ICSIA's 2017 CSI Conference Set in Arizona

ICSIA’s 2017 CSI CONFERENCE will be held on June 6, 7, & 8, 2017 at the Hilton Phoenix Chandler, 2929 West Frye Road, Chandler, Arizona USA. The theme for the conference is "Training, Education and Technology". This is a forensic conference for CSIs where the "field" people can meet other CSI's and share information, ideas, and techniques. Continental breakfast, breaks, and lunch are provided. Dinner is on your own.


In past conferences, we have had attendees from 26 different states and 13 different countries. This gives the attendees a chance to network with CSIs from all over the world! It is always fascinating to have firsthand knowledge how CSIs work in other countries and states.

The tentative agenda for the conference includes presentations on national case studies, Stress Management, Sex Crimes, Hate Crimes, Arson Investigation, Photogrammetry, IR Photography, Vehicular Crimes, and Panoramic Cameras. Workshops and break-out sessions are also being planned that can be attended at no additional cost to the attendee. At the end of the conference will be a round table discussion based on questions or comments from the audience.

There will be a group of vendors attending and displaying at the conference. This gives the attendees an opportunity talk directly with the vendors and see the new technology on the market.

We are exploring the opportunity to have a few mock crime scenes for the attendees to view and solve the crime. In addition, we may have night demonstrations of products and techniques.

The CSI Conference is still being confirmed and developed so please check our web site for updates.


ICSIA, International Crime Scene Investigators Association, is a well-established internet-based association. Other than the initial members certificate and other items, all additional correspondence is through email, the members' area of the website, and social media. The private members-only area of the website has numerous articles on technique, equipment, and “how to”. The members-only area offers more to the members that what is posted on the general public area of the web site.

The Examiner is ICSIA’s quarterly newsletter that has current articles, guides, and information written by one of our many “International Reporters”.

In addition to the networking with others throughout the world, ICSIA also offers a certification program. Upon completion of the certification program the applicant would hold a certification as a Forensic Crime Scene Investigator. This is a certification program that not only tests your knowledge but also your skills.

ICSIA has a Training Committee that is developing training programs that we will be able to offer in person and online. Our first online course is a free course and was developed for the uniformed officer who first arrives at the crime scene. The free course is offered internationally and upon completion the attendee is sent a certificate.

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