Friday - Schedule

Where to go and what to do at the Writers' Police Academy - MurderCon

6:00 am - 8:00 am

Breakfast Buffet

Meet in the City of Oaks Ballroom

6:45 to 7:00 am

Red Team - Board Buses

Hotel Parking Lot - Begin boarding buses at 6:45 am. Buses depart promptly at 7:00 am. Expect a 45 to 50 minute trip to Sirchie in Youngsville.

8:00 am - Session One - Hotel

NARCAN by noon

NARCAN by Noon

Hotel - Salon A-C

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trail magic

“Sedimental” Journey

Hotel - Salon E

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From the Inside Out

Hotel - Salon E

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trauma memory

How Trauma Affects Memory

Hotel - Salon F-H

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guilty or innocent

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Hotel - Capital Room

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8:00 am - Session One - Sirchie

01 Who's Mark (cyanoacrylaet print stained with ardrox)

Who’s MARK

Sirchie - Classroom A

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02 Art of Blood (bloodstain mapping)

Art of Blood

Sirchie - Classroom B

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03 Smoking Guns & Lasers (bullet trajectory 1)

Smoking Guns and Lasers

Sirchie - Classroom C

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04 Fido Finds a Femur 7

Fido Finds a Femur

Sirchie - Classroom D

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homocide or homicide you decide

Homocide or Homicide: You Decide

Sirchie - Classroom E

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9:40 am - Session Two - Hotel

NARCAN by noon

NARCAN by Noon

Hotel - Salon A-C

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trail magic

“Sedimental” Journey

Hotel - Salon E

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From the Inside Out

Hotel - Salon E

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trauma memory

How Trauma Affects Memory

Hotel - Salon F-H

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guilty or innocent

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Hotel - Capital Room

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11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch

Lunch at hotel - On your own. The Marriott will make available a special lunch menu and in-house location for MurderCon attendees who wish to dine in. Menu and pricing TBA. There are numerous restaurants and pubs across the street at the Crabtree Valley Mall. Sirchie class participants will be served a catered lunch.

12:30 pm - Session Two - Sirchie

01 Who's Mark (cyanoacrylaet print stained with ardrox)

Who’s MARK

Sirchie - Classroom A

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02 Art of Blood (bloodstain mapping)

Art of Blood

Sirchie - Classroom B

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03 Smoking Guns & Lasers (bullet trajectory 1)

Smoking Guns and Lasers

Sirchie - Classroom C

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04 Fido Finds a Femur 7

Fido Finds a Femur

Sirchie - Classroom D

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homocide or homicide you decide

Homocide or Homicide: You Decide

Sirchie - Classroom E

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12:30 pm - Session Three - Hotel

they saw you do it

They Saw You Do It

Hotel - Salon D

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Gazing into the Cloud

Gazing Into the Cloud

Hotel - Salon D

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Extraordinary Departures

Extraordinary Departures

Hotel - Salon E

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sex crimes

Sex Crimes Investigations

Hotel - Salon F-H

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under the trench coat

Under the Trench Coat

Hotel - Capital Room

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2:10 pm - Session Four - Hotel

they saw you do it

They Saw You Do It

Hotel - Salon D

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Gazing into the Cloud

Gazing Into the Cloud

Hotel - Salon D

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Extraordinary Departures

Extraordinary Departures

Hotel - Salon E

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sex crimes

Sex Crimes Investigations

Hotel - Salon F-H

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under the trench coat

Under the Trench Coat

Hotel - Capital Room

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4:15 pm

Board Buses

Return to Hotel - Begin boarding buses at 4:15 pm. Expect a 45 to 50 minute trip to the Marriott in Raleigh. Dinner is on your own.

6:30 pm

Reception, Cash Bar, Silent Auction

Book store opens at 6:00 pm. Reception, Meet and mingle, cash bar, and light hors d'oeuvres. Silent Auction. (Crabtree Ballroom)

8:00 pm

A Microbiologist's Perspective of SARS-CoV-2 & the Spread of COVID-19

Dr. Denene Lofland - An in-depth session exploring scientific data about the virus, the current pandemic and its origin, why it made its way throughout the world so quickly, and how organisms such as SARS-CoV-2 and others, could be used as biological weapons. This is a "must attend" session.

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