Schedule

Sunday, December 3, 2017
11:00am – 12:00pm Registration, distribution of course materials, payment of fees.
LUNCH PROVIDED
12:00 – 12:30 Introduction/Orientation
Robert Zettl
Dr. Barry Logan
12:30 – 1:30 Historical Perspective on Forensic Alcohol Analysis
Dr. Alan Wayne Jones, Guest Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Linköping, Sweden.
1:30– 1:45 BREAK
1:45– 2:30 0.08 – The Film that Helped Change Canada’s Law
2:30 – 3:15 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.
3:15- 3:30 BREAK
3:30 – 4:45 Pharmacology and Physiology of Alcohol (continued)
6:00 – 8:00 Welcome Dinner
Attendees are invited to join the faculty for dinner and cash bar in the State Rooms East and West.
Monday, December 4, 2017
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.
9:00 – 9:15 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 Reestablishing Progress on Reducing Alcohol Related CrashesDr. Robert Voas, Senior Research Scientist, PIRE, Calverton, MD
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 Principles and Application of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (Followed by Demonstration of Fatal Vision Goggles)
Mr. Joseph Turner, Retired, Muncie Indiana Police Department
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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 Breath Alcohol Instrumentation: Theory and Practice
Ms. Teri Martin, Centre of Forensic Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
12:00pm – 1:00pm LUNCH
1:00pm – 2:15pm Approaches to Widmark Calculations
Ms. Alka Lohmann, Virginia Department of Forensic Science, Richmond, VA
2:15pm – 2:30pm BREAK
2:30pm – 3:45pm Practice and Pitfalls of Retrograde Extrapolation
Ms. Alka Lohmann, Virginia Department of Forensic Science, Richmond, VA
3:45pm – 4:00pm BREAK
4:00pm – 5:00pm Predicting Impairment: The Role of BAC and Complexity of the Driving Task
Ms. Teri Martin, Centre of Forensic Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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 – 1:30pm 60TH ANNIVERSARY LUNCHEON with Guest Speaker Sharon Faville
Georgian Room (IMU)
1:30pm – 2:45pm The Changing Landscape: Standards in the Forensic Laboratory
Mr. Randall Beaty, Deputy Scientific Director, Crime Laboratory Service, Texas Department of Public Safety, Austin, TX
2:45pm – 3:15pm BREAK and CLASS PHOTO
3:15pm – 5:00pm The Current Scene Panel Discussion: All Faculty
5:30pm – 7:30pm Wine and Cheese Reception – University Club (IMU)
Thursday, December 7, 2017
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, continuedMr. Rodney Gullberg, Clearview Statistical Consulting, Seattle, WA
10:30am – 10:45am BREAK
10:45am – 12:00pm Analysis and Response to Defense Challenges in Forensic Alcohol Testing Mr. Patrick Harding, Emeritus Toxicology Section Director, WI State Laboratory of Hygiene
12:00pm – 1:00pm LUNCH
1:00pm – 2:15pm Analysis and Response to Defense Challenges in Forensic Alcohol Testing (continued)
2:15pm – 2:30pm BREAK
2:30pm – 3:30pm The Confrontation Clause and Scientific Testimony
Mr. Boris Moczula, JD, New Jersey
3:30pm – 3:45pm BREAK
3:45pm – 5:15pm Moot Court- Location TBD
Mr. Boris Moczula, JD, New Jersey
Ms. Mary Anderson, JD, Chief Deputy Prosecutor, Bend, Oregon
5:30pm – 7:15pm BONUS OPTIONAL SESSION:

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

Mr. Rodney Gullberg, Clearview Statistical Consulting, Seattle, WA
Friday, December 8, 2017
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

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