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DNA & Genealogy Summit - Ottawa, Canada

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2024
  • 8:00 AM
  • Thursday, September 12, 2024
  • 12:00 PM
  • Ottawa Marriot Hotel - 100 Kent Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P5R7


  • Sworn Law Enforcement Only
  • Lab Personnel, Genealogists (who work with law enforcement), Forensic Scientists, and Others (Without a government email address, your registration will be vetted)


The IHIA will be in the capital city of Canada (Ottawa, Ontario) for our 4th iteration of the DNA & Genealogy training summit. 

The training will take place at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel, located in downtown Ottawa.  

This 2 1/2 day of training will be full of outstanding case studies, lessons learned, practical and hands-on training specifically designed for law enforcement investigators and support personnel.  

*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.  This includes Genetic Genealogists, who are not employed by law enforcement agencies.  Genealogists must work directly with law enforcement and must be able to provide a law enforcement contact as a reference.  If you have questions, please email Steve Lewis

The cost is $375.00 (USD), which includes all training materials, an IHIA membership, and a Social Networking Event.

Active IHIA members pay $325 (USD) for the course!

Click on the below for more details!

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Lodging Information

Ottawa Marriot Hotel

100 Kent Street

Ottawa, ON K1P 5R7

(613) 783-4217

The special group rate is $265 CAD ($194 USD) per night, plus applicable taxes.  The last day to book is Friday, July 26, 2024.  

Ottawa Marriot Reservation Link


If you have any questions, contact:  

D/F/Lt. Dave Eddy (ret), deddy@ihia.org, (517) 749-4167

Lt. Steve Lewis (ret), slewis@ihia.org, (813) 299-9921

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