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Committee Meeting Agendas

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AGENDA

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3

7:30

BREAKFAST

 

8:00

CLOSED SESSION

 

8:00

OPENING REMARKS

 

 

Welcome

 

 

Kenneth O. MacFadden, Chair

 

 

COMMITTEE INTRODUCTIONS

TAB 2

 

INTRODUCTION TO THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES

 

 

Dorothy Zolandz, Director, Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology

 

8:45

OPEN SESSION

 

8:45

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

Kenneth O. MacFadden, Chair

 

9:15

PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND GOALS

TAB 3

 

Robert D. Koons, Research Chemist, Forensic Science Research Unit, FBI Academy

TAB 4

9:45

INTRODUCTION TO THE BULLET MANUFACTURING PROCESS

TAB 5

 

Kenneth D. Green, Director, Technical Affairs, Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute, Inc.

 

10:30

BREAK

 



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Forensic Analysis Weighing Bullet Lead Evidence C Committee Meeting Agendas National Academy of Sciences 500 5th Street, NW, Room 201 Washington DC AGENDA MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3 7:30 BREAKFAST   8:00 CLOSED SESSION   8:00 OPENING REMARKS     Welcome     Kenneth O. MacFadden, Chair     COMMITTEE INTRODUCTIONS TAB 2   INTRODUCTION TO THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES     Dorothy Zolandz, Director, Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology   8:45 OPEN SESSION   8:45 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS Kenneth O. MacFadden, Chair   9:15 PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND GOALS TAB 3   Robert D. Koons, Research Chemist, Forensic Science Research Unit, FBI Academy TAB 4 9:45 INTRODUCTION TO THE BULLET MANUFACTURING PROCESS TAB 5   Kenneth D. Green, Director, Technical Affairs, Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute, Inc.   10:30 BREAK  

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Forensic Analysis Weighing Bullet Lead Evidence 10:45 FBI’s ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUE AND STATISTICS TAB 6   Robert D. Koons, Research Chemist, Forensic Science Research Unit, FBI Academy   11:45 LUNCH   1:00 ADMISSIBILITY OF SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE TAB 7   Judge Russell F. Canan, Superior Court of the District of Columbia     Scott Schools, First Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of South Carolina     Richard K. Gilbert, Esq., Attorney   2:30 PERSPECTIVE OF AN EXPERT WITNESS TAB 8   Wayne A. Duerfeldt, Laboratory Manager, Gopher Resource Corporation   3:00 BREAK   3:15 CLOSED SESSION   3:15 GENERAL DISCUSSION What do we know/what don’t we know/what do we need regarding: • Analytical technique • Bullet manufacturing • Legal interpretation • Data quality and quantity • Other technical & legal questions   5:00 ADJOURN FOR DAY   6:00 COMMITTEE DINNER   TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4 7:30 BREAKFAST 8:00 CLOSED SESSION 8:00 DISCUSSION OF BALANCE AND COMPOSITION   Dorothy Zolandz, Director, Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology 8:45 SUMMARY OF DISCUSSIONS 10:00 BREAK 10:15 REPORT DISSEMINATION 10:30 LOGISTICS—TEAMS, ASSIGNMENTS, AND SCHEDULES 11:00 NEXT STEPS 12:00 ADJOURN

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Forensic Analysis Weighing Bullet Lead Evidence National Academy of Sciences 500 5th Street, NW, Room 213 Washington DC AGENDA MONDAY, MARCH 3 7:30 BREAKFAST   8:00 CLOSED SESSION   8:00 OPENING REMARKS, INTRODUCTION OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS Kenneth O. MacFadden, Chair TAB 2 8:10 OPEN SESSION   8:10 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS Kenneth O. MacFadden, Chair   8:15 STATISTICS OF BULLETS Alicia Carriquiry, Associate Provost and Professor, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University TAB 4 9:15 LEAD AND LEAD REFINING R. David Prengaman, President, RSR Technologies Corporation TAB 5 10:15 BREAK   10:45 PERSPECTIVE ON BULLET LEAD COMPOSITIONAL ANALYSIS TBA TAB 6 11:45 LUNCH   1:00 FBI EXAMINERS: QUALITY CONTROL AND TESTIMONY TBA TAB 7 2:00 CLOSED SESSION   2:00 BREAK   2:15 REPORT FROM THE SHOT SHOW Robert Greenberg Clifford Spiegelman   2:45 UPDATES FROM GROUPS Manufacturing Analytical Statistics Interpretation   3:15 GROUP WORK ON NEW INFORMATION   4:30 GROUPS REPORT TO COMMITTEE  

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Forensic Analysis Weighing Bullet Lead Evidence 5:00 ADJOURN FOR DAY 6:00 COMMITTEE DINNER TUESDAY, MARCH 4 7:30 BREAKFAST 8:00 CLOSED SESSION 8:00 DISCUSSION OF BALANCE AND COMPOSITION Dorothy Zolandz, Director, Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology 8:30 COMMITTEE DISCUSSION/GROUP DISCUSSIONS ON FINDINGS 10:00 BREAK 10:15 REPORT OUTLINE DEVELOPMENT 11:00 LOGISTICS—ASSIGNMENTS AND SCHEDULES 11:30 NEXT STEPS 12:00 ADJOURN National Academy of Sciences 500 5th Street, NW, Room 213 Washington DC AGENDA MONDAY, APRIL 14 7:30 BREAKFAST 8:00 CLOSED SESSION 8:00 OPENING REMARKS: REVIEW COMMITTEE CHARGE & WORK SESSION GOALS Kenneth O. MacFadden, Chair 8:15 SUB-GROUP VISIT REPORTS Manufacturing—visit to bullet manufacturers Analysis Statistics—conference call with Robert Koons Interpretation 9:30 OPEN SESSION 9:30 BREAK

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Forensic Analysis Weighing Bullet Lead Evidence 9:45 QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION Robert Koons, FBI Laboratory 11:45 LUNCH 1:00 CLOSED SESSION 1:00 WHAT WE KNOW/DON’T KNOW EXERCISE (REVIEW MASTER DOCUMENT) 3:00 SUB-GROUP WORK SESSION 4:30 DEVELOPMENT OF WRITING PLAN 5:00 ADJOURN FOR DAY 6:00 COMMITTEE DINNER TUESDAY, APRIL 15 7:30 BREAKFAST 8:00 CLOSED SESSION 8:00 SUB-GROUP REPORT WRITING 11:45 LUNCH 12:45 COMMITTEE PROGRESS REPORTS 1:30 DISCUSSION OF WORK PLAN, TASK ASSIGNMENTS AND NEXT MEETING 2:00 ADJOURN 2:00 TRIP TO FBI LABORATORY National Academy of Sciences 500 5th Street, NW, Room 205 Washington DC AGENDA MONDAY, MAY 12 7:30 BREAKFAST 8:00 CLOSED SESSION 8:00 OPENING REMARKS: REVIEW COMMITTEE CHARGE & WORK SESSION GOALS Kenneth O. MacFadden, Chair 8:15 REPORT ON VISIT TO FBI LABORATORY Steve Prescott, Karen Kafadar, Michael Finkelstein, Bob Greenberg, Ken MacFadden

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Forensic Analysis Weighing Bullet Lead Evidence 8:30 REVIEW & DISCUSSION OF DRAFT REPORT Each team to give a brief overview of their Draft report, conclusions and recommendations: followed by an open discussion with the committee 8:30 ANALYSIS 9:15 MANUFACTURING 10:15 BREAK 10:30 STATISTICS 11:15 INTERPRETATION 12:00 LUNCH 1:00 OPEN SESSION 1:00 QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION Robert Koons, FBI Laboratory 3:00 CLOSED SESSION 3:00 DISCUSSION AND RESOLUTION OF OPEN ISSUES 5:00 ADJOURN FOR DAY 6:30 COMMITTEE DINNER TUESDAY, MAY 13 7:30 BREAKFAST 8:00 CLOSED SESSION 8:00 SUB-GROUP REPORT WRITING 11:45 LUNCH 12:45 COMMITTEE PROGRESS REPORTS 1:15 DISCUSSION OF REPORT DISSEMINATION 1:30 DISCUSSION OF WORK PLAN, REPORT SCHEDULE, TASK ASSIGNMENTS 2:00 ADJOURN