The SHUTTLE partners and contractors actively participated to the European Academy for Forensic Science (EAFS) 2022 conference from Monday 30th May to Friday 3rd June 2022 in Stockholm.
EAFS is a public event of the European Network of Forensic Science Institutes (ENFSI). The 2022 conference was organised by the Swedish National Forensic Centre (NFC) in the Swedish capital.
The two contractors, Traces Consortium and AG SHUTTLE Toolkit Jena, each exhibited their prototypes all week to many visitors (1000+ people attended EAFS 2022).
On Wednesday, SHUTTLE partners Netherlands Forensic Institute NFI and Ministère de l’Intérieur gave a presentation on the “Initial validation experiments of the SHUTTLE Toolkit”.
SHUTTLE organised its Final Workshop during European Day on Thursday June 2nd. This 3-hour session was divided as follows:
- a keynote introduction from Nada Milisavljevic, the initial SHUTTLE EC project officer,
- a series of presentations by Sophia Berkani (Ministère de l’Intérieur), Christos Batis (Hellenic Police), Costas Balas for the TRACES consortium, Roland Kilper for the AG SHUTTLE tooklit Jena consortium,
- a panel discussion led by Iris Bijker (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences),
- a hands-on demonstration of the two microtrace analysis toolkits.
|Time||Item||Presenter||Objectives of session/Comments|
|11:00||11:10||0:10||Welcome keynote||EC||Nada Milisavljevic, European Commission|
|11:10||11:20||0:10||Project overview||MININT||Sophia Berkani, IRCGN, Gendarmerie Nationale and Nadine Merat, Police Scientifique|
|11:20||11:40||0:20||Traces Consortium introduction||Traces||Dr. Costas Balas, Professor, Technical University of Crete and Founder & CEO of Spectricon, Greece|
|11:40||12:00||0:20||AG SHUTTLE tooklit Jena introduction||Jena||Dr. Roland Kilper, aura optik|
|12:00||12:15||0:15||Phase 3 preliminary results – Tests undertaken and test outcomes||NFI||Sophia Berkani, IRCGN, Gendarmerie Nationale and Christos Batis, KEMEA|
|12:15||12:30||0:15||Panel discussion – next steps to commercialisation||Partners, Contractors, AB members||Chairperson Iris Bijker, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences|
|13:45||14:30||0:45||Toolkit demonstration||Traces||Dr. Costas Balas, Professor, Technical University of Crete and Founder & CEO of Spectricon, Greece|
|14:30||15:15||0:45||Toolkit demonstration||Jena||Dr. Roland Kilper, aura optik|
Finally, the SHUTTLE video was presented during the last plenary panel debate in front of a large audience.