Forensic Technology Center of Excellence

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ASCLD Train the Director Webinar Series

ASCLD Train the Director Webinar Series

Description of 2021 Webinars

Due to the overwhelming response to the first three seasons, the FTCoE and ASCLD are pleased to bring you the latest collaborative installment in the Train the Director webinar series. This year, our subject matter experts will be covering a variety of topics, including creating an unbiased culture in the laboratory, new hire onboarding, online learning platforms, 3D firearm technology, and more! 


Watch Our Upcoming Webinars (2021)

Developing an Unbiased Culture in Your Laboratory 
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 1:00:00 PM ET – 2:00:00 PM ET
Speaker: Jody Wolf
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Firearms 3D Technology: Advantages and Value for Implementing 3D Technologies  Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:00:00 PM ET – 2:00:00 PM ET
Speakers: Erich Smith, Heather Seubert
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Successful Onboarding in Crime Laboratories 
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 1:00:00 PM ET – 2:00:00 PM ET
Speaker: Samantha Webb
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Best Practices for Engaging Participants in Video Conferences 
Wednesday, July 7th, 2021 1:00:00 PM ET – 2:00:00 PM ET
Speaker: Michael McGuire, Tracy Routsong
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Watch Our Archived Webinars (2020)

Marijuana Analysis in a New Frontier: Two State Laboratory Approaches
Thursday, March 5, 2020 1:00:00 PM ET – 2:30:00 PM ET
Speakers: Linda Jackson & Shawn West
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Quality Assurance: Beyond Accreditation
Live webinar took place on Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:00:00 PM ET – 2:30:00 PM ET

Speaker: Erin Forry
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Investigative Genetic Genealogy: Background and Crime Lab Strategy
Live webinar took place on Thursday, January 23, 2020 1:00:00 PM ET – 2:30:00 PM ET

Speaker: Dr. Ray Wickenheiser
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Toxicology: Instrumentation, Methodology, and Workflows
Live webinar took place on Thursday, February 6, 2020 1:00:00 PM ET – 2:30:00 PM ET
Speakers: Bruce Houlihan & Dan Anderson
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Description of 2019 Webinars (Archived)

In 2019, we released the second Train the Director season. In this installment, we covered topics from within five different forensic disciplines: digital forensics, fire debris analysis, trace analysis, quality assurance, and crime gun intelligence. The subject matter experts that presented on these topics are champions in their respective fields and continue to bring valuable information to the forensic community through their detailed and thorough research.


Watch Our Archived Webinars (2019)

NIBIN Challenges and Opportunities
Live webinar took place Thursday, January 24, 2019 2:00:00 PM ET – 3:00:00 PM ET

Speakers: Justin Bechaver, Jessica Ellefritz, Jennifer Gelston, Benjamin Swanholm
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Digital Forensics: An Overview for the Laboratory Manager
Live webinar took place Thursday, January 31, 2019 2:00:00 PM ET – 3:00:00 PM ET

Speakers: Timothy Scanlan & Stephen Villere
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Fire Debris Analysis is Not Black Magic!
Live webinar took place Thursday, February 7, 2019 2:00:00 PM ET – 3:00:00 PM ET
Speaker: Carl Chasteen
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Trace Evidence for the Crime Laboratory
Live webinar took place Thursday, February 14, 2019 2:00:00 PM ET – 3:00:00 PM ET
Speaker: Susan Gross, MSFS
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Quality Assurance in the Forensic Laboratory
Live webinar took place Thursday, February 21, 2019 2:00:00 PM ET – 3:00:00 PM ET
Speakers: Brooke Arnone & Stewart Raley
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