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AAFS Odontolgy Section is looking for contributions for the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting in Anaheim, CA, February 17-22, 2020. The 2020 meeting theme is “Crossing Borders; International, Interdisciplinary, Intelligence, Inclusiveness, Integrity, and Independence.” With this year’s theme in mind please start thinking about abstract topics, or nominations for the section awards. The AAFS 2020 abstract submission information is posted on the AAFS website and the August 1, 2019, deadline for submissions is less than a month away! Please visit aafs.org for more information.
When: October 15-19, 2019 Where: Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office, 1300 E. Warren Ave, Detroit, MI, 48207 Days 1 & 2 is an overview course (overview of forensic odontology), days 3-5 is an advanced training course designed for those who have already completed the first two days. For more information and to register, visit http://udmercy.edu/ce or contact Ms. Deborah Huff at 313-494-6626
The April 2019 edition of the ASFO Newsletter is now available.  Please log in and click on the 'Newsletter' tab to view.

13-14 November 2019, The Gulf Hotel Bahrain www.gccforensics.com The 2019 edition of GCC Forensics Conference & Exhibition will take place in The Gulf Hotel, Bahrain on 13-14 November.

After two successful editions in Abu Dhabi, the third edition will move to Bahrain. The event will present the opportunity to meet with key security & forensics companies showcasing the latest and most innovative technologies of the sector.

The conference will allow attendees to learn from industry leaders and technical experts across 2 days.

"This event will provide a great opportunity for international scientists, law enforcement and suppliers to meet with local leadership under the common goal of maintaining safety in the region."

Brigadier General Abdulaziz Al-Rumaihi, Director-General of Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science, Ministry of Interior Bahrain, Chairman of GCC Forensics Conference & Exhibition

**Please note that this conference has not been approved by the ABFO C&E Committee, therefore, does not count toward ABFO certification or re-certification**

2020 ABFO Workshops ABFO Bitemark Workshop Saturday, February 15, 2020 8 AM – 5 PM Anaheim, CA ABFO Dental Identification Workshop Sunday February 16, 2020 8 AM – 5 PM Anaheim, CA Please read Workshop advertisements prior to registration. Registration is currently open for both workshops. There is limited seating in both Workshops Go to ABFO Store for Registration: http://abfo.org/shop/
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Right now, in the United States, there is a problem that every dentist can help with. As of July 1, 2014 there were 8,118 unidentified people reported by medical examiners and coroners to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC). Over eight thousand decedents are waiting to be identified, with countless more family members grieving for their loved ones.

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