Interdisciplinary Symposium announces new Keynote Speaker


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UPDATE:  AAFS regrets that Howard Schmidt is unable to serve as the keynote speaker for this year’s Interdisciplinary Symposium during the 68th Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas.  However, AAFS is delighted to announce that Dr. Nancy Rodriguez, Director of the U.S. National Institute of Justice, has agreed to deliver the keynote address titled “Strengthening Forensic Science at the National Institute of Justice.” Joining Dr. Rodriguez are other renowned speakers addressing the various disciplines, including Dr. Kenneth Furton (Criminalistics), Judge Jed S. Rakoff, JD (Jurisprudence); Dr. Zeno Geradts (Digital & Multimedia Sciences); John M. Collins, Jr., MA (General); Richard A. Guerrieri, MS (Criminalistics); Kurt B. Nolte, MD (Pathology/Biology); Christine G. Hays, BS (YFSF-Criminalistics); and Amanda R. Hale, MA (YFSF-Anthropology). Pre-registration is required for the Interdisciplinary Symposium (Special Session #S1; Tuesday morning), which is eligible for continuing education credit. Be sure to register online today so you don’t miss out.

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Jeri D. Ropero-Miller, PhD, & Marla E. Carroll, BS

American Academy of Forensic Sciences
2016 Interdisciplinary Symposium Co-Chairs