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Special Training Events

2022 Video Evidence Symposium

Start
March 28, 2022 12:00 pm
End
March 31, 2022 3:30 pm
Timezone
Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Phone
(213) 596-0909

$295.00

From the violence at the US Capitol on January 6 to the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse in late November, video evidence continues to play an increasingly prominent role in investigations and court proceedings.

For our third annual Online Video Evidence Symposium, we’re bringing together thought leaders in forensic video, accident reconstruction, expert witness testimony, and more to discuss what the future of video holds.

Join us from March 28-31 and you will receive a certificate for 12 CEUs. Participants will also receive access to the recordings after the event.
View Speakers and Schedule >
An Optional Hands-On Workshop is available >

Early Bird: $245 through March 11, 2022
Standard Rate: $295

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Event Details

What’s included?

Register for the 2022 Video Evidence Symposium and you will receive the following:

  • Entry to join us live for the 2022 Video Evidence Symposium
  • Access to recorded versions of the training sessions after the event
  • Training Certificate that can be submitted for 12 CEUs upon completion of your training
  • Note that the Optional Hands-On Workshop is NOT included and you must register if you want to attend

Speakers and Topics

Here is a quick summary of the session topics we have planned. We’re excited to bring some fresh voices to the event, as well as some favorites from previous years. View the detailed schedule and speaker list >

  1. The Defense team from the Kyle Rittenhouse trial will share their experience testifying about video on a national stage, and how to prepare for the challenges you will face from both sides when testifying.
  2. We’ll be joined by the New York Times Visual Investigations Team unit* to discuss how the media is leveraging forensic video evidence methodologies to tell stories and seek truth.
  3. Certified Forensic Video Analyst, Andrew Fredericks, will explain how Pinch-To-Zoom and other common filters affect the interpretation of video.
  4. Paul Taylor, PhD and Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Denver, will discuss the impact that video can have on memory for people who were eye witnesses to an event.
  5. Grant Fredericks, Instructor at the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA, will walk through some cases to discuss efficient workflows and show how you can build cases and testify with greater confidence.
  6. Representatives from Axon will host a panel to discuss best practice for maintaining chain of custody when it comes to digital evidence and how different agencies are doing this today.
  7. Josh Guthrie, Police officer and partner/owner of Force Analysis and Multimedia Review, LLC, will explore how the interpretation of video images can impact Use of Force cases.
  8. We will host a panel of attorneys to discuss the evolution of court acceptance of video standards and what the future holds for testifying about video.

The hands-on workshop will provide focused training on calculating vehicle speed from video evidence.

*This session may be adjusted if the events in Ukraine alters the NYT team’s availability.

Sample Session

Wondering what the Symposium is like? Check out one of our most popular sessions from last year. In this video, Andrew Fredericks shares best practice and advice for testifying about video evidence in court:

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