Agenda (CET timezone)
20 May 2021
08:55-09:00 Congress Opening & Gill Brogdon HONORARY LECTURE:
Chairpersons: Natalie Adolphi, Krzysztof Woźniak
"Humanitarian Forensic Action and Forensic Radiology and Imaging",
Duarte Nuno Vieira, Institute of Legal Medicine and Institute of Bioethics, Coimbra University Centre for Humanitarian and Human Rights Forensic Research and Training, Universidade de Coimbra.
Opening - Q&A
10:05-11:05 Plenary Session I - COVID - 19 through continents
Chairperson: Michael Thali
I/1. Post-mortem CT lung findings in SARS-CoV-2 RT PCR positive cases with autopsy correlation, Chris O'Donnell, Forensic Pathology, Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine,
I/2. PMCT lung findings in SARS-COV-2 cases: correlation with lung histopathological and autopsy results, Laura Filograna, Diagnostic Imaging, Policlinico Universitario Tor Vergata Roma,
I/3. Postmortem CT lung findings of Covid-19: A review of 14 decedents and potential triage implications, Emily Helmrich, Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico.
Plenary Session I - Q&A
11:15-12:15 Plenary Session II - Traumatology
Chairperson: Guillaume Gorincour
II/1. Effects of blood loss on liver attenuation on postmortem CT – What role does glycogen play?, Jakob Heimer, Forensic Medicine and Imaging, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Zurich,
II/2. Location specific sensitivity and specificity of PMCT in blunt force skull fractures, Mikkel Henningsen, Section of Forensic Pathology, Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Copenhagen,
II/3. Case report of a skeleton find in forest – characterizing skull fracture aspects, Wolf Schweitzer, Forensic Medicine and Imaging, Zurich Institute of Forensic Medicine,
II/4. Can post-explosion perforations with beveling be revealed with PMCT?, Jarosław Berent, Department of Forensic Medicine, Medical University of Łódź,
II/5. Strikes, Cuts and Cross-sections – Dismemberment in PMCT, Lars Oesterhelweg, Institute of Forensic Medicine, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin,
II/6. Imaging of intimate partner violence, Thomas Ruder, University Hospital Bern Inselspital.
Plenary Session II - Q&A
12:20-12:50 Special Session
Synergistic Role of Newer Techniques for Forensic and Postmortem CT Examinations, Alain Blum, Guilloz Imaging Department, Nancy University Hospital, Nancy, France.
13:00-14:00 Plenary Session III - Technical development 1
Chairpersons: Guy Rutty, Lars Ebert
III/1. PMCT from head to toe - how to approach a stack of 4000 images, Thomas Ruder, University Hospital Bern Inselspital,
III/2. Automatic generation of images for the visualization of gas, bone and foreign bodies from PMCT, Lars Ebert, 3D Center Zurich, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Zurich,
III/3. Volumetric segmentation in post-mortem computed tomography imaging using deep learning techniques, Akos Dobay, Forensic Imaging, Zurich Institute of Forensic Medicine,
III/4. The Forensic Holodeck Technical Setup – Recommendations after 7 years, Till Sieberth, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Zurich,
III/5. MR Microscopy of Optic Nerve Sheath Hemorrhage in Non-Accidental Injuries, Barry Daly, Diagnostic Radiology, University of Maryland.
Plenary Session III - Q&A
21 May 2021
09:00-10:00 Plenary Session IV
Chairpersons: Rick R. van Rijn, Krzysztof Woźniak
"Postmortem Angiography - the Past, Present and Future", Silke Grabherr, University Centre of Legal Medicine (CURML), Lausanne and Geneva.
Plenary Session IV - Q&A
10:15-11:15 Plenary Session V - Technical development 2
Chairperson: Peter Mygind Leth
V/1. The effect of radiographic expertise - Improving image acquisition on PMCT, Sara Tangmose Larsen, Section of Forensic Pathology, Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Copenhagen,
V/2. 3D whole body spectral imaging in line with PMCT examinations, Soeren Kottner, Zurich Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Zurich,
V/3. Local Temperature Estimation in Postmortem Muscle Tissue by in situ Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, Niklaus Zoelch, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Zurich,
V/4. High-Resolution 7 Tesla MRI in forensic medicine, Eva Deininger-Czermak, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Zurich,
V/5. Importance of postmortem MRI of the brain for forensic practice, Yohsuke Makino, The University of Tokyo,
V/6. Remote consultations in Forensic Anthropology and Entomology: examples of conveniences and pitfalls, Edda E. Guareschi, Medical, Molecular and Forensic Sciences, Murdoch University.
Plenary Session V - Q&A
11:30-12:30 Plenary Session VI - DVI and forensic anthropology 1
Chairperson: Chris O’Donnell
VI/1. The biggest Shipwreck of the Mediterranean Sea as the basis for a multidisciplinary approach between pathology, anthropology and radiology in the evaluation of commingled skeletal remains, Alberto Amadasi, Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences of the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin,
VI/2. Personal Identification Using Part-to-Part Comparison of L1-L5 Vertebra from AMCT and PMCT Scans, Summer Decker, Radiology, University of South Florida,
VI/3. Standardized Image Acquisition and Reporting in Pediatric Paleoradiology: Interdisciplinary Approach, Katherine Van Schaik, Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School,
VI/4. Investigating the average thickness and density of the human neurocranium, Samantha Rowbotham, Human Identification Service, Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine,
VI/5. Multidisciplinary study of a South American natural mummy: a practical example, Fabrice Dedouit, Medico-legal department, Chu Toulouse.
Plenary Session VI - Q&A
12.45-14.00 2021 ISFRI Members General Assembly
22 May 2021
09:30-10:30 Plenary Session VII - IAFR Session - The definition of “the forensic radiographer” around the world, Part 1
Chairperson: Jeroen Kroll
VII/1. The roles of the forensic radiographer in Finland (20 min.), Fox Marttinen, Finland,
VII/2. The roles of the forensic radiographer in Denmark (20 min.), Christina Caroee Ejlskov Pedersen, Department of Forensic Medicine, Aarhus, Denmark,
VII/3. The roles of the forensic radiographer in Australia (20 min.), Anthony Buxton, Australia.
10:40-11:40 Plenary Session VIII - IAFR Session - The definition of “the forensic radiographer” around the world, Part 2
Chairperson: Edel Doyle
VIII/1. The roles of the forensic radiographer in the UK (20 min.), Claire Robinson & Amy Lee Brookes, UK,
VIII/2. The roles of the forensic radiographer in Switzerland (20 min.), Alejandro Dominguez, Switzerland,
VIII/3. The roles of the forensic radiographer in Japan (20 min.), Tomoya Kobayashi, Japan.
10:40-12:00 Plenary Sessions VII / VIII – IAFR Sessions: Questions and Answers
Chairperson: Mark Viner
12:10-13:10 Plenary Session IX
Chairperson: Lars Oesterhelweg
IX/1. A Comparison of Post Mortem CT and External Examination of the Neck in Suspected Hanging Cases, Danielle Chew, Staffordshire University,
IX/2. Exploring Metabolic Changes in Post-mortem Muscle Tissue by In-Situ Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, Dominic Gascho, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Zurich,
IX/3. Imaging Findings of Contraband Smuggling in 2021, Barry Daly, University of Maryland,
IX/4. Personal identification using post-mortem CT image corresponding to periodontal disease examination, Hideko Fujimoto, Kyoto Forensic Odontology Center,
IX/5. Anatomical variability of the maxillary sinus and their application in human identification, Dorota Lorkiewicz-Muszyńska Department of Forensic Medicine, Uniwersytet Zielonogórski,
IX/6. Forensic face reconstruction based on postmortem computed tomography, Marta Barszcz, Department of Forensic Medicine and Doctoral School of Medical Sciences and Health Sciences, Jagiellonian University Medical College.
Plenary Session IX - Q&A
13.20-13.30 Closing Ceremony
Chairpersons: Summer Decker, Krzysztof Woźniak, Hideki Hyodoh, Fabrice Dedouit