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Virtual/Online Symposium: Current Trends in Forensic Toxicology

Day 1 - May 22nd, 2018: 9am ET - 11am ET / 3pm CEST - 5pm CEST

Day 2 - May 23rd, 2018: 9am ET - 11am ET / 3pm CEST - 5pm CEST

Day 3 - May 24th, 2018: 9am ET - 11am ET / 3pm CEST - 5pm CEST

This Three Day Forensic Toxicology Event sponsored by RTI International and Agilent Technologies will bring together the world’s leading Forensic Toxicologists to learn about critical issues and the various ways in which they are being addressed.
May 22nd - 24th, 2018

Remain Current on Critical Issues Facing Forensic Toxicologists Today!

Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS).  The opioid crisis. Fentanyl/Carfentanil. Screening, identification & confirmation. Workflow simplification.  This inaugural virtual symposium provides you with ready access to some of today’s leading researchers and practitioners without ever having to leave the laboratory.

Why Should You Attend?

•	Insights from leading researchers and practitioners spanning 6 different countries on two continents
•	Free registration and no travel costs. Learn without leaving the laboratory.
•	On-demand access for content review
•	Potential for continuing education credit (see registration page for details)
•	Accompanying virtual poster session
•	Symposium e-book with abstracts, slides, and presentation summary 

 - Preliminary Program - 

The use of QTOF in forensic toxicology
 - Dr Simon Elliott, Director of Global Forensics, Alere Forensics (now Abbott), Malvern, UK

Evolving Methodologies Amenable to the Analysis of Drugs in Postmortem Specimens
 - Ray H. Liu, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of Criminal Justice, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA; Editor-in-Chief, Forensic Science Review, Vancouver, Washington, USA
 - Dong-Liang Lin, Ph.D., Chief Forensic Toxicologist, Department of Forensic Toxicology, Institute of Forensic Medicine, Ministry of Justice, New Taipei City, Taiwan

Coping with requirements in forensic toxicology: combination of routine laboratory and forensic science
 - Prof. Dr. Stefan W. Toennes, Institute of Legal Medicine, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

LC/MS/MS Approaches for Identifying emerging NPS
 - Dr. Sarah Kerrigan, Professor and Chair, Department of Forensic Science, Sam Houston State University
 - Dr. Madeline Swortwood, Assistant Professor, Department of Forensic Science, Sam Houston State University

In vitro biotransformation of new psychoactive substances
 - Prof. Dr. Alexander van Nuijs, Toxicological Centre, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Screening and confirmation strategies in postmortem toxicology
 - Robert Kronstrand, PhD, Toxicologist, National Board of Forensic Medicine, Sweden

*For Forensic Use

*The course content has been reviewed by both the ABFT & the GTFCh and determined to be acceptable for submission to the ABFT and/or GTFCh for continuing education. To earn educational credits, you must view both presentations on a particular day. Upon completion of the Symposium we will send a notification to all attendees with information explaining how to obtain CE credits.


Multiple Forensic Professionals
See Agenda for Full Details!