TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Conferences

August 6-12, 2017 – International Association for Identification Forensic Educational Conference – Atlanta, GA

July 24-27, 2017 – 2017 International Forensic Science Error Management Symposium – Gaithersburg, MD

August 21-25, 2017 – International Association of Forensic Sciences – Toronto, ON

September 18-22, 2017 – MAFS/SAFS/AASTEE Combined Meeting – Cincinnati, OH

October 2-5, 2017 – International Symposium on Human Identification (ISHI) – Seattle, WA

February 19-24, 2018 – American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Annual Meeting – Seattle, WA

March 19-21, 2018 – Emirates International Forensic Conference & Exhibition – Dubai, UAE


Workshops

WVU Forensic Management Academy
September 15 – 20, 2017
Six days on-site in Pittsburgh, PA
$1995 before April 15; $2250 after April 15
Click HERE for course description and registration.


The Houston Forensic Science Center training opportunities

October 23-27, 2017
Latent Print Comparison Course
Cost: $450


ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB)

ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) is a member of the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board family of brands and the new home of ASCLD/LAB. ANAB provides accreditation for ISO/IEC 17025 forensic test laboratories and ISO/IEC 17020 forensic inspection agencies and a wide variety of training, workshops, and academic programs.

Forensic ISO/IEC 17025 Internal Auditor Training
October 23-26, 2017
Houston, TX
Cost:  $695 (includes full registration to SWAFS conference)

Forensic ISO/IEC 17025 Assessor Training (Testing)
August 7-11, 2017
Minneapolis, MN
Cost: $995

September 25-29, 2017
Honolulu, HI
Cost: $995

October 16-20, 2017
Hillsboro, OR
Cost: $1,195

November 13-17, 20167
Emeryville, CA
Cost: $1,195

Forensic ISO/IEC 17025 Assessor Training (Calibration)
August 28-30, 2017
Alexandria, VA
Cost: $425

Root Cause Analysis for Forensic Service Providers (Web-based)
October 2-5, 2017
ONLINE
Cost: $395

Forensic Measurement Confidence (Web-based)
October 4-6, 2017
ONLINE
Cost: $140 per day, or $395 for all 3 days

Forensic ISO/IEC 17025 Preparation for Testing Laboratories
August 7-9, 2017
Minneapolis, MN
Cost: $600

September 25-27, 2017
Honolulu, HI
Cost: $600

October 16-18, 2017
Hillsboro, OR
Cost: $695

November 13-15, 2017
Emeryville, CA
Cost: $695

Web-based courses also available.

ISO/IEC 17020 and Audit Preparation for Forensic Agencies
July 20-21, 2017
Boco Raton, FL
Cost: ASQ member $600, non-ASQ member $650

September 11-12, 2017
Denver, CO
Cost: ASQ member $600, non-ASQ member $650

Roadmap to Transition: Forensic AR 3028
Available as an on-site course
Contact [email protected] or 414-501-5466 for more information

For more information about these workshops, contact [email protected] or 414-501-5466 for more information. For registration, click the links for each training course above.

On-Demand Online Training

FBI Allele Frequency Ammendments Overview

On June 30, ASCLD sponsored a webinar titled ASCLD: FBI Allele Frequency Amendments Overview – Managers Perspective and Legal Considerations which was a great success. There was over 450 participants. Tina Delgado from the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Gary Sims of California Department of Justice, Ray Wickenheiser of the New York State Police Crime Laboratory System and Matt Redle, Sheridan WY County and Prosecuting Attorney, presented.

This presentation was designed to assist Crime Lab Management to provide timely assessment, correction, notification, reporting and documentation; enabling Crime Labs to continue to earn and keep public trust. This webinar provided a high level overview of the issue by the FBI including history on the errors, their detection, correction, and the dissemination of information. It also included the laboratory directors’ perspective and legal issues that laboratories may need to consider

Click HERE to view the webinar.


NFSTC Online Training Courses

NFSTC has recently expanded their training to four online courses:

Each course is self-paced and comes with a certificate upon a passing completion.

Click HERE for more information about NFSTC’s training opportunities.



ASCLD/RTI Rapid DNA Series

Archival versions of the ASCLD/RTI Rapid DNA Series can be found at the following links:



Cognitive Bias Training

This self-paced online professional training program focuses on Minimizing bias in Forensic Decision Making. This program covers brain and cognitive issues relating to bias and cognitive processing. It then connects the cognitive science issues to practical and specific issues in forensic decision making. In addition to knowledge about the cognitive factors in forensic decision making, the program also provides practical solutions to address weaknesses as well as best practices to enhance forensic practices.

Minimizing Bias in Forensic Decision Making (10 hours)
Date: On demand, self-paced
Cost: $395