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102nd International Forensic Educational Conference

The Circle of Forensics

The Circle of Forensics

The IAI’s 102nd International Forensic Educational Conference
August 6-12, 2017
in Atlanta, Georgia


Educational Sessions and the Exhibit Hall will be held in the Georgia World Congress Center.

The President's Welcome Reception and some Committee Meetings are scheduled for Sunday August 6, 2017. Lectures and workshops begin on Monday August 7 and continue until the Membership Meeting from 8am-9:30am on Friday August 11, with Lectures and Workshops following until 5pm. The Installation & Closing Banquet will be at 7:00 pm. on Friday and the suggested hotel checkout is Saturday, August 12.

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Official Conference Hotel

Conference Registration

Registration will be $375 (U.S.) for International Association for Identification members and $475 for nonmembers. There would be an estimated additional $250 for workshop fees (based on the sessions that you select). Individual workshops will range from $20 to $100 — dependent on the course content.

The full registration includes all conference materials, the Sunday President's Reception; Monday Breakfast, and Exhibit Grand-Opening Reception; Tuesday-night Poster Presentation/Photo Contest and Reception; and Friday-night Installation and Closing Banquet. (Note: receptions are not full meals)

The full registration DOES NOT include workshops that require an additional fee, hotel accommodations, or travel.

Daily Registration

Daily registration is $130/day and the registrants will receive only the non-fee educational sessions for that day, and entrance to Exhibit. Workshops are additional.

Student Registration

Student registration is $195. To qualify as a Student Registrant, individuals must be full-time college students, with a major in forensic science-related field or law enforcement, taking 12 or more semester hours/credits or the equivalent in quarter hours/credits for undergraduate study and at least 9 semester hours/credits or the equivalent in quarter hours/credits for graduate study. Must provide a letter or transcript from their educational institution stating the number of credits currently being taken. The words "full-time student" will not suffice.

A Student Registrant receives all benefits of the Full Registration with the exception of the Friday night Dinner (ticket may be purchased separately for that event). Students may go to any available class or workshop that interests them, however workshops may have additional fees attached.

Social Registration

A Social Registration is for the Spouse/Guest of a regular registrant. The registration fee is $200 and includes the Sunday President's Reception, Monday Breakfast and Exhibit Grand-Opening Ceremony, Tuesday-night Poster Presentation/Photo Contest and Reception, and Friday-night Installation Banquet.

If you are interested in joining the IAI – please check the Membership page or contact the headquarters office at 954-589-0628.

Further Information

General Conference Information:

Candace "Candy" Murray
Conference Planner
(407) 810-6112

Conference Registration Information:

Roy Reed
Conference Registrar
(832) 696-9448

Educational Program (Lecture/Workshop/Poster):

Lesley Hammer
Education Coordinator
(907) 242-0229