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Friday, August 7, 2009

Registration

7:00 a.m.–3:45 p.m. Lobby 2

Poster Session and Continental Breakfast

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m. Island Ballroom

General Session: Significance and Interpretation Paper Presentations

8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. Grand Ballroom

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

Presenters:
John Goodpaster, Assistant Professor, Forensic and Investigative Science, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
Analysis of Trace Evidence Using Microspectrophotometry and Multi-Variate Statistics
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 2.2MB)

Louissa Marsh, Forensic Scientist, Marks and Traces, LGC Forensics, Oxford, United Kingdom
What’s on the Highway? Frequency of Occurrence of Paint Chips Amongst Debris Collected from Road Surfaces
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 260kB)

Sandy Parent, Forensic Scientist, Crime Laboratory, Texas Department of Public Safety, Austin, TX
The Significance of Class Associations in Automotive Paint Evidence
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 732kB)

Claude Roux, Director, Centre for Forensic Science, University of Technology, Sydney, Broadway, Australia
Discrimination of Human Hairs Using Color Measurements and Digital Microscopy
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 1.5MB)

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Break

10:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m.

General Session: Responding to the NAS Report

10:15 a.m.–12:15 a.m. Grand Ballroom

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Discussants:

Ken Melson, Acting Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Washington, DC
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 292kB)

Mark Stolorow, Director, Office of Law Enforcement Standards, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 292kB)

Jeff Salyards, Program Manager, Science and Technology, U.S. Army Criminal Investigations Laboratory, Forest Park, GA
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 308kB)

Robin Jones, Consultant, Office of Science and Technology, National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 92kB)

Jeffrey H. Comparin, Laboratory Director, Special Testing and Research Laboratory, Drug Enforcement Administration, Dulles, VA
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 100kB)

Chris E. Taylor, Supervisory Chemist, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory, Forest Park, GA
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 320kB)

Cary T. Oien, Unit Chief, Trace Evidence Unit, FBI Laboratory, Quantico, VA
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 88kB)

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Luncheon Presentation: PanAm Flight 103

12:15 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Grand Ballroom

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Video (Flash)
Moderator: Kathryn M. Turman, Program Director, Office of Victim Assistance, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, DC

Presenter: Richard A. Marquise, Senior Research Assosciate, Institute for Intergovernmental Research, Springfield, VA

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General Session: Keeping Trace Evidence Viable: Future of Trace

1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. Grand Ballroom

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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:
Faye A. Springer, Criminalist IV, Laboratory of Forensic Services, Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office, Sacramento, CA
Both Sides of the Evidence: Collecting Yourself or Having it Brought to You
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 200kB)

Doreen M. Hudson, Assistant Laboratory Director, Criminalistics Laboratory, Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles, CA
Managing Resources While Sharing Resources, Success of the Generalist at the Crime Scene
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 1.1MB)

Claude Roux, Director, Centre for Forensic Science, University of Technology, Sydney, Broadway, Australia
Marketing Trace Evidence – Strategies for Informing Submitting Agencies, Individual Investigators, Lab Directors, and the Judicial
Video (Flash) | Presentation (.pdf, 1.5MB)

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General Session: Closing Remarks

3:30 p.m.–3:45 p.m. Grand Ballroom

Charles Heurich, Physical Scientist, Investigative and Forensic Sciences Division, Office of Science and Technology, National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC

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