IAI Response to the Report to the President ‘Forensic Science in Criminal Courts Ensuring Scientific Validity of Feature-Comparison Methods’ issued by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) in September 2016. Click here to view the response.
Please click here to read an open letter from the
IAI regarding Certifications.
The MNIAI 2016 Educational Conference
was held September 21-23
Willmar, MN Conference Center
Attendees greatly enjoyed the courses and social events!
View this slideshow of photos from the conference.
2017 MNIAI Annual Educational Conference
Conference dates are September 20-22 (President's Reception and early check-in on 9-20) and held again at the Willmar Conference Center. Agenda and registration coming soon!
Mid-States Educational Conference, November 6-10, 2017
The Mid-States Conference location is Council Bluffs, IA and is hosted by Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas and Minnesota. Check back for more details and links to registration.
Welcome to the MNIAI website!
Begun in 1915, the International Association for Identification (IAI) is the oldest forensic science organization in the United States and one of the oldest in the world. The IAI is dedicated to the development of the forensic sciences and to the continued education and certification of practicing forensic scientists and crime scene investigators.
Chartered in 1964, the Minnesota Division (MNIAI) holds an annual educational conference devoted to continuing education for the forensic sciences and crime scene investigation. Held in the fall or spring, the conference is two days long.
NIST to Establish Research Center of Excellence for Forensic Science. Click here for full details.
MNIAI Charter member