Join Bode Technology in Tampa Bay Nov. 3-6, 2020 for the 
19th Annual Forensic DNA Conference - Bode 2020


In light of the most recent information related to the evolving COVID-19 situation, growing community concerns, and concerns for the health and well being of all, we have made the decision to reschedule the dates for Bode 2020 to November 3-6, 2020. 


Hotel/ Venue

The Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay will remain the conference hotel.  If you currently have reservations, the Grand Hyatt will be sending you cancellation emails.  You will need to re-book your reservation if you plan to join us in November. We will have the new reservation date links posted on as soon as we receive them.  If you have reservations at The Westin all of the reservations have been cancelled as well.


As a reminder, reservations are ultimately the responsibility of each attendee, so we do encourage everybody to verify that their reservation has been cancelled.


We understand the logistical inconveniences that may arise as a result of this decision and regret the disruption, but are making these decisions with the safety of our attendees in mind.



If you wish to keep your registration no action is required from you at this time.  We will notify you with further registration information.


If you would like a refund, or to cancel your registration, please email


Sponsors/ Speakers

We will be in touch directly to address any questions.  Thank you for your support and understanding.


Conference Content

As a note, please visit Bode’s webinar page.  We recently announced a 6-part webinar series built around several talks at the Bode Conference.  If interested, please join us over the next several weeks as we discuss forensic genealogy.


Keep checking for any further information.   We will also continue to provide updates to you all as we have them.


If you have any questions - Contact us at



Andrew Singer

Vice President, Global Marketing and Operations Sales

(o) 703-646-9888

(c) 703-203-8891

Updated Registration Information Coming Soon


Registration Details

General Session Registration Fee:

  • Pre-registration fee: $645 through December 31, 2019

  • Early registration fee: $690 through March 9, 2020

  • Registration fee: $745 after March 9, 2020


$150 gains access to one or all of the workshops.

**workshop fee is in addition to the required general registration fee

Fees include meals and events listed in the program.

Please make sure to print your invoice or record at the end of the registration to send into Bode's accounts receivable along with payment.  You can go back into the registration site at any time to add new workshops just by clicking the register here button and entering your email address.

If you have any questions about the Bode 2020 Annual Conference, please email
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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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