2nd Annual Online Symposium: Current Trends in Forensics & Forensic Toxicology

Learn Through Live Access to Leaders in their Field! 

Remain current on critical issues facing forensic toxicologists today! Experience best practices in forensic toxicology such as sample preparation, method development, and forensic method validation. Learn from dedicated sessions on seized drug and trace analysis. Interact with the experts in a panel discussion at the close of each day. Learn from sponsored presentations introducing new products, services, and educational opportunities and take advantage of the week-long poster session! This online symposium will provide you with ready access to some of today’s leading researchers and practitioners without ever having to leave the laboratory.

Date: May 13 – 17, 2019
Location: On-line
Registration fee: Free
C.E. credits: ABFT approved (see link for details)

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Oral Fluid Workshop – From the Roadside to the Courtroom

This 8-hour SOFT Continuing Education Regional Workshop will focus on the use of oral fluid testing to support driving while under the influence of drugs (DUID) investigations. Both roadside and lab based evidential testing will be discussed. The training is designed for toxicologists, law enforcement, attorneys, and other traffic safety partners to successfully investigate and prosecute DUID in their communities. 

Date: May 16 – 17, 2019

Location: Dallas County Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences, 2355 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207

Registration fee: $75 SOFT memebers | $50 students | $125 non-SOFT members

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2019 Liquid Chromatography School

This course offers a well-designed combination of lecture and hands-on laboratory training.  Students gain sufficient theoretical and practical background to perform independent work in liquid chromatography.
The three day course encompasses all major areas of liquid chromatography and related sample preparation techniques likely to be encountered by workers practicing in the field.
Experts active in the field of liquid chromatography lead the course and laboratory sessions.
A full day of intensive laboratory experiments gives the students, working as small teams, invaluable hands-on experience.
The latest high performance UHPLC/HPLC equipment, supplied by leading manufacturers, comprise the chromatographic instrumentation for students to use during the lab sessions.  Technical experts from the various companies will guide students through the operation of the system.

Date: May 21- 23, 2019
Location: Roosevelt University, 
1400 N Roosevelt Blvd, Schaumburg, IL  60173
Registration fee: $995 (includes text, supplies and lunches) | $500 for students
C.E. credits: ACCENT 20 hours (see link for details)

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