Binghamton University hosts sexual homicide conference


BINGHAMTON, NY – The Office of Continuing Education & Outreach at Binghamton University will hold the First Annual International Multidisciplinary Collaborative Conference on Violence Research and Evidence-Based Practice:  Sexual Homicide, on Nov. 7 and 8, at the Holiday Inn Arena and Convention Center in downtown Binghamton.

Speakers include Michael Stone, author of The Anatomy of Evil and host of the Discovery Channel television series Most Evil; Mark Safarik, formerly of the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit and host of the Cloo channel’s upcoming crime series, Killer Instinct; Robert Morton of the FBI’s National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime, Behavioral Analysis Unit; Ann Burgess, an internationally recognized pioneer in the assessment and treatment of victims of trauma and abuse; Dallas Drake, co-founder of the Center for Homicide Research; and C. Gabrielle Salfati, director of the Investigative Psychology Research Unit.

The conference will provide an opportunity for professionals, faculty and students to learn from and collaborate with sexual homicide experts.  This conference will be of special interest to criminologists, law enforcement, corrections officers, criminal law professionals, psychologists, psychiatrists, forensic nurses, forensic scientists, medical examiners, social workers, anthropologists, and sociologists.  Serving as a network forum for sexual homicide experts, the conference will also broaden research, teaching and practice opportunities.

Registration cost for the conference is $160 for general registration, and $100 for law enforcement, as well as for students, faculty and staff of Binghamton University.  Registration includes breakfast and lunch both days.  The deadline for registration is Nov. 1.

The conference is sponsored by the Department of Continuing Education at Binghamton University and is made possible, in part, by funding from the Academic Program and Faculty Development Fund.

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Last Updated: 9/17/13