This three-day symposium showcased cutting edge forensic science research being performed at NIST. Attendees learned how NIST's world-class laboratories and staff support many forensic science disciplines.
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The Forensics@NIST 2012 Symposium was held on November 28-30, 2012 (8:30AM – 5:00PM). This Symposium featured over 45 lecture presentations and 40 poster presentations by NIST scientists and their collaborators on relevant forensic science projects. Presentations in the following forensic science disciplines were delivered on these specific days (no registration fee):
The Symposium featured access to a limited number of exhibitors related to the forensic science industry. In addition, a deployable forensic laboratory was on display for attendees to view how forensic science procedures can be executed outside of the traditional fixed crime laboratory environment.
November 28, 2012: Forensic Biology/DNA, Firearms/Toolmark Analysis, and Fire Research
November 29, 2012: Trace Analysis/Collection
November 30, 2012: Computer Forensics, Fingerprints & Biometrics, and Multimedia Forensics
NIST Engineering Laboratory (EL)
NIST Information Technology Laboratory (ITL)
NIST Law Enforcement Standards Office (OLES)
NIST Material Measurement Laboratory (MML)
NIST Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML)
Other Forensic Science work being performed at NIST:
Start Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
End Date: Friday, November 30, 2012
Audience: Industry, Government, Academia
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