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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!

 

 
With a work hard, play hard attitude, Nashville has perfected the art of mixing business with pleasure. There’s never a shortage of inspiring things to do. From music, culture, and the arts to food, sports, and shopping, there is an “only in Nashville” experience waiting for you.
 
From its very beginnings, Nashville grew from a foundation built on music. Music has been the common thread connecting the life and soul of the city and its people. And visitors have ventured here to experience the music that weaves such a fundamental pattern in its cultural, business and social fabric.
With its soaring atriums, nearly 20 restaurants and bars, plus shopping, and entertainment, Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center isn’t just a place to stay -- it is an experience unto itself. Located next to the legendary Grand Ole Opry House, this iconic hotel is known for its nine acres of indoor atriums featuring lush plants, winding pathways and waterfalls. There is even a Delta River where flatboats ride inside the hotel. Amenities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, an upscale indoor/outdoor resort water attraction, a full-service spa, an award-winning golf course, and more.
 
The IAI is committed to following all guidelines and protocols set forth by the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center along with the city of Nashville for large group meetings. At this time, only unvaccinated guests are expected to wear masks while on the hotel property.

Hotel Information

With its soaring atriums, nearly 20 restaurants and bars, plus shopping, and entertainment, Gaylord Opryland isn’t just a place to stay--it is an experience unto itself. Located next to the legendary Grand Ole Opry House, this iconic hotel is known for its nine acres of indoor atriums featuring lush plants, winding pathways and waterfalls. There is even a Delta River where flatboats ride inside the hotel. Amenities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, an upscale indoor/outdoor resort water attraction, a full-service spa, an award-winning golf course, and more.
 
The IAI room block is closed for the conference. Please contact the hotel directly for room availability. 
 
Gaylord Opryland Hotel
2800 Opryland Drive.
Nashville, Tennessee 37214 
(615) 889-1000 
 
 
 
 
 


Conference Contacts

    • For information about Presentations contact Lesley Hammer, Educational Program Content Coordinator
      907-242-0229
      iaiedplanner@gmail.com
    • For registration information contact Roy Reed, Registrar
      832-696-9448
      rjreed4iai@gmail.com
    • For sponsors, hotel and other location information contact Candace ‘Candy’ Murray, Conference Location Planner
      407-810-6112
      iaiconferenceplanner@gmail.com
 


Poster Application and Information

 

At the 105th IAI Educational Conference, individuals will have the opportunity to participate in the Poster Presentation Session. There are two categories of posters; Student and Professional. Both Student and Professional Posters that have been accepted through the IAI Science and Practice peer review process will be displayed on Tuesday evening. The Student participants will have an opportunity to compete for scholarship awards generously provided by Ideal Innovations (I3).

Individuals interested in presenting posters at the Conference submitted their proposals before the June 30 deadline. 
 
The Poster Presentation is sponsored by Ideal Innovations
 
  

POSTER APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.



Photo Contest Information


At the 105th International Educational Conference, individuals will have an opportunity to participate in a Photo Contest generously sponsored by Forensic Pieces.

Individuals interested in entering photos for the Contest at the Conference must submit their proposal online before July 23, 2021.
 
THE PHOTO CONTEST APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED