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IAFR Annual General Meeting 2023

September 2, 2023 @ 08:00 - 11:00 BST

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the IAFR will be held on Saturday 2nd of September at 07:00 GMT/UTC (08:00 BST / 17:00 AEST). More detailed information and the Zoom link to the meeting has been emailed to members. After the AGM we have two webinars that can be accessed via IAFR eLearning site.

Schedule (all times GMT/UTC)

07:00 Annual General Meeting

08:00 Edel Doyle: “Proposed Radiation Doses from a Phantom Study for NAI Skeletal Survey X-ray Series”

This presentation outlines an ongoing research study into optimum radiation dose levels in radiography skeletal surveys of children who are the suspected victims of physical abuse.
08:30 Dr Heli Maijanen: “CT imaging in archaeology and anthropology”
This presentation gives a short overview of how CT imaging is used in archaeology and especially in research of deceased individuals in both archaeological and anthropological contexts. It highlights the importance of imaging in mummy studies, paleopathological research and in creating standards for contemporary individuals for identification purposes.

Speaker bios

Edel Doyle

Edel graduated from University College Dublin in 2005. She worked in Dublin for 9 years where she was involved in NAI imaging of children. Edel has been a member of the IAFR since 2007 and has served on the international committee since 2012 in the roles of Chair, Secretary, Membership Secretary and International Liaison Officer. She is a founding member of the ANZ branch of the IAFR and has served on the ANZ-IAFR committee since 2018 in the roles of Secretary and DVI Coordinator. She led the pilot of the IAFR’s NAI practical workshop in Australia last year and in New Zealand earlier this year, both of which were very positively received. Edel works full time as a National Quality Governance Officer with a private imaging company writing policies and procedures. She lives in Melbourne and is enrolled part-time in a PhD at Monash University.

Dr Heli Maijanen

Heli Maijanen is a biological anthropologist who works as a university lecturer at the University of Oulu, Finland. She teaches human osteology and bioarchaeology for bachelor’s and master’s students. Maijanen received her PhD from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA, where her focus was on forensic anthropology and on the study of human remains.



September 2, 2023
08:00 - 11:00 BST
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