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Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Registration

7:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Lobby 2

Continental Breakfast

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m. Lobby 2

Paint Database Query (PDQ) – Day Two

8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Sand Key

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Moderator: Diana Wright, Forensic Examiner and Chemist, FBI Laboratory, Quantico, VA

Presenter: Tamara E. Hodgins, Forensic Technology Advisor and PDQ Maintenance Team Supervisor, National Center for Forensic Services, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Alberta, Canada

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The Use of Multivariate Statistics in Trace Evidence Investigations

8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Gulf

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Moderator: David A. Green, Criminalist, Trace Evidence Unit, Lake County Crime Laboratory, Painesville, OH

Presenters:
John Goodpaster, Assistant Professor, Forensic and Investigative Science, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
Presentation (.pdf, 2.2MB)

Elisa Liszewski, Graduate Student, Forensic and Investigative Sciences Program, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

Steve Morgan, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

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Tape Analysis

8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Palm

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Moderator and Presenter: Jenny M. Smith, Criminalist, Trace Evidence, Missouri State Highway Patrol Crime Laboratory, Jefferson City, MO
Presentation (.pdf, 316kB)

Presenter: Leanora Brun-Conti, Forensic Chemist, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Ammendale, MD

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Lamp Examination Workshop

8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Island II

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Moderator: Sandy Parent, Forensic Scientist, Crime Laboratory, Texas Department of Public Safety, Austin, TX

Presenter: Richard L. Dinehart, Senior Lecturer, Accident Investigation Division, Northwestern University - Center for Public Safety, Evanston, IL

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Advanced Trace Elemental Analysis

8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Beach

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Moderator: Jose R. Almirall, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Director, International Forensic Research Institute, Florida International University, Miami, FL

Presenters:
JoAnn Buscaglia, Research Chemist, Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit, FBI Laboratory, Quantico, VA

Robert D. Koons, Research Chemist, Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit, FBI Laboratory, Quantico, VA

Scott Ryland, Senior Microanalyst, Trace Evidence Section, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Orlando, FL

Tatiana Trejos, Coordinator of Research Programs, Trace Evidence Analysis Facility, IFRI, Florida International University, Miami, FL

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Fabric Damage

8:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Bay

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Moderator and Presenter: Sandra Koch, Trace Evidence Examiner, Trace Evidence Unit, FBI Laboratory, Quantico, VA

Presenters:
Susan Gross, Forensic Science Supervisor, Chemistry Division, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, St. Paul, MN

Steve Shaw, Forensic Examiner, Trace Evidence Unit, FBI Laboratory, Quantico, VA

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Automotive and Architectural Pigment Examination

8:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Island I

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Moderator: David Exline, General Manager, Forensic Services, RJ Lee Group, Inc., Monroeville, PA

Presenter: Christopher S. Palenik, Research Microscopist, Microtrace, Elgin, IL

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Physical Match Theory

1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Island I

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Moderator and Presenter: Amy L. Michaud, Forensic Chemist, National Laboratory, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, Ammendale, MD

Presenter: Maureen C. Bottrell, Geologist and Forensic Examiner, Trace Evidence Unit, FBI Laboratory, Quantico, VA

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Significance in Report Writing

1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Bay

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Moderator and Presenter: Faye A. Springer, Criminalist IV, Laboratory of Forensic Services, Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office, Sacramento, CA
Presentation (.pdf, 440kB)

Presenters:
Christopher Bommarito, Forensic Scientist, Michigan State Police, Lansing, MI
Presentation (.pdf, 3MB)

Sally Coulson, Forensic Science Leader, Physical Evidece Laboratory, Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Auckland, New Zealand
Presentation (.pdf, 272kB)

Jodi B. Webb, Geologist and Forensic Examiner, Trace Evidence Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Quantico, VA
Presentation (.pdf, 292kB)

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