Forensic Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry Conference
- Published: Feb 20, 2013
- Author: Steve Down
- Channels: Base Peak
The 5th Forensic Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (FIRMS) network conference will take place on 11-13 September 2013 in Montreal, Canada. FIRMS was "founded to develop the scope of stable isotope techniques in forensic applications" and is organising this triennial conference as part of that goal.
Following this first announcement, the organisers are seeking presentations within the preferred themes of Case studies; Trafficking in exotic animals and animal products; Food sourcing for health, safety and authenticity; Human tissue provenance; Physiological studies; Trace element analyses; Contraband material (counterfeits, narcotics, explosives); Technical innovations. Other topics will also be considered. The deadline for abstract submission is mid June, 2013.