Programme for Thursday 13th June


Registration Opens


0830 - 0845

Presidents Welcome   

Aldo Mattei, EUIAI President



Welcome Speech from Krzysztof Borkowski – Deputy Director of Central Forensic Laboratory of the Police, Poland

0900 – 0930


Keynote Speaker – Anthony Koertner

What Do Latent Print Examiners Want in a Statistical Model?

0930 - 1000

Dr. Helen Earwaker and Katie Jetten

A contextual inquiry approach to exploring human factors within fingerprint comparison

1000 - 1030

Beata Krzemińska, Central Forensic Laboratory of the Police, Poland

AFIS role at the fingerprint expert work in Poland

1030 - 1100

Break – Vendor Displays

1100 - 1130

Natalia Pawlowska, School of Criminal Sciences, University of Lausanne
Investigation of fingermark detection by vacuum metal deposition (VMDAu/Zn) on modified glass substrates and polymers

1130 - 1200

IDEMIA PRESENTATION – Megatrends in Biometrics


1200 - 1230

Annemieke Van Dam, Amsterdam University Medical Centre                Towards the implementation of immunolabeling into forensic case work


Professor Rob Hillman, University of Leicester

Dynamics of MMD latent fingermark development

Leisa Nichols-Drew

The International Response To Knife Crime: Researching Identification Methods To Assist The UK Response

1300 - 1400




Panel discussion – Statistics and Decision Making

Moderator Teresa Wu

Cedric Neumann, Anthony Koertner and Anthony Laird


1430 - 1500

Dr Jodie Coulston, Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, Uni of Portsmouth The Reformulation and Optimisation of Physical Developer (PD)



Cedric Neumann, Associate Professor of Statistics at the South Dakota State University

Decision-making in forensic science: what information is needed, which conclusions are supported.


1500 - 1530

Nadia R. Asgeirsdottir, University of Strathclyde

The Identification of Individuals by Observational Gait Analysis using Closed Circuit Television Footage: Comparing Expert and Non-Expert Ability and Confidence Levels

1530 - 1600

Break – Vendor Display

1600 - 1630

Jakub Mondzelewski, Central Forensic Laboratory of the Police, Poland   IT system supporting the processes of using and analyzing large amounts of data in order to detect related evidence for the needs of investigation proceedings and detection activities (HIT-NET project)

1630 - 1700

Foster and Freeman

Refrain from using the dye stain?  Non-destructive, longwave reflected UV imaging of cyanoacrylate treated evidence


Ladislav Brenvasser, Thales/Gemalto

The benefits of integrating the ACE-V workflow into your system


Close of Day








Programme for Friday 14th June


0830 - 0845


EUIAI board member

0845 - 0930

Keynote Speaker – Cedric Neumann

Defence Against the Modern Arts: The Curse of Statistics 1

0930- 1015

John Rieman, Netherlands Police

How to start with a facial recognition system

1015 - 1045

Marcel De Puit

Proteomics as a new means of classification, identification and individualisation

1045 - 1115

Break – Vendor Displays

1115 - 1145

Prof.  Małgorzata Iwona Szynkowska, Lodz University of Technology

Imaging fingerprints using ToF-SIMS

1145 - 1215

Jo Dawkins, University Centre Peterborough

If only the walls could talk – can fingermarks provide the answers

1215 - 1245

Veronika Dzetkulicova, Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science

Epidermal desquamation in Thiel-embalmed cadavers and its potential use in fingerprint research

1245 - 1315

Alexander Martin, University of Stirling

Catching Offenders With EvoFIT

1315 - 1415



1415 - 1445

Nihad Achetiba, Amsterdam University medical Centre

Immunolabeling after cyanoacrylate fuming and vacuum metal deposition to enhance fingermark quality

1445 - 1515

 Professor Ivan Birch

The development and testing of the Sheffield Features of Gait Tool

1515 - 1545

Ewa Kartasinska, Central Forensic Laboratory of the Police, Warsaw

Genetics and dactyloscopy – rivals or allies

1545 – 1600

Closing Remark


Conference Close