About ISHI

For the past 28 years the International Symposium on Human Identification has been witness to new technologies, changing policies, and trends in forensics. Save the date for next year’s event at the Phoenix Convention Center September 24-27, 2018! Registration opens in February!

Registration for ISHI is $775, and students are able to register at a discounted rate of $575. Those interested in attending only the workshops do not need to pay the full registration rate, and can simply pay for the workshops attended. Register before August 1, 2018 to save $100 off of the standard registration cost!

Pre-registration for workshops is strongly encouraged, as space is limited. On-site registrants cannot be guaranteed admittance.


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Save the Date!

2019 will mark the 30th anniversary of The International Symposium on Human Identification, and to celebrate, we’re going to a city where we’ve never been before – Palm Springs, California! Mark your calendars for September 23 – 26, 2019. Never been to Palm Springs? Learn more here.

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