International Convention of Forensic Medicine & Sciences 2023

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25-27 July 2023

Bayview Hotel in Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia

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25-27 July 2023

Bayview Hotel in Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia

Welcome to

International Convention of Forensic Medicine & Sciences 2023

Towards quality and accountability in forensic practice

Important Dates

Mark your calendar

31st May 2023

Abstract Submission Deadline

24th July 2023

Pre-convention Workshop

25th - 27th July 2023

Convention

27th July 2023

Post-convention Workshop

    Welcoming Speech

    “Towards quality and accountability in forensic practice.”

    Welcome to the International Convention of Forensic Medicine & Sciences 2023, “Towards Quality and Accountability in Forensic Practice”

    The International Convention of Forensic Medicine and Sciences 2023 Organising and Scientific Committees are delighted for the opportunity to organise this year’s convention, which will take place at the Bayview Hotel, Langkawi Island, from 25 – 27 July 2023.

    This year’s theme, “Towards Quality and Accountability in Forensic Practice”, allows our delegates to explore the importance of maintaining high-quality forensic practice to ensure unbiased and evidence-based opinions in medicolegal death investigations. Knowledgeable and esteemed local and international speakers will present an excellent array of topics that will prove invaluable to our delegates.

    The convention also offers a social event – dinner night – a great moment to catch up with colleagues. Finally, remember to spend time pre- or post-event visiting Langkawi Island’s treasures. There’s so much on offer at the International Convention of Forensic Medicine & Sciences 2023 – looking forward to seeing you there!

    – Dr. Mohd Suhani Mohd Noor & Dr. Jessie Hiu

    Dr. Mohd Suhani Mohd Noor

    Dr. Mohd Suhani Mohd Noor

    Chairperson of the Organising Committee

    Dr. Jessie Hiu

    Dr. Jessie Hiu

    Chairperson of the Scientific Committee

     

     

    Pre- & Post-Convention Workshops

    Don’t wait. Secure your place in these pre- & post-convention workshops that specifically tailor to your needs to accommodate yourselves to the long awaited convention.

    Pre-convention workshop 24th July 2023
    Speaker: Dr. Mohd Suhani Mohd Noor
    Time: 0830 – 1230

    A forensic pathology approach to medical negligence

    *Limited seats available

    Pre-convention workshop 24th July 2023
    Speaker: Dr. Mohammad Shafie bin Othman @ Osman
    Time: 1330 – 1730

    Acute Myocardial Infarction: Forensic Medicine Perspective

    *Limited seats available

    Post-convention workshop 27th July 2023
    Speaker: Dr. Jessie Hiu
    Time: 1330 pm – 1730

    The pathology of head injury: a forensic neuropathology workshop

    *25% refund to the first 20 registration by medical officers.

    Convention Tentative

    A glance into our tentative programme

    Day 1: 25 July 2023

    0800 – 0830
    Registration

    0830 – 0845
    Opening Speech

    0845 – 0930
    Keynote lecture: Accountability in Forensic Practice
    Dato. Dr. Zahari Bin Noor

    0930 – 1030
    Cognitive Bias in Interpretation of Case Based on History
    Prof. Dr. Ong Beng Beng

    1030 – 1045
    Morning break

    1045 – 1145
    ‘The Other’ Risk Assessment in Forensic Autopsy
    Dr. Mohd Suhani Mohd Noor

    1145 – 1245
    An Italian Approach to Cardiovascular Pathology
    Dr. Shatishraj Jothee

    Quality Assurance in the Pathology Laboratory
    Mdm. Kamisah

    1245 – 1400
    Lunch break

    1400 – 1500
    Current Trends in Forensic Neuropathology
    Prof. Dr. Wong Kum Thong

    1500 – 1600
    Oral presentation

    1600 – 1700
    Controversies in Pediatric Forensic Pathology
    Prof. Dr. Marta Cohen

    Day 2: 26 July 2023

    0800 – 0830
    Registration

    0830 – 0930
    Goudge Inquiry
    Prof. Dr. Christopher Milroy

    0930 – 1030
    Liability of expert witness and expert witness immunity
    Mdm. Raja Eileen Soraya Binti Raja Aman

    1030 – 1045
    Morning break

    1045 – 1145
    Deaths Associated with Restraint
    Prof. Dr. Noel Woodford

    1245 – 1400
    Lunch break

    1400 – 1500
    Quality Assurance in Forensic Pathology
    Prof. Dr. Ong Beng Beng

    1500 – 1600
    The Forensic Pathologist as an Expert Witness in Homicide Cases: A Defense Lawyer Perspective
    Mr. Burhanudeen Bin Abdul Wahid

    1600 – 1700
    Oral presentation

    Day 3: 27 July 2023

    0800 – 0830
    Registration

    0830 – 0930
    Towards Modern Forensic Practice
    Prof. Dr. Ong Beng Beng

    0930 – 1030
    Molecular Autopsy in Sudden Deaths
    Dr. Roziana Binti Ariffin

    1030 – 1045
    Morning break

    1045 – 1145
    Medicolegal System in Indonesia
    Dr Ade Firmansyah Sugiharto

    1145 – 1215
    Prize giving ceremony & closing speech.

    1215 – 1315
    Lunch break

    Souvenir Programme Book

    Get a free version of our programme book. Will be available soon.

    Speakers

    Introducing our line of esteemed local and international speakers.

    Dr. Mohd Suhani Mohd Noor

    Dr. Mohd Suhani Mohd Noor

    Senior Consultant Forensic Pathologist at Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital, Kedah, Malaysia

    Dato’ Dr. Zahari bin Noor

    Dato’ Dr. Zahari bin Noor

    Senior Consultant Forensic Pathologist and former Head of Forensic Medicine Service, Ministry of Health, Malaysia

    Prof. Dr. Noel Woodford

    Prof. Dr. Noel Woodford

    Director of the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, Victoria, Australia

    Prof. Dr. Christopher Milroy

    Prof. Dr. Christopher Milroy

    Professor at University of Ottawa and Director of Eastern Ontario Forensic Pathology Unit, Canada

    Prof. Dr. Ong Beng Beng

    Prof. Dr. Ong Beng Beng

    Forensic Pathologist at Queensland Health Forensic and Scientific Services, Queensland, Australia

    Prof. Dr. Marta Cohen

    Prof. Dr. Marta Cohen

    Clinical Pediatric Pathologist and Head of Department of Histopathology at Sheffield Children’s Hospital, Sheffield, United Kingdom

    Dr. Ade Firmansyah Sugiharto

    Dr. Ade Firmansyah Sugiharto

    Forensic Pathologist at Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Central Public Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Dr. Roziana Ariffin

    Dr. Roziana Ariffin

    Consultant Genetic Pathologist at Prince Court Medical Center, Pantai Premier Pathology and Sunway Medical Centre, Malaysia

    Dr. Jessie Hiu

    Dr. Jessie Hiu

    Senior Consultant Forensic Pathologist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Sabah, Malaysia

    Ms. Raja Eileen Soraya

    Ms. Raja Eileen Soraya

    Civil and Commercial Litigator (focusing on healthcare and media law) and Senior Partner at Raja, Darryl and Loh, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Mdm. Kamisah Karim

    Mdm. Kamisah Karim

    Senior Clinical Biochemist of Pathology Department at Kuala Lumpur Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Dr. Mohammad Shafie bin Othman @ Osman

    Dr. Mohammad Shafie bin Othman @ Osman

    Senior Consultant Forensic Pathologist at Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital, Perak, Malaysia

    Mr. Burhanudeen Bin Abdul Wahid

    Mr. Burhanudeen Bin Abdul Wahid

    Senior Lawyer at Burhan and Co, Kedah, Malaysia

    Dr Shatishraj Jothee

    Dr Shatishraj Jothee

    Forensic Pathologist at University of Malaya Medical Centre,Selangor, Malaysia

    Prof. Dr. Wong Kum Thong

    Prof. Dr. Wong Kum Thong

    Senior Consultant Histopathologist and Neuropathologist at University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Pricing

    Registration Fees

    Early bird discount runs until 31st May 2023. Book your slot now. Contact us to get special room reservation rates at Bayview Hotel.

    Instruction & Guideline

    Abstract Submission

    Abstract submission has concluded. Notifications of acceptance will be dispatched to respective delegates via email on July 10th, 2023. We eagerly anticipate your esteemed presence at the convention.

    Terms and conditions apply. See abstract full terms and regulations.

    Sponsors

    International Convention of Forensic Medicine & Sciences 2023 (ICFMS2023)

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    Bayview Hotel, Langkawi

    Bayview Hotel, Langkawi, Malaysia

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