About ISHI

For the past 27 years the International Symposium on Human Identification has been witness to new technologies, changing policies, and trends in forensics. It’s all happening October 2-5, 2017 in Seattle WA!

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 1st 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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Discover Seattle

There is a lot to do in the Seattle area! Click here to find restaurants, shopping, and more while you’re in town – you may just find a couple of reasons to extend your trip as well! The Seattle Symphony has invited ISHI Attendees to see Chris Botti and The Seattle Symphony September 29, 30 and October 1 at Benaroya Hall located at 2nd & Union. All Orchestra Level Seats are only $25 with Promo Code “Special25” Purchase your seats from seattlesymphony.org or call 1.866.833.4747.

Photo: Nick Hall Photography

Photo: Nick Hall Photography

Save the Date!

We’re excited to announce that the 29th International Symposium on Human Identification will be held at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ September 24-27, 2018. Never been to Phoenix? Learn more here.

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 Panel Discussion

This year’s panel discussion is: Familial Searching: An Appropriate Truth-finding Tool or An Unwarranted Invasion of Genetic Privacy? A panel of experts will discuss the science of kinship analysis as applied to databases, the efficacy and drawbacks of the  procedure, implementation and administration, and the legal and policy issues it has spawned. Read more here.

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