2019 NIJ Forensic Science R&D Symposium Announced

The annual NIJ Forensic Science Research and Development (R&D) Symposium will be held February 19, 2019 at the 71st Annual American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) meeting in Baltimore, MD. The symposium will be a joint effort of the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence and the National Institute of Justice.

According to the NIJ and FTCoE website: "NIJ and FTCoE are committed to improving the practice of forensic science and strengthening its impact through support of Research & Development (R&D), 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 impact on the public and criminal justice community is a motivating topic to gather expertise in a forum to discuss, discover, and share new research approaches and applications to promote the advancement of forensic sciences. The R&D Symposium was specifically designed to bring together practitioners and researchers to enhance information-sharing with the goal of moving research from theory to practice.

"The NIJ Forensic Science R&D Symposium is an open meeting where attendees can learn about NIJ-funded research across a variety of forensic science areas. AAFS meeting registration is not necessary. Feel free to stop by and listen to specific presentations, or stay all day and learn about the diverse NIJ forensic science R&D portfolio."

Click here to learn more, and to register for onsite attendance.

 
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