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​PA Forensic Training

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, we regret to inform you that the Forensic Training scheduled for May 20 & 21 is canceled.  We apologize for any inconvenience that may cause.

What:  PA Forensic Training

When:   May 20-21, 2020

Where: Hilton Garden Inn, 1221 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801

This training is open only to personnel from accredited forensic laboratories in the Commonwealth.

This day and a half training will feature Ron Smith, President of Ron Smith & Associates, Inc., and his informative session on "Expert Witness Testimony Training for Forensic Scientists in 2020 and Beyond".  We are also pleased to host Dr. Sheila Roth, of Carlow University, for her presentation of Vicarious Trauma.  Additionally, we are excited to welcome Ms. Holly Latham, from the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, as she presents on Cognitive Bias.   

There is NO cost to attend this event; breakfast and lunch will be provided to attendees on Day 1 and breakfast on Day 2.

For overnight accommodations, please indicate you are with PCCD's event and supply them with the code PCC when you make your reservation.  Deadline for booking the room block is April 19, 2020.

Deadline for registration is April 17, 2020.

We hope to see you at this event. If you have any questions, please contact Angi Crater at