Meeting notices

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Future NAME Meetings

• NAME 2018 Interim Meeting
 February 20, 2018
 WA State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle, WA
 Program Chair - Erin Brooks - Emerging infections, new diagnostic methods in microbiology, microbiology and the autopsy

• NAME 2018 Annual Meeting
 October 12-16, 2018
 Hilton West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach, FL

• NAME 2019 Interim Meeting
 February 19, 2019
 Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD
 Program Chair - David Fowler - Forensic radiology, MRI and CT reading refreshers, 
 hosting MRI/CT equipment in the office

• NAME 2019 Annual Meeting
 Kansas City, MO

• NAME 2020 Annual Meeting
 Denver, CO

RTI Courses - CME and SAMs available

RTI International is working with NAME to provide several on-line educational courses via their web site at

These courses are written by NAME members, vetted by the EPP Committee, and are eligible for CME and SAMs credits. Please check out their website for additional information.

GCC Forensic Science Conference 2017

Fully supported by Abu Dhabi Police, the inaugural GCC Forensic Science Conference 2017 is the must attend event for the entire forensic sector and supply chain in the Middle East. The event, taking place 14-15 November 2017 at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi, will showcase the latest equipment and services as well as providing the definitive source of education, best practice, training and networking.

The GCC Forensic Science Conference will take you on a journey starting at the scene of crime and finishing in the courtroom.  The conference will offer a unique 360 degree viewpoint of the entire forensics industry; whether your interest is in laboratory equipment, scene of crime, digital investigation or forensic analysis, the GCC Forensic Science Conference is the event for you.

The event also will be co-located with GCC DNA Symposium which is fully supported by INTERPOL (

Event Name: GCC Forensic Science Conference
Dates: 14 - 15 November 2017
Venue: Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Time: 8:00am – 4:30pm

2017 Seminar in Forensic Toxicology 'Opioids, Toxicology, and the Law

Join the American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) and The Fredric Rieders Family Foundation on December 11-12 for the 2017 Seminar in Forensic Toxicology 'Opioids, Toxicology, and the Law: Medical-Legal Aspects of the Opioid Epidemic,' at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, PA. 

This course will focus on the forensic and medical-legal aspects of opioid use, abuse, prescribing, and addiction by presenting real cases encountered by medical toxicology experts. The seminar will be tailored to the interests of physicians and other scientists involved in numerous disciplines, including medical toxicology, forensic & laboratory medicine, addiction medicine, and the legal community.

The target audience for this seminar includes physicians, pharmacists, nurses, scientists, social workers, attorneys, law enforcement and public health specialists.
Register today! Seminar Webpage.

Sixteenth International Conference on Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA

The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome (NCSBS) is proud to announce the Sixteenth International Conference on Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma. This world renowned conference will be held on September 16, 17, 18, 2018 in exciting Orlando, Florida.  

The program planning committee is looking for abstracts to present from following areas of expertise: latest medical information and research, legal challenges surrounding AHT cases, investigative techniques, evidence-based and creative prevention programs and initiatives, and support for families and rehabilitation for victims of SBS/AHT. The abstract submission process is now open and will close on November 3, 2017. Visit for more information and to submit an abstract.

2017 29th Annual NHIA Conference

The annual National Homicide Investigators Association conference was created to expose all investigators, detectives, crime scene investigators, medical examiner investigators, etc…to a wide variety of interesting and unusual cases. There will be depth reviews of high profile cases with the hopes of assisting agencies in overcoming the challenges cases of this magnitude present during the entire judicial process. The conference will be November 13-17, 2017 at the Orlando Marriott Lake Mary, 1501-International Parkway, Lake Mary, FL 32746 Phone: 407-995-1100. 

Topics include: the serial killers B.T.K Dennis Rader & Jeffery Dahmer, Psychopathy, Crime Scene & Blood Spatter Investigations, Radical Islam and U.S. Crimes, Understanding the psychological & physiological impact of police-involved shootings on officers and their investigators among others.


Registration Fee
$260 dollars