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Author Topic: Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis 2012  (Read 1651 times)

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Offline Jay Stuart

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in collaboration with The Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners (AFTE) and the Scientific Working Group for Firearms and Toolmarks (SWGGUN) is hosting a two-day conference exploring measurement science and standards in the forensic discipline of firearms analysis.

Here is the link to the website containing further information:

http://www.nist.gov/oles/forensics_firearms_2012.cfm



Jay Stuart
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Offline Jerry Petillo

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Re: Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis 2012
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2012, 10:28:20 AM »
Does anyone know where NIST is located?  They gave a street address but did not mention city and state.
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Re: Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis 2012
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2012, 10:40:54 AM »
It's on the big picture on their page...Gaithersburg, MD
Jay Stuart
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Offline Aaron Brudenell

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Re: Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis 2012
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2012, 12:36:58 PM »
I remember John Jones when he worked with the NIJ Technical Working Groups years ago and suspect this will be very worthwhile.
Aaron Brudenell
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Re: Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis 2012
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2012, 03:24:51 PM »
Can someone from SWGGUN or NIST chime in and say what the registration cost will be?
Justine Kreso
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Offline Andy Smith

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Re: Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis 2012
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2012, 10:06:20 PM »
My understanding is the cost for registration is $0.  You will be responsible for travel and lodging (unless you are an invited guest).  The total capacity for the meeting is 75 people.
Andy Smith
San Francisco PD
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Offline Richard Amberger

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Re: Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis 2012
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2012, 06:08:31 AM »
Is this going to be video taped or some other way of archiving the information related at this conference?  After reading the link, this sounds as if this will be a really good learning / informational conference.
Richard W. Amberger
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Re: Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Firearms Analysis 2012
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2012, 12:19:35 PM »
I cannot answer that question in the affirmative, but I have asked the SWGGUN representative on the planning committee to bring that up with the committee to see if this was possible.  No guarantees of course...
Andy Smith
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