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Cold Cases and Beyond: Genealogy, DNA and More...Remember when DNA was just DNA? (San Diego, California)

  • Monday, March 13, 2023
  • 8:00 AM (PDT)
  • Tuesday, March 14, 2023
  • 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • Bahia Resort, San Diego, CA 998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109
  • 24





IHIA and VEROGEN proudly present, the largest genetic genealogy summit dedicated to law enforcement in the United States.

During this 2-day summit, you will hear from seasoned investigators on best practices of using the technique to solve difficult cases; forensic scientists on how to evaluate DNA from your case samples and how to collaborate with forensic labs; prosecutors on how various cases fare in court rooms; and lastly what the future of FIGG looks like.

*This training summit is for law enforcement officials and those working directly with law enforcement.  Those without governmental contact information will be vetted by the IHIA board to determine eligibility.


The cost is $275.00, which includes all training materials, IHIA membership, Breakfast, Lunch, and a Social Networking Event.

Active IHIA members pay $225 for the course!

Click on the below flyer, for more details

Agenda (click below)

FIGG 2-Day Summit


Westchester Course Flyer

Lodging Information



Bahia Resort San Diego

998 W Mission Bay Dr.

San Diego, California 92109

(858) 488-0551

Special Negotiated rate of $229 per night, plus applicable taxes.  

Hotel Reservation Booking Link:

 Bahia Resort

Note:  Please select your desired arrival and departure dates on the top before selecting your room, then proceed with booking.  


Rooms Available Now!

Cutoff date is February 10, 2023

Catamaran Resort Hotel

3999 Mission Boulevard 

San Diego, California 92109

(858) 488-1081

(Hotel is 1.5 miles from Bahia Resort, where the summit is being presented)

Special Negotiated rate of $229 per night, plus applicable taxes.  

Hotel Reservation Booking Link: 

Catamaran Resort


Rooms Available Now!

Cutoff date is February 13, 2023

(If cutoff date is passed, call Reservations and attempt to book, rates are based on availability)

Paradise Point Resort & Spa

1404 Vacation Road

San Diego, California 92109


(If calling, reference IHIA 2023 Training-San Diego-Overflow block)

(Hotel is 2.5 miles from Bahia Resort, where the summit is being presented)

Special Negotiated rate of $181 per night, plus $17.70 resort fee and applicable taxes.  

Hotel Reservation Booking Link: 

Paradise Point Resort


If you have any questions, contact:  

Lt. Steve Lewis (ret),, (813) 299-9921

Lt. Paul Belli (ret),, (916) 606-1283

Call Us:

Office: +1 (540) 898-7898

Fax: +1 (813) 354-4456



P.O. Box 340529 Tampa, Florida 33694 


14910 N. Dale Mabry Hwy. Box 340529 Tampa, Florida 33694

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