Meeting Materials

Meeting One | Meeting Two | Meeting Three

Meeting One

Introductory remarks of DAG Cole

Introductory remarks of Dr. John Holdren

National Academy of Sciences Report Executive Summary
Judge Harry Edwards, Senior Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Census of Publicly Funded Crime Laboratories
Matthew Durose, Bureau of Justice Statistics

Accreditation of Forensic Science Service Providers
Patricia A. Manzolillo, USPS Laboratory

Forensic Science Proficiency Testing
Dean M. Gialamas, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

Certification of Forensic Science Practitioners
Patricia A. Manzolillo, USPS Laboratory

Forensic Science Research and Development
Jeff Salyards, Defense Forensic Science Center

National Commission on Forensic Science: Overview of Standards as it Relates to the Forensic Science Community
Gerry LaPorte, National Institute of Justice

NIST Proposed Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC)

Meeting Two

References

Human Factors and Cognitive Bias in Forensic Science
Deborah Boehm-Davis, Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences and University Professor, Department of Psychology, George Mason University

John Collins, President, Forensic Foundations Group

The Need for Sequential Unmasking
Michael Risinger, John J. Gibbons Professor of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law

David H. Kaye
Distinguished Professor of Law and Weiss Family Faculty Scholar, Penn State University, Dickinson School of Law

Ethics and Forensic Science
J.C. Upshaw Downs, M.D., Coastal Regional Medical Examiner, Georgia Bureau of Investigation

Rob Lesnevich, Director, Forensic Science Laboratory, US Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration

Update on the Organization of Scientific Area Committees
Mark Stolorow, Director of OSAC Affairs, Office of Special Programs, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Meeting Three

Cognitive Bias and Human Factors in Forensic Science
Dr. Itiel Dror, Cognitive Neuroscientist, University College London and Cognitive Consultants International
Dr. Professor William Thompson, Professor, School of Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine

Survey of Law Enforcement Forensic Units

Latent Print Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) Interoperability
Introduction to Latent Fingerprint Analysis: Melissa Gische, Physical Scientist/Forensic Examiner, Latent Print Operations Unit, FBI Laboratory
Interoperability, Defined: Austin Hicklin, Fellow, Noblis
Federal Interoperability Issues: Lauren Reed, Director, U.S. Army Crime Laboratory
State and Local Interoperability Issues: David Russell, Director, Northern Virginia Regional Identification System (NOVARIS)

Lessons Learned from the United Kingdom
Mr. Andrew Rennison, Forensic Science Regulator, The Home Office, Government of the United Kingdom

The Role of Accreditation in Forensic Science
Accreditation, Defined: Beth Mishalanie, Senior Chemist and Quality Manager, Office of Criminal Enforcement, Environmental Protection Agency
Accreditation in the Clinical Arena: Dr. Roger Klein, Medical Director, Molecular Oncology, Section of Molecular Pathology, Robert J. Tomsich Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Accreditation in a Law Enforcement Forensic Unit: Lt. Ross Randlett, Prince William County Police Department

Written Public Comment
Commissioner Stephen Fienberg