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Event When Speaker Title Presentation Material
FOS 24th August 2016
09:30 to 10:00
Jane Hutton Property and competence of witnesses
FOS 24th August 2016
10:00 to 10:30
Richard Gill The fundamental problem of forensic statistics
FOS 24th August 2016
10:30 to 11:00
Nadine Smit Vulnerabilities revealed in successful appeal cases in the UK
FOS 24th August 2016
14:00 to 14:30
Patricia Wiltshire Challenges in forensic trace evidence
FOS 24th August 2016
14:30 to 15:00
Norman Fenton Use of Bayesian networks in legal reasoning
FOS 24th August 2016
15:30 to 16:00
David Lagnado Everyday reasoning about legal cases
FOS 24th August 2016
16:00 to 16:30
Joseph Gastwirth Some (hopefully) interesting uses of statistical reasoning in legal cases
FOSW01 30th August 2016
09:50 to 10:30
Jane Hutton Estimates of life expectancy for compensation after injury
FOSW01 30th August 2016
10:30 to 11:00
Angela Gallop The Changing Face of Forensic Science
FOSW01 30th August 2016
11:30 to 12:00
Michael Finkelstein The problem of false positives, some lessons from the bullet lead story, and the new U.S. Department of Justice guidance for expert testimony
FOSW01 30th August 2016
12:00 to 12:30
Allan Jamieson Casework problems with the Likelihood Ratio
FOSW01 30th August 2016
13:30 to 14:00
David Bentley Probability and statistics – a criminal lawyer’s perspective.
FOSW01 30th August 2016
14:00 to 14:30
Cheryl Thomas tba
FOSW01 30th August 2016
14:30 to 15:00
Bernard Robertson The nature of questions arising in court that can be addressed via probability and logic
FOSW01 30th August 2016
15:00 to 15:40
Joseph Gastwirth Statistical Measures and Methods Used to Analyze the Representativeness of Jury Pools
FOSW01 31st August 2016
09:30 to 10:20
William Thompson Lay Understanding (and Misunderstanding) of Quantitative Statements about the Weight of Forensic Evidence
FOSW01 31st August 2016
10:20 to 11:00
Kristy Martire Exploring mock-juror evidence interpretation and belief updating within a probability framework
FOSW01 31st August 2016
11:30 to 12:00
Tim Clayton tba
FOSW01 31st August 2016
12:00 to 12:30
Ruth Morgan Forensic trace evidence – what are the questions we need to answer?
FOSW01 31st August 2016
13:30 to 14:00
Patricia Wiltshire Forensic Ecology: How do we get answers to questions? How do we present them to the court?
FOSW01 31st August 2016
14:00 to 14:30
Marieke Dubelaar Law, statistics and psychology, do they match?
FOSW01 31st August 2016
14:30 to 15:00
Lonneke Stevens Struggling judges: do they need a probability help desk? A daily legal practice point of view
FOSW01 1st September 2016
10:00 to 10:30
Frans Alkemade Bayes & the Blame Game: How to ease the mutually felt frustration between law professionals and scientists.
FOSW01 1st September 2016
10:30 to 11:00
Paul Roberts All Talk and No Conversation? Methodological Preconditions of An Interdisciplinary Forensic Science
FOSW01 1st September 2016
11:30 to 12:00
Bruce Weir How should we interpret Y-chromosome evidence?
FOSW01 1st September 2016
12:00 to 12:30
Sheila Bird Statistical issues arising in the conduct of fatal accident inquiries
FOSW01 1st September 2016
13:30 to 14:00
Alex Biedermann Recent Pan-European advances in harmonising evaluative reporting in forensic science: scope, principles and pending challenges
FOSW01 1st September 2016
14:00 to 14:30
Ulrich Simmross Towards a better communication between theory and imperfect realities of professional practice - On barriers among stakeholders and possible ways out
FOSW01 1st September 2016
14:30 to 15:00
TBC
FOSW01 2nd September 2016
09:30 to 10:00
Alicia Carriquiry Forensic databases: size, completeness, usefulness
FOSW01 2nd September 2016
10:00 to 10:30
Richard Lempert Courts and Statistics: Varieties of Statistical Challenges
FOSW01 2nd September 2016
10:30 to 11:00
Anne Ruth mackor Novel Facts
FOSW01 2nd September 2016
11:30 to 12:00
Norman Fenton The challenges of Bayes in the Law
FOSW01 2nd September 2016
12:00 to 12:30
David Caruso Capacity and Comprehension of Mathematical Reasoning by Counsel and Courts
FOSW01 2nd September 2016
14:00 to 14:30
Colin Aitken Relevant populations and data
FOSW01 2nd September 2016
14:30 to 15:00
Karen Kafadar Statistical Issues and Reliability of Eyewitness Identification
FOSW01 2nd September 2016
15:30 to 16:30
David Spiegelhalter Communicating likelihood ratios
FOS 21st September 2016
09:30 to 12:00
Geoffrey Stewart Morrison An introduction to Forensic Voice Comparison
FOSW02 26th September 2016
10:15 to 11:00
Philip Dawid An Introduction to Bayesian Networks
FOSW02 26th September 2016
11:30 to 12:15
Henry Prakken On how expert witnesses can give useful Bayesian analyses of complex criminal cases
FOSW02 26th September 2016
13:30 to 14:15
Julia Mortera Paternity testing and other inference about relationships from DNA mixtures
FOSW02 26th September 2016
14:15 to 15:00
Paolo Garbolino Bayes Nets for the evaluation of testimony
FOSW02 26th September 2016
15:30 to 16:15
Giulio D'Agostini Basic probabilistic issues in the Sciences and in Forensics (hopefully) clarified by a Toy Experiment modelled by a Bayesian Network
FOSW02 26th September 2016
16:15 to 17:00
Peter Vergeer A Bayesian network for glass evidence evaluation at activity level: a novel approach to model the background distribution
FOSW02 27th September 2016
09:30 to 10:15
Charles Berger On activity level propositions addressing the actor or activity
FOSW02 27th September 2016
10:15 to 11:00
Norman Fenton Bayesian networks: challenges and opportunities in the law
FOSW02 27th September 2016
11:30 to 12:15
Anjali Mazumder Using Chain Event Graphs to Address Asymmetric Evidence in Legal Reasoning
FOSW02 27th September 2016
13:30 to 14:15
Barbaros Yet A Framework to Present Bayesian Networks to Domain Experts and Potential Users
FOSW02 27th September 2016
14:15 to 15:00
Hana Chockler Causality and Responsibility in Formal Verification and Beyond
FOSW02 27th September 2016
15:30 to 16:15
Richard Overill Using Bayesian Networks to Quantify Digital Forensic Evidence and Hypotheses
FOSW02 27th September 2016
16:15 to 17:00
Eyal Zamir The Anti-Inference Bias and Circumstantial Evidence
FOSW02 28th September 2016
09:30 to 10:15
Bart Verheij Three Normative Frameworks for Evidential Reasoning and their Connections: Arguments, Scenarios and Probabilities
FOSW02 28th September 2016
10:15 to 11:00
Floris Bex From Natural Language to Bayesian Networks (and back again)
FOSW02 28th September 2016
11:30 to 12:15
Martin Neil Modelling competing Legal Arguments using Bayesian Model Comparison and Averaging
FOSW02 28th September 2016
13:30 to 14:15
Jacob de Zoete Generating Bayesian networks in Forensic Science An example from crime linkage
FOSW02 28th September 2016
14:15 to 15:00
Marjan Sjerps DNA myth busting with Bayesian networks
FOSW02 28th September 2016
15:30 to 16:15
Maria Cuellar Shaken Baby Syndrome on Trial: Causal Problems and Sources of Bias
FOSW02 28th September 2016
16:15 to 17:00
Bart Verheij, Henry Prakken Report on a pre-workshop on analysing a murder case
FOSW02 29th September 2016
09:30 to 10:15
Amanda Luby A Graphical Model Approach to Eyewitness Identification Data
FOSW02 29th September 2016
10:15 to 11:00
Ulrike Hahn Bayesian Argumentation in the Real World
FOSW02 29th September 2016
11:30 to 12:15
David Lagnado Causal networks in evidential reasoning
FOSW02 29th September 2016
13:30 to 14:15
Christian Dahlman Prior Probability and the Presumption of Innocence
FOSW02 29th September 2016
14:15 to 15:00
Mehera San Roque Admissibility and evaluation of identification evidence: 'experts', bystanders and shapeshifters
FOSW02 29th September 2016
15:30 to 16:15
Simon De Smet tba
FOSW02 29th September 2016
16:15 to 17:00
William Thompson Using Bayesian Networks to Analyze What Experts Need to Know (and When they Know Too Much)
FOS 6th October 2016
14:00 to 16:00
Frans Alkemade Bayes and the Blame Game: What I learned from presenting Bayesian reasoning in criminal cases
FOS 13th October 2016
11:00 to 12:30
Therese Graversen Statistical interpretation of forensic DNA mixtures
FOS 3rd November 2016
11:00 to 12:00
Sandy Zabell German Mathematicians and Cryptology during WWII
FOSW03 7th November 2016
14:00 to 15:00
Gerd Gigerenzer Risk Literacy: How to Make Sense of Statistical Evidence
FOSW03 7th November 2016
15:30 to 16:15
Geoffrey Stewart Morrison What should a forensic scientist's likelihood ratio be?
FOSW03 7th November 2016
16:15 to 17:00
Daniel Ramos Measuring Performance of Likelihood-Ratio-Based Evidence Evaluation Methods
FOSW03 8th November 2016
09:30 to 10:15
Gabriel Vivó-Truyols Interpreting (chemical) forensic evidence in a Bayesian framework: a multidisciplinary task
FOSW03 8th November 2016
10:15 to 11:00
William Thompson Elicitation of Priors in Bayesian Modeling of DNA Evidence
FOSW03 8th November 2016
11:30 to 12:15
John Aston Inverting Entomological Growth Curves Using Functional Data Analysis
FOSW03 8th November 2016
12:15 to 13:00
Sue Pope Modelling the best evidence
FOSW03 8th November 2016
15:30 to 16:15
Norah Rudin Complex DNA profile interpretation: stories from across the pond
FOSW03 8th November 2016
16:15 to 17:00
Keith Inman Complex DNA profile interpretation: stories from across the pond
FOSW03 9th November 2016
09:30 to 10:15
Roberto Puch-Solis Evaluation of forensic DNA profiles while accounting for one and two repeat less and two repeat more stutters
FOSW03 9th November 2016
10:15 to 11:00
Therese Graversen An exact, efficient, and flexible representation of statistical models for DNA profiles
FOSW03 9th November 2016
11:30 to 12:00
Jacob de Zoete Cell type determination and association with the DNA donor
FOSW03 9th November 2016
12:00 to 12:30
Maarten Kruijver Modeling subpopulations in a forensic DNA database using a latent variable approach
FOSW03 9th November 2016
12:30 to 13:00
Torben Tvedebrink Inference platform for Ancestry Informative Markers
FOSW03 9th November 2016
17:00 to 18:00
Bernard Silverman Pre-Dinner Lecture: Forensic Science from the point of view of a Scientific Adviser to Government
FOSW03 10th November 2016
09:30 to 10:15
Mikkel Andersen Y Chromosomal STR Markers: Assessing Evidential Value
FOSW03 10th November 2016
10:15 to 11:00
Amke Caliebe Estimating trace-suspect match probabilities in forensics for singleton Y-STR haplotypes using coalescent theory
FOSW03 10th November 2016
11:30 to 12:15
Peter Gill Challenges of reporting complex DNA mixtures in the court-room
FOSW03 10th November 2016
12:15 to 13:00
Klaas Slooten The likelihood ratio as a random variable, with applications to DNA mixtures and kinship analysis
FOSW03 10th November 2016
15:30 to 16:15
Michael Sigman Assessing Evidentiary Value in Fire Debris Analysis
FOSW03 10th November 2016
16:15 to 17:00
James Curran Understanding Intra-day and Inter-day Variation in LIBS
FOSW03 11th November 2016
09:45 to 10:30
Giulia Cereda A Bayesian nonparametric approach for the rare type problem
FOSW03 11th November 2016
11:00 to 11:30
Marjan Sjerps Evaluating a combination of matching class features: a general 'blind' procedure and a tire marks case
FOSW03 11th November 2016
11:30 to 12:00
Karen Kafadar Quantifying Information Content in Pattern Evidence
FOSW03 11th November 2016
12:00 to 12:30
David Balding Inference for complex DNA profiles
FOS 14th November 2016
16:00 to 17:00
Gerd Gigerenzer Rothschild Lecture: Helping Doctors and Patients Make Sense of Health Statistics
FOS 6th December 2016
11:00 to 12:00
Jacob de Zoete Bayesian networks for the evaluation of evidence when attributing paintings to painters
FOS 9th December 2016
11:00 to 12:00
Jane Hutton How should we assess whether a medical device is safe? What are the possible comparators?
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