UT National Forensic Academy will be hosting our biennial Forensic Symposium with 16 hours of training credit available, December 4-6, 2019 in Knoxville, TN. Knoxville is home to where the NFA started. This training is available to all NFA Alumni, law enforcement, forensic technicians, detectives, and medicolegal investigators/examiners. Registration will be open from 10AM – 1PM on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the Student Union located on the University of Tennessee campus. Training will begin promptly at 1PM on Wednesday. Buses will be available during the symposium for transport to and from the Hilton Knoxville and the Student Union. Parking is available at the Vol Hall parking garage located on White Avenue (QR codes for parking will be available for purchase at registration at the Conference Rate of $5 per day). On Wednesday evening, we will be hosting a reception at the Square Room on Market Square in Downtown Knoxville from 6PM – 9PM.
We will also be celebrating 50 sessions of the NFA!
**Limited to the first 250 registrants**
-Early Bird Pricing is $299 from now until 10/31/2019
-Regular Price: $349 from 11/01/2019 – 12/04/2019
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
1000-1300 Registration Open
1300-1330 Opening Remarks/Welcome/Color Guard
1330-1415 Guest Keynote Speaker
1415-1430 Snack Break
1430-1500 Kentucky State Police and Crime Scene Mapping
1500-1630 Howard Ryan and BAE Systems
1630-1730 bus ride to hotel
1800-2100 Meet and Greet at the Square Room
Thursday, December 5, 2019
0800-0900 Colleen Fitzpatrick – Genealogy update with new restrictions
0900-1000 Video Collection and Biometrics
1000-1030 Snack Break/Vendor Area
1030-1130 PTSD symptoms & Coping Tactics – J. Rosansky, J. Cook, H. Rosenberg, J. Sprague
1230-1430 Patrick Eller – Metadata Forensics
1430-1500 Snack Break/Vendor Demo
1500-1700 Dr. William Bass – presenting on the Big Bopper case
1700-1800 Beer and Pretzels with Vendors and Dr. Bass book signing
Friday, December 6, 2019
0800-0930 Cold case interview review and prosecution
0930-1000 Break/Vendor area
1000-1200 Mass Shooting Presentation
Schedule subject to change
*Please note that the symposium is not on-site at the Hilton Knoxville and will be off-site at the UT Student Union. LEIC is providing transportation from the Hilton hotel daily to and from the symposium. If you stay at a different hotel you will need to meet at the Hilton hotel for transportation. Book by November 13th to receive the symposium rate of $103.00.
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS
The UT National Forensic Academy will be hosting our Training Symposium December 4-6, 2019 in Knoxville, TN. We continue to remain innovative and forward thinking. If you have a presentation that you feel would benefit our NFA Alumni and other forensic professionals please submit your proposal’s via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. We are also adding several one (1) hour case presentation slots. Bring a Cold Case or interesting case that you think our attendees will learn from. We will be accepting proposals through September 30, 2019. If you are selected, presenters will receive a waived registration fee to attend the symposium.
What to include in your submission:
- TITLE of presentation
- Detailed description of your presentation
- Total time needed to present (make sure you allow for questions)
Email the above to: email@example.com
If you are interested in being a vendor please email: firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.