NADE Annual Conference:

                 2019 NADE ANNUAL CONFERENCE                     ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND

                               Tuesday, June 25 - Friday, June 28, 2019

Our Conference is to be held in a 19th Century Country House Hotel 10 mins drive from Aberdeen City Centre and only 20 mins drive from Dyce Aberdeen Airport.  There are very reasonable flights to Aberdeen if you come with Delta/KLM via Schiphol Amsterdam or Aer Lingus via Dublin Ireland  both just an hour?s flight from Aberdeen. Other ways are to fly to Glasgow or Edinburgh and get the train for a scenic 2-hour travel to Aberdeen which is situated on the N.E Coast of Scotland.


Norwood Hall Hotel

Single (1 person) to be announced
Double (2 people) to be announced


    The Resort will allow a special rate 3 days PRIOR TO the conference and 3 days after.

    To RESERVE your room, contact:  
Hotel Contact Person is:
    Aimee Nekrews
    Special Events Executive
    Macdonald Norwood Hall Hotel
    (T)  01224 866134
    2019 Conference Chairperson:
    Kathryn Pope


Here are the highlights of the 40th Anniversary of the NADE Conference that you have been waiting for!

Experts of all around the world will be in attendance. USA, Canada, Jamaica, Greece, UK, India, and Sri Lanka will all be represented.  Most of these attending will be presenting as well.

Our group has been invited to attend a Civic (drinks and nibbles) Reception at Aberdeen Town House to be received by our Lord Provost (Lord Mayor)!
We will be visiting two historical castles along with a banquet dinner by the ocean. We all get the opportunity to visit the Law School of Robert Gordons University for our Moot Court. The university will supply the Judge, Lawyers, and Procurator Fiscal.

Foster and Freeman will be there to demonstrate the VSC and ESDA with hands on learning. We will have education on the MiScope and possible a talk from a local paper mill.

Further topics include:
A lawyer on Scottish Law;
Review of David Ellen's latest Document Examination Book ( he was with the Metropolitan Police London);
Jamaican Frauds including Money Laundering;
Talk on the role of the SJE ( Single Joint Expert) Witness;
Updating the Analytical Feature Inventory in the Forensic Examination of Handwriting;
Application of Paleographic Techniques in Questioned and Historic Documents; The impact of natural variation in handwriting;
International Case in Scotland involving ESDA and a Paper Chase;
and the ever famous Poster Session to name a few.

You definitely want to be a part of this monumental conference in a destination you will never forget. So, make your reservations now! Let us know if you have any questions.

Kathryn Thorndycraft-Pope, BCDE, NADE Main Conference Chairperson
Ginger K. McKinnon, NADE Co-Conference Chairperson

     Aberdeen Information

Mark your calendar and get ready to see Scotland while improving your FDE skills!

    Yes, a NADE member lives here!