Frequently Asked Questions: 

Registration Ends at 5pm EDT Friday Oct. 23rd

  • Will the sessions be live?  The sessions on the first day will be recorded with a live Q&A session after the presentation.  The sessions on the second day will be live.  The speakers will be available in the networking lounge to continue the conversation. The conference is being presented during Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (then on demand after the conference) and participants will be able to interact and ask questions during Q&A times and panel discussions.  In addition, you will be able to email questions for the presenters prior to or after the presentations.  Participants will be able to chat with other colleagues in different areas on the conference site.  You will  be able to explore Bode's Exhibitor virtual booths with the ability to meet online with their experts.  In addition, an interactive customer event will be announced!

  • Will the sessions be available on demand after the conference?  Yes, the 18+ hours of presentations and workshops will be available on demand for 60 days after the conference. 

  •  What will the registration fees cover?  The $145 fee includes the general session talks, all workshops and interactive customer event. 

  • How do I register for the conference? Registration must be done online through the conference website by clicking here.  You will receive an email confirming your registration.  Instructions for attending the virtual event will be emailed to you prior to the event.

  • How can I pay for the conference? During the registration process you have an option to pay by credit card at the time of registration or by check or purchase order. All payments/purchase orders must be received by October 24, 2020.

  • What if I already registered for the in person conference and paid?  Click here and select “modify registration”.  You will need to log back in with your email address and last name.   Once you are in the system, please select the “Virtual Conference – General Session and Workshops” category and then continue.  You will need to complete two fields on the following page in order to provide accurate information for the refund check.  Once you’ve entered that information, click through to the end to complete your registration.  You will receive an updated email confirmation with the new event details. Please note: the workshop details are still be finalized so you will be able to make those selections at a later date.

  • If you are not able to participate in the virtual event and need to cancel your registration, please do the following:   Click here and select “modify registration”.  You will need to log back in with your email address and last name.   Once you are logged in, select the “cancel registration” button.  Follow the steps to confirm your cancellation.  A refund check will be sent to the address on file.  If you need the check sent to a different address, please email that info to


  • Will certificates be sent for the sessions? Yes, you will receive a general session certificate and certificates for the workshops you attend.  Certificates will only be sent to the registrants of the conference.

  • What is the cancellation policy? If you are unable to attend, please send your cancellation via email to  Phone and fax requests are not accepted.  Refunds will be given through October 24, 2020. 

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Please note that conference attendance is limited to public sector practitioners, invited guests and paying sponsors. Practitioners include individuals actively working in public forensic crime laboratories and individuals currently employed by a law enforcement agency.

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