4th Annual Caribbean Medicolegal and Forensic Symposium

Posted on Wednesday, August 21, 2019

St Lucia Forensic Laboratory Logo

 

"Protecting the Children of the Caribbean from Maltreatment and Abuse”

Presented by
  • the University of Ottawa Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • the Saint Lucia Forensic Science Services
Time and Location
Date: November 15 and 16, 2019
Location: Golden Grove Ballroom, The Harbor Club, Curio Collection by Hilton, Saint Lucia
Time: 7:30-4:30 pm

 

Online registration

This two (2) day conference aims to provide Continuing Professional Development/Continuing Medical Education for Forensic Scientists, Crown Counsels, Defense Attorneys, Police Homicide Investigators, Forensic Identification Officers, Crime Scene Examiners, Scenes of Crime Officers, Medical Practitioners, Forensic Pathologists, Anatomical Pathologists who perform medicolegal post mortem examinations, Pediatric Pathologists, Fellows-in-training in Forensic Pathology, Neuropathology and Pediatric Pathology, Residents in Anatomical Pathology, Medical Students and Pathologist Assistants/Anatomical Pathology Technologists/Morgue Technicians.

The educational content of the programme will address topics in forensic science, law, sociology and forensic pathology, entities with subtle or no findings in the ER, at post mortem examination and those with uncertain/unknown pathophysiological mechanisms of death in pediatric forensic pathology, under the thematic title of “Protecting the Children of the Caribbean from Maltreatment and Abuse”.The didactic content of the programme will be delivered by an international faculty of expert speakers of diverse backgrounds, experience and interests.

Conference Program

 
Conference Registration Fees

The conference registration is dependent on the status of the registrant at the time of registration as outlined below.

Designation of Registrant
Early Bird Registration
(by Sept 30, 2019)
Full Registration
(after Sept 30, 2019)
 
Forensic Scientists
Police Officers
Forensic Identification Officers
Crime Scene Examiners
Medical Examiners
Anatomical/Pediatric Pathologists
Medical Doctors
Legal Professionals
Coroners
Crown Counsels
Defense Attorneys

USD$160

USD$220

 
Fellows and Residents
Pathologist Assistants
Morgue Technicians
Students

USD$130

USD$175

 
Withdrawal of registration will be refunded minus a 10% cancellation fee up until November 1st, 2019 . After November 1st, 2019, no refund of registration fees will be granted.

 

Speaker Profiles

Saint Lucia

Ms. Fernanda Henry

Mrs. Jacqueline Sealey-Burke

Dr. Jacqueline Bird

Mrs. Rumelia Dalphinis-King

Cpl Yolanda Stanislaus-Leon

Dr. Marisa Jacob-Leonce

Mr. Louis Murray

Cpl Marcus Bastien

Ms. Katia Mitchel-Isaac

Dr. Bernadette Joseph-Labadie

Mrs. Joy Quinlan

Dr. Stephen King

Trinidad and Tobago

Dr. Natalie Dick

Mrs. Delicia Helwig-Robertson

Justice Kathy Ann Watrman-Latchoo

Jamaica

Dr. Rhonda Hutson

Dr. Lissa Pinkney

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Ms. Sejilla McDowall

Canada and USA

Dr. Jan Gorniak

Dr. Gary Collins

Dr. Alfredo Walker

Dr. Charis Kepron

 

 

CME and CPD credits (TBD)

 

Hotel Information

Room blocks have been obtained for the following hotels at reduced rates for November 14 - 17, 2019.Use Group Code: CMFSYM

The Bay Gardens Inn
Rodney Bay
Gros Islet, Saint Lucia
TEL: + 1 758-457-8000
Room rate: $110USD/night incl. breakfast
Group Direct Booking Link - No login/Attendee Code needed:
 
The Bay Gardens Hotel
Rodney Bay
Gros Islet, Saint Lucia
TEL: + 1 758-457-8000
Room rate: $110USD/night incl. breakfast
Group Direct Booking Link - No login/Attendee Code needed:
 
The Bay Gardens Marina Haven
Rodney Bay Marina
Gros Islet, Saint Lucia
TEL: + 1 758-457-8000
Room rate: $110USD/night incl. breakfast
Group Direct Booking Link - No login/Attendee Code needed:
 
The Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa 
Reduit Beach Drive
Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia
Tel: + 1 758 457 8000
Room rate: $185USD/night incl. breakfast
Group Direct Booking Link - No login/Attendee Code needed:
 
The Harbor Club, Curio Collection by Hilton, Saint Lucia
Rodney Bay Marina,
Gros Islet, Saint Lucia
TEL: + 1 758-731-2900
Website: https://www.theharborclub.com
Room rate: $165USD/night incl. breakfast
Reservation inquiries should be sent to email: reservations@theharborclub.com
Use booking code: FORENSICS2019
 
Symposium Reception
Prime Minister’s Official Residence
Vigie, Castries
Saint Lucia
November 16, 2019; 7:00 pm
 

Contact Information

Conference Directors:
Ms. Fernanda Henry MSFS (DNA), BSc (Hons)
Director
Forensic Science Services
Tapion, Castries
Tel: 1-758-452-7200
 
Dr. Alfredo E Walker MB.BS, FRCPath, DMJ (Path), MFFLM, MCSFS, Dip Teach Train
Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa
Eastern Ontario Forensic Pathology Unit
 
Conference Program Director:
Ms. Fernanda Henry MSFS (DNA), BSc (Hons)
Director
Forensic Science Services
Tapion, Castries
Tel: 1-758-452-7200
 
Dr. Alfredo E Walker MBBS, FRCPath, DMJ (Path), MFFLM, MCSFS, Dip Teach Train
Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa
Eastern Ontario Forensic Pathology Unit
 
Conference Registration:

Mrs. Sheila Schnupp
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
451 Smyth Road, Room 4155
Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8M5
Telephone:+ 1 613 562 5422
Email:sschnupp@uottawa.ca


Mrs. Verl Harris-James
Senior Administrative Secretary
Saint Lucia Forensic Science Laboratory
Tapion, Castries
Saint Lucia
Tel: 1 758 452 7200
 
Hotel Accommodations:
Ms. Erin Joseph (Bay Gardens Resorts): 1 758- 457-8007 or 1 758-457-8067
Front Desk (The Harbor Club): 1 758-731-2900
Booking Code: FORENSICS2019

Conference Photographer: Government Information Service

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