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 MAFS 2018  Fall Meeting Homepage

Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists, Inc.

“A Professional, Scientific and Educational Organization”

 

            

MAFS 47th Annual Fall Meeting

September 16 through September 21, 2018

Crowne Plaza Hotel - Union Station

Indianapolis, Indiana

 

                                           

 

Registration is open now!  Please visit the following link to get started:







Meeting Registration Fees

 

Member

Non-Member

Student/Emeritus

Through August 28, 2018

$215

$265

$100

After August 28, 2018

$240

$290

$125

 

Meeting Registration Fees include plenary session, business meeting, scientific papers session and covered meals

on Thursday, September 20 and Friday, September 21, 2018.

 

 

Workshop Registration Fees

Full Day Workshops

$250

Half Day Workshops

$125

 

Workshops will be held Monday, September 17 – Wednesday, September 19.

Lunch is included on each day you register for one full day workshop or two half day workshops.

 

 

 

Exhibitor and Sponsor Information

Download the Exhibitor and Sponsor Information Packets from the Fall Meeting Planning Page at: www.mafs.net/2018-fall-meeting-exhibitor-and-sponsor-info

 

 

Hosted by the Indiana State Police Laboratory

 

John Chester, Program Chair

jchester@isp.in.gov

 

Kathy Boone, Local Arrangements Chair

kboone@isp.in.gov

 

Brandy Cline, Exhibit Coordinator

bcline@isp.in.gov

Sarah Meisinger, Registration Coordinator

smeisinger@isp.in.gov


 

Meeting Schedule

 

 

Sunday

Sept 16

Monday

Sept 17

Tuesday

Sept 18

Wednesday

Sept 19

Thursday

Sept 20

Friday

Sept 21

Morning

Board Meeting

Workshops

Workshops

Workshops

Plenary Session

 Business Meeting

Breakout Sessions

Afternoon

Board Meeting

Workshops

Workshops

Workshops

Breakout Sessions

 Posters

Safe Travels!

Evening

 

Evening Activities

Evening Activities

Student Forum

 ABC Exam

Posters

Wine and Cheese Reception

Gala

 

 

Workshops:  Abstracts for the fall workshops are included in the following pages.  Attendance at workshops requires extra fees in addition to the meeting registration.  The spaces will be filled on a first come, first served basis.  Check the meeting page on the MAFS website for the most up-to-date information!

 

Evening Activities:  Check the meeting page on the MAFS website for updates on organized evening activities.

 

ABC Exam:  The ABC Examination will be offered on Wednesday evening.  More information about the exam as well as application and information can be found on ABC’s website: www.criminalistics.com.

 

Student Forum:  This will consist of a panel of Forensic Scientists from different disciplines that will be available to answer your questions about working in the field.

 

Wine and Cheese Reception:  This reception, open to all meeting attendees, is a chance for networking between attendees and exhibitors while enjoying drinks and appetizers.

 

Poster Presentations:  Posters presenting various research topics will be on display Wednesday evening and all day Thursday.  Check the “Call for Papers and Posters” in the following pages for information on presenting a poster.

 

Plenary Session:  Open to everyone registered for the meeting, this session gives attendees the chance to listen to science professionals speak about topics in our field.  Information on this year’s session can be found in the following pages.

 

MAFS Business Meeting Luncheon:  Lunch is provided to all meeting attendees while the MAFS Board reviews important business information about the organization.

 

Breakout Sessions:  Forensic scientists will present interesting cases, research and more during sessions on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning.  These sessions will be divided up by section.  Check the “Call for Papers and Posters” in the following pages for information on presenting a paper.

 

Gala Event:  Open to all meeting attendees, the gala is a night of food, drink and fun for all to enjoy.  Many attendees dress up in costumes based on the theme – so start planning your “Forensic Fall Festival” costume now!

 

Additional Links: 


Location, Accommodations, and Transport Info


Workshop Abstracts and Presenter Info


Exploring Indianapolis Info


2018 Meeting Call for Papers Form


Original Announcement Link


More info to come soon!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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