2024 Annual Conference






IABPA Annual Conference



October 7 - 11, 2024

Kansas City, Missouri


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The Program:  View Tentative Schedule


The Venue:    

Crowne Plaza Hotel 

Kansas City - Downtown



Hotel Reservation Discount Link*2024 IABPA Conference

Reserve before: September 1, 2024

*Conference attendees who will be staying at the hotel outside of the block dates should book directly with the hotel.
  • Contact Lauren McCollum at 816-460-6625 and ask to book for the IABPA group booking

  • Reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card at the time of booking.
  • Cancelations can be made prior to 6 p.m. the day prior to arrival date to avoid 1 night's room charge.
  • Total room charges will include all room fees and taxes.
  • Children under 18 stay free of charge in parent's room.
  • Room Rates shown do not include 17.475% Hotel Room Tax and a $3.00 Business Development Fee, per room, per night (subject to change).
  • Total room charges will include all room fees and taxes.
  • Guest must cancel 24 hours prior to arrival date (6pm day prior to arrival) in order to avoid 1 nights room and tax charge.
  • Children under 18 stay free of charge in parent's room.

Travel Info:

Air Travel: 
Hotel Location / Directions:
1301 Wyandotte Street
Kansas City, Missouri  64105
United States


Call for Presentations:

Interested in presenting at the 2024 Annual Conference?

The International Association for Bloodstain Pattern Analysts (IABPA) is a premier professional organization for practitioners and educational professionals in the science of bloodstain pattern analysis (BPA). The IABPA is focused on promoting the science of BPA, standardizing the scientific techniques of BPA, promoting education and encouraging research in BPA, and informing members and the BPA community of the latest techniques, discoveries, and developments in BPA.

We’re looking for conference presenters to speak on a wide array of topics. Most importantly, we’re looking for presentations that are BOLD, innovative, engaging, inspiring, and informative for the BPA Community.*
If you think you’re a good fit, submit your bio and presentation abstract to conference@IABPA.org

Please make sure to include the following information: 
-  Name, organization, address and email contact information
-  Presentation Type (General session/Lecture, Workshop, Bring your own case)
-  Presentation Title and Abstract
-  Time Requirements and Audio/Visual needs
Abstract deadline is AUGUST 2, 2024
*Abstracts will be reviewed for quality, relevance, and applicability to the audience.  The Conference Planning Committee reserves the right to refuse an abstract without justification.  Once a decision is made, the Conference Planning Committee will notify you of your abstract’s acceptance or rejection using the email provided in the application.  If accepted, additional information regarding the time and location of your presentation or workshop will be provided closer to the conference date once an agenda is finalized.  The agenda is subject to change at any time for any reason.  Presentations by commercial entities shall be limited to the science and not to an advertisement or promotion of their product over that of a competitor. All abstracts will be reviewed by the Conference Planning Committee; however, due to the limited number of openings in the agenda, not all abstracts will be accepted.  

Registration / Fees:

  • Members            $450
  • Non-Members    $500
  • Students             $375
  • Vendors/Exhibitors*
    • Packages start at $700.00
    • Check out more available opportunities HERE

Other registration options:
  • Banquet dinner guest (add on) ...................     $75 
  • Evening social activities guest (add on) .....     $50

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