ASCLD ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

The ASCLD Symposium is an industry-leading conference designed for leaders and managers in the forensic laboratory space.  The symposium boasts workshops and plenary talks designed around all aspects of forensic science, but particularly focuses on enhancing leadership and management in a forensic laboratory.

In addition to the workshops and plenary talks, the ASCLD Symposium is a key event for networking and interacting with the leading authorities in forensic laboratory management.

The ASCLD Symposium is typically held on or around the 1st week of May and locations are usually alternated between the western and eastern United States.  Please see below for upcoming symposium dates and locations.


2016 Symposium

  April 24-28, 2016
  Bellevue, Washington
   Hyatt Regency Bellevue

Surrounded by magnificent natural beauty and outdoor spaces, Bellevue is a one-of-a-kind place offering the ultimate in shopping, dining and cultural attractions, all within easy strolling distance of popular hotels. Vibrant, modern and growing, Bellevue is the gateway to the entire Puget Sound region. Within minutes you can explore Seattle’s culture and history, visit Kirkland’s waterfront parks and galleries, or tour Woodinville’s Wine Country, home to over 100 tasting rooms and some of the world’s best wines. You can even quench your taste for adventure with a day-trip to nearby mountains for hiking, biking, or skiing.”
www.visitbellevuewashington.com

2016 Symposium Website

www.ascldsymposium.com


2017 Symposium

   April 30 – May 4, 2017
   Dallas, Texas
   Sheraton Dallas

You may have all heard that everything is bigger in Texas. Well, Dallas does its best to fulfill that promise. You’ll find several museums with vast art collections and fascinating specialty museums like The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository, which, though small in size, offers an immense amount of information about the assassination of John F. Kennedy. And of course, visit a local steakhouse for a terrific (and enormous) meal.
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2018 Symposium

May 20-24, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta Marriott Marquis

The states largest city and capital, Atlanta, GA, can boast itself as a thriving business center with an eclectic mix of residents back dropped by a city with southern roots. With a flare for the arts, Atlanta offers visitors and residents a wide selection of museums, classical music venues and a thriving theatre scene. A major city means major sports teams. Catching an Atlanta Falcons, Hawks or Braves game can make for a thrill of a lifetime. Visit one of the numerous restaurants or tourist attractions Atlanta has to offer. As one of the south’s largest cities, you will never be short of something to experience and enjoy.
www.atlanta.com