CSFS 2018 Conference

The Canadian Society of Forensic Science (CSFS) is holding its 2018 conference and AGM in Gatineau, QC. This is a great thing from my point of view because,  in part, it’s in my own backyard (so to speak).  CSFS conferences vary in their quality and content but this year is looking pretty good.

The keynote speaker is Dr. Claude Roux whose presentation is entitled ‘Will Forensic Science Reach the End of the Crossroads Soon?’ Continue reading “CSFS 2018 Conference”

Bryan James Found (1962-2016)

Dr Bryan Found
Dr. Bryan Found, 1962-2016


On October 23, 2016 we lost a very good friend, long-time colleague, and mentor — Dr. Bryan Found. His passing came as a great shock to me and it has taken some time to process this new reality.

Bryan was truly a great guy and I considered him to be a very good friend.  I was fortunate to attend many of his lectures and workshops over the years.  Bryan had a unique approach to forensic science.  In my opinion his insights and knowledge were unequalled.  In recent years I also had the very great honour and privilege of working with him on various projects.
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