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Hello again MAFS Members!

 

Hopefully you’re busy making summer travel plans, or maybe have already found yourself on vacation. I was fortunate to have had a short, but much needed getaway recently. Although I didn’t feel I could take the time away, it was clear I needed it, and certainly could have used a little more time off. If your workplace is like mine, there is always plenty of work to do however we need to make it a point to take time away to rest and rejuvenate.

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NEAFS Annual Meeting - 07-Aug-2019

Please see the attached flyer for the NAFS Annual meeting, happening November 12-16, in Lancaster, PA.

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Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Workshop Offerings - 23-Jul-2019

Noslow Forensic Consultation is offering several Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Workshops in 2019/2020: 

 

December 9-13, 2019 Introductory Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Workshop Miami-Dade Public Safety Training Institute 9601 NW 58th St. Doral, FL 33178 Workshop Description: http://noslowforensic.com/new-page Instructor: Toby L. Wolson, M.S., F-ABC Noslow Forensic Consultation, LLC E-mail: Toby.Wolson@gmail.com

 

February 3-7, 2020 Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Workshop Miami-Dade Public Safety Training Institute 9601 NW 58th St. Doral, FL 33178 Workshop Description: http://noslowforensic.com/new-page Instructor: Toby L. Wolson, M.S., F-ABC Noslow Forensic Consultation, LLC E-mail: Toby.Wolson@gmail.com

 

March 16-20, 2020 Bloodstain Pattern Analysis on Fabrics with an Introduction to Digital Casework Workshop Miami-Dade Public Safety Training Institute 9601 NW 58th St. Doral, FL 33178 Workshop Description: http://noslowforensic.com/new-page Instructor: Toby L. Wolson, M.S., F-ABC Noslow Forensic Consultation, LLC E-mail: Toby.Wolson@gmail.com

 

December 7-11, 2020 Introductory Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Workshop Miami-Dade Public Safety Training Institute 9601 NW 58th St. Doral, FL 33178 Workshop Description: http://noslowforensic.com/new-page Instructor: Toby L. Wolson, M.S., F-ABC Noslow Forensic Consultation, LLC E-mail: Toby.Wolson@gmail.com

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ABC Newsletter Available - 29-Nov-2018

The American Board of Criminalistics 2019 Spring Newsletter is available online and may be accessed here.

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ATF Fire Debris Training Course Offering - 22-Feb-2019

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will be offering the Advanced Fire Debris Analysis for the Forensic Chemist course Monday, August 19 through Thursday, August 22, 2019.  The class will take place at ATF’s Forensic Science Laboratory-Washington located in Ammendale, Maryland.

 

This course is designed for analysts with more than three years of experience in conducting fire debris casework. This course will expand upon the topics covered in the ATF’s Introductory Fire Debris Analysis for the Forensic Chemist course, providing additional tools and considerations for fire debris analysis, as well as introducing concepts in fire investigations. The Introductory class is not a prerequisite for the Advanced class.   There is no tuition for the course, but participant’s agency must cover all travel and per diem costs. 

 

The deadline for submitting an application for the course is May 1, 2019.  Applicant’s will be notified of their status for the class by mid-May.   

Application Link

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International Association for Identification 2019 Conference - Call for Instructors - 29-Jan-2019

The International Association for Identification (IAI) is requesting submissions for posters, presentations and instructor workshops at this year’s conference, scheduled for August 11-17 in Reno, NV.  To schedule a presentation or present a workshop, please visit the IAI’s website at www.theiai.org and follow the instructions on how to submit an abstract.

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2018 MAFS Annual Meeting Information - 26-Feb-2017

The 47th  annual MAFS Fall Meeting will be hosted by the Indiana State Police Laboratory in Indianapolis, IN on September 16th – September 21st, 2018. The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel – Union Station in downtown Indianapolis.  The room rate is $129/night plus taxes.  

The theme and logo for the 2018 Fall Meeting will be unveiled at the 2017 Fall Meeting in Cincinnati.    

Dates: September 16th – 21th, 2018
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel – Union Station, in Downtown Indianapolis.
Address: 123 W. Louisiana Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225
Website: www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown
Hotel Rate:$129/night plus taxes  

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2017 Meeting Exhibitor Info - 09-Dec-2016

Details for exhibitor information has now been posted for the MAFS 2017 Fall Meeting!  More information can be found here.

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MAFS 2016 Fall Meeting Merchandise - 01-Aug-2016

The MAFS 2016 Fall Meeting planners are offering for sale a polo shirt with a full-colored embroidered MAFS logo.  The polos are 65:35 cotton:polyester and are stone colored.  Polos are available in men’s and women’s styles, sizes for both are XS-3XL.  Prices are $23 each for XS-XL, add $2.00 for 2XL; $3.00 for 3XL) Shipping is an additional $6.  Shirts can be picked up by someone else attending the meeting, you will just need to designate who will be picking your shirt up for you. 

 

 

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PLEASE NOTE

This order form is for purchases by those who will not be attending the meeting.  If you plan to go to the meeting in Branson, you will be able to purchase your shirt when you register for the meeting on CVENT! 

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MAFS 2016 Fall Meeting Registration Open - 05-Jul-2016

Registration for the 45th Annual MAFS Fall Meeting is now open!   Please click the link below for details:

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MAFS 2016 Fall Meetings Abstracts Added - 06-May-2016

Abstracts for the 2016 MAFS Fall Meeting (Branson, MO) have now been added!

 

Please click here to access the MAFS 2016 Fall Meeting Homepage

 

 

Hosted by The Missouri State Highway Patrol

 

Abigail Lehman, Program Chair

abigail.lehman@mshp.dps.mo.gov, 573-526-6134 x2529

 

Amy Peebles, Local Arrangements Chair

amy.peebles@mshp.dps.mo.gov, 417-868-9400 x4475

 

Sean Brooks, Workshop Coordinator

sean.brooks@mshp.dps.mo.gov, 573-526-6134 x2519

 

Cindy Dierenfeldt and Jared Roop, Exhibitor Coordinators

jared.roop@mshp.dps.mo.gov, 417-868-9400 x4449

cindy.dierenfeldt@mshp.dps.mo.gov, 573-526-6134 x2547

 

 

 

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