Continuing Education

Continuing education is an important part of Meredith’s expertise. She has attended the following workshops, seminars, and professional conferences:

2008    American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

2008    One day workshop on Color Analysis and Light Theory at the AAFS Meeting

2009    American Society of Questioned Document Examiners Annual Meeting, Dearborn, Michigan

2009    Standard Working Group for Document Examination (SWGDOC), Stafford, VA

2009    On-site assessment of selected forensic document laboratories for the United Nations

  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Laboratory, McLean, Virginia
  • Royal Netherlands Mareschaussee, Schipol, Netherlands
  • Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) Den Haag, Netherlands
  • Federal Police, Koblenz, Germany
  • United Kingdom Immigration Services, National Document Fraud Unit, London, Englamd

2009    Expert Group Meeting, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna, Austria

2010    4th Meeting of the Core Group on Identity Related Crime, United Nations, Vienna, Austria

2010    Forensic Quality Services, on-site assessment of the U.S. Army Crime Laboratory

2010    Standard Working Group for Document Examination, Stafford, VA

2010    Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists (MAFS) Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO

2010    One day workshop on Questioned Document Imaging (MAFS)

2010    Two day workshop on The Science of Identification (MAFS)

2010    Half day workshop on Typewriter Classification for the Forensic Document Examiner (MAFS)

2010    American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Annual Meeting, Secretary

2011    Half day workshop on Indentation Sequencing Workshop (AAFS)

2011    Expert Group Meeting, Security Document Examination, United Nations, Vienna, Austria

2011    American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Annual Meeting, Secretary

2011    Two day workshop on Notetaking for the Forensic Document Examiner (MAFS)

2011    One day workshop on the American Board of Forensic Document Examiners Certification Process

2011    Expert Group Meeting, Security Document Examination, United Nations, Colon, Panama

2011    Instructor, U.S. Department of Justice, Ascension, Paraguay

2013    American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

2013    Instructor, U.S. Department of Justice, Algiers, Algeria

2014    Instructor, U.S. Department of Justice, Puebla, Mexico

2015    American Academy of Forensic Science Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL

2015    Half day workshop on the Examination of Skillfully Simulated Signatures, Orlando, FL

2015    On-site assessment of Criminal Investigative Division, Bangladesh Police, Dhaka, Bangladesh

2015    Asian Forensic Sciences Network Annual Meeting, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2016   Asian Forensic Sciences Network Annual Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand