Registration Open for 2018 Impression, Pattern, and Trace Evidence Symposium

The NIJ's Forensic Technology Center of Excellence will be hosting the 2018 IPTES (Impression, Pattern, and Trace Evidence Symposium) Online, January 24-25, 2018.

 

The IPTES will feature two full days of scientific sessions: two keynote addresses, three plenary sessions, two open panel discussions, 30 posters, and 48 oral presentations—totaling over 100 presenters.

NIJ and FTCoE are committed to improving the practice of forensic science and strengthening its impact through support of research and development, rigorous technology evaluation and adoption, effective knowledge transfer and education, and comprehensive dissemination of best practices and guidelines to agencies dedicated to combating crime. The future of forensic sciences and its contribution to the public and criminal justice community is a motivating topic to gather expertise in a forum to discuss, learn, and share ideas.

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