Call for abstracts for the Virtual 10th Annual Forensic Science Symposium

The Global Forensic and Justice Center is accepting abstracts for the Virtual 10th Annual Forensic Science Symposium.

The online event, held June 7-11, 2021, focuses on not just traditional laboratory forensic science research and best practices, but also criminal justice issues. Topics for workshops and poster consideration include:

  • DNA/Forensic Biology: Genetic genealogy, rapid DNA, validation studies
  • Chemistry/Toxicology: Edibles, field testing, hemp analysis
  • Lab management and operations
  • Standards and quality including OSAC and accreditation
  • Impression evidence/firearms/toolmarks
  • Forensic imaging advancements
  • Digital evidence investigations
  • Criminal justice issues
  • Forensic intelligence
  • Cognitive bias
  • Wildlife trafficking

More than 1,000 people from over 40 countries viewed either the live or on-demand symposium held in June 2020.

Registration opens in the spring of 2021. All fees will be waived for the CEU opportunity event due to COVID-19.

The center is accepting sponsorships at this time. To learn more, please visit