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Deadline Extended: Submit your abstract for the 2019 Forensic Science Symposium

The International Forensic Research Institute (IFRI), as part of FIU’s brand new preeminent Global Forensic and Justice Center (GFJC), will host the 8th Annual Forensic Science Symposium May 1-2, 2019. Submissions for presentations and posters are now being accepted.

Proposed topics for the Symposium should focus on what impacts today’s forensic laboratories, including:

  • Accreditation and standards
  • Rapid DNA
  • Cognitive bias
  • Digital evidence
  • Opioid crisis
  • Recent research
  • Quality management
  • Other

Submit your abstract here along with a brief bio by FEBRUARY 15, 2019. You will be notified no later than end of  February 2019 regarding acceptance status. If you have questions about abstract submission, please contact us at forensics@fiu.edu or ifri@fiu.edu.

Registration and sponsorship information will be available soon.

IFRI serves local and national law enforcement efforts in the application of scientific principles to the administration of justice. IFRI is part of FIU’s new Global Forensic and Justice Center (GFJC) which is a forensic science and justice initiative coordinating all of the ongoing forensic science efforts university-wide. The structure of the GFJC builds upon four established focus areas: Academia, Industry, Technology and International Justice, dramatically expanding FIU’s footprint in the forensic/justice/training arenas, providing unparalleled opportunities for students, postdocs, faculty, practitioners and agencies worldwide.