About ISHI

For the past 26 years the International Symposium on Human Identification has been witness to new technologies, changing policies, and trends in forensics. It’s all happening September 26-29, 2016 in Minneapolis, MN!

Registration for ISHI is $775, and students are able to register at a discounted rate of $575. Those interested in attending only the workshops do not need to pay the full registration rate, and can simply pay for the workshops attended. Register before August 1st to save $100 off of the standard registration cost!

Pre-registration for workshops is strongly encouraged, as space is limited. On-site registrants cannot be guaranteed admittance.

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What Kind of Forensic Scientist are You?

Are you the Eager Beaver? Or maybe the Queen Bee? Find out what kind of Forensic Scientist you are by taking our 10 question quiz here and then share with your labmates!

What kind of forensic scientist are you

Save the Date!

We’ll be heading west for ISHI 28! We’re excited to announce that the 28th International Symposium on Human Identification will be held at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA October 2-5, 2017. More information will be coming soon. Just announced – ISHI 29 will be held in downtown, Phoenix, Arizona!

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Photos from Minneapolis Are Up!

The 27th International Symposium on Human Identification just concluded last month in Minneapolis. To view all the photos from the event, click here!

David O'Shea presents his keynote address on the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo.

David O’Shea presents his keynote address on the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo.

For tips, speaker news, and interesting cases, click below to read the ISHI blog!
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Watch what last year’s presenters had to say about ISHI!


Try a Fabric Poster!

We’ve again partnered with PosterSmith to provide you with a free fabric poster. Fabric posters fit easily in your suitcase and are wrinkle-free! Orders placed prior to August 25th will receive a complimentary poster and shipping. Orders placed after August 25th are eligible for a $15 discount with code “ISHI27”. Visit this link to order your poster.

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