The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) will be hosting the Evidence Management Conference on October 2-4, 2019, on the NIST Gaithersburg campus.
Several factors have led to national attention on evidence management including the movement to resolve sex assault kit backlogs, headlines describing problems in evidence rooms, and scientific advancements in forensic science resulting in increased volumes of evidence being submitted and stored. The infrastructure and technology necessary to manage the growing amount of collected evidence has not improved and the lack of interoperability between stakeholders remains a challenge.
The three-day Evidence Management Conference will focus on fostering awareness by sharing the state of the industry, successes, lessons learned, and recommending best practices. The event will provide an opportunity for a candid discussion between law enforcement executives, criminal justice practitioners, policy makers, and the legal community from around the nation on the important issues of evidence management.
Call for Posters & Exhibitors
Poster and exhibitor sessions will take place during the conference on October 2ndand 3rd from 11:30am – 2:00pm in the NIST Poster Hallway and Portrait Gallery.
We kindly invite researchers in academia, government, industry, and practitioners to submit posters on research related to forensic evidence stability, environmental storage conditions, tracking technologies and/or any topics related to the management of physical evidence.
Vendors interested in exhibiting opportunities at the conference should click below to learn more about securing booth space at the conference.