Out of State Conferences


2015 Iowa IAI Educational Conference and Business Meeting
Clarion Inn Hotel
5826 University Avenue
Cedar Falls, IA

November 4th thru 6th, 2015

Main Presentations:
* 360 Total Station Scanners
* Current Drug Trends
* Iowa Law Updates
* Jeffrey Dahmer Case Review
* Jessica Ridgeway Case Review
* Major Incident/ Joplin Missouri

Work Shops:

 Advanced Comparison for the Tenprint Examiner / FBI

This course is designed to enhance and enrich the skills of the Friction Ridge Examiner (tenprint or latent).  This course will teach the student how to apply the ACE-V Methodology to more difficult comparisons and covers Levels One, Two, and Three Details of Ridgeology.  This class requires the use of a magnifier and is beneficial for anyone preparing to take an IAI Certification Test including comparison work.  November 4th and 5th (16 hours)

Scientific Basics of Palmprints – Recording/ FBI

This class is for anyone interested in a basic knowledge of how to record/collect legible palm prints and complete friction ridge exemplars (formerly referred to as major case prints.)  This course will also include discussion on submission to and validation of palm prints for the National Palm Print System. November 6th (4 hours)

*Both classes are accepted through the IAI for certification hours. Please email Cortney Watson (cwatson@ci.marshalltown.ia.us) if you wish to attend.

Instructor: Melissa Halpenny, CTPE FBI/ CJIS/ RMS/ CTAPU

FSIS Crime Cam/ ALS Training/ Arrowhead Forensics

This course will cover the FSIS Crimecam system used to capsure latent prints utilizing the entire spectrum from UV to infrared. The course will go over UV/IR photography and ALS refresher. November 6th (3 hours)

Instructor: Parker Snedden Arrowhead Forensics

Thursday Social: Free Beer and Appetizers
Conference Cost: $75.00 includes 1 year membership to the Iowa IAI
                             $65.00 for life time members
Registration: Iowa IAI website or email cwatson@ci.marshalltown.ia.us
Hotel: Clarion Inn 5826 University Avenue Cedar Falls Iowa (319) 277-2230
           Rooms blocked under Iowa IAI for $55.00 a night.


2015 Nevada Division of IAI

The 10th Annual Tri-Division Educational Conference will be held November 3 – 6, 2015 at the Regional Public Safety Training Center in Reno, Nevada.The host hotel, Grand Sierra Resort Hotel & Casino, has provided us with a great discounted room rate of $59.00 a night (resort fee included, tax not included). We have a great program put together filled with workshops, lectures and high profile case studies.

To view the conference program outline and to register please visit the Nevada State Division of IAI website – www.nsdiai.net