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Southwestern Association of Forensic Scientists

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38th Annual SWAFS Conference

Galveston, Texas
September 25 - 29, 2016

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Location: Tremont House, a Wyndam Grand Hotel
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Rooms available at the government rate of $99 per night

Hosted by the Houston Forensic Science Center


39th Annual SWAFS 2017 Conference

Fort Worth, Texas

Letter from the SWAFS President

The Southwestern Association of Forensic Scientists (SWAFS) is a not for profit association of persons actively engaged in the profession of scientific examination of physical evidence in an organized body so that the profession in all of its disciplines may be effectively and scientifically practiced.

SWAFS exists to: exchange information among forensic scientists to improve techniques, encourage research in forensic science and keep its members apprised of the latest techniques and discoveries in forensic science.

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Purpose: To recognize and encourage students to pursue studies to prepare them for a career in the forensic science profession

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