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5 - 8 September 2017  |  Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore

Program at a glance

Programme may be subjected to changes [Updated on 6 June 2017]

Important note: Participants attending the DNA Workgroup programme, please note that there is one additional day of workshop and scientific sharing on 4th September 2017.

  • This is only for the AFSN Board Members.
      PROGRAMME
    1300 - 1400 AFSN BOARD LUNCH (at HSA Recreation Room, HSA Building, Outram)
    1400 - 1700 AFSN BOARD RETREAT (at HSA Board Room)

     

    This is for DNA Workgroup
    WORKGROUP DNA Workgroup
    DATE 4th September 2017 (Pre-Conference)
    VENUE Block 58, Level 1, LT58A
      Title Speaker Organisation
    0800 - 0900 Registration (Block 58, Level 1)
    0900 - 0905 Opening Speech Ms Nor Aidora Saedon Chair, DNAWG
    0905 - 0915 Welcome Address Dr Christopher Syn Vice Chair, DNAWG
    0915 - 0945 Microbial Forensics and Human Identification Prof Bruce
    Budowle
    University of
    North Texas,
    USA
    0945 - 1015 Past Accounting Mission: The Way Forward Dr Timothy
    McMahon
    Armed Forces
    Medical Examiner
    System,
    USA
    1015 - 1030 A Study of Differentiating
    Identical Twins via NGS
    Ms Nor
    Aidora Saedon
    Department
    of Chemistry,
    Malaysia
    1030 - 1045 The Forensic Applications of Next Generation Sequencing Protects The Future Generation Dr Henky Henky Indonesian Association of Forensic Pathologist, Indonesia
    1045 - 1115 Tea Break
    1115 - 1145 Validation and Implementation
    of New Sequencing Technologies for
    Forensic Science in New Zealand
    Dr SallyAnn
    Harbison
    Institute of
    Environmental
    Science and Research,
    New Zealand
    1145 - 1215 Probabilistic Genotyping:
    An introduction to STRmix™ V2.5
    Ms Catherine
    McGovern
    Institute of
    Environmental
    Science and Research,
    New Zealand
    1215- 1230 Analysis of DNA Stability from Buried Blood
    Stains Using Maxwell®16 Forensic
    Mrs Vira Saamia Forensic Laboratory
    Centre of
    Indonesian National
    Police Headquarters,
    Indonesia
    1230 - 1400

    1230-1300
    Lunch Talk by
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Autosomal and Y STR Typing of DNA from Human Skeletal Remains and Cadaver Tissues

    Lunch


    Prof Bruce Budowle
    University of North Texas,
    USA
    1400 - 1430 CODIS 8.0 - New Enhancements
    and Capabilities
    Mr Timothy
    Zolandz
    Federal Bureau
    of Investigation,
    USA
    1430 - 1445 INTERPOL DNA and Missing Persons Project Mr Mark
    Branchflower
    INTERPOL,
    France
    1445 - 1500 Evaluation of DNA Methylation-Based
    Assay for Age Prediction in Forensics
    Dr Thong
    Zhonghui
    Health Sciences
    Authority,
    Singapore
    1500 - 1515 Validation of the Erase Sperm Isolation KitTM
    System on the Tecan Freedom EVO® 150
    for Semen Stains Casework
    Mr Abdul Hail
    Ahmad Tarmizzi
    Department
    of Chemistry,
    Malaysia
    1515 - 1545 Limiting DNA Contamination Risk Dr Roland
    van Oorschot
    Forensic Services
    Department of
    Victoria Police,
    Australia
    1545 - 1615 Tea Break
    1615 - 1645 Enhanced Front End Sample Collection and
    Extraction Can Improve DNA Typing Results
    and Laboratory Workflow
    Prof Bruce
    Budowle
    University of
    North Texas,
    USA
    1645 - 1700 Comparative Study of Different Swabs and
    Tapes to Optimize Collection
    and Recovery of Trace DNA
    Mr Chen Qiang Ngee Ann
    Polytechnic,
    Singapore
    1700 - 1715 The 4th AFSN DNA Inter-Laboratory Exercise Mr Tan Wei Jie Health Sciences
    Authority,
    Singapore
  • DAY 1 PROGRAMME
    0730  -  0900 Registration & Breakfast (Block 73, Music Box)
    0900 – 1000 Keynote Lecture 1

    Cognitive Bias in Expert Decision Making: Why it happens and Practical Ways to Minimize it

    Dr Itiel Dror
    University College London, United Kingdom

    1000 - 1040 Opening Ceremony
    Welcome Address by AFSN President, Mr Somn Promaros
    Address by HSA CEO, Dr Mimi Choong
    Address by Ngee Ann Polytechnic Principal, Mr Clarence Ti
    Speech by Guest-of-Honour Minister, Prime Minister’s Office &
    Second Minister, Ministry of Home Affairs & National Development, Mr Desmond Lee
    1040 - 1130 Keynote Lecture 2

    Forensic Science in Court

    Mr Kwek Mean Luck, S.C
    Attorney-General's Chamber, Singapore

    1130 - 1200 Keynote Lecture 3

    The need for INTERPOL BIOMETRIC databases in a rapidly changing World

    Mr Mark Branchflower
    EDPS Coordinator Fingerprint Unit, INTERPOL

    1200 - 1330 Lunch
    (near Exhibition Area at Block 58)
    Lunch
    (outside Music Box at Block 73)
    1330 - 1500 Quality Workshop 1 Quality Workshop 2
    Block 58, Level 1, LT58A Block 73, Level 3, Music Box

    Building an Effective Training Framework

    Ms Ilini Ng
    Agilent Technologies, Singapore

    Systemic Failure in Laboratory Quality System -
    The William A. Hinton State Institute
    Drug Analysis Laboratory Investigation

    Mr John Mario
    Suffolk County
    Community College, USA

    1500 - 1530 Tea Break
    (near Exhibition Area at Block 58)
    Tea Break
    (outside Music Box at Block 73)
    1530 - 1630 Quality Workshop 1 Quality Workshop 2

    Building an Effective Training Framework
    (Continuation)

    Getting From Here to There:
    The Revision of ISO/IEC 17025

    Mrs Anja Einseln
    Seaglass Training, USA

    1630 - 1800

    Workgroup Business Meetings

    CSIWG (Block 58, Level 3, LT58C)
    DNAWG (Block 58, Level 1, LT58A) 
     IDWG (Block 58, Level 3, LT58B) 
    TEWG (Block 58, Level 1, Classroom 58-01-01)
    QASC (Block 58, Level 1, Classroom 58-01-02)

    1800 - 2000 AFSN Board and Workgroup Chairs Retreat (with Dinner)
    (Block 58, Level 1, Classroom 58-01-02)
  • WORKGROUP Crime Scene Investigation Workgroup
    DATE 6th September 2017
    VENUE Block 58, Level 3, LT58C
      Title Speaker Organisation
    0830 - 0900 Registration (Block 58, Level 1)
    0900 - 1030 Crime Scene Investigation Workshop
    on “Crime Scene Reconstruction:
    Science from scene to courtroom”
    Dr Mark Reynolds Western
    Australia Police,
    Australia
    1030 - 1100 Tea Break
    1100 - 1230 Crime Scene Investigation Workshop
    (Continuation)
    Dr Mark Reynolds Western
    Australia Police,
    Australia
    1230 - 1330 Lunch
    1330 - 1500 Crime Scene Investigation Workshop
    (Continuation)
    Dr Mark Reynolds Western
    Australia Police,
    Australia
    1500 - 1530 Tea Break
    1530 - 1700 Crime Scene Investigation Workshop
    (Continuation)
    Dr Mark Reynolds Western
    Australia Police,
    Australia
    DATE 7th September 2017
    VENUE Block 58, Level 3, LT58C
      Title Speaker Organisation
    0830 - 0900 Registration (Block 58, Level 1)
    0900 - 0930 Spectral Imaging for Crime Scene Evidence Assoc Prof
    Huang Wei
    Institute of
    Forensic Science,
    Ministry of Public
    Security,
    People's Republic
    of China
    0930 - 1000 Latent fingermark development on thermal
    paper using 1,2-Indanedione/zinc
    and polyvinylpyrrolidone
    Prof Hong
    Sungwook
    Graduate School of
    Forensic Science,
    Soon Chun
    Hyang University,
    South Korea
    1000 - 1030 Forensic Investigation on
    Stephanie Foray case
    Mr Vignesvaran
    Velautham
    Royal Malaysia Police
    Forensic Laboratory,
    Malaysia
    1030 - 1100 Tea Break
    1100 - 1130 Forensic Bare Footprint Comparison –
    A Validation Study
    Mr Louis Koh Health Sciences
    Authority,
    Singapore
    1130 - 1200 The characteristics of the donor were inferred by analyzing the exogenous ingredients of the body fluids’ spots in crime scene Assoc Prof Zhang
    Yunfeng
    Institute of
    Forensic Science,
    Ministry of Public
    Security,
    People's Republic
    of China
    1200 - 1230 Visualising ‘Blood’ and Gunshot
    Residue on dark fabric surfaces
    Mr Phua Zai Rong Health Sciences
    Authority,
    Singapore
    1230 - 1330 Lunch
    1330 - 1400 Repetitive deliberate fires: detecting series
    and setting up a systematic analysis process
    Mrs Eva
    Bruenisholz
    Ecole des Sciences
    Criminelles,
    Institut de Police
    Scientifique,
    Université de Lausanne,
    Switzerland
    1400 - 1430 Australian Experience of Forensics in a Rapidly Changing World Dr Simon Walsh Australian Federal Police, Australia
    1430 - 1500 The power of Keywords in Digital Forensic
    Investigation : Case study and
    experience sharing
    Mr Muhammad
    Zulkifly bin
    Mohd Isa
    Royal Malaysia Police
    Forensic Laboratory,
    Malaysia
    1500 - 1530 Future approach for social
    media investigations: facebook forensic
    Mr Vikneswaran
    Kenniah
    Malaysian
    Communications
    and Multimedia,
    Malaysia
    1530 - 1600 Tea Break
    1600 - 1630 Windows 10 Forensics:
    Tor Browser Artifacts Analysis
    Mr Muhammad
    Fadzlan Zainal
    CyberSecurity,
    Malaysia
    1630 - 1700 A Forensic Analysis on WhatsApp Conversation:
    A Case Study of the Malaysian National
    Primary School Examination Paper Leak
    Mr Mohd Azmil
    Mohamed Nazim
    & Mr Rahmat Bin
    Abu Nong
    Malaysian
    Communications
    and Multimedia,
    Malaysia
    1700 - 2200 Conference Dinner at Forest Lodge, Singapore Zoo

     

     

    WORKGROUP DNA Workgroup
    DATE 4th September 2017 (Pre-Conference)
    VENUE Block 58, Level 1, LT58A
      Title Speaker Organisation
    0800 - 0900 Registration (Block 58, Level 1)
    0900 - 0905 Opening Speech Ms Nor Aidora Saedon Chair, DNAWG
    0905 - 0915 Welcome Address Dr Christopher Syn Vice Chair, DNAWG
    0915 - 0945 Microbial Forensics and Human Identification Prof Bruce
    Budowle
    University of
    North Texas,
    USA
    0945 - 1015 Past Accounting Mission: The Way Forward Dr Timothy
    McMahon
    Armed Forces
    Medical Examiner
    System,
    USA
    1015 - 1030 A Study of Differentiating
    Identical Twins via NGS
    Ms Nor
    Aidora Saedon
    Department
    of Chemistry,
    Malaysia
    1030 - 1045 The Forensic Applications of Next Generation Sequencing Protects The Future Generation Dr Henky Henky Indonesian Association of Forensic Pathologist, Indonesia
    1045 - 1115 Tea Break
    1115 - 1145 Validation and Implementation
    of New Sequencing Technologies for
    Forensic Science in New Zealand
    Dr SallyAnn
    Harbison
    Institute of
    Environmental
    Science and Research,
    New Zealand
    1145 - 1215 Probabilistic Genotyping:
    An introduction to STRmix™ V2.5
    Ms Catherine
    McGovern
    Institute of
    Environmental
    Science and Research,
    New Zealand
    1215- 1230 Analysis of DNA Stability from Buried Blood
    Stains Using Maxwell®16 Forensic
    Mrs Vira Saamia Forensic Laboratory
    Centre of
    Indonesian National
    Police Headquarters,
    Indonesia
    1230 - 1400

    1230-1300
    Lunch Talk by
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Autosomal and Y STR Typing of DNA from Human Skeletal Remains and Cadaver Tissues

    Lunch

    Prof Bruce Budowle University of North Texas,
    USA
    1400 - 1430 CODIS 8.0 - New Enhancements
    and Capabilities
    Mr Timothy
    Zolandz
    Federal Bureau
    of Investigation,
    USA
    1430 - 1445 INTERPOL DNA and Missing Persons Project Mr Mark
    Branchflower
    INTERPOL,
    France
    1445 - 1500 Evaluation of DNA Methylation-Based
    Assay for Age Prediction in Forensics
    Dr Thong
    Zhonghui
    Health Sciences
    Authority,
    Singapore
    1500 - 1515 Validation of the Erase Sperm Isolation KitTM
    System on the Tecan Freedom EVO® 150
    for Semen Stains Casework
    Mr Abdul Hail
    Ahmad Tarmizzi
    Department
    of Chemistry,
    Malaysia
    1515 - 1545 Limiting DNA Contamination Risk Dr Roland
    van Oorschot
    Forensic Services
    Department of
    Victoria Police,
    Australia
    1545 - 1615 Tea Break
    1615 - 1645 Enhanced Front End Sample Collection and
    Extraction Can Improve DNA Typing Results
    and Laboratory Workflow
    Prof Bruce
    Budowle
    University of
    North Texas,
    USA
    1645 - 1700 Comparative Study of Different Swabs and
    Tapes to Optimize Collection
    and Recovery of Trace DNA
    Mr Chen Qiang Ngee Ann
    Polytechnic,
    Singapore
    1700 - 1715 The 4th AFSN DNA Inter-Laboratory Exercise Mr Tan Wei Jie Health Sciences
    Authority,
    Singapore
    DATE 6th September 2017
    VENUE Block 58, Level 1, LT58A
      Title Speaker Organisation
    0830 - 0900 Registration (Block 58, Level 1)
    0900 - 0930 Quality Assurance of the
    National DNA Index System
    Mr Timothy
    Zolandz
    Federal Bureau
    of Investigation,
    USA
    0930 - 0945 Length and sequence-based variation of seven X-STR loci in Philippine population Ms Jazelyn M. Salvador University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines
    0945 - 1000 Changes, Challenges, and Chances
    of Forensic DNA in Korea
    Dr Si-Keun Lim National
    Forensic Service,
    Korea
    1000 - 1030 Moving towards Evaluative Reporting for
    Forensic Biology with Special Emphasis on
    Y STR Analysis
    Dr SallyAnn
    Harbison
    Institute of
    Environmental
    Science and Research,
    New Zealand
    1030 - 1100 Tea Break
    1100 - 1130 Next Generation mtDNA Capture
    Assay for Chemically Modified or
    Severely Degraded Bone Samples
    Dr Timothy
    McMahon
    Armed Forces Medical
    Examiner System,
    USA
    1130 - 1200 Bone DNA Examination in China Prof Tu Zheng Institute of Forensic Science, People's Republic of China
    1200- 1215 Malaysian Populations Plotted by
    Next Generation Sequencing
    Mr Muhamad
    Sufiyan Azah
    Department
    of Chemistry,
    Malaysia
    1215 - 1330

    1230-1300
    Lunch Talk by Qiagen
    Investigator Quantiplex Pro, a New qPCR Quantification Assay Examining Quality and Integrity of Human DNA in Forensic Samples

    Lunch

    Dr Mario Scherer Qiagen, Germany
    1330 - 1500

    Concurrent Workshops by Sponsors

    Workshop 1A:
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Demystifying Validations:
    Understanding Requirements and
    Best Practices to Implement
    Technologies in Your Lab

    Workshop 1B:
    Promega
    Spectrum CE and PowerSeq™ 46GY
    Systems

    Venue
    Workshop 1A: Block 58, Level 1, LT58A

    Workshop 1B: Block 51, Level 4, LT51C
    Thermo Fisher
    Scientific / Promega
    1500 - 1530 Tea Break
    1530 - 1730 Concurrent Workshops by Sponsors
    (Continuation)
      Thermo Fisher
    Scientific / Promega
    DATE 7th September 2017
    VENUE Block 58, Level 1, LT58A
      Title Speaker Organisation
    0830 - 0900 Registration (Block 58, Level 1)
    0900 - 0930 DNA Database Hit of the Year Mr Tim Schellberg Gordon
    Thomas Honeywell
    Governmental Affairs,
    USA
    0930 - 1000 Validation of a Next Generation mtDNA Capture Assay for Chemically Modified or Severely Degraded Bone Samples Dr Timothy
    McMahon
    Armed Forces
    Medical Examiner
    System,
    USA
    1000 - 1015 Whole Mitochondrial Genome
    Sequencing using the Ion S5 XLTM System
    Mr Shue Bing
    Hong
    Health Sciences
    Authority,
    Singapore
    1015 - 1030 The Unique Properties of Semen DNA:
    Leveraging for Forensic Casework Applications
    Dr Seah Lay Hong Department of
    Chemistry,
    Malaysia
    1030 - 1100 Tea Break
    1100 - 1130 DNA Transfer, Persistence, Prevalence
    and Recovery Relating to Clothing
    Dr Roland
    van Oorschot
    Forensic Services
    Department of
    Victoria Police,
    Australia
    1130 - 1145 Transfer and Persistence of DNA
    on Laundered Materials
    Ms Ng Yan Yu Ngee Ann
    Polytechnic,
    Singapore
    1145- 1200 Presentation by Thermo Fisher
    Scientific SeqStudio Introduction
    Mr Jian Wei Yeow &
    Ms Tanya Vo
    Thermo Fisher
    Scientific,
    USA
    1200 - 1215 Presentation by Promega
    Y-Screening and Direct Amplification of
    Casework Samples
    Dr Jessi Sim Promega,
    USA
    1215 - 1230 Presentation by Qiagen
    Partners against Crime
    Mr Melvyn Ong Qiagen,
    Germany
    1230 - 1330 Lunch
    1330 - 1500

    Concurrent Workshops by Sponsors

    Workshop 2A:
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Sample Processing
    and Analysis

    Workshop 2B:
    Promega
    Casework Direct Kit –
    Direct Amplification of Casework
    Samples and Y-Screening

    Venue
    Workshop 2A: Block 58, Level 1, LT58A

    Workshop 2B: Promega Training Centre (by registration only)
    Thermo Fisher
    Scientific / Promega
    1500 - 1530 Tea Break
    1530 - 1700 Concurrent Workshops by Sponsors
    (Continuation)
      Thermo Fisher
    Scientific / Promega
    1700 - 2200 Conference Dinner at Forest Lodge, Singapore Zoo

     

     

    WORKGROUP Illicit Drugs Workgroup
    DATE 6th September 2017
    VENUE Block 58, Level 3, LT58B
      Title Speaker Organisation
    0830 - 0900 Registration (Block 58, Level 1)
    0900 - 0905 Welcome Address Ms Wendy Lim Chair, IDWG
    0905 - 0945 Clandestine Laboratory Situation in
    USA and Southeast Asia
    Mr Chad Esch Drug Enforcement
    Administration,
    USA
    0945 - 1015 Tea Break
    1015 - 1100 Fentanyl Situation in USA
    and Safety Precautions
    Mr Chad Esch Drug Enforcement
    Administration,
    USA
    1100 - 1230 Methods and Hazards of Clandestine Drug
    Synthesis and Processing in the U.S. – Part I
    Mr David Love Drug Enforcement
    Administration,
    USA
    1230 - 1330 Lunch
    1330 - 1530 Methods and Hazards of Clandestine Drug
    Synthesis and Processing in the U.S. – Part II
    Mr David Love Drug Enforcement
    Administration,
    USA
    1530 - 1600 Tea Break
    1600 - 1645 Evidence Collection and Safety
    in a Clandestine Laboratory
    Mr David Love Drug Enforcement
    Administration,
    USA
    1645 - 1730 Preparation for Clan Lab Trial -
    Sharing from experience
    Mr David Love &
    Mr Chad Esch
    Drug Enforcement
    Administration,
    USA
    DATE 7th September 2017
    VENUE Block 58, Level 3, LT58B
      Title Speaker Organisation
    0830 - 0900 Registration (Block 58, Level 1)
    0900 - 0905 Welcome Address Ms Maimonah Sulaiman Vice-Chair, IDWG
    0905 - 0950 The NPS phenomenon - Six years on Dr Justice Tettey UNODC,
    Austria
    0950- 1010 NPS: New Psychoactive Substances Research:
    A targeted approach
    Prof Niamh
    Nic Daeid
    University of Dundee,
    United Kingdom
    1010 - 1030 NPS Panel Discussion Dr Justice Tettey
    & Prof Niamh
    Nic Daeid
    UNODC Austria / University of Dundee, United Kingdom
    1030 - 1100 Tea Break
    1100 - 1120 Enhancing Laboratory
    Capabilities for NPS Analysis
    Ms Maimonah
    Sulaiman
    Department
    of Chemistry,
    Malaysia
    1120 - 1140 Strategies in Countering the
    Fast Evolving NPS in Singapore
    Dr Ong Mei Ching Health Sciences
    Authority,
    Singapore
    1140- 1200 NPS in South Korea: Recent trends monitored
    by the National Forensic Service
    during 2009-2016
    Dr Jaesin Lee National
    Forensic Service,
    Korea
    1200 - 1220 Validation of Solid Deposition
    Gas-Chromatography Infra-red
    Spectroscopy (GC-IRD) and its use
    for the identification of closely related NPS
    Ms Rachael Lim
    Su Yun
    Health Sciences
    Authority,
    Singapore
    1220 - 1330 Lunch
    1330 - 1430 Analytical Workflow and Procedures used in
    the Analysis of Clandestine laboratory samples
    Mr David Love Drug Enforcement
    Administration,
    USA
    1430 - 1450 Challenges in GC-MS analysis:
    Case studies on thermal-labile drugs
    Dr Shirley Lee
    Hui Zhi
    Health Sciences
    Authority,
    Singapore
    1450 - 1510 Case studies: Finding of two
    heroin cutting laboratories in Malaysia
    Dr Vanitha
    Kunalan
    Department
    of Chemistry,
    Malaysia
    1510 - 1540 Tea Break
    1540 - 1600 Chloroephedrine seizures and its
    implication on clandestine production of
    Methamphetamine in the Philippines
    Ms Belen
    M. Banog
    Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency,
    Philippines
    1600 - 1620 Illicit drugs in the Philippines Ms Felicisima
    S. Francisco
    National Bureau
    of Investigation,
    Philippines
    1620 - 1640 Closing Remarks Ms Wendy Lim Chair, IDWG
    1700 - 2200 Conference Dinner at Forest Lodge, Singapore Zoo

     

     

    WORKGROUP Toxicology Workgroup
    DATE 6th September 2017
    VENUE Block 58, Level 1, Classroom 58-01-02
      Title Speaker Organisation
    0830 - 0900 Registration (Block 58, Level 1)
    0900 - 0905 Welcome Address Dr Yao Yi Ju Chair, TXWG
    0905 - 1030 Workshop on
    New Psychoactive Substances (NPS)
    Introduction to workshop and NPS issues in forensic toxicology
    Dr Dimitri
    Gerostamoulos
    Victorian Institute of
    Forensic Medicine,
    Australia 
    1030 - 1100 Tea Break
    1100 - 1230

    Workshop on NPS Methods of analysis – screening and confirmation for NPS

    Dr Dimitri
    Gerostamoulos
    Victorian Institute of
    Forensic Medicine,
    Australia 
    1230 - 1330

    1245 – 1315

    Lunch Talk by Sponsor - Bruker / Lab Science Solution

    Advanced Tandem Mass Spectrometry Solutions for Targeted and Comprehensive Forensic Toxicology Screening

    Lunch

    Dr Laura M. Huppertz University of Freiburg,
    Germany
    1330 - 1500

    Workshop on NPS Medico-legal case examples and interpretation of NPS toxicity

    Dr Dimitri
    Gerostamoulos
    Victorian Institute of
    Forensic Medicine,
    Australia 
    1500 - 1530 Tea Break
    1530 - 1645 Workshop on New Psychoactive Substance
    "NPS - A Never Ending Story?"
    Dr Laura
    M. Huppertz
    University of Freiburg,
    Germany
    1645 - 1700 Toxicology in International Drug Control Dr Justice Tettey UNODC,
    Austria
    DATE 7th September 2017
    VENUE Block 58, Level 1, Classroom 58-01-02
      Title Speaker Organisation
    0830 - 0900 Registration (Block 58, Level 1)
    0900 - 0925 Hair analysis in Thai detained juveniles:
    evaluation of results from 2015 to May 2017
    Dr Tanasiri
    Yokchue
    Central Institute of
    Forensic Science,
    Thailand
    0925 - 0950 A fast and comprehensive drug
    screening method by LC ion trap MSn
    Dr Gina Chew Health Sciences
    Authority,
    Singapore
    0950 - 1015 MS3-flow injection analysis-tandem
    mass spectrometer (MS3-FIA-MSMS)
    for the differentiation of isomeric
    compounds in dried blood stain for
    forensic toxicology cases
    Ms Fathiah
    A. Zubaidi
    Department
    of Chemistry,
    Malaysia
    1015 - 1045 Tea Break
    1045 - 1110 Applications of paper spray-mass spectrometry
    in postmortem methamphetamine analysis.
    Pol.Lt.Col.
    Wachirawich
    Tungtananuwat
    The Royal Thai Police,
    Thailand
    1110 - 1135 Evaluation of Clean Screen XCEL®
    II extraction columns in the analysis of
    delta-9-THC-COOH in urine
    Mr Ng Chee Ann Health Sciences
    Authority,
    Singapore
    1135 - 1200 Identification of LSD, Fentanyl
    and NBOMe analogs in urine using LC-MS/MS
    Ms Xue Qin Ng Health Sciences
    Authority,
    Singapore
    1200 - 1300

    1215 - 1245

    Lunch Talk by
    Sponsor - Shimadzu
    Toxicology Made Easier with ‘Ready to Use’ Solutions

    Lunch

    Ms Sandy Nargund Mass Spec and Chromato), Analytical Instruments Division, Shimadzu (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd
    1300 - 1325 Fully-Automated LC-MS/MS System as a Beneficial Alternative to Conventional Immunoassay Screening Ms Moy Hooi Yan Health Sciences Authority,
    Singapore

    1325 - 1340

    Members sharing on NPS analysis

    Ms Fathiah A. Zubaidi Department of Chemistry, Malaysia

    1340 - 1355

    Dr Theerin Sinchai Institute of Forensic Medicine, Police General Hospital, The Royal Thai Police, Thailand

    1355 - 1410

    Dr Jaesin Lee National Forensic Service, South Korea

    1410 - 1425

    Mrs Nenita G. Marayag National Reference Laboratory Department of Health, Philippines
    1425 - 1500 Discussion on NPS analysis Dr Yao Yi Ju Health Sciences
    Authority,
    Singapore
    1500 - 1530 Tea Break
    1530 - 1630 TXWG Business meeting Dr Yao Yi Ju Chair, TXWG
    1700 - 2200 Conference Dinner at Forest Lodge, Singapore Zoo

     

     

    WORKGROUP Trace Evidence Workgroup
    DATE 6th September 2017
    VENUE Block 58, Level 1, Classroom 58-01-01
      Title Speaker Organisation
    0830 - 0900 Registration (Block 58, Level 1)
    0900 - 0905 Welcome Address Mr Lim Thiam Bon Chair, TEWG
    0905 - 1030

    Soil Forensics Workshop I

    1. Introduction

    2. Using soil, regolith and geological materials
    for making forensic comparisons
    between samples

    Professor
    Robert Fitzpatrick
    Centre for Australian
    Forensic Soil Science,
    Australia
    1030 - 1100 Tea Break
    1100 - 1230 Soil Forensics Workshop I
    (Continuation)
    Professor
    Robert Fitzpatrick
    Centre for Australian
    Forensic Soil Science,
    Australia
    1230 - 1330

    Lunch

    1330 - 1500

    Soil Forensics Workshop II

    1. Geology, regolith & rock mineral
    basics: Rock/regolith macroscopical
    examination on hand held samples

    2. Soil, soil mineral and soil organic
    matter basics: Soil macroscopical examination
    on hand held samples

    Professor
    Robert Fitzpatrick
    Centre for Australian
    Forensic Soil Science,
    Australia
    1500 - 1530 Tea Break
    1530 - 1700 Soil Forensics Workshop II
    (Continuation)
    Professor
    Robert Fitzpatrick
    Centre for Australian
    Forensic Soil Science,
    Australia
    DATE 7th September 2017
    VENUE Block 58, Level 1, Classroom 58-01-01
      Title Speaker Organisation
    0830 - 0900 Registration (Block 58, Level 1)
    0900 - 1030

    Soil Forensics Workshop III

    1. Soil microscopical examination on mineral grains using light microscopy

    2. Soil mineralogical examination using X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy

    3. Soil morphology, mineralogy and chemistry as significant evidence in murder, attempt murder, rape, counter terrorism investigations involving a wide range of earth materials

    4. Soil transference experiments as significant forensic evidence

    5. Limitations of soil evidence

    Professor
    Robert Fitzpatrick
    Centre for Australian
    Forensic Soil Science,
    Australia
    1030 - 1100 Tea Break
    1100 - 1230 Soil Forensics Workshop III
    (Continuation)
    Professor
    Robert Fitzpatrick
    Centre for Australian
    Forensic Soil Science,
    Australia
    1230 - 1330

    Lunch

    1330 - 1350 A Study of Dye Batch Variation
    in Basic Clothing Items
    Ms Tang Jiamin Health Sciences
    Authority,
    Singapore
    1350 - 1410 Decipherment of faded Pilot Frixion ink
    entries on questioned document in Malaysia
    Mr Teo Chee Hau Department
    of Chemistry,
    Malaysia
    1410 - 1430 Determination Of Ammonium Nitrate
    Based Explosives Found In
    Southern Thailand : A Case Review
    Pol.Lt.Col Ampika Leelapojanaporn Central Institute of
    Forensic Science,
    Thailand
    1430 - 1450 The additive in tire rubber, 6PPD,
    as a marker for investigating
    the traffic accident
    Dr Joon-Bae
    Lee
    National
    Forensic Service,
    Korea
    1450 - 1510 Validation Of Pre-Blast Explosive
    Analysis By Polarized Light Microscope
    Ms Witchuda
    Wichayanaruaphon
    Central Institute of
    Forensic Science,
    Thailand
    1510 - 1530 Evidential Value of Vehicle Paint Comparison Ms Soong
    Wan Yee
    Health Sciences
    Authority,
    Singapore
    1530 - 1600 Tea Break
    1600 - 1700 Bring A Case Session Mr Lim Thiam Bon Health Sciences
    Authority,
    Singapore
    1700 - 2200 Conference Dinner at Forest Lodge, Singapore Zoo
  • DAY 4 PROGRAMME
    0800 - 0900 Registration (at Block 58)
    0900 - 0950 Keynote Lecture 4

    Does Forensic Science have a future?

    Prof Niamh Nic Daeid
    University of Dundee, United Kingdom
    0950 - 1000 Closing Address
    1000 - 1030 Tea Break
    1030 - 1245 AFSN Annual General Meeting
    1245 - 1400 Lunch (near Exhibition Area at Block 58)
    1400 - 1700 Guided Tour to Forensic Facilities