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Frontiers of Forensic Science (FFS) is a unique lecture series in the Netherlands. This lecture series is an initiative of the Co van Ledden Hulsebosch Center (CLHC) and the Master's programme in Forensic science at the Faculty of Science from the University of Amsterdam.

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Date 27 November 2019
Time 15:00 - 18:00

The lecture series has the ambition for providing a platform for scientific exchange and discussion about relevant forensic topics. The series is part of the Forensic Science Master’s program but is open to all with an academic forensic interest. In this way new talent can meet and interact with experienced forensic and academic experts and new ideas and initiatives can be developed. The invited speakers are all established experts on the presented topics and have been asked to prepare a presentation at a keynote academic conference level.

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15:00 - 15:15
Kerri Colman(Amsterdam UMC)
Welcome and Introduction of Scientific Program

15:15 -15:45
Hans de Boer (NFI/Amsterdam UMC)
Mayonne van Wijk (NFI)
’Forensic anthropology in the Netherlands: Past, present and future’

15:45 - 16:15
Niels Lynnerup (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
’Forensic Anthropology and Radiography: More than nice pictures’

16:15 - 16:45
Ericka L’Abbé (University of Pretoria, South Africa)
’Building a digital repository of donated skeletal remains; it’s applications for research and ethics’

16:45 - 17:15
Steven Symes (Mississippi State Medical Examiner’s Office, USA)
’Who pulled the trigger first?’

17:15 - 18:00
Social drinks


Amsterdam Skills Centre
Tafelbergweg 47
1105 BD Amsterdam