Current Problems of Forensic Expert Activities. Contemporary Problems, Trends and Prospects of Development of Criminalistics and Forensic Expertise

The program of the international scientific-practical conference includes the following main areas
  • organizational and procedural aspects of forensic expertise, features of methodological, organizational and legal groundwork,
  • scientific-technical and technical-criminalistics maintenance of forensic expert activities, features of introduction of modern research methods and testing tools for addressing issues of forensic expertise,
  • harmonization of the needs of forensic expert activities as one of the means of mechanisms  of creation of a single organizational and scientific-methodical approach to the production of forensic expertise,
  • problems of the theory and practice of forensic expertise and research, features of assigning and production of forensic expertise – new challenges, new solutions,
  • contemporary methodological and technological approaches to examination of evidence,
  • development prospects and features of conducting complex interdisciplinary forensic expertise using the modern achievements of the natural, technical and human sciences,
  • modern approaches to continuous education and improvement of experts, training of employees of competent authorities, who has the responsibility to assign expertise, modern aspects of testing.

Dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the establishment of ‘’National Bureau of Expertise’’ state non-profit organization of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia

The conference will take

place in Yerevan on 25th-

27th September

 

 

25/09/2019 – opening of the conference, solemn ceremony and plenary reports

26/09/2019-27/09/2019-breakout sessions, workshops and “round tables”

➢ Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia (24, Marshal Baghramian avenue)

➢ National Bureau of Expertise of the Republic of Armenia (24, Admiral Isakov avenue)

Working languages of the conference

Armenian, English, Russian.

The conference will include plenary and breakout sessions, thematic workshops and round tables in legal, organizational, as well as professional aspects of various directions  of forensic activities. The theoretical and methodological problems of certain types of forensic expertise will also be considered, in particular

Features of the use of dendrochronological methods of the examination in conducting forensic botanical expertise, analysis and evaluation of results, creation of database of dendrochronological examination in the context of ensuring a comprehensive examination of intensities of trees growth and determining the place of felling of the detected wood

Topical issues of forensic medicine and expert practice (including cases of professional violations of health care personnel), features of commission and complex forensic medical, toxicological, chemical expertise, taking into account also the use of modern achievements in pharmacology

In consideration of the importance of ensuring high level of involvement of representatives of the target audience in the International Scientific and Practical Conference there is no registration fee for the conference participants. Specialists participating in the forensic medical section of the conference will receive continuing medical education (CME) credits.

Modern scientific and practical possibilities of conduction of autotechnical, construction and technical expertise using the latest software and instrumentation

Paper Submission Deadline – 2019-07-20 

To publish theses in the collection of conference, you must upload the theses on the conference website in accordance with the requirements presented (see Appendix 1) for up to July 20th, 2019. By the beginning of the conference, theses will be published in the form of a collection of conference scientific papers. After the conference, the materials will be also posted on the website of the National Bureau of Expertise of the Republic of Armenia (www.nbe.am).

Annex 1

Requirements for preparation of theses for publication in the collection of materials of the International scientific-practical conference on “Current Problems of Forensic Expert Activities. Contemporary Problems, Trends and Prospects of Development of Criminalistics and Forensic Expertise”

Theses must be submitted either in Armenian (Sylfaen) or Russian or English (Times New Roman), up to three A4 pages, with a 1.5 line spacing. Margin – 2.5 cm from all sides.

The title in bold capital type, size 16, centered.

One missing line.

Authors (initials and surname) – in bold, size 12, centered.

One missing line.

Place of work, e-mail (authors) – size 12, Italic font, center alignment. If the authors are from different organizations, this should be indicated with superscript letters, respectively, after the last name (abc) and before the name of the place of work.

Two missing lines.

Text – size 14, justified alignment, line spacing 1.5, including diagrams, pictures, formulas, tables.

One missing line.

The list of literature is typed in size 12, drawn up in accordance with the requirements of GOST R 7.0.5-2008 and is compiled in sequence of reference in the text of the thesis as it is presented.

 

To publish scientific papers in the first edition of the collection of the National Bureau of Expertise of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia entitled “Current Issues of Forensic Expertise and Criminalistics”.Submitted articles for publication in the collection of scientific papers must have reviews.

Appendix 2

Requirements for the formation of articles  for publication in the first issue of the collection of scientific papers of  “National Bureau of Expertise” SNPO  of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia on  Current Issues  of Forensic Expertise and Criminalistics

The volume of articles from 7 to 15 pages. Typing is carried out using a text editor Word. The font type is Times New Roman, size 14, paragraph indent – 10 mm, line spacing 1.5, without hyphenation, alignment of the main text – to the width of the line. Sizes of margins: right – 1.5 cm, left – 3 cm upper -2 cm, lower -2.5 cm. It is allowed to use computer possibilities of focusing attention on definitions, terms, important features, using different typefaces: italic, bold, italic bold, selection using frames, defusing, underlining and more.

The information in the article should be presented in the following sequence: the Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) code must be specified with left justification, then on the first line – author’s surname, name, patronymic name, font Times New Roman, 14 pt, italic, alignment center. The next line is centered, Times New Roman, 16 pt, all uppercase, the title of the article is written. The next line with the alignment in the center indicates the position, place of work (fully), degree, rank, city, country, email address. After the interval, the text of the article is printed. Subscripts and footers are not allowed. References are made in the form [1, p. 35], where 1 is the source number given at the end of the materials after the words “References”, and “p. 35 ”- source page. The list of literature is typed in size 12, is drawn up in accordance with the requirements of GOST R 7.0.5-2008 and is compiled in sequence of reference in the text of the thesis as it is presented.

The authors of the materials submitted for publication are responsible for the accuracy of the facts, quotations, statistical data, names, geographical names and other information, as well as for the content of the data that are not subject to open publication. The organizing committee reserves the right to select the submitted reports. Materials that do not meet the topics, relevance and scientific level of the conference, the requirements for registration, as well as submitted later than the deadline, are not included in the conference materials collection, are not published and are not returned.

Annotation to the article is given after the “References” and should be informative, reflect the main content of the article, as well as the results of research and fit into the volume from 100 to 250 words. Theses are issued in the language of the submitted  article.

 

Please send your theses and articles also  to the following email: nbe.armenia@gmail.com.