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Join us at the Human Identification Solutions (HIDS) Conference in Kobe, Japan on June 18th and 19th, 2019

The Human Identification Solutions (HIDS) Conference for 2019 will be held in the beautiful city of Kobe, Japan, on the 18th and 19th of June. The event venue is the Kobe Meriken Park Oriental Hotel, located on the banks of the Kobe harbour. Don’t miss this opportunity–register now.

As in previous years, registration for HIDS 2019 will be free of charge. However, to maintain the experience, attendance will be limited to 300 people. To secure your seat, please be sure register now and share this information with your interested colleagues.

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HIDS 2019 agenda

The full HIDS 2019 agenda will be provided in the coming weeks. We are excited about our growing lineup of speakers from around the globe. In the meantime, here’s a quick glance at what you can look forward to at the conference.

Day 1 (8:30–17:30)

  • Rapid DNA analysis in the lab and in the field
  • Analysis of challenging casework samples
  • Validation and implementation of new technologies
  • Challenging data analysis

Day 2 (8:30–17:30)

  • New applications for NGS in casework
  • DNA databases enable identifications

3rd Annual DNA Database Hit of the Year Award

HIDS 2019 will host the announcement of the 3rd DNA Database Hit of the Year Award. If you have cases that fit the award criteria, don’t hesitate to submit them via the Gordon Thomas Honeywell website.

First time attending HIDS? You can view highlights from HIDS 2018 and HIDS 2017 below.

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