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thermo-fisher-scientific_web Thermo Fisher Scientific | Booth # 126
Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. From forensic toxicology testing with Thermo Scientific™ products to human identification (HID) testing with Applied Biosystems™ products, we are changing lives – and transforming the way our customers work. (
agilent_web Agilent Technologies | Booth # 114
Agilent Technologies is a worldwide provider of GC, LC, MS and Spectroscopy instruments, technologies, related consumables, support, services, and workflow solutions that enable labs to analyze, confirm and quantify substances of interest with confidence while maintaining the most stringent laboratory practices, from sample preparation to final report. (
AirClean Systems Canada | Booth # 136
Our goal is to continually offer the safest, most reliable and trusted hoods, enclosures and cabinets in the industry. Our complete range of forensic containment products provide protection to the law enforcement professional, the forensic evidence or a combination of both. Protect yourself and your evidence from infectious pathogens and noxious odours while reducing possible cross-contamination. (
ARP Sciences | Booth #120
ARP Sciences LLC’s corporate experience includes a comprehensive understanding of our client’s missions. We offer laboratory management support and laboratory operations consulting, project and program management support, logistics support, laboratory facilities support management, Toxicology and DNA testing, analysis and support services, including forensic support services, and finally museum collections and public affairs management and support services. (
ANAB ASCLD-LAB/ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board | Table # TT03
ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) provides accreditation and training to public/private sector organizations in management systems, laboratories, inspection bodies, RMPs, and PT providers. ANAB is the global leader in accreditation of forensic testing agencies to ISO/IEC 17025 and forensic inspection agencies to ISO/IEC 17020. ANAB recently merged with ASCLD/LAB and is a signatory of the IAF and ILAC MRAs. (
ASCLD, American Society of Crime Lab Directors | Booth #109
Please join us in Atlanta from May 20-24, 2018 where we will provide fresh and innovative techniques to mentor and inspire your employees. Attendees will hear from experts both within and outside the forensic science arena, providing crime lab leaders with tools and information that can be directly applied to improve their operation. (
Aurora mScope | Booth #142
Aurora mScope is a global leader in developing and implementing digital pathology image management software solutions.  Our systems, which are developed by pathologists,  are secure, HIPPA compliant, web-based, and scanner agnostic, allowing for easy image access,  and intuitive viewing and reporting on smart phones, tablets, and computers anywhere, anytime. (
bluestar_web BLUESTAR | Booth # 101
Bluestar® offers crime scene investigation tools combining outstanding performance, great ease of use, and safety. Bluestar® Forensic easily reveals latent blood traces. Bluestar® OBTI and Bluestar® Identi-HEM® rapid tests confirm the human origin of the blood. The Bluestar® Identi-PSA® rapid test detects sperm PSA on a presumed sexual assault victim. (
bruker_web Bruker Corporation | Booth # 132
Bruker offers a wide range of analytical turnkey XRF, TXRF, µ-XRF, XRD, LC-TQ, GC-TQ, Q-TOF, Infrared and Raman solutions for the reliable and fast identification of crime scene evidence, toxins, DNA, traces, drug abuse and pharmaceuticals. In addition, Bruker offers comprehensive reference libraries for the quick and accurate identification of unknown substances, as well as validated easy-to-use software. (
Cayman Chemical Company | Booth # 137
Cayman Chemical is an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and ISO Guide 34:2009 ANAB accredited manufacturer of Certified Reference Materials (CRMs) and Reference Materials (RMs), providing analytical standards for traditional and emerging drugs of abuse including parent, stable isotope labeled, and metabolite standards. Custom synthesis and specialty formulations are available upon request.  (
COPAN Diagnostics, Inc. | Booth # 122
With a reputation for innovation in preanalytics, COPAN is a global leader in the manufacturing of collection and transport systems. COPAN’s innovation resulted in the invention of the patented FLOQSwabs which recover 90% of the specimen. Using that cutting-edge technology, COPAN developed a line of hDNA free flocked swabs for both the forensics and genetics markets. (
craic_web CRAIC Technologies | Booth # 113
CRAIC Technologies builds UV-visible-NIR microscopes, microspectrophotometers, Raman microspectrometers as well as tools for micro-colorimetry and standards traceable to NIST. CRAIC Technologies instruments can image and measure the spectra of micron spot sizes by transmission, reflectance, Raman, photoluminescence and with polarized light from the deep UV to the NIR. (
CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group | Booth #160
A premier global publisher of science and technology. CRC Press offers unique, trusted content by expert authors, spreading knowledge and promoting discovery worldwide. The Forensics & Criminal Justice collection encompasses books on law enforcement, policing, criminal justice and the law, forensic pathology, crime scene investigation, DNA analysis, and fire investigation. (
crime-lab-design_web Crime Lab Design | Booth # 133
Crime Lab Design delivers integrated architectural, engineering, laboratory planning, and equipment solutions for modern forensic facilities. Well-versed in the unique challenges of these facilities: ventilation, technologies/methodologies, evidence control, accreditation criteria, and health + safety. Locations in Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Philadelphia, San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. (
Elsevier | Booth #118
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, and deliver better care.  (
eppendorf_web Eppendorf | Booth # 130
Eppendorf sells instruments, consumables, and services for liquid, sample, and cell handling. Products include pipettes and automated pipetting systems, dispensers, centrifuges, mixers, spectrometers, PCR equipment, ultra-low temperature freezers, fermenters/bioreactors, CO2-incubators, shakers, and cell-manipulation systems. Consumables such as pipette tips, test tubes, microtiter plates, and single-use bioreactor vessels. (
FARO Technologies Inc. | Booth # 151
FARO® is the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging and realization technology. FARO specializes in 3D laser scanning and software for crime investigations. Accurately document everything needed to analyze the event and create compelling courtroom presentations. Capture 99% more data in half the time than with other measurement methods. (
foster-freeman_web Foster & Freeman | Booth # 112
Please visit the Foster & Freeman booth for all the latest information on our products for Document Examination, Trace Evidence, Latent Prints and Footwear Evidence. Also see our unique range of Crime-lite alternate light sources. Excellent training and long-term support always guaranteed. (
Forensic Sciences Research-Journal-Taylor & Francis | Booth #159
Forensic Sciences Research (FSR) is an open access and peer-reviewed journal. Published quarterly, FSR is the official journal of the Institute of Forensic Science (IFS), a national research institute affiliated to the Ministry of Justice, P.R. China. FSR promotes forensic sciences through publishing quality research articles, reviews, case reports and letters to editors.  (
Fumedica AG | Booth # 121
Multiphase Post-Mortem CT-Angiography (MPMCTA) is a minimally-invasive method to visualize the vascular system. Therefore Fumedica developed a technical equipment (circulation machine Virtangio©, contrast agent Angiofil© and tubing sets).   MPMCTA can solve -90% of the cases and is indicated for trauma cases or violent death, cardio-vascular diseases, medical malpractice and unexpected sudden death.  (
GE Healthcare | Booth # 135
GE Healthcare Life Sciences addresses the need for efficient forensic sample collection with its Whatman™ FTA™ technology and capability to manufacture high-quality sample collection and storage cards and kits. (website)
GeneDx | Booth # 106
GeneDx, an OPKO Health Company, offers diagnostic testing for hereditary cancers, cardiac, mitochondrial, and neurological disorders, prenatal diagnostics, and other rare disorders. Whole exome sequencing, microarray-based testing, targeted variant testing, and prenatal diagnostic services are also available. (
Hamilton Robotics | Booth # 149
Hamilton Robotics is a global leader in liquid handling and laboratory automation technology, advancing the forensic laboratory analytical sciences through reliability, performance and flexibility. The Hamilton team collaborates internationally with its law enforcement and criminal justice partners to help them achieve their ISO-17025 AND FBI-QAS compliant automation goals. (
IAFS 2020 Amsterdam Bid | Booth # 103
The Co van Ledden Hulsebosch (CLHC), the center for forensic science and medicine of the University of Amsterdam, proudly presents its bid for the IAFS 2020! Visit our booth, taste some typical Dutch treats and learn what Amsterdam and the CLHC has to offer to the international forensic community. (
IAFS 2020 Dubai Bid | Booth # 107
Dubai is the ultimate location between Europe and Asia Pacific. With easy accessibility by several airlines, state of the art infrastructure and above all, a culture of hospitality, Dubai promises to be the perfect host for the IAFS congress 2020. With mobility, sustainability and opportunity being the 3 core pillars of the Dubai World Expo 2020, innovation will be the highlight of the IAFS congress. ( |
IAFS 2020 Kuala Lumpur Bid | | Booth # 104
The Forensic Science Society of Malaysia in collaboration with Tourism Malaysia promises is to provide the perfect venue for IAFS 2020. Professional discussions for the advancement of forensic sciences will be set in world class facilities at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center amidst the rich and diverse culture of food and fun that is truly Asian. ( |
  IAFS 2020 Rio Bid | Booth # 105
The Brazilian Academy of Forensic Sciences is proud to present its bid to host the IAFS meeting for the first time in Latin America. The conference is planned to be held in majestic Rio de Janeiro, in the very same neighbourhood of the 2016 Olympic Games. Let’s take IAFS to a new frontier. (
iafs-2020_web IAFS 2020 Sydney Bid | Booth # 138
The Australian and New Zealand Forensic Sciences community has partnered with Business Events Sydney to bid for the 22nd triennial IAFS meeting to be held in Sydney in 2020. The conference will be at the new International Convention Centre. The whole oceanic region sees this as an opportunity to advance Forensic Science and Medicine in our region and to collaborate internationally.
ICRC / CICR | Booth # 110
When people die during war, catastrophes or migration, their bodies must be handled professionally and with utmost respect of their inherent dignity. The ICRC’s humanitarian forensic action consists in the application of forensic science to humanitarian activities: help ensure the proper management of the dead, help resolve and prevent the tragedy of people missing and bring solace to bereaved families. (
IDS | Booth # 145
IDS, a Korean technology company has developed an attachment for Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) cameras lenses. VELOX is designed to make forensic (Crime Scene) photography and capturing of finger prints easier. The benefit of the VELOX system, is that it incorporates the ALS into the camera assembly to allow easier, “hands-free” capture of the latent prints by the photographer. (
International Society of Forensic Radiology and Imaging | Table # TT05
The International Society of Forensic Radiology and Imaging is an interdisciplinary society with the goal of strengthening the field of forensic radiology and imaging worldwide. This includes promoting best practice and developing international quality standards and guidelines, educating practitioners, as well as encouraging innovative research in in the field of imaging. The society also maintains the “Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging”.  (
justice-trax_web Justice Trax, Inc. | Booth # 123
Since 1995 providing forensic laboratories with comprehensive case management software, outstanding customer support, software development and integration with other applications and instruments. Offering LIMS-plus and LIMS-plus DNA to manage sample work flow, including data upload and download to instrumentation. These systems are designed for forensic laboratories of all sizes. (
keyence Keyence Canada Inc. | Booth # 147
KEYENCE is a world leader in advanced microscopes for imaging and measurement applications. Our microscopes capture fully focused images and perform 3D profile and roughness measurements with nanometer-level resolution. Our microscope is used by 10,000 companies all over the world. Stop by and see a live demonstration! (
Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto | Table # TT02
Laboratory clinicians across Ontario diagnose disease through biopsies and laboratory tests. Researchers make leading edge breakthroughs that help cure and prevent disease. Forensic pathologists participate in the investigation of sudden and unexpected deaths for the benefit of families and the criminal justice system. The Department works with hospitals and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service to train new pathologists and forensic pathologists for Canada and abroad. (
labworks_-web Labworks International Inc. | Booth # 148
Labworks International is a leading North American supplier of mortuary rooms, body storage systems, body transporters, and autopsy suites. We provide complete design, supply, installation, and commissioning services for these applications. Our solutions feature innovative ideas to maximize usable space, improve ergonomics, and provide a much better work environment overall. (
laurentian-university_web Laurentian University Department of Forensic Science | Booth # 111
Granting Forensic degrees since 1998 and offering more FEPAC accredited degrees than anyone in Canada, the Department of Forensic Science at Laurentian University has a proven track record of teaching, research and consulting in various Forensic Science disciplines. We have toxicology, osteology, human DNA analysis and botany research laboratories on site. (
Leica Geosystems | Booth # 141
Leica Geosystems is the world leader in 3D laser scanning for public safety applications. We provide our customers with the tools they need to do the job quickly, precisely and reliably. The leading position we hold in our industry is based on a solid foundation of qualities which, taken together, give us a unique position in the world of public safety. (
Leica Microsystems | Booth # 153
Leica Microsystems develops and manufactures microscopes and scientific instruments for the analysis of microstructures and nanostructures. The company is one of the market leaders in compound and stereo microscopy, comparison microcopy for forensic examinations, digital microscopy, confocal laser scanning microscopy, electron microscopy sample preparation, optical coherence tomography, and surgical microscopes. (
Lodox Systems | Booth # 143
Full-body, high-speed digital radiology with low radiation emission and scatter. Lodox provides a time-saving, low-dose investigation of the entire body in less than 5 minutes.  Institutions around the world benefit in multiple applications such as major trauma centers, ER’s, mass-casualty, pediatric & bariatric imaging, and forensic medical investigations. (
Menarini Silicon Biosystems | Booth # 144
Menarini Silicon Biosystems offers the DEPArray™ system, which allows you to select, sort and collect both individual and pools of cells from a variety of samples. DEPArray™ resolves heterogeneity, enabling forensic genetic analysis of mixed samples through the identification, separation and recovery of sperm, epithelial and blood cells, with clear-cut genetic profiles.  (
METTLER TOLEDO | Booth # 157
METTLER TOLEDO is the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of weighing instruments. With a presence spanning more than 100 countries, METTLER TOLEDO is globally diversified with a worldwide reach. We offer a broad range of solutions and lead the market in technology advances; giving our customers a continuous competitive advantage. (
Mopec logo Mopec | Booth # 119
Mopec provides American-made equipment and laboratory products to the pathology, autopsy and mortuary industries. Founded in 1992, Mopec solutions are among the best as demonstrated by the vast number of installations in America’s top healthcare institutions. Our reputation is built on decades of superior customer service specializing in consultation and customization. (
Nichevision Forensics, LLC | Booth # 124
NicheVision is the premier developer and integrator of software solutions for forensic DNA human identity and sample tracking, including the two most widely used DNA analysis tools used in the US; ArmedXpertTM and STRmixTM  and DNAXpressTM the most flexible and feature rich DNA forensic sample tracking solution. (
Nikon Canada Inc. | Booth # 116
Nikon Instruments, (Canada) Inc. is a world leader in the development and manufacture of optical and digital imaging technology for biomedical applications. Now in its 99th year, Nikon provides complete optical systems that offer optimal versatility, performance and productivity. Cutting-edge instruments include microscopes, digital imaging products and software. (
  NMS Labs | Booth #154
NMS Labs is the leading independent provider of clinical and forensic toxicology and criminalistics laboratory services for the health care and forensic sciences communities. A provider of innovative, first-to-market and hard-to-find testing that has a broad menu of over 2,500 laboratory tests. Customers worldwide have recognized NMS Labs for its world-class, full-service facility and emphasis on research and development.  (
Ontario Forensic Pathology Service | Table # TT02
The Ontario Forensic Pathology Service provides medicolegal autopsies under the Coroners Act and collaborates with the Office of the Chief Coroner in death investigation. Forensic pathologists apply medicine and science to legal issues, usually in sudden deaths. More than 6000 medicolegal autopsies are conducted annually in Ontario. (website)
  Ontario Network of SADVTC’s and IAFN | Table # TT06
Forensic nurses at Ontario’s 35 hospital-based treatment centres provide comprehensive nursing care, including crisis support, forensic evidence collection, assessment and documentation of injuries (including photographs), testing and prophylactic treatment for sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy, risk assessment, and safety planning to victims/survivors of recent sexual and/or domestic violence across the lifespan. ( |
Ontario Provincial Police | Booth # 155
The OPP is the largest police service in Ontario and the second largest in Canada.  OPP Forensic Identification Services has 13 state of the art laboratories throughout Ontario and highly skilled forensic technical support units located centrally within their central headquarters.  (
Patlon & LGC | Booth # 161
Patlon is a privately held, Canadian owned company incorporated in 1953 with offices across the country. Our primary expertise is engineering sales. We exclusively represent international manufactures and we bring their world class technology to the Canadian market place which includes LGC and their ParaDNA equipment. (
Promega Corporation | Booth #150
Promega Corporation has provided products for DNA-based human identification for more than 25 years. They are a leader in providing innovative solutions and technical support to the life sciences industry. Founded in 1978, Promega is headquartered in Madison, WI, USA with branches in 16 countries and over 50 global distributors. (
smallpond_web SmallPond | Booth #131
SmallPond is a DNA profile databasing and matching technology. It maintains a database of DNA profile information and provides for efficient matching of new DNA profile data against the database to assist in the generation of investigative leads and/or identification of individuals. (
softgenetics_web2 SoftGenetics | Booth #117
Featuring: GeneMarker® HID, an NDIS approved expert software that includes: mixture analysis; relationship testing/missing persons search & familial/partial match search capabilities; contamination check/elimination database; paternity analysis; compatible with CE & RapidDNA platforms; probabilistic software and GeneMarker®HTS, for NGS data analysis of mtDNA & STRS. Demonstration & Free Trials at booth. (
SPEX Forensics | Booth #152
As the World Leader in Forensic Light Sources, SPEX Forensics celebrates 20 years of innovation.  Once again revolutionizing the industry with latest LED Technology, Full Spectrum Cameras, Fingerprint Image Enhancement Systems and Fingerprint/ Palm Print Identification Systems.  Evidence detection, documentation and identification has evolved.  (
STACS DNA | Booth #108
STACS DNA delivers sample and kit tracking software for forensic DNA labs. If it’s in your lab, STACS® tracks it. Increase productivity by 40%, reduce errors, cut costs and improve data quality, without replacing your LIMS. Customers include most major U.S. forensic DNA labs, the U.S. Army and the RCMP. (
sudep_web Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) Aware | Table #TT04
SUDEP Aware is a Canadian charity that dedicates its time and resources to the prevention of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) through efforts to bring greater public awareness; to improve and share knowledge; to support and finance research studies; and to assist families bereaved by, and living with, epilepsy. (
thermo-fisher-scientific_web Thermo Fisher Scientific | Booth # 126
Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. From forensic toxicology testing with Thermo Scientific™ products to human identification (HID) testing with Applied Biosystems™ products, we are changing lives – and transforming the way our customers work. (
Trent University – Forensic Science | Booth # 146
Trent’s forensic science program combines theory and practice to give our students the confidence and skills to excel in this field. Award-winning faculty and leading professionals bring Trent students an extensive knowledge of a range of topics, along with current developments in forensics via experiential learning. Our students gain hands on skills to prepare for a professional career. (
  Trimble | Booth # 156
The leading provider of Forensics Solutions for field to finish workflows. From mechanical and robotic total stations to 3D Scanners with field software and office software developed with the Forensic Reconstructionist in mind. These Trimble tools enable accurate, efficient and safe data capture to clear scenes faster and help build solid cases.  (
UQTR/LRC | Booth # 140
L’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières launched its forensic curriculum in 2012 within the Chemistry, biochemistry and physics department, not only to address physical, chemical, biological and digital traces detection, but also their interpretation for security and justice purposes. The LRC is its research entity mandated to tackle these issues. ( | |
Black-UTS-logo-Title_EX University of Technology Sydney (UTS) | Booth # 139
University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is the #1 young university in Australia*. It is a dynamic, innovative and vibrant university with a newly revitalized campus in the heart of Sydney. The Centre for Forensic Science is one of UTS’s research centre where industry and academics work together to address questions of national security and public safety through practical solutions and scientific work. (
University of Windsor | Booth # 115
Our Forensic Science programs have a comprehensive curriculum incorporating emerging technologies and newer areas within Forensic Sciences. There is a strong emphasis on hands-on experience and research. Students admitted into these programs can tailor the degree to their interests and are succeeding in a variety of careers and postgraduate studies. (
VUV Analytics Inc. | Booth # 102
VUV Analytics is the leader in vacuum ultraviolet (VUV) absorption spectroscopy. VUV Analytics manufactures the VGA-100, VGA-101, & SVGA-100 universal gas chromatography and streaming gas detectors. Unlike legacy detection methods, VUV detectors allow for a more automated analysis with lower risk of errors, shorter run times, and higher analytical productivity. (



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