Training Calendar - Education

This is just a brief listing of training courses from now through August that might be of interest to students or educators involved with forensic science or crime scene investigation. Many more listings can be found on our online Training Calendar.

Forensic Art Techniques - Mastering Composite Drawing
Sponsored by: Northwestern University
06/25/12 - 06/29/12
Forensic Art Techniques - Mastering Composite Drawing is taught by Houston Police Department composite artist Lois Gibson. Participants receive hands-on practice sketching composites and performing other relevant drawing exercises. Unlike other forensic art courses, this course teaches students how to use an opaque projector and freestanding easel instead of a tabletop. These techniques save time and allow artists to have their own light source aimed directly on the drawing.
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Website: http://nucps.northwestern.edu/course/crs_detail.asp?id=1902

Cell Phone Technology and Forensic Data Recovery
Sponsored by: PATC
07/09/12 - 07/13/12
Expose attendees to proficient and effective investigations utilizing available databases and cellular usage records, different cell phone technologies and forensic recovery of data.
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Website: www.patc.com

Inter/Micro
Sponsored by: McCrone Research Institute
07/09/12 - 07/13/12
Internationally recognized conference that attracts microscopists from all areas of light and electron microscopy. Research presentations given during first three days cover techniques and instrumentation, environmental and industrial microscopy, and forensic and chemical microscopy.
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Website: http://www.mcri.org

Forensic Soil Examination Part 1
Sponsored by: Hooke College of Applied Sciences
07/30/12 - 08/03/12
The Forensic Soil Examination Part 1 course covers the forensic examination and comparison of soil. The class emphasizes methods and procedures used in the forensic community for soil analysis. Part 1 covers the forensic aspects of soil analysis, sample handling and processing with only an introduction to mineral identification.
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Website: www.hookecollege.com

 
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