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102nd International Forensic Educational Conference
Atlanta, Georgia — August 6-12, 2017

Social & Networking

Sunday, August 6th
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
FIRST-TIME ATTENDEES' RECEPTION

TriTech Forensics

First-time Attendees of the Conference will have an opportunity to meet the IAI Leadership as well as fellow first-time attendees at a special Reception. The Reception offers a chance to ask questions about what to expect during the Conference as well as build contacts and meet people that you'll be seeing during the week.

7:00 p.m.
PRESIDENT'S WELCOME RECEPTION

IAI President Rus Ruslander welcomes Conference Attendees to the 102nd International Educational Conference. You'll meet Rus and the IAI's Officers for this year's Conference. It is also an opportunity to see friends that you've developed over the past Conferences as well as meet new colleagues. This event is always a terrific kick-off to the week's activities and this year will be no exception.


Monday, August 7th
8:00 - 10:30 a.m.
BREAKFAST AND CONFERENCE OPENING CEREMONY

NEC

What a great way to start the week as we welcome the 102nd International Educational Conference Attendees at a Breakfast and Conference Opening Ceremony. The Keynote Speaker will be the inspirational and motivational "Guardian of the Golden Gate Bridge", Kevin Briggs.

4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
EXHIBIT GRAND OPENING CEREMONY & RECEPTION

CSI Academy of Florida & TriTech Forensics

The Grand Opening of the Exhibits offers you the first opportunity to see those companies offering the latest products and services for the forensic community. You will also socialize at this Beer n' Pretzel event with your peers and discuss the events of the day.


Tuesday, August 8th
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
EXHIBIT RECEPTION, POSTER PRESENTATION
AND PHOTO CONTEST

AFIX, EVIDENT, Forensic Pieces

Tuesday night offers an action packed Wine n' Cheese reception in the Exhibit Hall! There will be poster presentations covering topics in the field of identification, crime-scene search, as well as historical events relevant to identification. Additionally there will be competitive student poster presentations. One of the favorite events during the Conference week will be the Photo Contest where forensic and creative entries will be on display and you will have a chance to participate in the "Peoples' Choice" Award.


Wednesday, August 9th
7:45 - 9:00 a.m.
BREAKFAST & KEYNOTE SPEAKER

We'll start this Wednesday bright and early with a "Breakfast Keynote". Speaking to us will be William Schneck from the Washington State Patrol Crime Laboratory who will discuss the forensic analysis conducted for the authentication of the "Ground Zero Flag" after it had been missing and subsequently recovered.

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
FORENSIC NETWORKING EVENT

Immediately after the conclusion of the Conference program on Wednesday afternoon, the Science and Practice Committees will host a gathering for Conference attendees. Each forensic discipline will be recognized by a symbol that represents the discipline. Attendees will be able to congregate and socialize with their professional and expert peers.


Friday, August 11th
7:00 p.m.
INSTALLATION BANQUET & SOCIAL

SAFRAN

This year MorphoTrak's support of the IAI remains steadfast through their Friday-night Sponsorship. The Closing Banquet and Installation of new officers is always a tremendous evening. It's an opportunity to recap the eventfilled week, enjoy a wonderful meal, support the incoming officers that you elected at that day's Business Meeting, dance the night away, and sadly say goodbye to your colleagues until next year. You won't want to miss this wonderful finale to the 102nd International Educational Conference.

 

NEC

3M

Safran Morpho

AFIX

TriTech

Evident

Forensic Pieces

CSI Academy

Ideal Innovations

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