*Update as of July 29, 2021: face coverings are required for any indoor locations and Disney theme parks unless actively drinking or eating.

The ISHI organizing committee is moving forward with a hybrid symposium this September.  Social distancing requirements have relaxed, and we anticipate being able to accommodate 750 attendees and vendors on-site.  There are no longer limits on the number of people who may attend from your organization. The ISHI general session talks and select workshops will be made available via a virtual platform for those who are unable to attend this year’s symposium.

All symposium participants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and sign a Disney waiver prior to attending ISHI functions. These precautions are being put in place to ensure that all who attend ISHI are able to safely enjoy the conference. Those who are unable to receive the vaccine or who have elected not to receive the vaccine are invited to attend the conference virtually at a reduced rate.

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The largest annual meeting focusing entirely on DNA forensics.

Discover the newest advances in DNA technology from top experts in the field at the 32nd International Symposium on Human Identification. It’s all happening beginning on September 14, 2021!

A Promise Kept: Commitment to World Trade Center Identification

Tuesday September 14th // 9:20 am - 10:15 am // Fiesta Ballroom
The 20th Anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks marks a moment in the history of the United States like no other.  The attacks cast a shadow over American life and defined the new century and a war on terror.  The aftermath of these attacks was not confined to weeks or months but continues today.  Our presentation will walk along the hardship and perseverance through the eyes of the team and families of the victims.  This commitment to identify all of those who lost their lives has not wavered. 
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