2018 ACSR Conference

This will be the 28th annual ACSR training conference.

Where: Tacoma, WA, USA
When: 6-8 March 2018

  • The Tacoma waterfront & esplanade
  • Mt. Rainier and tulip fields in the Puyallup Valley
  • Museum of Glass Fluent Steps installation
  • Dusk arrives at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center
  • Diners take in the view from the Chambers Bay Grill

Here is a tentative lineup of talks & workshops:

  • Photo documentation of bullet holes, trajectory rods, and lasers for later analysis
  • High speed camera/photography use in reconstruction
  • Omni-Car: Comprehensive field testing of blood, GSR, semen, and infrared aspects of a car search
  • Handheld laser 3D scanning of bodies at autopsies
  • Drone use in forensic reconstruction
  • Bullet holes in clothing: evaluation & documentation
  • Creating effective court exhibits from scan data
  • Keynote debate/panel on bias in forensic science

The conference will be held at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma, Washington. Rooms have been set aside and are available for $117/night using this link.

Click here to reserve your room

For anyone arriving early or staying late, or for any spouses looking for something to do, the Travel Tacoma team offer some suggestions for 1-day itineraries in the area.

More details will be added as they become available.