Tentative Schedule

Sunday
11:00am – 12:00pm Registration, distribution of course materials, payment of fees.
LUNCH PROVIDED
12:00pm – 12:30pm Introduction/Orientation
Robert Zettl
Dr. Barry Logan
12:30pm – 1:30pm Historical Perspective on Forensic Blood and Breath Alcohol Testing
Dr. Alan Wayne Jones, Guest Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Linköping, Sweden.
1:30pm– 1:45pm BREAK
1:45pm– 2:30pm 0.08 – The Film that Helped Change Canada’s Law
2:30pm – 3:15pm Pharmacology and Physiology of Alcohol
Dr. Robert B. Forney Jr., Chief Toxicologist, Office of Lucas County Coroner, Toledo, Ohio; and Clinical Associate Professor, Medical University of Ohio.
3:15pm – 3:30pm Break
3:30pm – 4:45pm Pharmacology and Physiology of Alcohol (continued)
Dr. Robert B. Forney Jr., Chief Toxicologist, Office of Lucas County Coroner, Toledo, Ohio; and Clinical Associate Professor, Medical University of Ohio.
6:00pm – 8:00pm Welcome Dinner
Attendees are invited to join the faculty for dinner and cash bar in the State Rooms East and West.
Monday
8:00am – 9:00am Pharmacology and Physiology of Alcohol (continued)
Dr. Robert B. Forney Jr., Chief Toxicologist, Office of Lucas County Coroner, Toledo, Ohio; and Clinical Associate Professor, Medical University of Ohio.
9:00am – 9:15am BREAK
9:15am – 10:30am Chemistry and Biochemistry of Alcohol
Dr. Barry K Logan, NMS Labs, Willow Grove PA.
10:30am – 10:45am BREAK
10:45am – 12:00pm Primer on the Forensic Pharmacokinetics of Ethanol
Dr. Alan Wayne Jones, Guest Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Linköping, Sweden.
12:00pm– 1:00pm LUNCH
1:00pm – 2:00pm Re-establishing Progress on Reducing Alcohol Impaired Driving Fatalities
James Fell, Principle Research Scientist, NORC at the University of Chicago- Bethesda, MD, Office
2:00pm – 2:15pm BREAK
2:15pm – 3:30pm Blood Alcohol Analysis: Theory and Practice
Dr. Curt Harper, Toxicology Discipline Chief, Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences, Hoover, AL
3:30pm – 3:45pm BREAK
3:45pm – 5:00pm Breath Alcohol Instrumentation: Theory and Practice
Ms. Teri Martin, Centre of Forensic Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Tuesday
8:00am – 9:00am Behavioral and Performance Effects of Alcohol on Driving
Dr. Dary Fiorentino, DF Consulting, Los Angeles CA
9:00am – 9:15am BREAK
9:15am – 10:30am Behavioral and Performance Effects of Alcohol on Driving (continued)
10:30am – 10:45am BREAK
10:45am – 12:00pm Approaches to Widmark Calculations
Ms. Alka Lohmann, Virginia Department of Forensic Science, Richmond, VA
12:00pm – 1:00pm LUNCH
1:00pm – 2:15pm Practice and Pitfalls of Retrograde Extrapolation
Ms. Alka Lohmann, Virginia Department of Forensic Science, Richmond, VA
2:15pm – 2:30pm BREAK
2:30pm – 3:30pm Predicting Impairment: The Role of BAC and Complexity of the Driving TaskMs. Teri Martin, Centre of Forensic Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
3:30pm – 3:45pm BREAK
3:45pm – 5:00pm Principles and Application of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (Followed by Demonstration of Fatal Vision Goggles)
Mr. Joseph Turner, Retired, Muncie Indiana Police Department
Wednesday
8:00am – 9:15am Distribution of Ethanol between Blood and other Biological Specimens from Living and Deceased Persons
Dr. Alan Wayne Jones, Guest Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Linköping, Sweden.
9:15am – 9:30am BREAK
9:30am – 10:45am Legal Framework for DUI: Statutory Issues, Constitutional Issues and Case Law
Mr. Boris Moczula, JD, New Jersey
10:45am – 11:00am BREAK
11:00am – 12:00pm Legal Framework for DUI: Statutory Issues, Constitutional Issues and Case Law (continued)
12:00pm – 1:00pm LUNCH
1:00pm – 2:15pm The Changing Landscape: Standards in the Forensic Laboratory
Mr. Randall Beaty, Deputy Scientific Director, Crime Laboratory Service, Texas Department of Public Safety, Austin, TX
2:15pm – 2:45pm BREAK and CLASS PHOTO
2:45pm – 4:30pm The Current Scene Panel Discussion: All Available Faculty
5:00pm – 7:00pm Wine and Cheese Reception – University Club (IMU)
Thursday
8:00am – 9:00am Statistical Applications in Forensic Toxicology
Mr. Rodney Gullberg, Clearview Statistical Consulting, Seattle, WA
9:00am – 9:15am BREAK
9:15am – 10:30am Statistical Applications in Forensic Toxicology (continued)
Mr. Rodney Gullberg, Clearview Statistical Consulting, Seattle, WA
10:30am – 10:45am BREAK
10:45am – 11:45am The Confrontation Clause and Scientific Testimony
Mr. Boris Moczula, JD, New Jersey
11:45am – 12:45pm LUNCH
12:045pm – 2:00pm Analysis and Response to Defense Challenges in Forensic Alcohol Testing
Mr. Patrick Harding, Emeritus Toxicology Section Director, WI State Laboratory of Hygiene
2:00pm – 2:15pm BREAK
2:15pm – 3:30pm Analysis and Response to Defense Challenges in Forensic Alcohol Testing (continued)
3:30pm – 3:45pm BREAK
3:45pm – 5:30pm Moot Court- Maurer School of Law Auditorium
Mr. Boris Moczula, JD, New Jersey
Ms. Mary Anderson, JD, Chief Deputy Prosecutor, Bend, Oregon
5:45pm – 7:30pm BONUS OPTIONAL SESSION:

Tutorial on Statistical Applications of Alcohol Data – Oak Room (IMU)

Mr. Rodney Gullberg, Clearview Statistical Consulting, Seattle, WA
Friday
8:00am –9:15am Expert Testimony: Basic Principles
Ms. Mary Anderson, JD, Chief Deputy Prosecutor, Bend, Oregon
9:15am – 9:30am BREAK
9:30am – 10:30am Expert Testimony: Basic Principles (continued)
10:30am – 10:45am BREAK
10:45am – 11:30am Discussion – Expert Testimony: Practical Considerations
Mr. Patrick Harding
Ms. Mary Anderson
11:30am – 11:45am Presentation of Certificates and Close of Course
Mr. Robert Zettl, Mr. Patrick Harding

Upcoming Courses

The Borkenstein Alcohol Course
PLEASE NOTE DATE AND LOCATION CHANGE
December 8-13, 2019
San Diego, California
Registration opening soon
*This is a one time location change. All other courses will be in Bloomington, IN.

Future Bloomington, IN Courses
May 10-15, 2020
December 6-11, 2020

will be in Bloomington, IN.

IMUThe Indiana Memorial Union, where the Borkenstein Course is held
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