Plenary Sessions and Workshops

(subject to changes)

Plenary topics and speakers


Human Identification & DNA Technologies
Charla Marshall

DNA Phenotyping
Manel Esteller

Population Genetics
Maria Martinon

PMS DNA Transfer Panel Discussion
Peter Gill, Bas Kokshoorn, Mariya Goray

DNA Interpretation & Statistics
Duncan Taylor

Genetic Genealogy & Ethics
Andreas Tillmar

Workshops and presenters


Monday, 9th september

Room Morning Afternoon
1 Half day Body Fluid Identification
Titia Sijen, Cordula Haas
Half day Disaster Victim Identification
Carlos Vullo, Lourdes Prieto
2 Half day mtDNA
Walther Parson, Charla Marshall
Half day Forensic Database Advisory Board and
Ethical Considerations for Forensic Genetic
Frequency Databases
Martin Zieger
3 Full day Forensic Genetics Genealogy
Daniel Kling, Andreas Tillmar
4 Full day Mixture Interpretation (basic & advanced session) **
Peter Gill, Øyvind Bleka, Corina Benschop

** In case you are interested in only one, the Basic and Advanced sessions can be selected separately.

Tuesday 10th

Room Morning Afternoon
1 Half day Ancestry/ Appearance & Phenotyping
Antonia Heidegger, Catarina Xavier
Half day Bayesian Networks & Activity Level Reporting
Bas Kokshoorn, Yvonne van de Wal; Bart Aarts
2 Half day Y-Chromosome Analysis and Statistics
Lutz Roewer, Sascha Willuweit
Half day Y-Chromosome interpretation: extended/new methodologies on Y-SNPs and Y-STRs
Arwin Ralf, Sofie Claerhout
3 Full day Bioinformatics MPS (basic & advanced session) **
Jerry Hoogenboom, Jonathan King
4 Full day Kinship Statistics and Pedigree Analysis (basic & advanced session) **
Thore Egeland, Magnus Vigeland

** In case you are interested in only one, the Basic and Advanced sessions can be selected separately.

Body Fluid Identification
Titia Sijen, Cordula Haas

Disaster Victim Identification
Carlos Vullo, Lourdes Prieto

mtDNA
Walther Parson, Charla Marshall

Reporting & Communicating Science
John Butler

Forensic Genetics Genealogy (basic & advanced session)
Daniel Kling, Andreas Tillmar

Mixture Interpretation (basic & advanced session)
Peter Gill, Øyvind Bleka, Corina Benschop

Ancestry/ Appearance & Phenotyping
Antonia Heidegger, Catarina Xavier

Bayesian Networks & Activity Level Reporting
Bas Kokshoorn

Y-Chromosome Analysis and Statistics (first session)
Lutz Roewer, Sascha Willuweit

Y-Chromosome Analysis and Statistics (second session)
Arwin Ralf, Sofie Claerhout

Bioinformatics MPS (basic & advanced session)
Jerry Hoogenboom, Jonathan King

Kinship Statistics and Pedigree Analysis (basic & advanced session)
Thore Egeland, Magnus Vigeland