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Kansas Division IAI

Welcome to the website of the Kansas Division of the International Association for Identification!  We are a division of the oldest and largest forensic association in the world.  This professional association represents a diverse, knowledgeable and experienced membership that are assembled to educate, share, critique and publish methods, techniques and research in the physical forensic science disciplines.



Join us for the 2019 KDIAI Spring Educational Conference

The 2019 conference lectures and workshops will focus on the Application of Forensic Science In A Quadruple Homicide Investigation.

2019 Conference Schedule

Tuesday, April 9th

11:00-5:00   Registration
1:00-1:30 President’s Welcome
  General Session
    Forensic Anthropology
    Presented by Dr. Alexandra Klales; Washburn University
    Quadruple Homicide—Introduction
    Presented by Sheriff Jeff Richards and Rick Geist;
    Franklin County Sheriff’s Office
    Quadruple Homicide— The Investigation
    Presented by Tammy Alexander; Franklin County Sheriff’s
5:00 PM Business Meeting
6:00 PM Hospitality Room

Wednesday, April 10th

8:00-8:30 Awards and Installment of New Board Members
8:30-12:00 Morning Session
    Quadruple Homicide—The Crime Scenes
    Presented by Rebecca Vincent and Andrea Reed
    Johnson County Sheriff’s Office
    Quadruple Homicide—3D Laser Scan Documentation
    Presented by Ryan Rezzelle; Leica Geosystems
    Quadruple Homicide—Trace Evidence (Soil Analysis)
    Presented by Jodi Webb; Federal Bureau of Investigation
12:00-1:00 Lunch (On your own)
1:00-5:00 Afternoon Session
    Quadruple Homicide—Entomology
    Presented by Dr. Leon Higley; University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    Quadruple Homicide—Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
    Presented by Jeremy Morrie; Johnson County Sheriff’s Office
    Quadruple Homicide—Case Wrap-Up

Please join KDIAI at the 2019 Spring Educational Conference, held at the Geary County Convention Center/Courtyard by Marriott, 310 Hammons Dr, Junction City, KS, April 9-10, 2019.

Online registration for this event is now closed.

Those interested in attending may still register at the door on Tuesday, April 9th, 2019.



Dr. Finnegan Scholarship

The Dr. Michael Finnegan Scholarship is for any high school or college student that is a member or a dependent of an active KDIAI member.

Prairie Whorlwind

KDIAI members receive access to the archived Prairie Whorlwind Newsletter here. Future issues will be available at our LinkedIn page.

Contact Details

Kansas Division
International Association for Identification

Kansas: www.kansasiai.org

National: www.theiai.org