LFS 2024

LFS 2024 will take place in Lagos, Nigeria as a hybrid meeting, where some participants will join in-person and some will join remotely. You will be able to view and download the Program Booklet here when it is available.

Meeting Goals/Purpose

The 7th Annual Lagos Forensic Symposium (LFS) organized by the Lagos State Government, Lagos State DNA & Forensic Center (LSD&FC), GIZ German Embassy, Nigeria  and ITSI-Biosciences, Johnstown, PA, USA will take place in 2024.

LFS 2024 will bring together experts in Forensic Biology, Toxicology, Chemistry, Crime Scene Processing, Crime Scene Investigation, Arson Investigations, Trace Evidence, Forensic Pathology, Prosecution, Defense and Humanitarian Forensics.

LFS 2024 will focus on Forensic Science Practice in Africa. The following areas will be covered:

-Murder investigations

-Sexual Assault Investigations

-Disaster Victim Identification

-Fire Investigations

-Accident Investigations

-Suicide Investigations

Program & Schedule

LFS 2024 will take place next year in Lagos, Nigeria as a hybrid meeting. Please check this page periodically for more updates on the meeting and schedule and the 7th Annual LFS Program Booklet for view and download.

Target Audience

The target audience includes Judges, Magistrates, Lawyers, Legislators, Police, Immigration, Customs, Investigators, Forensic Pathologist/Scientists, Medical practitioners, Emergency Responders, Fire Brigade, Investigative Journalists, Students and the Press.

Organizing/Program Committee

ITSI – Biosciences, LLC, Johnstown, PA, USA/LSD&FC.

  • Dr. Richard I. Somiari
  • Arthur W. Young
  • Dr. Stella A. Somiari
  • Haoma Amadi
  • Glory James
  • Folashade Richards 

Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Lagos, Nigeria.

  • Ms. T.K. Shitta-Bey – Solicitor General and Permanent Secretary
  • Dr. Babajide Martins – Director of Public Prosecutions
  • Mr. Adebayo Bajulaiye – Director, Planning Unit
  • Olamide Ibrahim
  • Oluseun Sogbesan
  • Adetutu Adeusi
  • Olawale Ijabiken


To indicate your interest in attending please fill out the form below. We will provide updates via email.

LFS 2024




If you expressed interest in presenting a Paper or Poster, please send an email to [email protected] with a Title and Abstract for your paper/poster.

If you indicated interest in exhibiting, please send an email to [email protected] with your affiliation and a brief description of the content you would like to exhibit or advertise.

Meeting Venue

The meeting will take place in Lagos for the in-person part of the hybrid meeting.

The platform for the virtual attendance of the symposium will be announced. If you plan to attend the meeting online, please make sure to indicate on the registration and make sure your email is correct because that is where you will receive the meeting link.

Hotel Accommodation

There are many hotels and guest houses situated around Lagos. Please use online search tools to find and make your reservations. Contact LFS if you need help with making hotel reservations.

Sponsorship Opportunities

There are sponsorship opportunities. Sponsors will be acknowledged and showcased during the symposium. Please contact LFS By email or phone ([email protected]; +234 (0) 806-612-0847 or +234 (0) 807-553-7342) to find out how you can be part of this program.  

For Assistance

For any assistance please send an email to [email protected] or call +234 (0) 806-612-0847 or +234 (0) 807-553-7342.