Kansas Division of the International Association for Identification

2020 KDIAI Annual Conference

  • 14 Apr 2020
  • 1:00 PM
  • 15 Apr 2020
  • 5:00 PM
  • Manhattan, Ks


  • Registration cost includes membership if application is received.
  • Registration cost includes membership if application is received.
  • For Student Members and for those attendees currently enrolled in college that do not meet the requirements to be an Active or Associate KDIAI Member.

    Student Membership is available to full-time college students at an accredited college with a
    major in a forensic science related or law enforcement field.


The KDIAI 2020 Annual Conference will be held at the Bluemont Hotel in Manhattan, Kansas on April 14-15 (Tuesday and Wednesday). This year's topic will be in regards to Sexual Assault Cases and Investigations.

Tuesday, April 14th

11:00-5:00    Registration

1:00-1:30       President’s Welcome

1:30-5:00       General Session

Sexual Assault/Strangulation Case Review

Presented by Detective Jason Waite

    Wichita Police Department

Investigating Sexual Assaults and Non-Fatal Strangulations

Presented by Detective Shannon Leeper

    Lenexa Police Department

5:00    Business Meeting (All KDIAI Members welcome!)

6:00    Hospitality Room

Wednesday, April 15th

8:00-8:30       Awards and Installment of New Board Members

8:30-12:00    Morning Session

Crime Scene and Suspect Processing

Presented by Kelsey Lynch and Paul Stockdell

    Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Criminalistics Laboratory

Specialized Injury Photography

Presented by Ashley Hoffmeier

    Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Criminalistics Laboratory

SAKI/DNA Evidence from Sexual Assault Kits

Presented by Bethany Stone

    Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Criminalistics Laboratory

12:00-1:00    Lunch (On your own)

1:00-5:00       Afternoon Session


Presented by Diana Schunn

    Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County

Victim Advocacy

Presented by Melissa Mosher

    Riley County Victim Advocate

President’s Closing

Hotel Reservations

Hotel reservations can be made by going to bluemonthotel.com.

To ensure the group rate of $96, please make your hotel reservations by March 20th, 2020.

  • Click on BOOK ONLINE (upper right)
  • Click on GROUP LOGIN (middle of page)
  • Enter group id: ident420 / password: kdiai
  • Enter correct arrival/departure date of stay and see available room types

Or by calling 785-473-7091 (press 0 for reservations) and ask for either code: IDENT420 or “KS Division IAI (Identification Assn)”.

Contact Us:


1109 N Minneapolis St

Wichita, KS 67214


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