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OSAC Scientific Area Committees Public Status Reports & Open Discussions

NIST's Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) held its public meetings in New Orleans, Louisiana on Monday-Tuesday, Feb. 13 and 14, 2017. The meetings included presentations and discussions of progress and priorities for developing forensic science standards and guidelines for each forensic science discipline. 

NIST OSAC Affairs has partnered with the National Institute of Justice's Forensic Technology Center of Excellence operated by RTI International to manage the registration process and broadcast the webcast to all interested stakeholders.

Public feedback time was reserved for the conclusion of each discipline's presentation.

February 13, 2017 (Monday)

OSAC Digital/Multimedia Scientific Area Committee Public Status Reports & Open Discussion (8:00 AM – 10:00 AM)

  • SAC Introduction
    webcast PDF
  • Digital Evidence Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Facial Identification Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Video/Imaging Technology and Analysis Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Speaker Recognition Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF

Biology/DNA Scientific Area Committee Public Status Reports & Open Discussion (10:15 AM – 12:00 PM)

  • SAC Introduction
    webcast PDF
  • Biological Methods Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Biological Data Interpretation and Reporting Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Wildlife Forensics Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF

Crime Scene/Death Investigation Scientific Area Committee Public Status Reports & Open Discussion (1:00 PM – 5:00 PM)

  • SAC Introduction
    webcast
  • Anthropology Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Crime Scene Investigation Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Disaster Victim Identification Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Dogs and Sensors Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • BREAK (30 minutes)
  • Fire and Explosion Investigation Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Medicolegal Death Investigation Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Odontology Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF

February 14, 2017 (Tuesday)

Physics/Pattern Interpretation Scientific Area Committee Public Status Reports & Open Discussion (8:30 AM – 12:00 PM)

  • SAC Introduction
    webcast PDF
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Firearms and Toolmarks Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Footwear and Tire Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • BREAK (30 minutes)
  • Forensic Document Examination Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Friction Ridge Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF

Chemistry/Instrumental Analysis Scientific Area Committee Public Status Reports & Open Discussion (1:00 PM – 5:00 PM)

  • SAC Introduction
    webcast PDF
  • Fire Debris and Explosives Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Geological Materials Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Gunshot Residue Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • BREAK (30 minutes)
  • Materials (Trace) Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Seized Drugs Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Toxicology Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF

 

agenda_osac_scientific_area_committees_public_status_reports_open_discussions_2017.pdf

Public feedback time will be reserved for the conclusion of each discipline's presentation.

February 13, 2017 (Monday)

OSAC Digital/Multimedia Scientific Area Committee Public Status Reports & Open Discussion (8:00 AM – 10:00 AM)

  • SAC Introduction
    webcast PDF
  • Digital Evidence Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Facial Identification Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Video/Imaging Technology and Analysis Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Speaker Recognition Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF

Biology/DNA Scientific Area Committee Public Status Reports & Open Discussion (10:15 AM – 12:00 PM)

  • SAC Introduction
    webcast PDF
  • Biological Methods Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Biological Data Interpretation and Reporting Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Wildlife Forensics Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF

Crime Scene/Death Investigation Scientific Area Committee Public Status Reports & Open Discussion (1:00 PM – 5:00 PM)

  • SAC Introduction
    webcast
  • Anthropology Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Crime Scene Investigation Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Disaster Victim Identification Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Dogs and Sensors Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • BREAK (30 minutes)
  • Fire and Explosion Investigation Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Medicolegal Death Investigation Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Odontology Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF

February 14, 2017 (Tuesday)

Physics/Pattern Interpretation Scientific Area Committee Public Status Reports & Open Discussion (8:30 AM – 12:00 PM)

  • SAC Introduction
    webcast PDF
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Firearms and Toolmarks Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Footwear and Tire Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • BREAK (30 minutes)
  • Forensic Document Examination Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Friction Ridge Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF

Chemistry/Instrumental Analysis Scientific Area Committee Public Status Reports & Open Discussion (1:00 PM – 5:00 PM)

  • SAC Introduction
    webcast PDF
  • Fire Debris and Explosives Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Geological Materials Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Gunshot Residue Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • BREAK (30 minutes)
  • Materials (Trace) Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Seized Drugs Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF
  • Toxicology Subcommittee presentation/discussion
    webcast PDF

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