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CSAFE will Exhibit and Present at the 2024 IAI Annual Educational Conference

CSAFE will be an exhibitor during the International Association for Identification (IAI) Annual Educational Conference. The conference will be held Aug. 11-17 in Reno, Nevada.
CSAFE will be an exhibitor during the International Association for Identification (IAI) Annual Educational Conference. The conference will be held Aug. 11-17 in Reno, Nevada.

The Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence (CSAFE) researchers and staff will attend the International Association for Identification (IAI) Annual Educational Conference. The conference will be held Aug. 11-17 in Reno, Nevada.

CSAFE will be in booth 317 in the Tuscany Ballroom starting on Monday, Aug. 12 through Wednesday, Aug. 14. Attendees stopping by the booth will have an exclusive opportunity to explore CSAFE Tools, the newly launched hub for CSAFE’s open-source software tools. Demonstrations will showcase these tools in action, and attendees can sign up to become evaluators to test the tools and provide valuable feedback. Information will also be available on new educational courses available through CSAFE Learning.

In addition to the booth, CSAFE researchers will share the latest advancements in their research activities through the following lectures and poster presentation:

LECTURES

How Do Crime Labs Ensure Quality? A Nationwide Review of SOPs Among U.S. Crime Labs
Aug. 13, 11:30 a.m.-noon PDT
Adele Quigley-McBride, assistant professor at Simon Fraser University

Developing a Repeatable and Reproducible Protocol for Establishing Combined Minutiae Frequencies
Aug. 14, 10-10:40 a.m. PDT
Heidi Eldridge, assistant professor and director of graduate studies at George Washington University
Adele Quigley-McBride, assistant professor at Simon Fraser University

The Likelihood of a RAC Appearance on a Crime Scene Print
Aug. 16, 10:30-10:50 a.m. PDT
Naomi Kaplan-Damary, lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

POSTER PRESENTATION

Aligning Shoeprint Images That Have Nonlinear Distortion Effects
Aug. 12, 5-7 p.m. PDT
Gautham Venkatasubramanian, graduate student at Iowa State University

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