On November 25, 2021, an interdepartmental scientific-practical conference “Innovations in Forensic Science” was held, which was organized by the National Academy of Internal Affairs.
Representatives of the Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise joined the conference:
- Nataliia Nestor, Deputy Director, Doctor of Law, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine;
- Andrii Poltavskyi, Assistant Director;
- Oleksandr Zherebko, Head of the Regulatory and Methodological Activity and Standardization Department, Candidate of Juridical Science;
- Oleg Baulin, Head of the Scientific Activity and International Cooperation Department, Candidate of Juridical Science, Associate Professor.
At the beginning of the conference, participants were greeted by Volodymyr Cherneш, Rector of the National Academy of Internal Affairs, Doctor of Law, Professor Serhii Cherniavskyi, Vice-Rector of the National Academy of Internal Affairs, Doctor of Law, Professor Nataliia Tkachenko, Director of the Department of Expert Justice of the Ministry of Justice, Tetiana Tatarnikova, Deputy Director of the State Research Forensic Center of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Candidate of Juridical Science.
Nataliia Nestor also made a welcoming speech:
“I am extremely pleased to welcome all the participants of such a topical conference on behalf of the Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise. Forensics exists in not only monographic studies or scientific articles; it is, above all, in the human resources that Ukraine desperately needs to maintain the status of a legal, independent state. Yes, graduates and scientists of your academy develop criminology and forensic science, constantly improving them. Therefore, in addition to congratulatory words, I sincerely express my gratitude to the leadership of the academy for highly professional work”.
Also, during the main part of the conference, Nataliia Nestor presented a report “Forensic Science: Past, Present, Future”, Andriy Poltavskyi presented the report on “Standardization of trace information collection as an innovative approach to crime scene inspection at the current stage of development of forensic science”.
A conference is a topical event dedicated to an extremely important topic, not only because it analyses the current problems and prospects of criminology, but also because it preserves important scientific traditions.