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FFLM 14th Annual Conference 2020

Challenges in Forensic and Legal Medicine

Bookings for the Annual Conference are now open!

Our 14th Annual Conference 2020 will take place on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 May 2020 at the Royal College of Pathologists, London.

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Two full days of presentations are planned including Professor Philip Lumb who will present the David Jenkins Lecture, “Sharp Force Deaths in the North West of England”.

The FFLM Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 15 May 2020.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Mr Leslie Hamilton, Chair of Independent Review of Gross Negligence Manslaughter and Assistant Coroner (Durham and Darlington);
  • Ms Nicole Jacobs, Domestic Abuse Commissioner;
  • Dr Andrew Johns, Consultant Community Forensic Psychiatrist, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust;
  • Mrs Dee Inott, Nurse Educator, University Central Lancashire and Forensic Nurse Examiner;
  • Dr Liliane Field, Assistant Deputy Coroner, Inner London;
  • A/Professor John Gall, President International Association of Clinical Forensic Medicine (IACFM);
  • Dr Nigel Hewett OBE, Medical Director, Pathway and Secretary to the Faculty for Homeless and Inclusion Health;
  • Metropolitan Police Service Stalking Threat Assessment Centre multi-agency team;
  • Chief Constable James Vaughan QPM, National Police Chiefs' Council Lead for Transforming Forensics;
  • Professor Nairn Wilson CBE, Director MDDUS and Past President of the General Dental Council.

Please click here to view our provisional conference programme.

In addition to the two main conference days, which feature internationally renowned speakers and experts in the field of Forensic and Legal Medicine, there will be a full day of skills training and workshops on Thursday 14 May.

To book your place, please complete the online booking form.

Please note the early bird rate is available until midnight on Sunday 08 March 2020.

The conference ticket price list can be viewed here.

If you are interested in exhibiting at the conference, please contact Tessa.lewis@fflm.ac.uk

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Forensic and Legal Medicine Poster Presentation for Students (medical/nursing/paramedic/medical law)

We are pleased to invite undergraduate entries for the Poster Presentation section of our Annual Conference, Friday 15 - Saturday 16 May 2020 at the Royal College of Pathologists, London.

A prize of £250 book tokens will be awarded to the best poster presentation, as determined by the Academic Dean and Conference Subcommittee. In the event of more than one winning entry, the prize will be divided equally.

The content of the poster must relate to an aspect of forensic or legal medicine, e.g. general forensic medicine, sexual offence medicine, medico-legal medicine, forensic pathology, or the coronial system.

Up to six candidates will be short-listed and will receive a free invitation to attend the Annual Conference on Saturday 16 May 2020, including lunch and entry to all sessions, and £50 contribution towards travel.

A summary of the poster in the form of an abstract should be submitted to the FFLM, with the deadline for receipt of entries being Sunday 29 March 2020. All entrants will be notified as to whether they have been short-listed or not by 13 April 2020.

Good luck!

For further enquiries, please contact forensic.medicine@fflm.ac.uk.  

Poster Presentation FAQs

Poster Presentation Abstract Submission Form

Forensic and Legal Medicine Poster Presentation for Attendees (doctors/nurses/paramedics)

We are pleased to invite entries for the Poster Presentation of our Annual Conference, Friday 15 - Saturday 16 May 2020 at the Royal College of Pathologists, London.

The content of the poster must relate to an aspect of forensic or legal medicine, e.g. general forensic medicine, sexual offence medicine, medico-legal medicine, forensic pathology, or the coronial system.

A summary of the poster in the form of an abstract should be submitted to the FFLM, with the deadline for the receipt of entries being Friday 07 February 2020. All entrants will be notified as to whether they have been short-listed or not by 22 February 2020.

For further enquiries, please contact forensic.medicine@fflm.ac.uk.

Poster Presentation FAQs

Poster Presentation Abstract Submission Form