ISFRI 2016

Time                       Thursday, May 12, 2016

08:00                                    Registration &  welcome coffee

08:45                                     Opening by Prof. dr. R.R. van Rijn, NFI / AMC

09:00                                     Plenary Session: How to present evidence?
09:00                                     Interpreting evidence and the assignment of evidential value
                                               Prof. dr. C.E.H. Berger, NFI, Ministry of Safety & Justice, The Netherlands

09:30                                     Being compelled to undergo imaging techniques in criminal cases, an European human rights                                                                        perspective, Mr. D. van Toor, University of Bielefeld, Germany
10:00                                     Expert Witness Testimony: a professional experience; 
                                               Prof. dr. G. Davis, Professor of Pathology, University of Alabama, USA

10:30                                     Discussion

10:45                                     Coffee break

11:45 - 12.35                       Scientific session 1

  • O.1.01 -  Accuracy and interrater agreement in identifying cause of death on postmortem CT: prospective study in a forensic setting -  T.D. Ruder, Switzerland
  • O.1.02  - The “Pseudo-CT Myelogram Sign”: an Aid to the Diagnosis of Underlying Brain Stem and Spinal Cord Trauma in the Presence of Major Cranio-Cervical region Injury on Post-mortem Computed Tomography -  B.D. Daly, United States
  • O.1.03  - Differences between postmortem CT and autopsy findings in forensic investigation of cervical spine injuries -             Y.Makino, Japan
  • O.1.04 - Optimisation of post mortem coronary computed tomography angiography histopathology using a novel alignment procedure - H. Precht, Denmark
  • O.1.05 - The reliability of neck approach for whole body postmortem angiography in the cause of sudden death: A validation study -  A.P. Abdul Rashid, Malaysia
  • O.1.06 - Early experience with the use of gas for postmortem angiography computed tomography in lower extremity wounds -     A. Borowska-Solonynko, Poland
  • O.1.07 - Classification of different kinds of foreign bodies revealed during PMCT examination -  K. Wozniak, Poland
  • O.1.08 - Post-mortem diffusion MRI of the cervical spinal cord and nerves roots - W.K. Haakma, Denmark

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12:45                                     Lunch

13:45                                     Plenary session: Forensic radiology and imaging new horizons
13:45 - 14:30                       Workshops ISFRI Taskforces
14.30                                     End Workshop

14:45 - 15:15                       Future developments in forensic pathology, Prof. G.N Rutty, EMFPU, University of Leicester, UK

15:15 - 15:45                       Tea break

15:45                                     Future developments in forensic radiology, Prof A. Persson, IMH, Institutionen för Medicin och Hälsa,                                                            Linköpings Universitet, Sweden
16:15                                     Future developments in 3D imaging, Dr. R.G. Belleman, Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics; University                                                   of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
16:45                                     Discussion

17:00 - 18:30                        Reception on behalf of CLHC

Time                        Friday, May 13, 2016

08:00                                     Registration & welcome coffee

08:30                                     Plenary session: Imaging the crime scene
08:30                                     Virtopsy and the 3D Centre Zurich, Dr. A. Leipner, Institut für Rechtsmedizin: UZH, Switserland
09:00                                     HemoVision: Image-baed Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, Dr. P. Joris, KU Leuven, Belgium
09:30                                     3D visualisation of a crime scene, Prof. dr. P. Hofman, MUMC, Maastricht, The Netherlands
10:00                                     Aviation Accidents, V. Polle, KLPD Politie, The Netherlands
10:30                                     Discussion

10:45                                     Coffee break

11:15 – 11.45                      Scientific Session 2

  • O.2.01  - Postmortem CT as an alternative to conventional autopsy? - L.J.P. Sonnemans, Netherlands
  • O.2.02 - Virtual animation of victim-specific 3D models obtained from CT scans for forensic crime scene reconstruction: living and dead subjects.... - C. Villa, Denmark
  • O.2.03 - A view from the cutting edge – the application of microCT in the differentiation between serrated and non-serrated blades in the infliction of stab wounds in skin - T. Calderbank & S. Stanley, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

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11:45                                     Gil Brogdon Honorary lecture

                                               Imaging in the Study of Art, Prof. J. Dik, PhD, Mechinical, Maritime and Materials Engineering, TU Delft 

12:30                                     Lunch

14:00                                     Program A, B or C 

  Program A: Scientific session 3

  • Keynote: Chris O'donnell, Australia
  • O.3.01 - Using PMCT as an advanced teaching tool for anatomical based courses that do not have access to cadavers  - L. Brough, United Kingdom 
  • O.3.02 - Post mortem CT findings of the neck in hanging cases - M.I. Lino, Japan
  • O.3.03 - Computer-aided stab wound channel reconstruction based on local visual depiction of entrapped air - M. Urschler, Austria
  • O.3.04 - Post mortem computed tomography (PMCT) discloses reduced lung density in drowning fatalities compared to controls - B.H. Madsen, Denmark
  • O.3.05 - Imaging of Resuscitation and Emergency Resuscitation Devices – Lessons Learned from Post Mortem Computed Tomography - B. Daly, United States
  • O.3.06 - Morphometric analysis of saw marks on human bones through micro-CT  - G. Pelletti, Italy

15:00                                     Tea break

Scientific session 3 continued

  • Keynote - A. Brough
  • O.3.07 - A simple solution – Integrating 3D surface imaging into automated PMCT-scanning procedures - S.Kottner, Switzerland
  • O.3.08 - The possibility of using a virtual bone collection for forensic anthropology investigation - K.L. Colman, Netherlands
  • O.3.09  - Part-to-part comparison of computed tomographic (CT) three-dimensional (3D) reconstructions for forensic identification - S.J. Decker, United States
  • O.3.10 - Post-mortem X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) identification using ante-mortem CT scan of the sphenoid sinus - L.Deloire, France
  • O.3.11 - Forensic Identification: Validation of radiologic identification with dental CT - T.D. Ruder, Switzerland

16:45                                     5th General assembly of the ISFRI

Program B: JoFRI workshop - For more information visit the page on Parallel programma B

Program C: Parallel programma in Nederlands voor Justitie (max 60 plekken beschikbaar)  - For more    information visit the page on Parallel programma C

17:30                                     End of day 2

20:00                                     Annual dinner at the Heineken Experience

Time                       Saturady, May 14, 2016

08:00                                     Registration &, welcome coffee

08:30                                     Plenary session: Child abuse
08:30                                     Child abuse the scope of the problem, R. Bilo, Ministerie van Veiligheid & Justitie
09:00                                     Imaging child abuse, a radiologists perspective, Prof. dr.
S. Robben, MUMC
09:30                                     Imaging bruises, K. Yen, UniversitätsKlinikum Heidelberg
10:00                                     Discussion

Scientific session 4

  • O.4.01 - Density of white matter as a marker for the post-mortem interval using CT: a longitudinal study and potential in forensic cases - D. Snijders, The Netherlands
  • O.4.02 - Thoracic and abdominal injuries after manual or AutoPulse™ resuscitation on PMCT - A. Bayat, The Netherlands
  • O.4.03 - The role of forensic imaging compared to classic autopsy in fatal gunshot incidents: a review of the literature - R. van Kan, The Netherlands

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10:45                                   Coffee break

11:15                                   Program A: 
Workshop synopsis

 Scientific session 4 continued

  • O.4.01 Normal and abnormal post-mortem fetal ultrasound. A pictorial review - E. Lesieur, France
  • O.4.02 Imaging Correlates of Feticide on Perinatal Postmortem Magnetic Resonance Imaging - N. Jawad, United Kingdom
  • O.4.04 Evaluation of MRI sequences and liquids potentially suitable for post-mortem vascular perfusion - A. Webb, Austria
  • O.4.05 Predicting the time point of fracture occurrence in adolescent rats: a qMRI-approach - K. Baron, Austria
  • O.4.06 The Effect of Tissue Preservation (Refrigeration, Freezing/Thawing, or Fixation) on Tissue Properties and Post-Mortem Imaging - L. Adolphi, United States

13:05                                   Closure ceremony & Call for Odense- ISFRI Board

13:15                                   End of ISFRI 2016

Program B: Parallel Program 
11th Annual Meeting of International Association of Forensic Radiographers - For more information visit the page on Parallel programma B

08.30  - 12:45                     Program C: Parallel Program
                                               FUMEDICA SYMPOSIUM -
For more information visit the page on Fumedica Symposium