The following draft standards were posted on 04/24/13 for public comment:
Hammer, L., Duffy, K., Fraser, J and Nic Daeid, N. A Study of the Variability in Footwear Impression Comparison Conclusions. Journal of Forensic Identification, 63 (2), pp. 205-218. March/April 2013.
Nic Daeid, N. Comprehensive Analysis of the Chemical Enhancement of Footwear Marks on Fabrics. Forensic Magazine, 10(1), 18-22. Available online
The meeting's website is currently under construction, but is expected to go live before the end of this year. The website will provide additional details concerning the meeting, such as location, accomodations and fees. However, the following deadlines have already been set:
To encourage participation, the Steering Committee has agreed to lower the registration fee (specific numbers have not yet been determined) for registrants who will provide presentations or workshops.