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105th IAI Annual Educational Conference

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

Sunday, August 1st, 2021 - Saturday, August 7th, 2021

The IAI Annual Educational Conference is the largest organized event in the world that provides a full week of high-quality, cutting-edge education and hands-on training in forensic physical evidence examination and crime scene processing. Register now to ensure you experience all the IAI Conference has to offer!

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Conference Agenda and Events

 

The conference begins on Sunday August 1, 2021 with registration. The educational program begins Monday morning August 2, 2021 with opening ceremonies and a key note speaker. Workshops and lectures begin at 1 pm Monday and continue until 3 pm Friday August 6, 2021. An overview of the conference schedule can be downloaded here.

 

Your IAI conference registration includes all lectures and events. Workshops are an additional fee and range in price as noted. Below you will find a sortable list of the conference program. Near the conference a link to a conference app will be sent to those registered to enable you to use a smart phone to plan, connect, and organize your conference schedule.

  

Due to the challenges of Covid-19, please be aware that the agenda and topics will change continually as we move toward the conference. Check this agenda page frequently to stay up to date on agenda changes. If you register for a workshop you will be contacted directly if there are any changes to your workshop schedule.
 

 

 
Discipline Codes
ART - Forensic Art   BIS - Biometrics Information Services   BPA - Bloodstain Pattern Analysis    
CSI - Crime Scene Investigation   CSIS - Crime Scene Investigation Series Workshops   DME - Digital and Multimedia Evidence
DNA - Forensic Biology/DNA    FAC - Facial Identification   FWT - Footwear / Tire Track Examination
GEN - General Forensic Topics   LPD - Latent Print Development   LPI - Latent Print Identifcation
PHO - Forensic Photography / Electronic Imaging   PRO - Professional Development Topics   TPI - Ten Print Identification 
STU - Student Program Items 
 

 
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Saturday, July 31st, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pmPresidential Boardroom AIAI
Board of Directors (Board Members Only) [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pmJackson DCSI
Crime Scene Certification Board (Board Members Only) [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pmJackson CLPI
Latent Print Certification Board (Board Members Only) [More Info]
10:00 am - 5:00 pmJackson ETPI
Ten Print Certification Board (Board Members Only) [More Info]
 
Sunday, August 1st, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pmPresidential Boardroom AIAI
Board of Directors (Board Members Only) [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pmJackson DCSI
Crime Scene Certification Board (Board Members Only) [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pmJackson CLPI
Latent Print Certification Board (Board Members Only) [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pmJackson ETPI
Ten Print Certification Board (Board Members Only) [More Info]
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmJackson FPHO
Forensic Photography and Imaging Certification Board (Board Members Only) [More Info]
1:00 pm - 6:00 pmJackson ABPA
Bloodstain Pattern Analyst Certification Board (Board Members Only) [More Info]
 
Monday, August 2nd, 2021
6:45 am - 7:45 amPresidential Boardroom AIAI
Science and Practice Committee Chairs Conference Opening Meeting (S&P Chairs Only) [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pmPresidential Boardroom AIAI
Board of Directors (Board Members Only) [More Info]
9:00 am - 11:00 amNo location
Opening Ceremony
11:00 am - 11:30 amNo location
Group Photo
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLincoln ESTU
Student Program Welcome/Orientation and How to Network [More Info]
Speaker: Stephen Greene, Senior Scientist, US Customs and Border Protection
Speaker: Alicia Wilcox, Associate Professor, Thomas College
12:30 pm - 4:00 pmRyman Ballroom B/CPHOIntermediate Level
W117 - Painting with Light and Low Light Photography [More Info]
Speaker: Tony Nguyen, Forensic Identification Specialist II, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
Speaker: Donna Thomas, Forensic Identification Specialist II, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
12:30 pm - 4:00 pmRyman Ballroom E/FCSIBeginning Level
W123 - What exactly did I sign up for? A review of information commonly omitted from educational and training curriculums. [More Info]
Speaker: Maria Pettolina, Professer/Forensic Consultant for the State of Colorado, University of Colorado PD/University of Nothern Colorado/Future Focus Forensics
Speaker: Carina Haynes, Crime Scene Supervisor, Houston Forensic Science Center
12:30 pm - 4:00 pmLincoln ADMEIntermediate Level
W129 - Cellphone Call and Tower Mapping for Criminal Investigations [More Info]
Speaker: Robert Wyman, Forensic Photographer/Evidence Documentation Specialist, Wyman Enterprises, Inc.
12:30 pm - 4:00 pmRyman Ballroom APROBeginning Level
W143A - Public Speaking for Criminal Justice Professionals [More Info]
Speaker: Thomas Mauriello, Forensic Consultant, ForensIQ, Inc.
12:30 pm - 4:30 pmJackson C/DFWTAdvanced Level
W505 - Footwear Comparisons for the Experienced Examiner [More Info]
Speaker: Alicia Wilcox, Associate Professor, Thomas College
Speaker: Kent Timothy, Forensic Examiner, City of Henderson, Nevada
1:00 pm - 1:30 pmPresidential Ballroom AGEN
NIJ Gap Assessment of Secondary Trauma, Burnout, and Job Satisfaction of Forensic Science Professionals [More Info]
Speaker: Jonathan McGrath, Senior Policy Analyst, Forensic Sciences, US DOJ National Institute of Justice
Speaker: Heidi Putney, NIJ Consultant, US DOJ National Institute of Justice
1:00 pm - 1:50 pmWashington BGEN
Consortium of Forensic Sciences (CFSO) Update [More Info]
Speaker: Kenneth Martin, CFSO Representative, IAI
Speaker: Matthew Gamette, Laboratory System Director, Idaho State Police Forensic Services
Speaker: Beth Lavich, Legislative Liason, ELS Associates
1:00 pm - 1:55 pmPresidential Ballroom BFWT
Tagging Shoe Prints Help Convict Homicide suspects [More Info]
Speaker: Andrew Hayes, Senior Forensic Specialist, Orange County Sheriff's Department Crime Lab
Speaker: William Bodziak, Forensic Examiner and Consultant, Bodziak Forensics
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
Proficiency Testing: If You Can't Stand the Heat, Get Out of the Kitchen! [More Info]
Speaker: Ron Smith, President, Certified Latent Print Examiner, Ron Smith & Associates, Incorporated
1:00 pm - 2:30 pmPresidential Ballroom DCSI
Navigating Crime Scene Challenges [More Info]
Speaker: Michael Wisniewski, Evidence Response Team Member, Cleveland FBI
Speaker: Erin Dulaney, Special Agent, Senior Team Leader, Cleveland FBI ERT
1:00 pm - 4:00 pmRyman Studio MNOCSISBeginning Level
W200-1 - Part 1: Crime Scene Investigation Series - Crime Scene Processing / Mock Crime Scene [More Info]
Speaker: Timothy Burt, Detective, Dover NH Police Department
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmLincoln CCSI
Crime Scene Certification Board (Board Members Only) [More Info]
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmLincoln DLPI
Latent Print Certification Board (Board Members Only) [More Info]
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmJackson E/FLPIBeginning Level
W146 - Measuring Specificity [More Info]
Speaker: Carey Hall, CLPE
Speaker: Kurt Aebersold, Head of Biometric Identification, Swiss Federal Office of Police
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmLincoln ETPI
Ten Print Certification Board (Board Members Only) [More Info]
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmWashington BART
The Story Behind the Harry Caldwell Bas Relief [More Info]
Speaker: Steven Johnson, Forensics and Biometrics SME, Ideal Innovations, Inc.
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmPresidential Ballroom BFWT
Update from the OSAC Footwear and Tire Subcommittee [More Info]
Speaker: David Kanaris, Forensic Laboratory Chief, Alaska Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory
2:00 pm - 4:00 pmPresidential Ballroom APRO
Psychological Survival in a Violent Career [More Info]
Speaker: David Christiansen, Licensed Psychologist, Self-employed
2:15 pm - 2:45 pmPresidential Ballroom E/CIAI
Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) General Update [More Info]
Speaker: Stephen Greene, Senior Scientist, US Customs and Border Protection
2:30 pm - 3:30 pmLincoln ETPI
Ten Print Joint Certification and Science and Practice Subcommittee (Committee/Board Members Only) [More Info]
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmPresidential Ballroom DCSI
Bleeding Edge Testimony, Taking Command on the Stand. [More Info]
Speaker: Brett Doretti, Forensic Specialist, Orange County Sheriff's Department
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmWashington BFAC
Creation of the Arizona Department of Public Safety's Multiagency Facial Recognition Section. [More Info]
Speaker: Daniel Heltemes, Sergeant, Arizona Department of Public Safety
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmPresidential Ballroom BFWT
Production of Known Footwear and Tire Impression Exemplars [More Info]
Speaker: William Bodziak, Forensic Examiner and Consultant, Bodziak Forensics
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
When is Their Best Not Good Enough? [More Info]
Speaker: Matthew Marvin, Laboratory Director, Ron Smith and Associates, Inc.
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmLincoln ETPI
Ten Print Science and Practice Subcommittee (Committee Members Only) [More Info]
4:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Exhibit Grand Opening Ceremony and Reception
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmRyman Studio MNOCSIS
Crime Scene Investigation Series Instructor Meeting (CSIS Instructors Only) [More Info]
5:00 pm - 8:00 pmRyman Ballroom B/CPHOBeginning Level
W512 - Painting with Light and Low Light Photography [More Info]
Speaker: Tony Nguyen, Forensic Identification Specialist II, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
Speaker: Donna Thomas, Forensic Identification Specialist II, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
 
Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021
- 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Methods to Enhance and Preserve Blood Impressions from the Skin of Decedents during the Early Stages of Decomposition [More Info]
Speaker: Kristen Szabelski, Student, Madonna University
Speaker: Sarah Holton, Student, Madonna University
- 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Quantifying Common Word Variance in Handwriting Through Rainbow Triangle Graph Decomposition [More Info]
Speaker: Alexandra Arabio, Student, Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence (CSAFE)
Speaker: Annie DiFrank, Student, Center for Statistics and Applications for Forensic Evidence
8:00 am - 8:45 amWashington BDME
Basic principles of Image and Video Authentication [More Info]
Speaker: Blake Sawyer, Technical Training and Support, Amped Software USA Inc.
8:00 am - 8:45 amPresidential Ballroom AGEN
Outside the Textbook and Into the World of the Expert [More Info]
Speaker: Nancy Kochis, Forensic Science Educator, LaSalle-Peru High School
Speaker: Nicole Fundell, Forensic Scientist , Illinois State Police
Speaker: Ron Moss, K-12 Education Chair, Council for Forensic Science Educators
8:00 am - 8:55 amPresidential Ballroom BBIS
The Eyes Have It! Quick, Efficient and Contactless Biometric Identification Now Available. [More Info]
Speaker: Margery Broadwater, Management and Program Analyst, Federal Bureau of Investigation
8:00 am - 9:30 amPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
Exploring the Limits of Uniqueness in Friction Ridge Impressions [More Info]
Speaker: Alice White, Owner, Evolve Forensics
8:00 am - 9:30 amPresidential Ballroom DCSI
Footwear Evidence: Unseen, uncollected, Under-Utilized [More Info]
Speaker: Kent Timothy, Forensic Examiner, City of Henderson, Nevada
8:00 am - 11:00 amPresidential Boardroom AIAI
Forensic Certification Management Board (All FCMB and CB Members) [More Info]
8:00 am - 11:00 amNo locationLPI
Latent Print Science and Practice Subcommittee CANCELLED (Committee Members Only) [More Info]
8:00 am - 11:00 amPresidential Boardroom BIAI
Nominating Committee [More Info]
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Studio PQRBPABeginning Level
W104 - Road Mapping Those Bloodstains [More Info]
Speaker: April Chrichton, Forensic Specialist II, Anaheim Police Department
Speaker: Brett Doretti, Forensic Specialist, Orange County Sheriff's Department
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Ballroom B/CPHOAdvanced Level
W111 - Imaging the Unseen with Digital Ultraviolet (UV), Visible (VIS), and Infrared (IR) Technology [More Info]
Speaker: Stephanie Hoffman, Crime Scene Specialist, Lake Havasu City Police Department
8:00 am - 12:00 pmLincoln ACSIIntermediate Level
W125 - Using Drones in Crime Scene Work [More Info]
Speaker: James Gibson, Crime Scene Specialist / Technical Leader, Georgia Bureau of Investigation
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Ballroom E/FCSI
W126 - The Murder Room: Scientific, Multidisciplinary, Victim-Centered Death Investigation Methodology [More Info]
Speaker: Emma Sentz, Director of Forensic Services, Laura Pettler & Associates
8:00 am - 12:00 pmJackson C/DFWTBeginning Level
W133 - Basic Footwear Comparisons [More Info]
Speaker: Jon Byrd, Chief Executive Officer, Ron Smith and Associates, Inc.
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Ballroom ALPIBeginning Level
W141 - ACE-V 101 - Basic Training in ACE-V Methodology [More Info]
Speaker: Glenn Langenburg, Forensic Scientist, Elite Forensic Services
8:00 am - 12:00 pmJackson A/BLPIIntermediate Level
W151 - Comparison of Plantar Friction Ridge Impressions [More Info]
Speaker: Jon Stimac, Forensic Trainer, Ron Smith & Associates
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Studio MNOCSIS
W201 - Crime Scene Investigation Series - Photography [More Info]
Speaker: Michael Hullihan, Senior Instructor, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
8:00 am - 2:30 pmRyman Studio LLPIIntermediate Level
W106 - Borderline—feels like I’m going to lose my mind: exploring consensus, policy, and decision-making in latent prints [More Info]
Speaker: Heidi Eldridge, Research Forensic Scientist, RTI International
8:00 am - 5:00 pmLincoln EGENBeginning Level
W135 - Statistical Thinking for Forensic Practitioners [More Info]
Speaker: Hal Stern, Professor of Statistics, University of California, Irvine
Speaker: Naomi Kaplan Damary, Post-doctoral scholar, University of California, Irvine
8:00 am - 5:00 pmJackson E/FLPIBeginning Level
W144 - Basic/Intermediate Print Comparison [More Info]
Speaker: Michele Smith, CSI Unit Supervisor/Forensic Examiner, Louisiana State Police Crime Laboratory
8:00 am - 5:00 pmRyman Ballroom DARTBeginning Level
W503 - Postmortem Renderings: The facial ‘reanimation’ of unidentified remains for identification purposes [More Info]
Speaker: Autumn Krick, Forensic Imaging Detective, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
8:50 am - 9:30 amWashington BDME
Video Evidence Pitfalls [More Info]
Speaker: Blake Sawyer, Technical Training and Support, Amped Software USA Inc.
9:00 am - 9:20 amPresidential Ballroom AGEN
Forensic Gait Analysis – A Case Study of Multiple Criminals with Complex and Unusual Gait Issues [More Info]
Speaker: Michael Nirenberg, Forensic Podiatrist
Speaker: Wesley Vernon, Forensic Podiatrist, University of Huddersfield
9:00 am - 9:30 amPresidential Ballroom BBIS
Automatic Post-mortem Iris Recognition [More Info]
Speaker: Adam Czajka, Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame, USA
Speaker: Patrick J. Flynn, Professor and Chair of the CSE Department, University of Notre Dame, USA
10:00 am - 10:40 amPresidential Ballroom E/CGEN
Inter-disciplinary collaborative exercises [More Info]
Speaker: Aldo Mattei, Lt.Colonel, PhD, RIS Carabinieri
Speaker: Francesco Zampa, Major, RIS Carabinieri
10:00 am - 12:00 pmLincoln CFWT
Footwear and Tire Track Science and Practice Subcommitee (Committee Members Only) [More Info]
10:30 am - 11:00 amWashington BPRO
In the clutches of the evil: the accreditation [More Info]
Speaker: Kurt Aebersold, Head of Biometric Identification, Swiss Federal Office of Police
10:30 am - 11:25 amPresidential Ballroom AGEN
DOJ National Institute of Justice Updates on Forensic Science Initiatives and Funding Opportunities [More Info]
Speaker: Jonathan McGrath, Senior Policy Analyst, Forensic Sciences, US DOJ National Institute of Justice
Speaker: Greg Dutton, Program Manager, US DOJ National Institute of Justice
Speaker: Lucas Zarwell, Director, NIJ Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences
10:30 am - 11:30 amPresidential Ballroom BBIS
An Eye on Iris [More Info]
Speaker: Bethany Retton, Management and Program Analyst, Federal Bureau of Investigation
10:30 am - 12:00 pmPresidential Ballroom DCSI
Crime Scene Response to Major Incidents [More Info]
Speaker: Jonesta Nolan, Crime Scene Supervisor, Grand Prairie Police Department
11:00 am - 11:30 amPresidential Ballroom E/CPRO
The “B” word- Bias, how to recognize and eliminate it [More Info]
Speaker: Charla Perdue, Public Safety and Security Program Coordinator, Florida State University
11:15 am - 12:00 pmWashington BPRO
What to Expect When You're Assessing [More Info]
Speaker: Christopher Hamburg, Manager of Accreditation, ANSI National Accreditation Board
11:30 am - 12:00 pmPresidential Ballroom AGEN
Designing a decision analysis (black box) study [More Info]
Speaker: Gene Peters, FBI Laboratory
11:35 am - 12:05 pmPresidential Ballroom BBIS
Reduce Your Backlog – An NGI Validation Breakdown [More Info]
Speaker: Kyle Tom, Validation Program Manager, FBI
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLincoln DTPI
Ten Print Certification Board (Board Members Only) [More Info]
12:00 pm - 5:00 pmPresidential Boardroom AIAI
Board of Directors (Board Members Only) [More Info]
12:30 pm - 5:00 pmJackson A/BLPIIntermediate Level
W150 - CLPE Comparison Practice Test [More Info]
Speaker: Mack Brazelle, Fingerprint Specialist, TIGTA
1:00 pm - 1:20 pmPresidential Ballroom BBPA
OSAC Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Subcommittee Update [More Info]
Speaker: Holly Latham, Forensic Scientist, Kansas Bureau of Investigation
1:00 pm - 1:40 pmPresidential Ballroom AFAC
OSAC Facial Identification Subcommittee & FISWG Update [More Info]
Speaker: Lora Sims, Director, Facial Examination Training and Biometrics SME, Ideal Innovations, Inc.
1:00 pm - 1:55 pmWashington BTPI
Ten Print Certification Open Meeting (All Welcome) [More Info]
1:00 pm - 2:30 pmPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
Exploring the Limits of Persistency in Friction Ridge Skin [More Info]
Speaker: Alice White, Owner, Evolve Forensics
1:00 pm - 2:30 pmPresidential Ballroom DCSI
Mother's Day Double Homicide - Fundamentals and Crime Scene Reconstruction [More Info]
Speaker: Jennifer Karschner, Technical Leader - Crime Scene Unit and BPA Unit, Montgomery County Police Crime Laboratory
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmLincoln CCSI
Crime Scene Certification Board (Board Members Only)
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmLincoln DLPI
Latent Print Certification Board (Board Members Only) [More Info]
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmRyman Ballroom B/CPHOIntermediate Level
W116 - The Use of Drones for the Photography of the Crime Scene [More Info]
Speaker: King Brown, Crime Scene Supervisor, West Palm Beach Police Department
Speaker: Dawn Watkins, Retired Latent Print Examiner/CSI, Watkins & Brown LLC
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmRyman Studio PQRCSIBeginning Level
W122 - Detect More Evidence: Extend Your Search Beyond the Visible [More Info]
Speaker: Rebecca Nick, Scientific Sales Specialist, Foster + Freeman USA
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmJackson C/DFWTIntermediate Level
W131 - Footwear Examination Workshop [More Info]
Speaker: William Bodziak, Forensic Examiner and Consultant, Bodziak Forensics
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmRyman Studio MNOCSIS
W205 - Crime Scene Investigation Series - Latent Print Development [More Info]
Speaker: Casie Parish Fisher, Associate Professor, St. Edwards University
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmPresidential Ballroom BBPA
ANSI/ASB Standard 032, 1st Edition (2020): Standards for a Bloodstain Pattern Analyst's Training Program [More Info]
Speaker: Toby Wolson, Forensic Consultant, Noslow Forensic Consultations, LLC
1:45 pm - 2:30 pmPresidential Ballroom AFAC
Human Issues in Facial Comparison [More Info]
Speaker: Nicole Spaun, Sr. Manager for Criminal Justice Training and Development, Idemia
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmWashington BTPI
Examination of Pattern types in Twins Fingerprints [More Info]
Speaker: Kristine Duran, Fingerprint & Evidence Specialist, Carlsbad Police Department
3:00 pm - 3:40 pmPresidential Ballroom BBPA
Testing the validity, reliability and accuracy of bloodstain pattern reconstruction. [More Info]
Speaker: William Lally, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Eureka College
3:30 pm - 4:25 pmPresidential Ballroom AFAC
Ethical Use of Facial Recognition Technology in Law Enforcement- Policy and process before technology [More Info]
Speaker: Joseph Courtesis, Inspector (NYPD- ret.), Law Enforcement consultant- Idemia
Speaker: Derek Sabatini, Lieutenant, Los Angeles County Sheriff
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmPresidential Ballroom DCSI
A New Tool in the Forensic Belt [More Info]
Speaker: Sue Stejskal, Forensic Canine Handler / Canine Unit Trainer, St. Joseph County Sheriff's Dept
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
Error rates and latent print identification. The European experience. [More Info]
Speaker: Aldo Mattei, Lt.Colonel, PhD, RIS Carabinieri
Speaker: Francesco Zampa, Major, RIS Carabinieri
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmWashington BGEN
Why are automated biometric identification systems (ABIS) still not communicating? [More Info]
Speaker: Michael French, Consultant, Applied Forensic Services, LLC
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPresidential Ballroom BBPA
A Bloodstain Case Analysis - Manner and Cause of Death? [More Info]
Speaker: John Gaziano, Patrol and CSI Sergeant, Fremont PD
4:30 pm - 5:15 pmPresidential Ballroom AFAC
Recommendations for Training in Facial Comparison and Identification [More Info]
Speaker: Nicole Spaun, Sr. Manager for Criminal Justice Training and Development, Idemia
4:40 pm - 5:00 pmPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
Verification Practices of the Friction Ridge Community [More Info]
Speaker: Carey Hall, CLPE
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster Presentations/Photo Contest and Reception
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: An evaluation of legal cases related to judicial gatekeeping and crime scene reconstruction testimony. [More Info]
Speaker: Lee Wade, Associate Professor, Middle Tennessee State University
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Analyzing Methods of Fingermarks Development on Plastic Bags [More Info]
Speaker: Charles Steele, Forensic Lecturer , Purdue University Northwest
Speaker: Karl Larsen, Director of Graduate Studies in Foresnic Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Application of Polymer Nanoparticles in Latent Fingerprint Development and Detection. [More Info]
Speaker: Angela Berry, Instructor & Adjunct Professor, Fayetteville Technical Community College
Speaker: Khalid Lodhi, Professor of Forensic Biology & Director Forensic Science Program, Fayetteville State University
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Assessing Agreement Among Crime Scene Measurement Methods [More Info]
Speaker: Maria Christiene, visiting scientist, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Speaker: Joseph Donfack, Research Biologist, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Detection of Deep Tissue Bruising with Infrared Photography. [More Info]
Speaker: Jennifer Husak, Crime Scene Investigator, Waco Police Department
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Evaluating the Effects of Steam to Visualize Latent Prints at a Crime Scene [More Info]
Speaker: Alisa Bindel, Senior Police Evidence Technician, South Lake Tahoe Police Department
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Factors Effecting Friction Ridge Transfer through Gloves Used During Crime Scene Processing [More Info]
Speaker: Aliah Wasserman, Forensic Science Consultant, Office of Special Investigations - Department of the Air Force
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Fingerprints' Capture From Video Provides Identifications [More Info]
Speaker: Ido Hefetz, Fingerprint Expert, ISRAEL Police
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Forensic Science Capstone Course Evaluation Instrument: Implications for Post COVID-19 teaching, learning and evaluation. [More Info]
Speaker: Khalid Lodhi, Professor of Forensic Biology & Director Forensic Science Program, Fayetteville State University
Speaker: Grace Chavis, Research Technician and Adjunct Instructor, Fayetteville State University
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Handwriter: an R package for probabilistic outcomes for closed-set writer identification [More Info]
Speaker: Felix Baez-Santiago, Student, CSAFE
Speaker: Julia Lundstrum, Student, CSAFE
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Noninvasive, Visual Examination for the Presence of Gunshot Residue on Human Skin. [More Info]
Speaker: Jennifer Husak, Crime Scene Investigator, Waco Police Department
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: OECT Detection for Synthetic Stimulants [More Info]
Speaker: Xuyang He, Assistant Professor, The University of Southern Mississippi
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Pop-up Vs. Off-Camera flash photography [More Info]
Speaker: Desmond Bostick, Forensic Photographer, Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: PROCESS IMPROVEMENT FOR THE FORENSIC TESTING OF LIVE CARTRIDGES AND FIRED CARTRIDGE CASINGS [More Info]
Speaker: Karen Morrow, Forensic Scientist Manager, NC State Crime Laboratory/NC Department of Justice
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Raman Spectral Imaging for Explosives Analysis [More Info]
Speaker: Xuyang He, Assistant Professor, The University of Southern Mississippi
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Reconstructing the Gait of a Prehistoric Paleoamerican: Skeletal Analysis of the Kennewick Man [More Info]
Speaker: Christine Miller, Clinical Faculty, University of Florida, College of Medicine-Jacksonville
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Relationships between Handwriting Slant and Demographic Features [More Info]
Speaker: Anyesha Ray, Student, Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Score-based Likelihood Ratios for Camera Device Identification [More Info]
Speaker: Stephanie Reinders, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: StegFinder, a Forensic Tool to Detect Messages Hidden in Images [More Info]
Speaker: Seth Pierre, Student, CSAFE
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: The effect of weight on the placement of RACs in 2D outsole images [More Info]
Speaker: Caroly Coronado-Vargas, Student, csafe
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmIAI Exhibit Hall
Poster: Unraveling the Mummy: The Effects of Natural Mummification on the Recovery and Degradation of DNA [More Info]
Speaker: Marissa Gandolfo-Muller, Student, University of Southern Mississippi
 
Wednesday, August 4th, 2021
8:00 am - 9:00 amWashington BBPA
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Black Box Study [More Info]
Speaker: R. Austin Hicklin, Senior Fellow, Noblis
Speaker: Kevin Winer, Director, Kansas City Police Crime Laboratory
Speaker: Paul Kish, Forensic Consultant, Paul Kish Forensic Consultant & Associates
8:00 am - 9:00 amPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
Deep dive into the results of the palmar black box study [More Info]
Speaker: Heidi Eldridge, Research Forensic Scientist, RTI International
8:00 am - 9:00 amPresidential Ballroom AGEN
It Could Happen To You: A Forensic Scientist In the Cross Hairs [More Info]
Speaker: Gregory Laskowski, President/Chief Consultant, Criminalistics Services International, LLC
Speaker: Susan Coleman, Attorney at Law, Burke, Williams, and Sorensen, LLP
8:00 am - 9:00 amPresidential Ballroom BGEN
Mitigating Bias - Lessons Learned: An Interactive Experience Featuring Lady Whistledown, the Mandalorian and David Rose [More Info]
Speaker: Hillary Daluz, Latent Print Examiner, US Army
Speaker: Stacie Calkins, Fingerprint Specialist, US Secret Service
8:00 am - 9:00 amPresidential Ballroom DCSI
Tips and Tricks for Forensic Mapping [More Info]
Speaker: Amy Lesan, Deputy Sheriff, Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, NE
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Studio LDMEIntermediate Level
W110 - Forensic Image Comparison [More Info]
Speaker: Christopher Iber, Forensic Examiner, FBI
Speaker: Walter Bruehs, Forensic Examiner, FBI
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Ballroom ACSIIntermediate Level
W124 - Firearms Examination for the CSI and Detective [More Info]
Speaker: Jeff Goudeau, Forensic Scientist, Louisiana State Police Crime Laboratory
Speaker: Stephanie Luehr, Forensic Scientist, Evidence IQ
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Ballroom E/FCSI
W127 - Investigating Murders Staged as Suicides by Firearm  [More Info]
Speaker: Emma Sentz, Director of Forensic Services, Laura Pettler & Associates
8:00 am - 12:00 pmLincoln ALPIAdvanced Level
W142 - Making Sense of the PCAST Statistics [More Info]
Speaker: Glenn Langenburg, Forensic Scientist, Elite Forensic Services
8:00 am - 12:00 pmJackson A/BLPIIntermediate Level
W152 - Fingertips: Comparing High Distal Impressions [More Info]
Speaker: Jon Stimac, Forensic Trainer, Ron Smith & Associates
8:00 am - 12:00 pmJackson E/FLPIBeginning Level
W155 - Searching Smart: A Faster Way to the Answer [More Info]
Speaker: Jon Byrd, Chief Executive Officer, Ron Smith and Associates, Inc.
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Studio MNOCSIS
W203 - Crime Scene Investigation Series - Blood Stain Evidence [More Info]
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Ballroom B/CPHOAdvanced Level
W508 - Imaging the Unseen with Digital Ultraviolet (UV), Visible (VIS), and Infrared (IR) Technology [More Info]
Speaker: Stephanie Hoffman, Crime Scene Specialist, Lake Havasu City Police Department
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Studio PQRBPAIntermediate Level
W509 - Examination of Bloodstains and Bloodstain Patterns on Fabric Focusing on Clothing [More Info]
Speaker: Tom Griffin, Forensic Consultant, Bevel, Gardner & Associates
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Ballroom DPHOBeginning Level
W511 - Taking examination quality photographs of 2D & 3D Crime Scene Impressions. [More Info]
Speaker: Brett Doretti, Forensic Specialist, Orange County Sheriff's Department
10:00 am - 10:30 amPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
ICNML: Creation of a database of known close non-matches for latent print training, testing, and research [More Info]
Speaker: Heidi Eldridge, Research Forensic Scientist, RTI International
10:00 am - 10:45 amPresidential Ballroom ALPD
The electrodeposition of gun blue (eGB): Ready for operational files? [More Info]
Speaker: Aaron Dove, Civilian Forensic Identification Specialist, Royal Canadian Mounted Police
10:00 am - 10:50 amPresidential Ballroom BFAC
Update on Legislative Efforts for Facial Examination Training [More Info]
Speaker: Steven Johnson, Forensics and Biometrics SME, Ideal Innovations, Inc.
10:00 am - 11:00 amLincoln CBIS
Biometric Information Services Science and Practice Subcommittee (Committee Members Only)
10:00 am - 12:00 pmPresidential Ballroom DCSI
A Tale of Tragedy: 2016 Ambush of Baton Rouge Officers [More Info]
Speaker: Michele Smith, CSI Unit Supervisor/Forensic Examiner, Louisiana State Police Crime Laboratory
10:00 am - 12:00 pmWashington BLPI
Latent Print Certification Open Meeting (All Welcome) [More Info]
10:45 am - 11:45 amPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
A Quantitative Assessment of Open Fields in Friction Ridge Impressions: A Pilot Study [More Info]
Speaker: Nicolas Craven, Forensic Scientist, Idaho State Police Forensic Services
Speaker: Katie Hosteny, Crime Scene Evidence Specialist, United States Capitol Police
11:00 am - 11:30 amPresidential Ballroom ALPD
Case report: A 41-year-old fingerprint in a cold case using VMD [More Info]
Speaker: Aaron Dove, Civilian Forensic Identification Specialist, Royal Canadian Mounted Police
11:00 am - 12:00 pmLincoln CBIS
Biometric Information Services Science and Practice Open Meeting (All Welcome)
11:00 am - 12:00 pmPresidential Ballroom BFAC
Facial Recognition Achieving Operational Accuracy [More Info]
Speaker: Neal Gieselman, Biometric Innovation and Integration Officer, United States Government
1:00 pm - 1:50 pmPresidential Ballroom DCSI
The Big Picture: Adding Spherical Photography to your Crime Scene Training [More Info]
Speaker: Andrew McNeill, Director of Forensic Education, L-Tron
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
Tales from the Bench [More Info]
Speaker: Meredith Coon, Latent Print Examiner, Baltimore Police Department
1:00 pm - 2:30 pmPresidential Ballroom BFWT
Accuracy and Reliability of Forensic Footwear Examiner Decisions [More Info]
Speaker: Brian McVicker, Forensic Examiner, FBI Laboratory
Speaker: R. Austin Hicklin, Senior Fellow, Noblis
Speaker: Jan LeMay, Forensic Scientist II, Denver Police Department Crime Lab
Speaker: Gene Peters, FBI Laboratory
1:00 pm - 2:30 pmWashington BCSI
Crime Scene Certification Open Meeting (All Welcome) [More Info]
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmPresidential Boardroom BFWT
Footwear Certification Board (Board Members Only)
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmRyman Studio PQRBPABeginning Level
W101 - Recognizing Voids and How to Use Them in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis [More Info]
Speaker: Tom Griffin, Forensic Consultant, Bevel, Gardner & Associates
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmRyman Studio LDMEBeginning Level
W109 - Video file analysis: Understanding the data behind the images [More Info]
Speaker: Blake Sawyer, Technical Training and Support, Amped Software USA Inc.
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmRyman Ballroom B/CPHOIntermediate Level
W113 - Conquering Difficult Injury Photography [More Info]
Speaker: Eric Johnson, Certified Forensic Photographer, Forensic Photography Services, LLC
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmRyman Ballroom ALPIBeginning Level
W138 - Latent Print Testimony: how to be transparent without feeling naked [More Info]
Speaker: Heidi Eldridge, Research Forensic Scientist, RTI International
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmLincoln ALPIBeginning Level
W140 - Experimenting with Verification Policies [More Info]
Speaker: Carey Hall, CLPE
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmJackson C/DTPIAdvanced Level
W148 - Advanced Fingerprint Pattern Interpretation [More Info]
Speaker: Sandy Siegel, Sr. Latent Print Examiner, Houston Forensic Science Center
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmJackson E/FLPIBeginning Level
W154 - Orientation & Smart Searching [More Info]
Speaker: Michael Jordahl, Senior Consultant, Ron Smith & Associates
Speaker: Lauren Smith, Senior Consultant, Ron Smith & Associates
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmJackson A/BLPIBeginning Level
W157 - Where Am I and How Did I Get Here? (Orientation and Search Clues) [More Info]
Speaker: Deborah Hines, Forensic Scientist, Phoenix Police Department, Laboratory Services Bureau
Speaker: Amy Griffin, Forensic Scientist, Phoenix Police Department, Laboratory Services Bureau
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmRyman Studio MNOCSIS
W202 - Crime Scene Investigation Series - Footwear and Tire Impression Collection Techniques [More Info]
Speaker: Heather Conner, Forensic Scientist Technical Leader, Mesa Forensic Services
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmRyman Ballroom DARTBeginning Level
W501 - Principles and Techniques of Facial Rendering for Use in Composite Drawing [More Info]
Speaker: Jorge Molina, Forensic Artist , TXDPS
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmPresidential Ballroom ALPD
A Tale of Two Units: Sharing Evidence between Latent Prints and DNA [More Info]
Speaker: Stephanie Souza, Criminalist, Contra Costa Sheriff's Office Crime Laboratory
Speaker: Nichole Tuscher, Deputy Sheriff Criminalist, Contra Costa Sheriff's Office Crime Laboratory
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmLincoln EFAC
Facial Identification Science and Practice Committee (Committee Members Only)
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmPresidential Ballroom DCSI
What no one tells you about being a CSI Supervisor [More Info]
Speaker: Jonesta Nolan, Crime Scene Supervisor, Grand Prairie Police Department
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
The Coaster Case: A Forgery Story [More Info]
Speaker: James Snaidauf, Fingerprint Specialist, IRS - National FOrensic Laboratory
2:30 pm - 3:30 pmLincoln EFAC
Facial Identification Science and Practice Committee Open Meeting (All Welcome)
3:00 pm - 3:40 pmPresidential Ballroom DGEN
DNA 101: From Collection to Profile [More Info]
Speaker: Ashlie Roederer, Data Analyst, EnProVera
3:00 pm - 3:45 pmWashington BPRO
Take a better selfie, how your leadership style is a reflection of who you are [More Info]
Speaker: Charla Perdue, Public Safety and Security Program Coordinator, Florida State University
3:00 pm - 3:55 pmPresidential Ballroom ALPD
Boston PD's Firearm Processing Program: Maximizing Your Latent Print Identification Rate [More Info]
Speaker: Diana Kardashian, Criminalist III, Boston Police Department
Speaker: Kristen Morgan, Criminalist IV, Boston Police Department
3:00 pm - 3:55 pmPresidential Ballroom BFWT
Solemate FPX: A Solution for Continuing the Database [More Info]
Speaker: Amy Bloch, Forensic Scientist, MN BCA
3:00 pm - 5:00 pmLincoln CPHO
Forensic Photography and Imaging Science and Practice Committee (Committee Members Only)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
Supplemental Verifications - Similarities and Differences [More Info]
Speaker: Meredith Coon, Latent Print Examiner, Baltimore Police Department
4:00 pm - 4:20 pmPresidential Ballroom ALPD
Case Study: Processing Evidence in Corrosive HAZMAT [More Info]
Speaker: Gregory Moore, Physical Scientist, Latent Print Examiner, Defense Forensic Science Center
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPresidential Ballroom BGEN
A simplified Outline for preparing Comparisons or Presentation using digital imaging programs. [More Info]
Speaker: Kent Timothy, Forensic Examiner, City of Henderson, Nevada
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmLincoln DCSI
Crime Scene Science and Practice Committee (Committee Members Only) [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmWashington BPRO
Lost In Translation- Adaptive Training Techniques and Communication Challenges of Providing International Training [More Info]
Speaker: Michael Wisniewski, Evidence Response Team Member, Cleveland FBI
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPresidential Ballroom DCSI
Processing Fired Casings for DNA: A Systematic Approach from Crime Scene to Crime Lab [More Info]
Speaker: Brian Turner, Crime Scene Technician II, Broward Sheriff's Office
4:30 pm - 5:00 pmPresidential Ballroom ALPD
Detection of latent prints on thermal paper: the outcomes of an ENFSI FPWG collaborative exercise [More Info]
Speaker: Aldo Mattei, Lt.Colonel, PhD, RIS Carabinieri
Speaker: Francesco Zampa, Major, RIS Carabinieri
4:35 pm - 5:00 pmPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
Update from the OSAC Friction Ridge Subcommittee [More Info]
Speaker: Josh Connelly, Latent Print Examiner, OSAC FRS Vice Chair, Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Omaha NE
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmLincoln DCSIS
W206 - Crime Scene investigation Series: Forensics in the Dark [More Info]
Speaker: Timothy Burt, Detective, Dover NH Police Department
Speaker: Casie Parish Fisher, Associate Professor, St. Edwards University
5:30 pm - 8:30 pmRyman Ballroom B/CPHOBeginning Level
W112 - Night Photography and Painting with Light [More Info]
Speaker: Melissa Southern, Forensic Photographer, Raleigh/Wake City-County Bureau of Identification
6:00 pm - 9:00 pmRyman Studio LARTBeginning Level
W510 - Easy ways and tips and tricks how to use Adobe Photoshop and Bridge for creating composites – basics part one [More Info]
Speaker: Rainer Wortmann, Police Officer - Commander, State Office of Criminal Investigation Baden-Württemberg - Germany
6:30 pm - 7:00 pmPresidential Boardroom BART
Forensic Art Certification Board (Open Meeting) [More Info]
7:00 pm - 8:30 pmPresidential Boardroom BART
Forensic Art Certification Board (Board Members Only) [More Info]
 
Thursday, August 5th, 2021
7:30 am - 8:05 amPresidential Ballroom BFAC
Michigan State Police Quality Assurance and Best Practices [More Info]
Speaker: Jennifer Coulson, Digital Image Examiner, Michigan State Police
7:30 am - 9:30 amRyman Studio MNOCSISBeginning Level
W204 - Crime Scene Investigation Series - Collection of Biological Evidence [More Info]
Speaker: Casie Parish Fisher, Associate Professor, St. Edwards University
8:00 am - 8:30 amPresidential Ballroom DCSI
Practical Use of Bluestar in the Field [More Info]
Speaker: Tara Elsemiller, Trooper First Class, New Hampshire State Police Major Crime Unit
8:00 am - 8:55 amPresidential Ballroom APHO
Behind the Shutter [More Info]
Speaker: Brandon Nabozny, Owner, Forza Forensics, LLC
8:00 am - 8:55 amLincoln ESTU
Student Program Panel Discussion: What Supervisors Look For In A Future Hire [More Info]
Speaker: Jonesta Nolan, Crime Scene Supervisor, Grand Prairie Police Department
Panelist: Jonesta Nolan, Crime Scene Supervisor, Grand Prairie Police Department
Speaker: Eliot Springer, Deputy Director NYPD Police Laboratory, New York City Police Department (NYPD)
Panelist: Eliot Springer, Deputy Director NYPD Police Laboratory, New York City Police Department (NYPD)
Speaker: Alice White, Owner, Evolve Forensics
Panelist: Alice White, Owner, Evolve Forensics
Speaker: Brian Dew, Forensic Laboratory Manager, New Hanover County (NC) Sheriff’s Office
Panelist: Brian Dew, Forensic Laboratory Manager, New Hanover County (NC) Sheriff’s Office
Speaker: Lawrence Stringham, Forensic/Evidence/Background Supervisor, Cape Coral (FL) Police Department
Panelist: Lawrence Stringham, Forensic/Evidence/Background Supervisor, Cape Coral (FL) Police Department
8:00 am - 9:30 amWashington BDME
Exploring Software Reliability of Tools Not Meant for Forensic Video Analysis [More Info]
Speaker: Brandon Epstein, Director of Training, Medex Forensics
Speaker: Bertram Lyons, Managing Director, Software, Medex Forensics
8:00 am - 11:30 amJackson E/FLPIIntermediate Level
W152A - Fingertips: Comparing High Distal Impressions [More Info]
Speaker: Jon Stimac, Forensic Trainer, Ron Smith & Associates
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Studio PQRBPABeginning Level
W103 - Bloodstain Patterns: Size, Shape & Surface Considerations [More Info]
Speaker: Jeff Goudeau, Forensic Scientist, Louisiana State Police Crime Laboratory
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Studio LFWTIntermediate Level
W108 - Footwear comparisons: A new on-screen comparison method for an old comparison technique [More Info]
Speaker: Jon Byrd, Chief Executive Officer, Ron Smith and Associates, Inc.
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Ballroom B/CPHOIntermediate Level
W118 - Alternate Light Source Photography for Latent Examiners and Crime Scene Technicians; UV, Visible, and IR [More Info]
Speaker: Derek Hardy, Forensic Photographer, Sr., United States Postal Inspection Service, Forensic Laboratory Services
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Ballroom E/FCSIIntermediate Level
W119 - Meeting the “CSI Effect” Head On: Crime Scene Diagrams, 360 Degree Panoramas, and Virtual Tours Oh My! [More Info]
Speaker: Stephanie Hoffman, Crime Scene Specialist, Lake Havasu City Police Department
8:00 am - 12:00 pmJackson C/DFWTIntermediate Level
W132 - Tire Examination Workshop [More Info]
Speaker: William Bodziak, Forensic Examiner and Consultant, Bodziak Forensics
8:00 am - 12:00 pmLincoln ALPIIntermediate Level
W137 - What if I Don't Agree? Approaches to Conflict Resolution in Latent Print Analysis [More Info]
Speaker: Heather Conner, Forensic Scientist Technical Leader, Mesa Forensic Services
Speaker: Penny Dechant, Supervising Forensic Scientist, AZ Dept of Public Safety
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Ballroom APROBeginning Level
W143B - Public Speaking for Criminal Justice Professionals [More Info]
Speaker: Thomas Mauriello, Forensic Consultant, ForensIQ, Inc.
8:00 am - 12:00 pmRyman Ballroom DTPIBeginning Level
W507 - Capturing Case Prints and Exemplars [More Info]
Speaker: Amanda Moore, Criminal Records Analyst 5, Tenprint Examiner, Louisiana State Police
8:00 am - 5:00 pmLincoln CIAI
IAI Certification Testing [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pmJackson A/BTPIBeginning Level
W153 - Fingerprints: Back to Basics [More Info]
Speaker: Brian Turner, Crime Scene Technician II, Broward Sheriff's Office
8:10 am - 9:05 amPresidential Ballroom BFAC
Facial Examination/Facial Recognition Case Studies [More Info]
Speaker: Lora Sims, Director, Facial Examination Training and Biometrics SME, Ideal Innovations, Inc.
8:30 am - 9:30 amPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
A Latent Print Examiners Lessons From The Court Room. [More Info]
Speaker: Kent Timothy, Forensic Examiner, City of Henderson, Nevada
8:35 am - 9:35 amPresidential Ballroom DCSI
Crime Scene Reconstruction - The Value of Experiments, Communication, and Documentation [More Info]
Speaker: Randolph Beasley, Forensic / Crime Scene Consultant, San Bernardino County Sheriff (retired) / Seekfirst Forensic Consulting
9:00 am - 9:30 amPresidential Ballroom APHO
Use of Camera Filters [More Info]
Speaker: Michael Hullihan, Senior Instructor, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
9:00 am - 9:55 amLincoln ESTU
Student Program Lecture: Reality Bites: Setting Realistic Expectations for a Forensic Science Career [More Info]
Speaker: Heidi Eldridge, Research Forensic Scientist, RTI International
10:00 am - 10:40 amWashington BDME
The Digital Automotive Image System (DAIS) and how it can help you. [More Info]
Speaker: Jenna Walker, Physical Scientist, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Speaker: Christopher Iber, Forensic Examiner, FBI
10:00 am - 10:55 amPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
Electronic Submission of Latent Print Evidence [More Info]
Speaker: Marcus Montooth, Latent Print Unit Supervisor, Indiana State Police
Speaker: Mallory Webb, Latent Print Examiner, Indiana State Police
10:00 am - 10:55 amPresidential Ballroom BART
Is advancing technology impacting the field of forensic art and the role of working artists? [More Info]
Speaker: Autumn Krick, Forensic Imaging Detective, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
10:00 am - 10:55 amLincoln ESTU
Student Program Lecture: Curriculum Vitae (CV): Make Your First Impression Your Best Impression! [More Info]
Speaker: Hillary Daluz, Latent Print Examiner, US Army
10:00 am - 11:25 amPresidential Ballroom APRO
Courtroom Testimony for the Forensic Science Professional [More Info]
Speaker: Shelly Haight, Forensics Instructor, Tri-Tech Forensics
10:00 am - 12:00 pmPresidential Ballroom DCSI
Outdoor Crime Scene Reconstruction and the New Forensic Anthropology Paradigm [More Info]
Speaker: Dennis Dirkmaat, Forensic Anthropologist, HD Forensics
10:30 am - 12:00 pmLincoln DLPD
Latent Print Development Science and Practice Committee (Committee Members Only)
10:30 am - 5:00 pmRyman Studio MNOCSISBeginning Level
W200-2 - Part 2: Crime Scene Investigation Series - Crime Scene Processing / Mock Crime Scenes [More Info]
11:00 am - 11:20 amPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
Quantitative Approaches to Establishing the Sexes of Ancient Craft Producers from their Fingerprints [More Info]
Speaker: Julie Hruby, Assistant Professor of Classics, Dartmouth College
11:00 am - 11:55 amLincoln ESTU
Student Program Lecture: Continuing Education/Graduate School Selection [More Info]
Speaker: Ken Zercie Sr., Instructor, University of New Haven
11:00 am - 12:00 pmPresidential Ballroom BART
I Had a Case: Forensic Art Case Presentations [More Info]
Speaker: Steven Johnson, Forensics and Biometrics SME, Ideal Innovations, Inc.
11:00 am - 12:00 pmWashington BPRO
Remote Control: Working Remotely for the Most Remote State [More Info]
Speaker: David Kanaris, Forensic Laboratory Chief, Alaska Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory
Speaker: Thomas Wortman, Forensic Scientist, Alaska Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory (ASCDL)
11:30 am - 12:10 pmPresidential Ballroom APRO
Overcoming Your Fear of Public Speaking [More Info]
Speaker: John Black, Forensic Consultant & Instructor, Black & White Forensics, LLC
1:00 pm - 1:50 pmPresidential Ballroom DCSI
The Starbuck Case: A Case Study in a Staged Crime Scene [More Info]
Speaker: Melissa Schaal, Forensic Lead Specialist, Spokane Forensic Unit
1:00 pm - 1:55 pmPresidential Ballroom BLPD
Creating Latent Print Instrumentation Form Scratch Using Inexpensive Microprocessors like Arduino. [More Info]
Speaker: Clay Allred, Fingerprint Specialist, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF)
1:00 pm - 1:55 pmLincoln ESTU
Student Program Lecture: So You Want to be a CSI? [More Info]
Speaker: Jonesta Nolan, Crime Scene Supervisor, Grand Prairie Police Department
1:00 pm - 1:55 pmPresidential Ballroom AGEN
Studying Reproducibility and Reliability for Pattern Evidence Comparisons [More Info]
Speaker: Hina Arora, Graduate Student Researcher, University of California, Irvine. CSAFE
Speaker: Naomi Kaplan Damary, Post-doctoral scholar, University of California, Irvine
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmLincoln DDME
Forensic Video Certification Board Open Meeting (All Welcome) [More Info]
1:00 pm - 2:30 pmPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
"Not Guilty" - A Fingerprint Case Review [More Info]
Speaker: John Black, Forensic Consultant & Instructor, Black & White Forensics, LLC
Speaker: Maggie Pitts, Senior Trial Attorney, Richmond (VA) Public Defender's Office
1:00 pm - 2:30 pmWashington BFWT
Panel Discussion Impression Evidence Comparison: Training New Footwear Examiners [More Info]
Speaker: Andrew Hayes, Senior Forensic Specialist, Orange County Sheriff's Department Crime Lab
Speaker: William Bodziak, Forensic Examiner and Consultant, Bodziak Forensics
Speaker: Lesley Hammer, Forensic Consultant and IAI Educational Coordinator, Hammer Forensics and IAI
Speaker: David Kanaris, Forensic Laboratory Chief, Alaska Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory
1:00 pm - 3:00 pmPresidential Boardroom BIAI
Johnson-Whyte Committee [More Info]
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmRyman Studio PQRBPAIntermediate Level
W102 - Examination of Bloodstains and Bloodstain Patterns on Fabric Focusing on Clothing [More Info]
Speaker: Tom Griffin, Forensic Consultant, Bevel, Gardner & Associates
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmRyman Studio LLPDBeginning Level
W107 - A Common Sense Approach to Digital Image Enhancement [More Info]
Speaker: Matthew Marvin, Laboratory Director, Ron Smith and Associates, Inc.
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmRyman Ballroom B/CPHOIntermediate Level
W115 - Flash Photography at the Crime Scene [More Info]
Speaker: Brandon Nabozny, Owner, Forza Forensics, LLC
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmRyman Ballroom E/FCSIIntermediate Level
W128 - Cold Case Homicide Investigation [More Info]
Speaker: Emma Sentz, Director of Forensic Services, Laura Pettler & Associates
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmLincoln AFACBeginning Level
W130 - Overview of Facial Examination [More Info]
Speaker: Lora Sims, Director, Facial Examination Training and Biometrics SME, Ideal Innovations, Inc.
Speaker: Steven Johnson, Forensics and Biometrics SME, Ideal Innovations, Inc.
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmRyman Ballroom ALPIIntermediate Level
W139 - Case AFIS for palms, joints, and tips [More Info]
Speaker: Eric Ray, Product Analyst, IDEMIA
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmJackson E/FLPIIntermediate Level
W145 - Reducing Erroneous Exclusions - The Workshop [More Info]
Speaker: Penny Dechant, Supervising Forensic Scientist, AZ Dept of Public Safety
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmJackson C/DTPIIntermediate Level
W149 - Advanced Tenprint Comparison Techniques [More Info]
Speaker: Kevin Burke, Friction Ridge Examiner, Andover Police Department, MA. (Retired)
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmPresidential Ballroom DCSI
Crime Scene Leadership [More Info]
Speaker: John Grassel, Program Manager, Forensic Science Translation and Implementation, Center for Forensic Science, RTI International
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmPresidential Ballroom AGEN
Using Mixture Models to Examine Group Differences – Studying Juror Perceptions of the Strength of Forensic Science Evidence [More Info]
Speaker: Naomi Kaplan Damary, Post-doctoral scholar, University of California, Irvine
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmPresidential Ballroom BLPD
Validation of the RECOVER LFT [More Info]
Speaker: Nicolas Craven, Forensic Scientist, Idaho State Police Forensic Services
2:00 pm - 2:55 pmLincoln ESTU
Student Program Lecture: Effective Communication Skills from the Interview to the Courtroom [More Info]
Speaker: Thomas Mauriello, Forensic Consultant, ForensIQ, Inc.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmPresidential Boardroom AIAI
IAI Division Secretary Meeting [More Info]
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmLincoln ESTU
Student Program Lecture: Killer Internships, How to Make the Most of Your Experience [More Info]
Speaker: Charla Perdue, Public Safety and Security Program Coordinator, Florida State University
3:00 pm - 3:40 pmPresidential Ballroom APHO
How to Become a Certified Forensic Photographer [More Info]
Speaker: Eric Johnson, Certified Forensic Photographer, Forensic Photography Services, LLC
3:00 pm - 3:40 pmPresidential Ballroom BLPD
That’s a Wrap! A Case Study on Visible Latents Found on Burned Wrapping Paper [More Info]
Speaker: Jessica Budrow, Forensic Scientist, Arizona Department of Public Safety
3:00 pm - 3:50 pmPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
Preparing for Friction Ridge Testimony [More Info]
Speaker: Brianne Breedlove, Owner & Instructor, Uncover Forensics
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmWashington BFWT
Footwear Certification Board Open Meeting (All Welcome)
3:00 pm - 5:00 pmPresidential Ballroom DCSI
The murder of Corporal Ronil Singh: reconstruction of murder by surprise [More Info]
Speaker: Cory Brown, Detective, Private Consultant
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
Incriminated by Photographs: Identifying Fingers and Hands Captured in Evidentiary Photos [More Info]
Speaker: Karen Oswald, Senior Evidence Specialist, Suffolk County Police Department
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPresidential Ballroom APHO
Photography Certification Open Meeting (All Welcome) [More Info]
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmLincoln EIAI
Student Issues Committee (Committee Members Only) [More Info]
5:00 pm - 8:00 pmLincoln DART
Forensic Art Science and Practice Committee (Committee Members Only)
5:15 pm - 6:30 pmPresidential Ballroom BIAI
Tennesee Division Meeting (TNIAI Members Only)
5:30 pm - 8:30 pmRyman Ballroom B/CPHOIntermediate Level
W114 - Long Exposure Photography at the Crime Scene [More Info]
Speaker: Brandon Nabozny, Owner, Forza Forensics, LLC
6:00 pm - 8:15 pmWashington BBPA
Bloodstain Pattern Joint Certification and Science and Practice Committee Open Meeting (All Welcome) [More Info]
 
Friday, August 6th, 2021
7:30 am - 9:30 amPresidential Ballroom E/CIAI
IAI Membership Meeting (All IAI Members Welcome!) [More Info]
10:00 am - 10:20 amPresidential Ballroom AGEN
An Update on the Academy Standards Board Firearm and Toolmark Consensus Body [More Info]
Speaker: Gregory Laskowski, President/Chief Consultant, Criminalistics Services International, LLC
10:00 am - 10:50 amPresidential Ballroom BPRO
CV: Make your First Impression Your Best Impression [More Info]
Speaker: Hillary Daluz, Latent Print Examiner, US Army
10:00 am - 11:00 amPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
Implementing Case AFIS into a Latent Print Unit Workflow [More Info]
Speaker: Eric Ray, Product Analyst, IDEMIA
Speaker: Meghan Jones, Technical Manager, Latent Evidence Unit, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation
10:00 am - 12:00 pmPresidential Ballroom DCSI
Know Your Victim, Understand Your Scene [More Info]
Speaker: Emma Sentz, Director of Forensic Services, Laura Pettler & Associates
11:00 am - 11:20 amPresidential Ballroom AGEN
Shoe Wear Analysis: A Case Study Showing the Need for Appropriate Expertise and Evidence-Based Practice [More Info]
Speaker: Michael Nirenberg, Forensic Podiatrist
Speaker: Wesley Vernon, Forensic Podiatrist, University of Huddersfield
11:00 am - 11:40 amPresidential Ballroom BPRO
Don't Be Caught With Your Pants Down! [More Info]
Speaker: Eliot Springer, Deputy Director NYPD Police Laboratory, New York City Police Department (NYPD)
11:15 am - 11:45 amPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
Assessing inconclusive responses in friction ridge error rate studies – is ‘inconclusive’ always an error? [More Info]
Speaker: Heidi Eldridge, Research Forensic Scientist, RTI International
1:00 pm - 1:40 pmPresidential Ballroom ACSI
C.S.I. Checklist - A New Mobile Device Tool That is 'App' to Make A Difference. [More Info]
Speaker: Thomas Mauriello, Forensic Consultant, ForensIQ, Inc.
1:00 pm - 1:55 pmPresidential Ballroom E/CLPI
Beyond Mayfield and McKie: What, You Mean There Are MORE? [More Info]
Speaker: Hillary Daluz, Latent Print Examiner, US Army
7:00 pm - 10:00 pmNo location
Closing Ceremony and Installation Banquet