NAFEA 2013 will be held July 14-17 at the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio.
Day of Networking: 14 July 2013
Attendees are welcome to Dayton on the Sunday prior to the meeting for networking opportunities with current (and potential future) collaborators! We will arrange group related activities that allow for attendees to explore Dayton.
ABFE Exam: 15 July 2013
The board certification examination for ABFE will be offered to members on the Sunday before the meeting.
Workshop: 15 July 2013
An introductory, daylong, two-part workshop will cover the basic tools required for forensic entomologists. We will cover methods, techniques and provide a hands-on experience for participants in how to collect, process, preserve and analyze entomological evidence associated with crime scenes.
Session I: Collecting, processing and analyzing insect evidence from a crime scene
Session II: Insect macrophotography
Scientific Sessions – 16-17 July 2013
The oral and poster sessions will be on the last two days of the conference with the student competition to be held on the first day. Please note that abstract submission is competitive this year with space for 35 oral presentations lasting approximately 15 minutes. Abstracts for oral presentations will be peer reviewed and selected for oral presentation. Those not selected for oral presentation will be invited to be presented as a poster. Details of the review process are forthcoming. We invite attendees to bring scientific posters for display.
Our keynote speaker is Dr. Sue Stejskal with the St. Joseph Co. (MI) Sheriff’s Department. She is the author of “Death, Decomposition, and Detector Dogs: From Science to Scene”