British Association for Forensic Odontology

BAFO Autumn Conference 2022 – Liverpool

                                                 BAFO Autumn Conference

Friday 18 November 2022

13.45 Chair’s opening

14.00 Case Law update
Summary of recent developments in criminal and civil law and their
application to the practice of forensic medicine experts.
Aneurin Moloney, Barrister, Gatehouse Chambers

14.40 Ten top tips for report writing – Common pitfalls to avoid
Ian Cohen, Solicitor, Ian Cohen Consultancy, Mat Smith, Orthopaedic

15.20 Conferences with Counsel
Understanding the role of the expert and how the conference works
How to prepare effectively for a conference
Understand how evidence is tested and how to deal with robust challenge
Likely follow up actions
Aneurin Moloney, Barrister, Gatehouse Chambers
William Waldron KC, Exchange Chambers, Liverpool

16.00 Refreshments

16.30 Giving evidence in court
How to prepare and points to consider in giving evidence
What happens if it goes wrong
Role play – examination in chief, cross examination and re-examination
William Waldron KC, Exchange Chambers, Liverpool

17.30. Close of expert witness session


Saturday 19 November 2022

Water Theme

Breakfast: 08.00-08.45

Registration: 08.45-09.00

09.00-09.05 President of BAFO Dr Roland Kouble Opening of conference day 2 & Chatham House Rule

09.05-09.30 Dr Maxi Malekniazi  (Newsletter/ Instagram Editor & Forensic Odontologist)    Diatoms

09.30-10.30 Constable Gareth Olley and Constable Gareth Jaggard (Northwest Police Underwater Search & Marine Unit)    Underwater retrieving of bodies and other objects incl. teeth

10.30-11.00 Tea / Coffee Break

11.00-11.30 Dr Nathan Brown (Forensic Odontologist)    TBC

11.30-12.00 Dr Daniela Caccciabue (Anatomy Lead for the school of Biosciences University of Sheffield) and Jim Hardy    TBC

12.00-12.45 Dr Brett Lockyer (Home Office Pathologist)     Bodies Recovered from Water

12.45-13.45 Lunch

13.45-14.30 Dr Brett Lockyer (Home Office Pathologist) Update on the Science of Drowning Investigation

14.30-15.15 Professor Marta Cohen (Consultant Paediatric Pathologist)     Paediatric water pathology

15.15-15.45 Liverpool Maritime Museum (Curator TBC)     TBC,     Titanic etc

15.45-16.15 Tea / Coffee Break

16.15-16.30 John Robson (Forensic Odontologist)     TBC

16.30-17.00 Dr Judy Hinchliffe (Forensic Odontologist)     Down on the farm (The Australian Body Farm)

17.00-17.05 BAFO President Dr Roland Kouble Final Remarks & Close of Conference


Location:Aloft Hotel Liverpool No. 1 North John Street, Liverpool, England, United Kingdom, L2 5QW Tel: +44 151-294 3970
Type:Conference (face to face)
Website:click here
Dates: 18-11-202219-11-202220-11-2022
Duration:3 days (1.5 days of lectures)
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