Symposium topics include:

  • Search for the dead and missing from the Spanish Civil War
  • Resolving and preventing the tragedy of missing migrants
  • Naming the war dead 35 years on: the case of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
  • Humanitarian forensic action in active conflict
  • Humanitarian forensic action in catastrophic events
  • Restoring the dignity of the dead to help prevent them from becoming missing persons
  • Improving the communication between forensic practitioners and the bereaved
  • New technologies in forensic investigations into the missing
  • Finding the disappeared: the quest of the Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo
  • Lessons from the Balkans
  • Data-bases for resolving the Missing