criminal landscape of North America. We offer up-to-date and innovative seminars covering various topics and issues concerning organized criminal activities. As of 2001, our mandate has broadened worldwide to cover topics on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism.


Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you soon.


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