Bode Technology’s Annual Forensic DNA Conference


Hyatt Regency
Phoenix, AZ
April 23-26, 2019

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Bode Technology is pleased to announce the Keynote Presentations for the 18th Annual Forensic DNA Conference – Bode 2019:

Samuel Little - How a Multi-Agency Effort Uncovered One of America’s Most Prolific Serial Killers


James Holland, Texas Ranger

Dr. Angela Williamson, DOJ Senior Forensic Policy Advisor and FBI ViCAP Liaison                       

Christie Palazzolo, Crime Analyst, FBI ViCAP


Cold Case Solved:  Identifying a Suspect for the Golden State Killer Using Investigative Genealogy


Barbara Rae Venter, Genealogy Consulting

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The Annual Forensic DNA Conference provides training on the latest techniques and technologies to the forensic science community and gives scientists the opportunity to share experiences from their laboratories. Leaders from various law enforcement and federal agencies will provide lectures, demonstrations, and mini-workshops about new technologies, concepts, and challenges in the DNA identification field.  The Bode 2019 Conference will be our premier continuing education event of the year.

Pre-register early to save $50 on the general registration fee.

  • Pre-registration fee: $635 through January 31, 2019
  • Early registration fee: $685 through March 25, 2019
  • Registration fee: $740 after March 25, 2019

Workshops:  $150 gains you access to all of the workshops. (workshop fee is in addition to the required general registration fee)

Fees include meals listed in the program and events.

Refund Policy: All requests for refunds must be submitted via email. Phone and fax requests are not accepted.

Canceled registration fees will be refunded through April 10, 2019. No refunds will be issued after April 10, 2019.

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Please note that conference attendance is limited to public sector practitioners, invited guests and paying sponsors. Practitioners include individuals actively working in public forensic crime laboratories and individuals currently employed by a law enforcement agency.


The venue is the Hyatt Regency Phoenix (122 North Second Street) AZ. A limited amount of rooms are available at a rate of $133/night (or prevailing per diem) for government employees until March 25, 2019, or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Please mention G-BOD1 when making your reservation.  Please make your reservations as soon as possible, rooms are selling out quickly!

Non-government individuals will be able to reserve rooms in the room block at $209/night until March 25, 2019, or until the remaining room block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Please mention G-BOD5 when making your reservation.

Please call 1-800-233-1234 to make your reservations and reference your Group Code.

If rooms are sold out there is a small block of rooms @ .5 miles away from the Hyatt Regency at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Phoenix Downtown - Ballpark - 620 North 6th Street, Phoenix for $179/night plus tax.  Please reserve quickly, this block wont last!  The room block is open until April 5, 2019 or until it is sold out, whichever comes first.

Please click on this link to make your reservations directly:  Bode Technology    

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If you have any questions about the Bode 2019 Annual Conference, please email