Dubai: Dubai Police will host next year the 23rd Congress of the International Academy of Legal Medicine which is one of the biggest conferences on forensic sciences.

The three-day event, which will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from January 19-21, 2015, will include a conference, an exhibition and workshops.

More than 50 international speakers and 2,000 participants are expected to take part in the conference.

Major General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina, Dubai Police Chief, said that all the latest technologies, equipment and techniques in the field of forensic science will be showcased and discussed at the conference.

He added that this is the first edition of this prestigious conference to be hosted by a country in the Mena region.

The International Academy of Legal Medicine (IALM) was originally founded in 1938 in Bonn, Germany. The academy aims to further the scientific progress in the field of legal medicine, especially by promoting collaboration and the exchange of information among specialists on an international level, by holding scientific meetings and congresses, recommending guidelines in the different areas of legal medicine, and through scientific publications.

The conference is organised by Index Conferences and Exhibitions.

Students will have lower rates for registration to attend the conference.