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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Registration

7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Lobby 2

Continental Breakfast

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m. Lobby 2

Exhibit Hall

7:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Island Ballroom

General Session : Opening Remarks

8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m. Grand Ballroom

Video (Flash)
Presenters:
Michael G. Sheppo, Chief, Investigative and Forensic Sciences Division, Office of Science and Technology, National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC

Christian Hassell, Laboratory Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Quantico, VA

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General Session: Trace Questionnaire Results

8:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Grand Ballroom

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Presenters:

Sandy Parent, Forensic Scientist, Crime Laboratory, Texas Department of Public Safety, Austin, TX
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 320kB)

Sandra Koch, Trace Evidence Examiner, Trace Evidence Unit, FBI Laboratory, Quantico, VA
Video (Flash)

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General Session: New Developments in Manufacturing Materials

9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Grand Ballroom

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

Presenters:
Kenneth Perry, Technical Director, Automotive Coatings, BASF Corporation, Southfield, MI
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 1.5MB)

Matthew J. Clawson, PPG Industries, Inc.
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 96kB)

Jenny M. Smith, Criminalist, Trace Evidence, Missouri State Highway Patrol Crime Laboratory, Jefferson City, MO
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 316kB)

David Richards, Technical Director, Cordage Institute, Sugarland, TX
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 648kB)

Luncheon and Presentation: A Different Perspective on Trace Evidence

12:00 p.m.–1:30pm Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Sandra Koch, Trace Evidence Examiner, Trace Evidence Unit, FBI Laboratory, Quantico, VA

Presenter: Ken Goddard, Director, National Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory, Ashland, OR
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 5.5MB)

General Session: Paper Presentations: Based on Case Studies

1:30 p.m.–3:00pm Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Cassandra Burke, Forensic Chemist II and Trace Analyst, Forensic Services Section, Baltimore County Police Department, Towson, MD

Presenters:
Elana Foster, Manager, Forensic Science Department, RJ Lee Group, Inc., Monroeville, PA
Gunshot Residue Case Studies, Results, and Interpretation
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 800kB)

Genevieve Massonnet, Professor, School of Forensic Science, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Household Red Paint: A Case Example and Evidence Interpretation
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 1.2MB)

Ray Palmer, Forensic Science Consultant, Fibres, The Forensic Science Service, Huntington, Cambridge, United Kingdom
The Suffolk Serial Killings
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 2.3MB)

Break

3:00 p.m.–3:30pm

General Session: Paper Presentations: Based on Case Studies, continued

3:30 p.m.–5:00pm Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Glenn Schubert, Forensic Scientist, Southern Illinois Forensic Science Center, Illinois State Police, Carbondale, IL

Presenters:
Tom Geddes, Forensic Scientist, Culham Marks and Trace Team, LGC Forensics, Abingdon, United Kingdom
A Case of the Interpretation of Glass Evidence Within a ‘Select’ Population – An Incident of Assault with a Broken Bottle in a Prison
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 296kB)

Thomas A. Kubic, Associate Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY
Examination of a 13 Year Old Crime Scene for a War Crimes Trial or “Is it Too Late to Examine the Crime Scene?”
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 1.4MB)

Marianne Stam, Acting Assistant Laboratory Director, Bureau of Forensic Science, California Department of Justice, Riverside, CA
The Value of Diatoms and Botanical Evidence in a Police Brutality Case
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 692kB)

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General Session: Lab Bloopers: True Stories of the Missouri State Highway Patrol

5:00 p.m.–5:30pm Grand Ballroom

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Jenny M. Smith, Criminalist, Trace Evidence, Missouri State Highway Patrol Crime Laboratory, Jefferson City, MO

Networking Opportunity

6:00 p.m.–8:00pm Poolside Lawn

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