TIAFT Meeting 2016

54th Annual Meeting of TIAFT
Brisbane, Australia
August 28th - September 1st, 2016


Join us in Brisbane, Queensland from 28 August – 1 September 2016 for the 54th Annual meeting of the International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT).

The 54th Annual meeting of the International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT) will be held in Brisbane the capital city of the Sunshine state, Queensland Australia. The 2016 conference will be a joint meeting of TIAFT and FACTA (Forensic and Clinical Toxicology Association Inc. of Australasia). FACTA holds annual scientific meetings in Australasia and is a registered association in Australia.

TIAFT was founded in London on April 21, 1963. TIAFT encompasses over 1500 members from all regions of the world who are actively engaged in analytical toxicology or allied areas. The aims of the association are to promote cooperation and coordination of efforts among members and to encourage research in forensic toxicology. TIAFT members include representatives from police, medical examiners and coroners' laboratories, horseracing and sports doping laboratories, hospitals, departments of legal medicine, pharmacology, pharmacy and toxicology laboratories.

This TIAFT meeting brings together other key specialists including co-hosted sessions with the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT) on alternative specimens and the International Association of Therapeutic Drug monitoring and Clinical Toxicology (IATDMCT) on clinical toxicology. The Australian and New Zealand Society of Mass Spectrometry (ANZSMS) will also join TIAFT for specialist session in mass spectrometry.

The conference program will consist of traditional scientific topics (post-mortem toxicology, alternative matrices, analytical methodologies etc.) and feature a local focus on venomous animals and their poisonous toxins. Invited world renowned experts will be presenting the latest and up to date information on envenomation, treatment and mortality outcomes following poisoning by a variety of creatures. Sessions on new analogues (synthetic cannabinoids and stimulants) as well as evolving techniques including a focus on mass spectrometry will be covered at this meeting.

 

Contacts

For all enquiries please contact the TIAFT 2016 Congress secretariat

General enquiries

Conference secretariat
ICMS Australasia
Ms Suellen Holland
Event Director
PO Box 3599
Brisbane Qld 4101
Ph:: +61 (0) 7 3255 1002
Fax: +61 (0) 7 3255 1004
Email: info@tiaft2016.com

Registration & accommodation

Conference secretariat
ICMS Australasia
Ms Elis de Souza
Delegate Services
PO Box 3599
Brisbane Qld 4101
Ph: +61 (0) 7 3255 1002
Fax: +61 (0) 7 3255 1004
Email: registration@tiaft2016.com

Sponsorship & exhibition

Conference secretariat
ICMS Australasia
Ms Fallon Beatty
Director, Sponsorship and Exhibition
GPO Box 3270
Sydney NSW 2001
Tel: +61 (0) 2 9254 5000
Fax: +61 (0) 2 9251 3552
Email: sponsorship@tiaft2016.com
exhibition@tiaft2016.com

Program

Conference secretariat
ICMS Australasia
Ms Emma Taylor
Event Coordinator
PO Box 3599
Brisbane Qld 4101
Ph: +61 (0) 7 3255 1002
Fax: +61 (0) 7 3255 1004
Email: program@tiaft2016.com

We look forward to seeing you at TIAFT in Brisbane in 2016.

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Highlights from past TIAFT events

  • Brisbane, 2016
  • Florence, 2015
  • Buenos Aires, 2014
  • Madeira, 2013
  • Hamamatsu, 2012
  • San Francisco, 2011 (pdf)
  • Bonn 2010
  • Geneva 2009
  • Martinique, 2008
  • Seattle, 2007
  • Ljubljana, 2006
  • Seoul, 2005
  • Washington, 2004
  • Melbourne, 2003
  • Paris, 2002
  • Prague, 2001
  • Helsinki, 2000
  • Cracow, 1999
  • Albuquerque, 1998
  • Padova, 1997