Workshop

Accreditation for Rapid DNA and Tips and Tricks for Implementation

Monday September 23rd, 2024 // 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm // JW Marriott Hill Country, Room NO

Standard Registration$275.00

Fee includes lunch and materials. Those attending both the morning and afternoon session will receive a discounted rate of $345, which includes both breakfast and lunch.

Description:

This workshop will focus on tips and tricks to implementing a Forensic Rapid DNA Program and include presentations on expanding the lab’s scope of accreditation for Rapid DNA by the accrediting bodies.

 

Learning Outcomes:

After completion of the workshop, participants will have an in-depth understanding of what will be needed to implement a Forensic Rapid DNA Program outside the laboratory, and insight into expanding a laboratory’s scope of accreditation to include the use of Forensic Rapid DNA outside the laboratory.

 

Intended Audience:

Accredited forensic DNA laboratories. Some knowledge required.

Speakers

Douglas HaresChair

Rapid DNA Implementation Program Advisor for the FBI’s Biometric Analysis Section

Dr. Hares is the Rapid DNA Implementation Program Advisor for the FBI’s Biometric Analysis Section.  He joined the DNA Analysis Unit II of the FBI Laboratory in 2000 as a Forensic Examiner.  In 2006, Dr. Hares transferred to the CODIS Unit where he served as the NDIS Custodian for over 13 years. 

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