Announcements

10th European Meeting for SP/TM – ENFSI Marks Working Group

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (SP/TM Meeting Organizing Committe Member) provided SWGTREAD with details regarding the upcoming 10th European Meeting for SP/TM – ENFSI Marks Working Group:

  • June 5-7, 2013
  • Bled, Slovenia

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:

  • March 31, 2013 - Abstract Submission
  • March 01, 2013 - Early Registration
  • May 15, 2013 - Registration

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.

If you have any questions regarding the upcoming meeting, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SWGTREAD Meeting Minutes Posted

Starting with the September 2012 meeting in Albuquerque, NM, the SWGTREAD Board has decided to publish the minutes of the the meetings on this website. Check out the meetings page to access the minutes.

Foundational Forensic Science Annotated Bibliographies Posted by RDT&E IWG

11 annotated bibliographies that were provided to the Research, Development, Testing and Education Inter-Agency Working Group (RDT&E IWG) in response to their inquiries have been posted online to serve as a resource to interested stakeholders.

These bibliographies were provided by scientific working groups and other professional organizations who represent the following forensic disciplines:

  1. Firearms & Toolmarks Analysis
  2. Handwriting Analysis
  3. Bitemark Analysis
  4. Hair Analysis
  5. Fiber Analysis
  6. Latent Print Analysis
  7. Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
  8. Shoeprint & Tire Tread Analysis
  9. Paint & Other Coatings Analysis
  10. Digital Evidence Analysis
  11. Arson Investigation & Burn Pattern Analysis