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4th Internacional Conference in Funerary Archaeoentomology (ICFAE)

18th Meeting of the European Association for Forensic Entomology (EAFE)

Scientific Programme

Wednesday, 15th June 2022

4th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN FUNERARY ARCHAEOENTOMOLOGY (ICFAE)

08:30 – 12:30

Registration

09:30 – 10:00

Welcome speech

• Stefano Vanin (EAFE President)

• Daniel Martín-Vega (President of the Conference Organising Committe)

10:00 – 10:50

Keynote speaker:

Prof. Ms. Mercedes Conde-Valverde

Atapuerca, a million and a half years of human history

ICFAE Oral Communications – Section I 

Chairman: Jean-Bernard Huchet

10:50 – 11:10

The minimum number of individuals (MNI) in funerary archaeoentomology: a problem of sampling or a bigger issue?
Stefano VANIN, Giorgia GIORDANI, Jennifer PRADELLI, Giuseppina CARTA

11:10 – 11:40

Te and coffee break

11:40 – 12:00

The representation and symbolism of arthropods in the conceptions of death and burial practices across time and space
Lucie MERLAUD, Nicolas CÉSARD, Pauline KIRGIS, Jean-Bernard HUCHET

12:00 – 12:20

2500 years ago, necrophagous insects in the Mongolian steppes
Lisa RICHELMI, Jean-Bernard HUCHET,  Sébastien LEPETZ

12:20 – 12:40

Swaddled in textile burials? 3D tomography reveals ancient insects trapped in pre-Columbian funerary bundles
Pauline KIRGIS, Jean-Bernard HUCHET, Christophe BOU, Lucía WATSON, Andrew NELSON

12:40 – 14:15

Lunch

14:15 – 15:00

Poster Session

ICFAE Oral Communications – Section II

Chairman: Stefano Vanin

15:00 – 15:20

Mortuary practices of the pre-Hispanic population of the Canary Islands via the funerary archaeoentomology evidence: The case of Cruz de la Esquina burial cave (Gran Canaria, c. 8 - 9th centuries AD)
Pedro HENRÍQUEZ-VALIDO, Jacob MORALES, Jonathan SANTANA-CABRERA, Amelia RODRÍGUEZ-RODRÍGUEZ, Jean-Bernard HUCHET

15:20 – 15:40

St. Paulinus of Trier, the blow fly Chrysomya albiceps and their 3000 km long joint post-mortem journey - an entomological trace analysis
Jens AMENDT, Michael HEETHOFF, Sebastian SCHMELZLE, Thomas VAN DE KAMP, Nicole REIFARTH

15:40 – 16:00

The lead sarcophagus of the French philosopher Michel de Montaigne (1533 ?1592), Archaeoentomological study: first Essays
Jean-Bernard HUCHET, Lisa Richelmi, Hélène Réveillas

16:00 – 16:30

Te and coffee break

16:30 – 16:50

State of the art of the funerary archaeoentomological investigations in Italy
Stefano VANIN, Fabiola TUCCIA, Giorgia GIORDANI, Jennifer PRADELLI, Giuseppina CARTA

18:00

EAFE Welcome Reception & ICFAE Closure Cocktail

Thursday, 16th June 2022

18th MEETING OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR FORENSIC ENTOMOLOGY (EAFE)

Day 1

8:30 – 12:30

Registration

9:30 – 10:00

Welcome speech

• Stefano Vanin (EAFE President)

• Esperanza Gutiérrez Redomero (Head of the IUICP–University Institute for Research in Police Sciences)

• Daniel Martín-Vega (President of the Conference Organising Committe)

10:00 – 10:50

Keynote speaker

Prof. Mr. Marcos Moleón

Carrion Ecology: a story of interactions

EAFE Oral Communications – Section I

Chairman: Damien Charabidze

10:50 – 11:10

Advances and current concepts in systematics of blow flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae)
Krzysztof SZPILA
, Cristian BEZA-BEZA, Ezra BAILEY, Brian CASSEL, Andrzej GRZYWACZ, Nikolas P. JOHNSTON, Kelly MEIKLEJOHN, Aram MIKAELYAN, Drashti PARMAR, John SOGHIGIAN, James WALLMAN, Brian WIEGMANN, Thomas PAPE

11:10 – 11:40

Te and Coffee break

11:40 – 12:00

Molecular variability analysis of Ophyra aenescens (Wiedemann, 1830) and Ophyra chalcogaster (Wiedemann, 1824) (Diptera: Muscidae) in the neotropics: an exploratory analysis to infer post-mortem relocation
Andrés F. MAYA, Giovan F. GOMEZ, Andrés LÓPEZ, Luz Myriam GÓMEZ-PIÑEREZ

12:00 – 12:20

Confocal microscopy for the morphological identification of small-sized entomological material for medico-legal purposes
Kinga WALCZAK
, Krzysztof SZPILA, Tania IVORRA, Andrzej GRZYWACZ

12:20 – 12:40

Identification of forensically important flesh flies (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) using wing measurements
Krzysztof SZPILA
, Nikolas P. JOHNSTON, Kamran AKBARZADEH, Adam TOFILSKI

12:40 – 14:15

Lunch

14:15 – 15:00

Poster Session

EAFE Oral Communications – Section II

Chairman: Amoret Whitaker

15:00 – 15:20

Sink or Swim? Exploring Aquatic Taphonomy in Southern England
Lauren CHANT, Kat McCOY, Caitlin O’FARRELL, Helen McGONIGAL, Kat BROWN

15:20 – 15:40

The biodiversity of forensically important Diptera in Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia
Tania Ivorra
, Natasha Azmi Nur Aliah, Heo Chong Chin

15:40 – 16:00

Diversity, abundance, and successional pattern of insects on neonate pigs (Sus scrofa domesticus L.) in the Western Cape Province of South Africa? a summer study
Adeyemi Daniel ADETIMEHIN, Calvin Gerald MOLE, Devin Alexander FINAUGHTY, Marise HEYNS

16:00 – 16:30

Te and Coffee break

EAFE Oral Communications – Section III

Chairman: Lavinia Iancu

16:30 – 16:50

Spatial and temporal distribution of Calliphorinae (Diptera, Calliphoridae) in Britain
Olga Sivell

16:50 – 17:10

Fall decay slowdown in northern latitudes: merely a matter of cold?
Chloé LOSIER, Denis BOUDREAU, Kathleen LEBLANC, Jean-Philippe MICHAUD, Gaétan MOREAU

17:10 – 17:30

Conclusions of the first day of the Meeting

18:00

Guided tour Alcalá de Henares

 

Friday, 17th June 2022

18th MEETING OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR FORENSIC ENTOMOLOGY (EAFE)

Day 2

08:30 – 12:30

Registration

EAFE Oral Communications – Section III

Chairman: Luc Bourguignon

09:30 – 09:50

A comparison of the life cycle of two subspecies of Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae), and its application in forensic entomology
Mónica ABELLÁN
, Anabel MARTÍNEZ-SÁNCHEZ, María RUANO, Silvia VALLÉS, Leticia Candy ROBERTS, Santos ROJO

09:50 – 10:10

Blowflies reared in laboratory conditions from maggots collected on Rat (Rattus norvegicus Berkenhout, 1769, var Wistar) carrions in Yaoundé (Cameroon, Central Africa)
Francis Dupont Feugang Youmessi, Philippe Bienvenu NWANE, Champlain DJIÉTO-IORDON, Yves BRAET, Martin VILLET, Charles Felix BILONG BILONG

10:10 – 10:30

Developmental time and growth rate of an Iberian population of Calliphora vicina (Diptera: Calliphoridae) over a range of temperatures
Jaime López-García, Blanca CIFRIÁN, Luisa M. DÍAZ-ARANDA, Arturo BAZ, Daniel MARTÍN-VEGA

10:30 – 10:50

The Effect of Burning and the Use of Ignitable Liquids on Insect Colonisation and Body Decomposition
Luca Manelli
, Amoret WHITAKER, Keith WILKINSON, Dave CLEMENTS

10:50 – 11:20

Te and Coffee break

EAFE Oral Communications – Section IV

Chairman: Kat Brown

11:20 – 11:40

Juvenile Hormone in Maggots: Could it be the New mPMI Indicator?
Natasha Azmi NUR-ALIAH
, Razuin RAHIMI, Sharaniza AB-RAHIM, Chong Chin HEO

11:40 – 12:00

Larvae of Lucilia sericata (Meigen 1826) metabolise the benzodiazepine diazepam (Valium®) in a similar fashion as humans: Preliminary results of pharmacokinetic and developmental studies
Olwen GROTH, Susan RAHAUS, Vera HÖFT, Alexander STRAßBERGER, Matthias GRAW, Martin VILLET

12:20 – 12:40

Thermogenesis in Necrodes littoralis L. (Coleoptera: Silphidae)
Szymon MATUSZEWSKI, Anna MĄDRA-BIELEWICZ

12:40 – 14:15

Lunch

14:15 – 14:50

Poster Session

EAFE Oral Communications – Section V

Chairman: Jens Amendt

14:50 – 15:10

Quantitative insights into Salmonella enterica dynamics throughout Lucilia sericata (Meigen) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) life stages
Lavinia IANCU, Iulia Roxana ANGELESCU, Victoria Ioana PAUN, Cristina PURCAREA

15:10 – 15:30

Investigating changes in eye pigmentation as a means of determining the age of Chrysomya chloropyga (Wiedemann, 1818) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) pupae
Wilmari UYS, Calvin Gerald MOLE, Marise HEYNS

15:30 – 15:50

Liguria between France, Italy and China: Description of the entomofauna associated with bodies in a land betwixt the mountains and the sea
Stefano VANIN
, Giuseppina CARTA, Giulia BRUSCARINO, Sara LO PINTO, Giorgia GIORDANI, Antonella DI PALMA

15:50 – 16:20

Te and Coffee break

EAFE Oral Communications – Section VI

Chairman: Stefano Vanin

16:20 – 16:40

An experimental study on buried pig carcasses in Hungary
Csaba Bozó

16:40 – 17:00

The more, the better? an analysis of daily routine work highlights the importance of case studies in forensic entomology
Lena LUTZ, Jens AMENDT

17:00 – 17:15

Final discussion and closure of the meeting

17:15 – 18:15

18ª EAFE Annual General Meeting

18:30

Guided tour University of Alcalá

21:00

Gala Dinner (Registration required)

 

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