GCC Forensics Exhibition & Conference Announces Agenda

GCC Forensics Conference & Exhibition is the must attend event for the entire forensic sector in the Middle East.The Conference Agenda for the 3rd edition of the GCC Forensics Conference, organized by Clarion Events, has been released. Following the unprecedented success of the first two editions of the event, there was an overwhelming response to the Call for Abstracts and the agenda is packed full of first-rate speakers from around the world.

The conference is organized with full support from the Bahrain Ministry of Interior and held under the patronage of His Highness Lieutenant General Sheikh Rashid Bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, Minister of Interior, Kingdom of Bahrain. The high-level exhibition & conference will bring together forensic experts from the GCC, wider Middle East region and the international community.

Attendees can also take part in hands-on practical workshops that run alongside the exhibition and conference.

Over 50 speakers will come together on 13-14 November to discuss the latest developments and challenges facing the forensics sector.

Sessions include:

• Discovering the Invisible: the future of forensic detection including identification through human scent traces
Dr Kenneth G. Furton, Provost and Chief Operating Officer - Florida International University

• Countering human trafficking to and within Bahrain
Dr Daniel Silverstone, Director - Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies

• Genetic characterization of Bahraini population using forensic DNA parameters
Noora Al Snan, Head of DNA - Ministry of Interior Bahrain

• Current Trends in postmortem toxicology interpretation
Dr Nizam Peerwani, Chief Medical Examiner - Tarrant County – Texas

• Accelerating workflows with specially designed IT-forensic laboratories
Martin Hermann, CEO - mh Service GmbH

Brigadier General Abdulaziz Al-Rumaihi, Director-General of Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science, Ministry of Interior Bahrain and Chairman of the event stated: "This event will provide a great opportunity for international scientists, law enforcement and suppliers to meet with local leadership under the common goal of maintaining safety in the region."

Visitors will be drawn from all aspects of forensics activity from across the Middle East. This will include: Police, military and intelligence agencies, lawyers, government bodies and lab technicians, including those involved in any type of investigation or court presentation that requires the analysis of evidence.

In the exhibition alongside the conference, visitors can discover the latest technology in digital forensics, lab ware and security from leading international labs, providers and worldwide manufacturers. Confirmed exhibiting companies include: Al-Faiha Berla, Integrated Gulf Biosystems, Credence Security, Scientific Laboratory Supplies, Verisis and MH Service.

Find out more and register at www.gccforensics.com.


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