December 01, 2008 16:36 ET

BrightTALK Hosts Forensic Science and Law Summit

Interact With Forensic Science and Legal Experts Live on

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - December 1, 2008) -

WHAT: Forensic Science and Law Summit hosted by BrightTALK™

BrightTALK hosts live webcast summits each week around themes that matter to business professionals. At this summit, experts will share information on trends in forensic science and law, answer questions, and offer strategies and tips to forensic science professionals. Presentations at the summit will cover a number of key topics in the field, including mitochondrial DNA and forensic identification, how to collect and preserve trace evidence at crime scenes, and the future of forensic science.

WHEN: Thursday, December 4, 2008

WHO: Presenters at the Forensic Science and Law Summit:

Amarjit Chahal, laboratory director & general manager, Molecular World Inc.: "Mitochondrial DNA and Forensic Identification"

D. Michael Risinger, John J. Gibbons professor of law, Seton Hall University School of Law: "Domain Irrelevant Information as an Infectious Disease in Forensic Science Practice"

Dave Kleiman, independent computer forensic consultant, "Digital Forensic Private Investigation Laws"

Dawn Watkins, senior latent fingerprint examiner, crime scene investigator, City of Palm Beach Gardens Police Department & King C. Brown, crime scene supervisor, West Palm Beach Police Department: "Trace Evidence for the Forensic Investigator"

Diane M.B. Savage, attorney at law: "DNA and the Duke Lacrosse Case - Lessons Learned and Uses in the Courtroom"

Roger Koppl, director, Institute for Forensic Science Administration: "How to Improve Forensic Science"

WHERE: The Forensic Science and Law Summit is available on

MAKE THE SUMMIT AVAILABLE ON YOUR SITE: The summit can also be accessed through the BrightTALK player, which can be embedded into websites and blogs. The summit can be accessed live and will remain available on-demand afterward. Contact Morgan Cantrell at BrightTALK for the embed code (415.955.0553, mcantrell (at)

MEDIA CONTACT: Liz Haas (415.402.0230, bt (at)

ABOUT reinvents webcasting on Web 2.0 principles, letting any businessperson with something to say share their knowledge with a live online audience and create a community around their content. Live audio webcasts are hosted on and can also be embedded in the creator's website or blog. Web 2.0 tools let audience members interact with presenters, rate and share content, and subscribe to webcast channels. It takes as little as five minutes to create a channel and start webcasting on, and the BrightTALK™ Starter Channel is free.

Contact Information

    Liz Haas
    bt (at)