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Countdown to GCC Forensic Science Conference
  • Feb 21, 2018
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Following the success of the inaugural edition of the GCC Forensic Science Conference, the event is returning for an expanded version with new themes that build on the foundation topics introduced in the previous year.

The programme aims to discuss the most important and current topics in Forensic Science areas, with a particular focus on:
New technology & techniques for crime scene investigation
Cold case solving
Workflow case management
Forensic intelligence
Counterfeit currencies and documents
Forensic DNA
Complex & multidisciplinary crime solving
Investigation bias
Applied genomics
Disaster victim identification
Facial recognition technology
Evidence interpretation
Novel chemicals
Cognitive forensic science
Legal medicine
Bloodstain pattern analysis
Environmental forensic science
Disaster victim identification
Forensic photography, audio and video examination
Fibres & trace evidence analysis
International forensic networks and information
Forensic anthropology
New technology for crime scene investigation
Digital forensics applications for multidisciplinary investigations
E-crime and cryptocurrencies

We also welcome submissions from other areas of forensic science, which will be considered within the same criteria as the priority topics.

Abstract Submission
An abstract between 250 to 500 words (excluding references) should be submitted. Please read the updated submission guidelines before forwarding your documents.

Selection will be based on the following criteria:
Relevance to the conference themes
Excellence in research practices and adherence to international standards of ethics
Possibility of real life implementation of research post conference by regional police forces
Reliance on actual case studies
Completeness of the required information submitted including abstract, references and submission form

How to submit
After crafting your submission, you will need to upload it using the EasyChair Conference Management Platform using the following link:

No submissions will be accepted by email or other means for this year’s Conference.

Important dates

12 July, 2018 - Speakers will be notified of acceptance

12 August, 2018 - Speakers must submit final presentation slides

30 August, 2018 - Deadline for submitting documents for speakers/substitute speakers

Additional Information
All abstracts must be prepared using the abstract submission guidelines
Each speaker may submit a maximum of two abstracts
Each abstract submission must indicate if the material was published or presented in any prior Congress or if it received any awards
Speakers must not use the session as a marketing opportunity for products/equipment
Accepted presenters will get free registration to the event

All speakers (conference speakers, panellists, and sponsors) are legally required to submit their identification documents and security clearance forms as a part of a security regulations for official Abu Dhabi Police events by the 30th of August. Forms are circulated to accepted speakers along with their acceptance notification. Failure to do so will result in the cancellation of the session and the speaker will not be allowed to present at the event. Incomplete forms or documents will be rejected, also resulting in cancellation of the session. There will be no exceptions, waivers or deadline extensions.

For further information, please contact:
Mariana De Carli Al Ali
Content Manager
T: +971 (0) 4 4356101
M: +971 (0) 56 897 8703

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