NIJ and the FTCoE are committed to improving the practice of forensic science and strengthening its impact through support of research and development, rigorous technology evaluation and adoption, effective knowledge transfer and education, and comprehensive dissemination of best practices and guidelines to agencies dedicated to combating crime.
The future of forensic sciences and its impact on the public and criminal justice community is a motivating topic to gather expertise in a forum to discuss, discover, and share new research approaches and applications to promote the advancement of forensic sciences. The R&D Symposium was specifically designed to bring together practitioners and researchers to enhance information-sharing with the goal of moving research from theory to practice.
Sessions will include:
- Impression and Pattern Evidence/Trace Evidence
- Forensic Biology/DNA
- Controlled Substances and Toxicology
- Forensic Anthropology and Forensic Pathology
Funding for this FTCoE event has been provided by the National Institute of Justice.