Upcoming BAFS Events
Date: 21st March 2020
Venue: Bush House, King's College London, WC2B 4BG
The role of forensic science, expert evidence and the family justice system in safeguarding children from harm including FGM, radicalisation and non-accidental injury.
- Non - Member: £75.00
- Member: £65.00
- Concession for Retiree: £40.00
- Student Non-Member: £25.00
- Student Member: £15.00
09:00 Tea & Coffee
09:20 Welcome and Introduction from the President
09:30 FGM and the Family Courts Dr Charlotte Proudman
10:15 The policing challenges on how to best protect and safeguard children from the practice of FGM, within the family court system Pal Singh
11:00 Tea & Coffee
Radicalisation of Children
11:15 Radicalisation and the Family Courts Chris Barnes
Safeguarding Children from Non accidental injury
13:30 Sexual abuse The Honorable Mrs Justice Judd QC
14:15 Non-accidental Injury Prof Jo Delahunty QC
15:15 Psychiatric Injury Dr Sveta Alladi
16:00 Panel discussion (for all speakers)
16:30 Closing remarks by the President
Date: 3rd April 2020
Venue: King’s College London, Franklin-Wilkins building, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NH Ground floor room G.79
The British Academy of Forensic Sciences invites students from undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD programmes to a special event aimed at building an inclusive student community with interest in forensic science and other related fields including biosciences, pharmacy, toxicology, law, war studies, psychiatry and psychology, criminology, etc. There will be a talk on “The people versus Jack the Ripper” with the opportunity to cast your vote, join in the Q & A session and finish with a reception to follow giving the opportunity to network.
Michael Mulford is from Dundee and is no stranger to the world of crime, having served a four-year sentence which saw him in every jail in Scotland … as head of communications at the Scottish Prison Service! He has held senior appointments in journalism, television and government public relations, including 11 years as principal spokesman for UK military Search and Rescue operations. He was the first Crime Correspondent in the history of the Dundee Courier where, in 1967, a Dundee CID Officer DC Bob Storrier was the first person to mention Jack the Ripper to him. Michael was also a Parliamentary Correspondent of the Scotsman, then an on-screen reporter and later Producer-Director at STV.AGENDA
- Registration: 5:30pm
- Guest lecture: 6:00pm
- Reception: 7:00pm
Venue: Barber-Surgeons' Hall
Speaker: Ian Kelcey, defending solicitor in the murder of Heather Barnett.
Topic: The Italian Barber, Danilo Restivo.
The British Academy of Forensic Sciences cordially invites you to the annual BAFS Friends' Dinner 2020.
Ian Kelcey was admitted as a solicitor in 1980. He has specialised in Criminal Defence practice since 1990. He is the Senior Partner at Kelcey and Hall who have offices in Bristol and London. Ian was President of Bristol Law Society in 2001 and Chairman of the Criminal Law Solicitors Association from 2002 to 2004. Ian has been a Council member of the Law Society since 2004 and he was Chairman of the Law Society Criminal Law Committee between 2007 and 2011. He was again appointed Joint Chair of the Committee in 2017. Ian has defended in many high profile cases including the Defence of Danilo Restivo, Vincent Tabak (Joanna Yeates murder) and Christopher Hampton (Melanie Road Murder)
- Non-Member £80.00
- Member £70.00
- Student £40.00
Dress code: Black Tie, Suit or Formal Dress
6.00pm Guests arrive – drinks reception
7.00pm Guests proceed to Great Hall to dine
8.30pm Comfort break
8.40pm Ian Kelcey
9.10pm Q & A Chatham House Rules
Venue: The Gordon Museum of Pathology
Speaker: Louise Shorter
During this event, Louise will deliver a talk on the importance of safe storage of material gathered in the course of a police investigation, and the impact of failures both on the lives of prisoners claiming wrongful conviction and on the investigation of unresolved cold cases.
- Non-Member £25.00
- Member £15.00
- Student £5.00
More information to come soon.
Date: October 2020
Further information coming soon.