2015 AISOCC Annual Conference

June 29 - July 1, 2015

Hilton Airport, 10330, Natural Bridge, Road, St. Louis, MO 63134

  • Group Rate $95/night includes FREE Airport Shuttle 
  • Deadline: June 5, 2016
  • Reservations: call 800-314-2117
  • Ref: The American Society of Cold Cases, Group Code: AIS

Schedule of Events

Sunday, June 28, 2016

  • 3:00pm – 6:00pm Registration, Hotel Lobby

Monday, June 29, 2016

  • 8:00am – 6:00pm Registration, Hotel Lobby
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm General Session, Conference begins, Ball Room

Tuesday, June 30, 2016

  • 8:00am – 9:00am Registration, Hotel Lobby
  • 8:00am – 5:30pm General Session, Ball Room
  • 5:45pm – Closing Remarks, Conference concludes, Ball Room
  • 5:45pm – 6:30pm AISOCC Membership Business Meeting & Committee Reports, Ball Room

Wednesday, July 1, 2016

  • 8:00am – 5:30pm Law Enforcement Cold Case Presentations to BOD, Review Board and Consulting Committee Members, Ball Room

Conference Speakers

Monday, June 27, 2016

  • Kenneth L. Mains - Founder & President of AISOCC - Introduction
  • Dr. Henry Lee - The Solving of Cold Cases
  • Tianyin Yu & Jiaqi Lu - New Forensic Technology to Solve Cold Cases
  • John Liebert - Suicidal Murders; what in the World, is Happening?
  • Suzanna Ryan - Creative Uses of DNA in Cold Cases
  • Dr. Claire Ferguson - Misclassification of Complex Homicides in Australia

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

  • Jim Markey –  Cold Case Sexual Assaults and the Current Concerns of Law Enforcement
  • Dr. Werner Spitz – Pattern Injuries
  • Dr. Laura Pettler & Dr. Claire Ferguson - Call for Staged Cases, An International Study
  • Lee Mellor and Bethany Walters - The Hidden Necrophile: Uncovering Postmortem Sexual Behavior and its Perpetrators in Unsolved Murders
  • Kenneth L. Mains – Closing Remarks

General Guidelines:

  1. Presentation schedule will be strictly observed towards being respectful of all presenters allocated time.
  2. Lunch will be two hours on your own.
  3. General committee members are encouraged to attend their committee meetings on Monday.
  4. Subcommittee members are encouraged to attend their subcommittee meetings on Tuesday.
  5. Dinner on your own.