InterFORENSICS is the conference held by the Brazilian Academy of Forensic Sciences and the Brazilian Society of Forensic Sciences that will gather professionals such as criminal experts, coroners, other Civil and Federal Police officers, judges, members of the Public Prosecutor’s Office, public defenders, lawyers, researchers and students from various areas of forensic sciences.
A Word from the President
in the same place and at the same time.
Science and justice must always walk together, and at interFORENSICS they are united as well.
President – ABCF
A Word from DITEC
from the Federal Police
The Federal Police Criminal Forensics, whose mission is to act in the interests of justice and human rights by securing material scientific evidence that is both impartial and of good quality, has a vision for the future to become a world reference in the implementation and development of Forensic Sciences.
This is why the Federal Police is institutionally supporting InterFORENSICS through its Technical and Scientific Directory, the National Institute of Criminalistics and its 51 technical and scientific units.
Federal Criminal Experts throughout Brazil who are trained in 18 areas of expertise and work in central and decentralized units in the countryside and in the capitals of the 26 states and the Federal District, are collaborating in the planning, organization and implementation of the event, acting as speakers, panelists, mediators and participating in all 10 conference tracks and related events.
We have no doubt that, with the participation of all stakeholders in the development of the Forensic Sciences the first International Forensic Sciences Conference – InterFORENSICS 2017 to be held in the city of Brasília – DF in May 2017, will be a success!
José Jair Wermann
Federal Police Technical and Scientific Director
There will be 10 conference tracks at interFORENSICS 2017:
All areas of expertise in one event! We will be posting more information as speakers confirm their participation. Keep informed: please visit our website regularly and follow interFORENSICS in social networks:
Pre-event: Symposium on new psychoactive substances: regulatory and forensic aspects
The symposium will be coordinated by the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa)
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Pre-conference Workshop: Cognitive Factors in Forensic Decision Making
Dr. Itiel Dror
University College London
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Study of Blood Stains at Crime Scenes
Com Antonio A. Canelas Neto
Federal Police Department
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Glass breaking patterns and their relationship with the dynamics of facts in crime scenes
Com Cristiano Furtado Assis do Carmo
Federal Police Department
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Conselho Nacional de Perícia Criminal – CNPC, the national forensic sciences council, will meet during InterFORENSICS 2017.
A forum that gathers the heads of Federal Police criminalistics units in the States and the Federal District, and the Federal Police Technical and Scientific Director to discuss federal criminalistics standard practices throughout Brazil.
Meeting of representatives from various parts of the world, with recognized experience and knowledge in forensic genetics, with the purpose of guiding Interpol DNA-related policies and procedures.
Accounting Inspection Improvement Meeting
The Accounting and Economic Inspection Service of the National Institute of Criminalistics will hold the Accounting Inspection Improvement Meeting on May 22nd and 26th, 2017, in partnership with the National Police Academy. The event aims to offer Federal Criminal Experts further accounting and finance knowledge, to discuss aspects of criminalistics management in the Federal Police and debate special topics in forensic examinations in the area.
InterFORENSICS will hold a book-signing afternoon with the authors of Tratado de Computação Forense, published by Editora Millenium.
The deadline for submission of scientific papers was extended until March 6.
Being a scientific event by nature, InterFORENSICS will feature oral and poster presentations of research work. We are counting on your research to enrich our event!
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Registration for InterFORENSICS is open! Promotional prices apply for advance registrations.
Seize the opportunity to refresh your knowledge alongside the best professionals and scholars from all fields present at InterFORENSICS.
We look forward to seeing you there!
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Betty Layne DesPortes
President of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Graduated in Arts and Sciences from the University of South Carolina. Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law. Master of Science from the Virginia Commonwealth University.
Henry Ledyard Goddard Professor of Biostatistics and Director of the Center for Statistical Sciences at Brown University, co-chaired a committee to identify the needs of the forensic science community of the National Academy of Sciences, United States.
Founder of H-E-A-R-T (Hope Exists after Rape Trauma) and victim of sexual violence, she is a leading activist in favor of using forensic technology in crime investigation in the US.
The American Act that allows the allocation of funds for DNA tests in rape cases is named after her.
Criminal expert with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), is administrator of the national DNA database in the United States.
Supreme Court Justice and President of Brazil's Superior Electoral Court.
Dr. Itiel Dror is a Professor at University College London and is the leading investigator on cognitive aspects of forensic sciences throughout the world.
Cognitive Forensics: The New Frontier in Forensics Science
General Director of Portugal's General-Directorate for Intervention on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies and Chairman of the European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) from 2009 to 2015, Dr. João Castel-Branco Goulão is responsible for the groundbreaking reform of Portugal´s policies on Drugs and Drug Addiction.
Professor and FNR PEARL Chair at the University of Luxembourg Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC), and head of the CritiX lab (Critical and Extreme Security and Dependability) at SnT, the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust at the same University. Adjunct Professor of the ECE Dept., Carnegie Mellon University. Previously, he has been a Professor of the Univ. of Lisbon, member of the Board of the same university and Director of LaSIGE. Fellow of the IEEE and Fellow of the ACM, and he is associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Computers. Chair of the IFIP WG 10.4 on Dependable Computing and Fault-Tolerance and vice-Chair of the Steering Committee of the IEEE/IFIP DSN conference. Author of over 180 peer-refereed publications and co-author of 5 books.
Graduated in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rio de Janeiro – UERJ. Specialist in Systems Analysis from the Pontifical Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro – CCE/PUC/RJ. MBA in Corporate Finance from the PUC Business School in Rio de Janeiro (IAG Master PUC/RJ). Worked in the financial system, the telecommunications sector and the electricity sector in Brazil. Currently a director with Safran ID & Sec.
Federal Criminal Expert since 2007. Master in Animal Science from the Federal University of Goiás. Questioned documents Specialist with the National Police Academy. Graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the Federal Universidade of Goiás. Bachelor's Degree in Law from the University of Brasilia. Works in the areas of Questioned Documents and Genetic Forensics. Teaches professional training and specialization courses at the National Police Academy.
Claudio Pérez Tabacow
Senior manager of Government identification solutions at HID Global. Member of the Board of Directors of Smart Card Alliance for Latin America. Has over 15 years of experience in physical and electronic security projects in authentication solutions and high security accreditation.
Eduardo Lima Silva
Criminal Expert with the General Institute of Forensics in Rio Grande do Sul (IGP-RS) since 1997. Master in business administration from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). Public Safety specialist from the Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul. Graduated in Civil Engineering and in Social Communication from UFRGS. Current IGP-RS Deputy Director-General and Technical Supervisor. Professor of graduate, training and refresher courses in Forensics and Public Safety.
Federal Criminal Expert. PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computing from the University of Texas at Austin. MSc in Computer Science from the University of Campinas, UNICAMP. Worked as a Systems Engineer and Project Manager in industrial automation at Intel Corporation in Portland, USA. Was Provost of the Computer Engineering course, University of Uberaba. Was coordinator of the Ministry of Justice’s Projects Office and redesign coordinator of the Civil Identification Register Program.
Federal Forensic Expert. Postdoc, PhD and MSc from the University of Madison, Wisconsin, USA. MBA in Business Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV. Graduated a Chemical Engineer from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS. Professor of criminalistics, crime scene and illicit drugs with the National Police Academy. Researcher and expert contributor to the Capes Pró-Forense programs with the University of Brasilia, University of Campinas – Unicamp and UFRGS. Worked in the petrochemical industry for 16 years.
Federal Criminal Expert since 1995. Public Safety Policy Management Specialist from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation and Questioned Documents Specialist from the National Police Academy. Graduated in Pharmacy from the Federal University of Goiás and qualified in Industrial Pharmacy from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He is the current head of the Questioned Documents Forensic Services of the Federal Police National Institute of Criminalistics.
Biologist, Master in Genomic Science and Biotechnology, and Federal Criminal Expert, working at the National Institute of Criminalistics since 2002. Was among those who created the Federal Police Laboratory of Forensic Genetics in 2004. Has worked since 2009 for the creation, regulation and consolidation of the National Genetic Profiles Database. Manages the Integrated Network of Genetic Profiles Databases and represents Brazil at the Interpol DNA Monitoring Expert Group.
A leading expert in the interpretation of forensic genetics tests in the world and in particular of mixture analysis, which will be the subject of his participation at InterFORENSICS.
Federal Criminal Expert. PhD, MSc and BSc in Biochemistry and Immunology from the Federal University of Minas Gerais – UFMG. Worked as Assistant Professor at the Presidente Antônio Carlos University and as Scientific Adviser at Promega in the area of human genetic identification. Currently the Technical Manager of the Forensic Genetics Laboratory of the National Institute of Criminalistics, Federal Police.
Federal Forensic Expert. MSc in Biological Sciences and a bachelor's degree in Pharmacy and Biochemistry from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - UFRJ. Coordinator of the Management Committee and Administrator of the National Database of the Integrated Network of Genetic Profile Databases – RIBPG. Worked in partnership with the FBI in the deployment of CODIS software in Brazil, integrating federal and state official forensics laboratories for the first time in order to exchange genetic profiles for criminal investigation purposes.
Rodrigo Moura Neto
Postdoctoral work conducted at the Institute for Cancer Research, Philadelphia, USA. PhD and MSc in Biological Sciences from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ. Associate Professor of the Institute of Biology, UFRJ. Researcher in the field of Molecular Genetics, specifically Forensic Genetics and Use of Polymorphic Molecular Markers for Population Studies. Coordinated the deployment of the Rio de Janeiro Civil Police (PCERJ) DNA Laboratory. Was honored by the Military Command of the East and the Army 1st Division. Was awarded the Professional Merit by the UFRJ Institute of Chemistry and by the Regional Biology Council, 2nd Region (CRBio-02). Currently taking a sabbatical year at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, at Prof. Bruce Budowle’s laboratory.
Federal Criminal Expert since 2009. PhD and MEng in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ and PhD in information technology from Pierre et Marie Curie University – Paris VI. Currently integrates the project and development team of the Integrated System of Forensic Analysis of Images.
Federal Criminal expert. Graduated in Electrical Engineering from the University of Brasilia – UnB, having specialized in telecommunications. Worked on projects such as Electronic Passport, Immigration Control System and RIC – Civil Identity Register. Worked as Engineering Optimization manager in projects for Alcatel Telecomunicações. Advisor to the president and chief executive officer of the National Institute for Information Technology - ITI since 2011.
PhD and MSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Brasilia – UnB and an Electrical Engineering graduate from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora – UFJF. Adjunct Professor with the Computer Science Department of the University of Brasilia. Computer Vision and Systems Automation Researcher. Coordinator and founding member of the Laboratory of Images, Signal Processing and Acoustics (LISA), Leader of the Biometric Systems Research Group (BiTGroup) and Pró-Forenses Project Coordinator (CAPES/PF) in the areas of computer vision and forensic anthropology.
Paulo Max Reis
Federal Criminal Expert since 2006. MEng in Electrical Engineering from the University of Brasilia – UnB. Specialist in telecommunications from the Federal Center for Technological Education in Rio de Janeiro – CEFET/RJ, and graduated in Communications Engineering from the Army Military Institute – IME. Worked in the deployment, maintenance and expansion of the corporate voice and data network of the Presidency of the Republic and the Brazilian Army. Worked as Telecommunications Coordinator in presidential missions in Brazil and abroad. Professor at the National Police Academy (ANP) and the Institute of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies (IPOG).
Federal Criminal Expert. MEng in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Pernambuco. Graduated in Communications Engineering from the University of Brasilia – UnB. PhD candidate in Electrical Engineering from UnB. Worked as telecommunications engineer in the Brazilian Army Department of Science and Technology.
Criminal Expert with the General Institute of Expertise of the State of Rio Grande do Sul (IGP/RS). Master in Forensic Dentistry from USP, Specialist in Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics from UFRGS and in Forensic Dentistry from ABORS. Member of the FACISGroup - Scientific Group of Forensic Craniofacial Identification.
Dr. Vincent Hughes (BA MSc PhD) is Lecturer in Forensic Speech Science in the Department of Language and Linguistic Science at the University of York. His research interests lie in forensic speech Science, automatic speaker recognition, phonetics, phonology, and sociolinguistics. His research focuses on understanding the bases and limitations of individual speaker characterisation and the relative contribution of acoustic, auditory, and biological information. He is currently a member of the team working of the AHRC funded project ‘Voice and Identity: Source, Filter, Biometric’ which tackles some of these issues, by assessing the relative contribution of linguistic-phonetic and automatic methods to speaker characterisation. He is also interested in the application of the numerical likelihood ratio framework to the evaluation of speech evidence in forensic voice comparison cases. His doctoral research considered how the definition of the relevant population and sample size affects the numerical estimation of the strength of evidence.
Federal agent since 2003. Specialist in Information Security Management and Communications from the University of Brasilia – UnB. Active in cybercrime investigations. Professor with the National Police Academy. A creator of Project Tentacles and current head of the Federal Police Permanent Analysis Group.
IFES Professor and coordinator of the Information Security Research and Computational Forensics Laboratory. A member of ABNT’s CB21/EC27 technical committee on Information Security and a Technology commentator on both CBN radio and TV Gazeta. At interFORENSICS he will speak about forensic analysis in the context of the Internet of Things (IOT).
A Federal Criminal Expert, Specialist in Information Security Management from UnB – University of Brasilia, and in Distributed Systems from UFBA – Federal University of Bahia. Professor of the Malware Analysis Graduate Course at institutions IESB University Center and IPOG – Graduate and Undergraduate Institute. Speaker at national and international events such as ICCYBER, Roadsec, GTS, FIRST.org.
Author of the Introduction to Safety and Systems and Networks Security courses of the Higher School of Networks - ESR/RNP. Stationed at the Federal Police Cybercrime Repression Service. At InterFORENSICS, he will speak on forensic analysis in the Dark Web.
One of the most important researchers in cloud forensics, cloud security and risk management today, with several relevant publications. A PhD in computer science from University College Dublin, and a graduate from the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, Ireland. An Elsevier Publishers author, Young Global Shaper in the World Economic Forum, Expert for Risk Assistance Network + Exchange and Member of Sandbox Network.
Director of Operations at AIC Security (Cybernetic Intelligence Agency). Entrepreneur, co-founder of Grupobras Holding. Specialist in Science and Technology from Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro – FGV/RJ. Undergoing graduate studies in Crime Analysis at the Catholic University of Brasilia. In charge of recovering data from equipment and media found in the TAM flight 3054 accident in 2007. Author of books "Recuperando dados, salvando vidas" (Recovering data, saving lives), "Sistematização de processos no combate à pirataria" (Systematizing processes in the fight against piracy) and "Alavancas motivacionais como ferramenta nas técnicas de entrevistas e detecção de mentiras" (Motivational leverage as a tool in interviews and lie detection).
A Federal Criminal Expert, holds a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Brasilia – UnB. He is a Cryptography specialist, having earned his degree from Universidade Federal Fluminense - UFF and a specialist in Network and Information Security Management with a degree from UPIS. He is a co-author of book "Procedimento Operacional Padrão - Perícia Criminal" (Standard Operating Procedure - Forensic Science) and author of chapter “Exames em Dados Criptografados" (Examination of Encrypted Data) in "Tratado de Computação Forense" (Treatise on Computer Forensics) (Millennium, 2016). Member of the INTERPOL Global Cybercrime Expert Group.
Federal Criminal Expert and Federal Police Liaison Officer with Interpol at the Global Complex for Innovation in Singapore. Worked as Assistant Director of Research and Innovation at INTERPOL for more than two years and recently took up the position of Director of Cybercrime at INTERPOL, supervising global investigation and intelligence activities from Singapore.
Expert Forensic Pathologist with the Rio de Janeiro Civil Police. Forensic Medicine Specialist from the Rio de Janeiro State University – UERJ. Specialist in Pediatrics from the Brazilian Society of Pediatrics. Forensic Medicine and Forensic Medical Examination Specialist from ABMLPM (Brazilian Association of Forensic Medicine and Forensic Medical Examination). Graduated in Medicine from the Fluminense Federal University – UFF. Professor of Forensic Medicine with Estácio de Sá University and Grande Rio University – Unigranrio. Director of the Rio de Janeiro Civil Police Polyclinic.
Federal Criminal Expert. PhD in Forensic Dentistry and MSc in Dentistry Sciences from the University of São Paulo – USP. Specialist in Forensic Dentistry from the Brazilian Dental Association, Rondonia chapter – ABO/RO. Member of the Araguaia Working Group (GTA) and the Perus Working Group (GTP). Operational Coordinator, Identification of Disaster Victims, São Paulo Federal Police. Member of the Working Group on the Identification of Disaster Victims, INTERPOL. Professor at the National Police Academy – ANP and of graduate courses on Forensic Dentistry and Forensic Sciences. Director of the Brazilian Association of Ethics and Forensic Dentistry (ABOL)
Expert Forensic Pathologist of the Federal District Institute of Legal Medicine – IML-DF. Master in Population Genetics from the University of Brasilia. President of the Association of Forensic Medicine in Brasilia - ABrML and former president of the Brazilian Association of Forensic Anthropology - ABRAF. Founder of the IML-DF Forensic Anthropology Laboratory.
Director of the Neuropsychology Unit and of the Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology Center of the Psychiatry Institute of Hospital das Clínicas, School of Medicine of the University of São Paulo – USP. Collaborating Professor in the Department of Psychiatry – School of Medicine, USP. Full Professor of Psychology – Program for Master's and Doctoral degrees of the Methodist University of São Paulo – UMESP.
Official Dental Legal Expert of the Paraíba Institute of Forensic Science (IPC/PB). Adjunct Professor at UFPB. Doctor in Sciences from FIOCRUZ, Master in Dentistry from UFRJ, Dental Legal Expert from COESP. Assistant researcher in PRO-FORENSES (CAPES) project "Analysis of Facial Parameters of the Brazilian Population for Forensic Purposes using a Database of Front View Images”.
Federal Criminal Expert. PhD in Science/ Legal Medicine from the University of São Paulo Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto (FMRP/USP). Master in Health Sciences, Forensic Dentistry Specialist and Dentistry graduate from the University of Brasilia. Professor at the National Police Academy and at graduate courses in Forensic Dentistry and Forensic Sciences. Associate Coordinator of Project No 37 of the CAPES Forensic Sciences Notice, in the area of Forensic Anthropology. Coordinator of the Forensic Facial Identification Scientific Group - FACISGroup. Served as Chair of the INTERPOL DVI Standing Committee and of the INTERPOL DVI Working Group. Author of book chapters about Forensic Sciences, Medicine and Forensic Dentistry.
Criminology Expert from the Brazilian Institute of Criminal Science – IBCCRIM. Trained in murder case Investigation and Forensics by the U.S. Police Instructor Teams – USPIT. Criminal analysis consultant. Advisory member of the Criminal Justice and Penitentiary Policy Committee of the São Paulo Bar Association - OAB SP. Author of books "Serial Killer – Cruel or Insane?", "Serial Killers – Made in Brazil" and "Family Affairs: the Richthofen Files and the Nardoni Files".
João Batista Rodrigues Júnior
Forensic pathologist with the Institute of Forensic Medicine in Belo Horizonte, MG. Emergency surgeon with the Odilon Behrens Municipal Hospital. Master in Health Sciences from the Pediatrics Department of the Federal University of Minas Gerais Faculty of Medicine. Forensic medicine and general surgery specialist from AMB – Brazilian Medical Association and the Brazilian College of Surgeons. Traffic medicine specialist from AMB and the Brazilian Association of Occupational Medicine – ABMT. Crime studies and Public Safety specialist from the Philosophy and Human Sciences Faculty of the Federal University of Minas Gerais – UFMG. Graduated in Medicine from UFMG.
Expert Forensic Pathologist with working experience with the Civil Police Forces of Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo. Professor of Forensic Medicine in the Forensic Analysis and Forensic Sciences graduate course of the Redentor/Bioforense College. Medicine graduate from Fluminense Federal University (UFF). Participated in the planning and training of the Rio de Janeiro disaster victim identification teams (DVI) for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as coordinator of morgue activities.
Expert Forensic Pathologist. PhD and Master in Medicine from the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro. Professor of Forensic Sciences Applied to Criminal Investigation at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Director of the Brazilian Association of Forensic Medicine and Forensic Medical Examinations - RJ. Coordinator of the CREMERJ Technical Chamber of Legal Medicine.
Expert Forensic Pathologist with the Federal District Institute of Legal Medicine (IML-DF), Head of the IML-DF Academic and Research Center. Adjunct Professor of the University of Brasília and Professor at the Civil Police Academy of the Federal District. PhD in Medical Sciences from the University of Brasilia, Master in Forensic Dentistry and Deontology from the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Specialist in Forensic Medicine, Forensic Dentistry and Occupational Dentistry from UNICAMP. Graduated in Science/Mathematics from Centro de Ensino Unificado de Brasilia, and in Dentistry, Medicine and Law from the University of Brasilia.
Manoel Campos Neto
Official Forensic Pathologist Expert of the Mato Grosso Official Forensics and Technical Identification service – POLITEC/MT. Trauma-Orthopedist with the Emergency Team in the Regional Hospital in Cáceres, Mato Grosso. Specialist in Forensic Pathology and Forensic Medical Examination from the Brazilian Association of Forensic Pathology and Forensic Medical Examination – ABMLPM and in Orthopedics and Traumatology from the Federal Council of Medicine – CFM. Specialized in Forensic Medical Examination from the Mato Grosso Unimed Federation. Won scientific awards from the Forensic Pathology Congress of São Paulo – 2016 and the 11th Bolivian-Peruvian Congress of Forensic Medicine and Forensic Sciences - 2016. Author of books Human "Mules" (2012) and "Atlas of Forensic Medicine – A practical guide for physicians and law professionals" (2014), in partnership with Prof. Dr. J. P. Vanrell (sub judice).
Marcos Paulo Machado
Expert Forensic Dentist with the Rio de Janeiro Civil Police. MSc in Oral and Dental Biology from UNICAMP, the University of Campinas. Forensic Dentistry Specialist from UFRJ, the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Specialist in Temporomandibular Dysfunction and Orofacial Pain from the Federal Council of Dentistry – CFO. Head of the Forensic Anthropology Department of the IMLAP Institute of Forensic Medicine. Director and former president of the Brazilian Association of Forensic Anthropology – ABRAF.
Paulo Enio da Costa Filho
Forensic Expert with the Federal District Civil Police. Master in Bioethics and Specialist in Forensic Dentistry, Periodontics and Bioethics from the University of Brasilia. Visiting Lecturer with the National Police Academy and the Federal District Civil Police Academy. Active in crime scene forensics related to crimes against the human person with over 800 locations investigated. Author of books on Forensic Medicine and Criminalistics.
Rhonan Ferreira da Silva
Forensic expert with the Goiás Superintendence of Technical and Scientific Police. PhD in Oral and Dental Biology/Anatomy from the University of Campinas – UNICAMP. MSc in Forensic Dentistry from UNICAMP. Professor of Forensic Dentistry at the Goiás Federal University.
Expert Forensic Pathologist with the Federal District Civil Police – PCDF. Director of the PCDF Forensic DNA Research Institute. Administrator of the PCDF Genetic Profiles Database. Representative of the National Public Safety Secretariat / Ministry of Justice – SENASP/MJ in the Integrated Network of Genetic Profiles Databases Managing Committee. Scientific Coordinator of the Special Committee on Dead and Missing Political Activists – CEMDP. Scientific Coordinator of the Perus Working Group – GTP. Professor with the Federal District Civil Police Academy. Member of the Scientific Board of the Brazilian Association of Forensic Anthropology – ABRAF. Served as a professor of Forensic Medicine at the University of Brasilia – UnB and CEUB University Center – UniCEUB.
Graduate Nurse from the Estácio/Fase College. Specialist in Academic Management and Higher Education Teaching. Undergoing postgraduate studies in Forensic Medicine and Forensic Sciences. Trained Forensic Nurse Examiner - FNE. Search and Rescue Operator in Collapsed Structures, Rescue Systems Training (BREC – USAR). Postgraduate Professor of Forensic Nursing. President of the Brazilian Association of Forensic Nursing - Abeforense.
Criminal Expert since 1998, working at the Forensic Ballistics Section of the Goiás Scientific Police. Post-graduate degree in Forensic Sciences from Paulista University - UNIP. Accredited by the Evofinder Ballistics Identification System.
Director General and Official Criminal Expert of the General Forensics Institute of Rio Grande do Sul (IGP). Graduated a Chemical Engineer from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS. Professor of Criminalistics, Legal Engineering and Identification of Vehicles at several institutions. Coordinator of several criminalistics seminars and conferences. Tutor of several distance learning courses offered by the National Public Safety Secretariat – SENASP. Co-author of book Methodology and Procedures in Criminalistics. Worked as Forensic Science representative at large events, committees and in Public Administration bodies.
Federal Criminal Expert since 2006. Manager of Inteligeo, a geographic information system that supports expert analyses by the Federal Police. Works in the geospatial area since 2010. Graduated a computer engineer from ITA, the Aeronautics Institute of Technology. Will speak at InterFORENSICS about the use of interdisciplinary geographic information in forensic analysis.
Federal Criminal Expert since 2009. MSc in Mechanical Sciences, BSc and licentiate in Physics from the University of Brasilia. Professor of Forensic Ballistics and Crime Scene Forensics at the National Police Academy. Researcher of Parameters of Influence in Automated Ballistics Comparison
PhD and MSc in Biology, University of Victoria. Bachelor of Science, Biology, Pontifícia Catholic University of Goiás. Laboratory Assessor, ISO/IEC 17025, Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation. Senior Provincial Laboratory Specialist at Ministry of Environment (Victoria, BC).
Marcus Vinicius Andrade
Federal Criminal Expert since 2003. Head of the Technical Scientific Sector of the Federal Police in Minas Gerais. MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Graduated in Industrial Pharmacy from the Federal University of Minas Gerais – UFMG. Coordinated quality control laboratories for five years at the Ezequiel Dias Foundation, MG, and Farmacopeia Brasileira. Worked as head of the Technical Scientific Sector in Acre, as manager of the Forensic Chemistry Expertise Group, and as official in charge of the strategic planning unit of the Regional Superintendency of the Federal Police in Minas Gerais.
Roberto Cabral Borges
Coordinator of Operations and Monitoring with the Brazilian Institute for the Environment – IBAMA. MSc in Ecology from the University of Brasilia – UnB. Specialist in Higher Education Methodology from CES (Center for Higher Education). Graduated in Biological Sciences from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora. Worked as a professor of undergraduate studies in Zoology of Vertebrates, Conservation Biology, at the Biological Sciences Faculty of JK College, Federal District. Author and co-author of several books, articles, research work, courses and lectures related to the Brazilian fauna.
Director of the Drug Development Center, Northeastern University College of Science
Dr. Angeline Yap is the Assistant Director of the Forensic Science Group and Director of the Illicit Drugs Division at Singapore´s Health Sciences Authority. She is also a Core Committe member of the Scientific Working Group for the Analysis of Seized Drugs (SWGDRUG).
Dr. Barry K. Logan is Sr. Vice President of Forensic Science Initiatives, Chief Scientist, at NMS Labs, Pennsylvania. Fellow of the American Board of Forensic Toxicologists (ABFT), and has over one hundred (100) publications and four hundred (400) presentations in forensic toxicology and analytical chemistry, including work on the effects of methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana on drivers, drug caused and related death. His recent work has focused on the analytical and interpretive toxicology of emerging recreational and designer drugs. Executive Director of the Robert F. Borkenstein course at Indiana University, and Executive Director at the Center for Forensic Science Research and Education (CFSRE) at the Fredric Rieders Family Foundation, Philadelphia. He holds academic appointments at Indiana University, Arcadia University and Thomas Jefferson University. In recognition of his work and contributions, Dr. Logan has received numerous national and international awards, and in 2013-14 served as President of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS).
PhD in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Campinas – UNICAMP. Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry of the Federal University of Minas Gerais – UFMG and coordinator of the Forensic Chemistry Study Group. Director of the Analytical Chemistry Division of the Brazilian Chemical Society. Active in the determination of inorganic and organic analytes, street drugs analysis and toxicological analyzes.
Manager with the Office of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs in the Controlled Substances Directorate of Health Canada.
Deputy Coordinator of the Brazilian Doping Control Laboratory
Associate Professor with the Clinical and Toxicological Analyses Department of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty at the University of São Paulo – USP, Director of the Toxicological Analysis Laboratory (LAT-USP) and Vice President of the Brazilian Toxicology Society (SBTox). Author/co-author of over 100 publications, mainly in the area of forensic toxicology.
Ph.D., Forensic Medicine and Science (Forensic and Analytical Toxicology), University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. M.S., Forensic Science (Criminalistics & Forensic Toxicology), John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, New York, NY, USA. B.S., Criminalistics/Forensic Chemistry, State University of New York – College at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA. Professor (Clinical) Department of Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA. Professor (Invited) Department of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Patras, Greece Chief Forensic Toxicologist, Lemos Toxicology Services, LLC, San Francisco, California, USA.
Scientific Analyst working in the Action on new drugs - supply reduction and new drugs unit of the EU Drugs Agency (EMCDDA). Rachel implements the day to day operation of the EU Early Warning System (EWS) on new psychoactive substances (NPS). BSc in Forensic and Environmental Analysis and a PhD in the Analysis, Synthesis and Characterisation of New Psychoactive Substances of Abuse.
Renata de Morais Souza
Pharmacist. Health surveillance specialist. Regulation specialist at the Controlled Products Management of the National Health Surveillance Agency – Anvisa since 2005. Controlled products manager at Anvisa since 2012. Member of the National Council on Drug Policies – CONAD. Member of Mercosur’s Ad Hoc Group on Psychotropic Substances and Narcotic Drugs. Coordinating member of the ANVISA Working Group on the optimization and the classification and control of narcotic, psychotropic, precursor, prohibited and other substances and plants subject to special control.
Suzana de Moura
Master's degree in Management Systems from the Fluminense Federal University – UFF. Graduated in Chemical Engineering from the State University of Rio de Janeiro – UERJ. Worked in the accreditation of laboratories between 1995 and 2007. Participated in the implementation of accreditation programs for proficiency testing providers – PTP (ABNT NBR ISO/IEC 17043) and for reference material producers – RMP (ABNT ISO Guia 34). Currently working on the development of new laboratory, PTP and RMP accreditation areas at Inmetro – National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology.
Master's degree in Laboratory Medicine and Forensic Technology from the State University of Rio de Janeiro – UERJ. Graduated in Pharmaceutical Biochemistry and Industry from the Federal University of Paraná – UFPR. Worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 13 years in the quality control of pharmaceutical products. Participates in the Technical Advisory Committee to Inmetro’s General Coordination on the Accreditation of Psychoactive Substances and of the Forensic Area. Currently works as Laboratory Good Practices (BPL) accreditation manager and processes manager.
Phd in Analytical Chemistry from the University of São Paulo. Professor of the Institute of Chemistry, coordinator of the Graduate Program and of the Electronics Based Languages and Chemical Sensors Laboratory of the University of São Paulo. Experienced in the development of chemical sensors and arrangement of electronics based language-type sensors for the solution of analytical problems in the environment, clinical, forensic and food sectors. Had 9 projects approved by CNPq, FAPESP and CAPES between 2009 and 2016.
Adilson Carvalho Silva
Federal Criminal Expert, Professor of Anti-Corruption Compliance at the University of Salvador, Specialist in Tax Law from the Bahia Federal University - UFBA, specialist in Police Science and Criminal Investigation from the National Police Academy - ANP, and a master’s degree candidate in Public Security, Justice and Citizenship from the UFBA.
Master in Accounting and Finance from the University of Lancaster. Worked as a professor at UniCEUB, FGV and UnB. An IASB member. Worked as head of DENOR, of the Central Bank of Brazil, having represented it in various national and international committees. Worked as an auditor at PWC. Co-author of book Accounting for Financial Institutions.
Founding partner of accounting firm Tax Brasil Serviços Contábeis. A lawyer and an accountant, holds a Master's degree in law. A former director of PwC Brazil with 20 years of professional experience in investigative accounting. Professor at Ibmec-DF and tax consultant. At InterFORENSICS he will speak about the effectiveness of forensic accounting in the identification of fraud.
Federal Forensic expert, MSc in Accounting from the University of Brasilia, Accounting Specialist from the University of Fortaleza. Professor at the National Police Academy - ANP. Co-author of two Forensic Accounting books.
PhD in Accounting and Comptrollership from FEA-USP, Master in Accounting from the University of Santa Catarina, Bachelor in Business Administration (Business Management) from Webber International University, in Accounting from Universidade do Vale do Itajai and in Law from UNIP. Professor of the Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Accounting (FEA), USP.
Federal Criminal Expert since 2006, Head of the Accounting and Economic Inspection Service of the Federal Police National Institute of Criminalistics, master and specialist degree in Public Administration from the EBAPE/FGV, MBA in Public Accounts from the Catholic University of Brasilia, Professor at the National Academy of Police. He has served as a Business Assistant with Banco do Brasil, a Tax Inspector with the Secretary of Finance of the Federal District Government, a Federal Police Officer and a university professor.
Federal Criminal Expert since 2007, Accounting Auditing Specialist and Accounting graduate from the University of Brasilia. He has worked as an auditor at various private organizations, the Brazilian Economic and Social Development Bank - BNDES and the Securities and Exchange Commission – CVM.
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