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State Forensic Science Bureau

TE meeting 2018

Second Baltic Forensic Scientist Meeting of Trace Evidence
 
Members of the network of the Baltic states forensic institutions (NBSFI) will gather on 17th – 18th May 2018 to attend the Second Baltic Forensic Scientist Meeting of Trace Evidence. The meeting will be held at the State Forensic Science Bureau (SFSB) of the Republic of Latvia facilities.
 
The format of meeting includes presentations on a first half-day, and on a second half-day all participants according to their speciality will be invited to join a smaller discussion group for a hands-on session in the laboratory.
 
Topics that cover trace evidence (paint and polymer, fibres and textile, glass, metal, GSR, ignitable liquids) as well as fingerprint development, forensic soil and forensic botany fields of investigation will be to be discussed during the meeting.
 
The working language of the meeting is optional (English or Russian) and no requirements will be imposed.
 
Agenda
 
The Second Forensic Science Meeting of Trace Evidence
 
17th to18th of May 2018
 
State Forensic Science Bureau, Riga
 
Thursday, 17th May 2018
 
 
Topic
12:30-13:00
Registration of participants at SFSB, coffee & snacks
13:00-13:30
 Euro-banknote forgery detection at triple wavelength laser illumination (P.Potapovs, I.Ošiņa, J.Spīgulis, University of Latvia)
13:30-14:00
Cultural Heritage research and preservation. Classical techniques and nuclear technologies application (I.Tuņa, Latvia National History Museum)
14:00-14:50
New equipment as well as new methods and innovative approaches to modern forensic problems (new fields of investigation) (10-15 min each laboratory)
14:50-15:10
Coffee Break
15:10-16:00
Research work & participation in various projects (10-15 min each topic), discussion
 
Social evening event
Friday, 18th May 2018
 
Topic
9:00-9:30
The register of Forensic Experts (R.Apinis, SFSB), discussion
9:30-10:00
Experience of participation in court hearings (10 min each laboratory)
10:00-10:40
“Bring your case” session, part I
10:40-11:00
Coffee Break
11:00-12:30
“Bring your case” session, part II
12:30-13:00
Final discussions and meeting evaluation