We have the pleasure to inform you that Department of Forensic Sciences Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics University of Wrocław, on 2020, October 7-9 will organize International Scientific Conference

19th Wrocław Symposium of
Questioned Document Examination

2020, October 7-9

Symposium program

  1. 2020, October 7-9
  2. October 7
  3. October 8
  4. October 9
8.00 - 10.00 Registration
10.00 - 10.30 Start of Symposium
10.30 - 13.00 Part I
13.00 - 14.00 Break
14.00 - 16.30 Part II
16.45-19.00 Dinner party
9.00 - 12.00 Part I
12.30 - 19.00 Integration trip (option)
9.00 - 13.00 Part I
13.00 - 14.00 Break
14.00 - 16.30 Part II

Key information19th Wrocław Symposium of Questioned Document Examination

Main subjects of the Symposium are

Contemporaty trends in questioned document examination; Contemporary trends in handwriting examination; Handwriting examination versus graphology; Examination of initials and graphometry; Pathology in handwriting examination; Examination of signatures; Specific character of testament examination; Control of qualifications of an expert witness, Current issues in questioned document examination (physical and chemical analysis of ink, toner, cross strokes, paper, indented writing); Age of documents (problems with destructive and non-dectructive methods); Innovative solutions in polish security printing; Document security features and verification; International cooperation of questioned document examination.


Expected guests

Our Symposium (as in the previous years) will be attended by experts on document examination from Holland, France, Spain, Hungary, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Argentina, Australia, Portugal, Romania, Belarus, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia and Russia, many Polish guests representing major universities and non-academic centres, such as police forensic laboratories, Jan Sehn Institute of Forensic Sciences in Kraków as well as independent experts. They will be joined by representatives of areas related to forensic science – especially penal procedure, criminology, psychology, psychiatry and forensic chemistry.

Equipment exhibition

Conference will include scientific questioned document examination equipment exhibition.

Long tradition

The Symposium is one of few scientific events in Europe devoted to this subject area, since 1983 taking place every 2 years in Wrocław.

Wide range of topics

To participate in the symposium also invited representatives of science and related forensic disciplines - especially criminal procedure, civil procedure, criminology, psychology, psychiatry, and chemistry and physics as well as representatives of different legal professions as judges, prosecutors, lawyers, notaries.

Book exhibition

Will host an exhibition of books (Polish and foreign) dedicated to forensic science and related sciences as well as an exhibition of specialized equipment designed to study the documents.

Location and accommodation

Uniwersytecka str. 22/26 PL 50-145 Wrocław


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