Training Calendar - Forensic Science

This is just a brief listing of training courses from now through September that might be of interest to those working in forensic science. Many more listings can be found on our online Training Calendar.

ASCLD/LAB-International Internal Auditor Training Course
Sponsored by: ASCLD
July 26 - July 29
Gain specific knowledge, skills and abilities for designing an ISO compliant management system and planning and conducting an ISO compliant internal audit within their own testing lab.
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Website: http://www.ascld-lab.org/trng/courseinfo.html

IAI Annual Educational Conference
Sponsored by: IAI
August 7 - August 13
The main professional association for those engaged in forensic identification, investigation and scientific examination of physical evidence. World renowned professionals will present the most current scientific educational sessions, utilizing the most efficient methodologies and technical products and advances in the identification field.
Website: http://www.theiai.org

ASCLD/LAB-International Testing Labs Assessor Training Course
Sponsored by: ASCLD
August 8 - August 12
Provide an understanding and ability to apply the ASCLD/LAB-International accreditation process when serving as an ASCLD/LAB-International assessor during an actual assessment of a testing laboratory. Gain specific knowledge, skills and abilities for designing a compliant management system and planning and conducting an ISO compliant internal audit within their own testing lab.
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Website: http://www.ascld-lab.org/trng/courseinfo.html

Applied Polarized Light Microscopy/Forensic Microscopy
Sponsored by: Cornell University
August 8 - August 12
Students will acquire the basic knowledge and practical skills to apply polarized light methods in their areas of interest and will appreciate the potentialcontribution of more advanced methods and techniques.
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Website: http://www.mcri.org/home/section/10/courses

Trace Evidence Symposium
Sponsored by: NIJ
August 8 - August 11
Designed to bring together practitioners and researchers to enhance information-sharing and promote collaboration among the trace evidence, law enforcement, and legal communities. It will also provide unique educational opportunities for trace evidence examiners.
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Website: http://www.nfstc.org/meetings

Raman Microscopy
Sponsored by: Cornell University
August 15 - August 17
Emphasis is placed on applications of Raman which arise from its ability to characterize molecular structure, its general ease of use and its minimal sample preparation requirements.
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Website: http://www.mcri.org/home/section/10/courses

ASCLD/LAB-International Traceability, Measurement Assurance and Uncertainty of Measurement Web-Based Training Courses
Sponsored by: ASCLD
August 16 - August 18
Introduce the general foundational concepts of TMAUM. Training is applicable for all staff in a forensic testing or calibration lab.
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Website: http://www.ascld-lab.org/trng/courseinfo.html

Deviant Sexual Behavior Related Criminal Activity
Sponsored by: IPTM
August 22 - August 26
This course will cover basic and advanced investigative concepts and provide you with the knowledge and skills of a good sex crime investigator. There will be an in-depth study of the lust murderer, the pedophile, the child molester and the rapist. The psychology of the sex offender, as well as the victim, will be explored and the importance of physical evidence and the medical examiner's role will be examined.
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Website: http://www.iptm.org

ASCLD/LAB-International Preparation Course for Testing Labs
Sponsored by: ASCLD
August 23 - August 25
This course is designed to assist testing lab personnel to prepare for ASCLD/LAB-International. ISO 17025:2005 and ASCLD/LAB-International Supplemental Requirements for Testing Labs will be reviewed and preparation exercises will be provided. It will provide the attendees with a better understanding of the types of planning and activities which may be considered in order to prepare for the formal application and external assessment process.
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Website: http://www.ascld-lab.org/trng/courseinfo.html

Comprehensive Review and Skills Workshop
Sponsored by: Forensic Medical Investigation Institute
August 24 - August 27
This is a hands on forensic skills workshop designed as a comprehensive review of concepts and principles in medicolegal death investigation, clinical forensic medicine and forensic science.
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Website: http://www.forensicMI.com

Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Microanalysis
Sponsored by: Cornell University
August 29 - September 2
This course is geared towards preparing the student to successfully handle the imaging and compositional analysis requirements of nearly any materials. Strategies are presented for analyzing insulating, beam sensitive or vacuum sensitive samples.
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Website: http://www.mcri.org/home/section/10/courses

24th World Congress of the ISFG
Sponsored by: ISFG
August 29 - September 3
Forensic applications of human polymorphisms; prediction of externally visible physical traits/forensic DNA phenotyping; pharmacogenetics; forensic molecular genetics; population genetics of polymorphisms of forensic interest; DNA typing methodologies and strategies; biostatistics; standards and quality control; forensic DNA databases; genetic analysis of forensic non-human material; ethical and legal issues related to forensic genetics; investigations of interest for experts in the area where genetics interact with the law.
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Website: http://www.isfg2011.org/scientific-topics/

ASCLD/LAB-International Traceability, Measurement Assurance and Uncertainty of Measurement Web-Based Training Courses
Sponsored by: ASCLD
August 30 - September 1
Introduce the general foundational concepts of TMAUM. Training is applicable for all staff in a forensic testing or calibration lab.
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Website: http://www.ascld-lab.org/trng/courseinfo.html

Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
Sponsored by: San Bernardino County SD
September 19 - September 23
Pattern definitions, biological and physical properties of blood, physics of blood, stain shape and impact angle determination, motion and directionality, area of origin determination, photography, documentation, testimony and more.
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Website: http://www.sites.google.com/site/sbsdcsitraining/home

FTIR Analysis of Controlled Substances
Sponsored by: Hooke College of Applied Sciences
September 26 - September 26
Instruction and practice on how to use an FTIR to obtain and interpret spectra of controlled substances.
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Website: http://www.hookecollege.com/courses/course.asp?COURSE_ID=134

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