Sponsors

 

The 2016 Symposium organisers wish to thank and acknowledge our Sponsors, without which, the Symposium would not be possible. Thank you for making the trip to Auckland.

GOLD SPONSOR

 

The NSW Forensic & Analytical Science Service (FASS) provides independent scientific and pathology services state wide to the NSW criminal and coronial justice system, the NSW Roads and Maritime Services, NSW Health and other organisations.  Services are provided in the fields of Forensic Medicine, Forensic Biology/DNA and Forensic Chemistry which incorporates Chemical Criminalistics,   Forensic Toxicology, Drug Toxicology, Illicit Drug Analysis and Drugs and Driving Toxicology.

FASS highly skilled and diverse staff provide impartial pathology services, scientific analysis and reporting, specialised consultancy and advice, education, training, research and development.   Part of the NSW Health Pathology network, FASS provides high quality, efficient, timely and reliable services whilst maintaining excellence in service delivery through innovation, collaboration and strong leadership.

GOLD CO-SPONSOR



 

Bio-Strategy is an established locally-owned ISO 9001:2008 accredited distributor, supplying laboratory instruments, automated technology solutions and reagents from world famous brands. We serve the clinical diagnostic, life sciences and applied sectors throughout Australia and New Zealand. Our highly qualified and trained team offer the best solutions to our customers, backed by technical support from dedicated Applications Scientists and Service Engineers.

Bio-Strategy is proud to be Gold co-sponsor of ANZFSS with our partner Hamilton Robotics. As the leader in liquid handling equipment and laboratory automation technology, Hamilton Robotics is recognised for advancing life and forensic sciences, and biotechnology industries with products that offer reliability, performance and flexibility.

In addition to Hamilton Robotics, visit the Bio-Strategy booth to see our Forensic solutions from GE Healthcare, QIAGEN and Leica Microsystems.

For more information on our products and services visit www.bio-strategy.com.

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GOLD CO-SPONSOR

 

NATA is Australia's foremost organisation responsible for the accreditation of laboratories, inspection bodies, calibration services, reference materials producers and proficiency testing scheme providers.  NATA's authority stems from its formal recognition by the Australian Government and various State and Territory Governments and Agencies.

NATA provides confidence in the technical competence and capability of a broad range of measurement, testing and inspection activities is achieved through the services of over 3,000 peer assessors.

NATA's Forensic Science Accreditation Program is uniquely designed to independently assess the technical competency of laboratory operations including in-house procedures, scientists and discipline experts, resources and accommodation against the international standard ISO/IEC 17025-2005 – General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories. Accreditation may also be sought to AS 5388 Forensic analysis Parts 1-4.

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ESPRESSO CAFE SPONSOR

 

The role of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) is to enforce Commonwealth criminal law, to contribute to combating organised crime and to protect Commonwealth and national interests from criminal activity in Australia and overseas.

The Forensics Branch of the Specialist Operations portfolio provides forensic science and technical intelligence services in support of AFP operations at the community policing level, nationally and internationally. The Branch comprises a diverse group of specialised disciplines who work collaboratively to deliver integrated services to stakeholders.

SILVER SPONSOR

 

Focused Forensic Power from Illumina

One Solution for all: forensic DNA testing for criminal casework, use of identity and ancestry markers as predictive DNA to provide intelligence information to ongoing investigations, forensic profiling for DNA databases, mtDNA analysis to identify missing persons and disaster victim identification.

More conclusive results in forensic testing are now a practical reality thanks to advances in genomics. Illumina next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology and informatics deliver far more insight from forensic DNA than traditional methods, with a much higher resolution than ever before possible. You'll find the answers you need efficiently with a greater degree of certainty, with the focused power of the MiSeq FGx Forensic Genomics System.

Seek the truth with Illumina Forensic Genomics technology.

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BRONZE SPONSOR - POCKET PROGRAMME & SYMPOSIUM PEN SPONSOR

 

ESR (The Institute of Environmental Science and Research) is a Crown research institute that uses the power of science to solve complex problems.

Our expert crime scene scientists, drug chemists, physical evidence specialists, toxicologists and biologists are equipped with the latest technology and knowledge and work behind the scenes to support New Zealand's justice and security sectors with precise, independent and trustworthy results.

As well as the analysis of human tissue, crime scene trace evidence, bodily samples and any other evidential material, our comprehensive knowledge of the presence and interpretation of DNA is utilised across the country and around the world.

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BRONZE SPONSOR - NAME BADGE AND LANYARD 

 

Promega Corporation is a global leader in providing innovative solutions and technical support to life scientists in academic, industrial and government settings.

As a pioneer in the field of Genetic Identity, Promega's scope of innovation includes being the first company to provide fluorescent multiplexed STR systems.  Today, we continue to lead in the development of reliable and validated systems for sample preparation, STR analyses, DNA quantitation, automated solutions and more.

Promega is proud to support the forensic community at the 23nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences of the ANZFSS.

BRONZE SPONSOR - SMOOTHIE BAR

 

JusticeTrax® is an industry leading provider of laboratory and evidence software for criminal justice agencies of all sizes. Since 1995 JusticeTrax, Inc. has provided forensic laboratories with LIMS-plus, a comprehensive case management software, outstanding customer support, software development, and integration with other applications and instruments.

JusticeTrax also provides specialty applications including LIMS-plus DNA for Forensic biologists and ChainLinx, a property and evidence management system. JusticeTrax also provides data migration, custom report development and training by forensic scientists.  

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STREAM SPONSOR - FINGERPRINTS



The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission was formed to strengthen the ability to respond to crime affecting Australia. The agency, through its investigative, research and information delivery services, will work with law enforcement partners to improve the ability to stop criminals exploiting emerging opportunities and perceived gaps in law enforcement information.

SYMPOSIUM SATCHEL SPONSOR



Abbott Informatics is a global Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) provider that has served customers around the world for more than 27 years. The STARLIMS Forensics LIMS solution is specifically designed for the forensics industry. From pre-logging of evidence and documenting the crime scene, to laboratory analysis and property storage and disposition, our LIMS streamlines the process, helping your agency cut costs, save time and achieve compliance with ISO 17025, ASCLD-LAB, CALEA and other accreditation standards.

Abbott Informatics is GSA Schedule 70 certified for Forensics and Public Health. IT Schedule 70 is the largest, most widely used acquisition vehicle in the federal government. Schedule 70 is an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) multiple award schedule, providing direct access to products, services and solutions from more than 5,000 certified industry partners.

SCIENTIFIC POSTER SPONSOR



The NCFS develops and delivers enhanced education, training and research opportunities for the benefit of its partner agencies and the wider forensic community.

The NCFS includes expertise across a broad range of forensic sciences from the crime scene to the laboratory.

Enquiries about how we can support you through our services and programs are welcome through our website (www.ncfs.edu.au) or through the Director, Prof. James Robertson (james.robertson@canberra.edu.au).

SPONSORS

GOLD SPONSOR


GOLD CO-SPONSOR

 

  

GOLD CO-SPONSOR

SILVER SPONSOR

ESPRESSO CAFE SPONSOR

SPEAKERS CORNER SPONSOR

BRONZE SPONSOR -
SMOOTHIE BAR


BRONZE SPONSOR -
NAME BADGE & LANYARD


BRONZE SPONSOR -
POCKET PROGRAMME
& SYMPOSIUM PEN AND REGISTRATION
PARTNER SPONSOR

SYMPOSIUM SATCHEL SPONSOR

  

PLENARY SPEAKER & SYMPOSIUM NOTEPAD SPONSOR


STREAM SPONSOR - FINGERPRINTS

SCIENTIFIC POSTER SPONSOR

REGISTRATION PARTNER SPONSOR



REGISTRATION PARTNER SPONSOR



SYMPOSIUM PARTNER