NADE Conferences:

NADE sponsors annual conferences that include continuing education for members and testing for certification. Conferences are held in the spring of the year. Non-members, interested in the field of document examination, are welcome to attend and participate.


Previous conferences have been held in Baltimore, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Orlando, Albuquerque, Ann Arbor, Anaheim, Austin, Quebec City, Montreal, Portland and England...just to name a few.



The 2014 NADE Conference was held in Waikiki (Honolulu), Hawaii. A special ALOHA Thank you to Reed Hayes for being such a wonderful host!



The 2015 NADE Conference will be held in Nashville, TN. Details will be posted as they become available.  Conference dates are March 30 - April 3, 2015.


The 2016 NADE Conference will be held in Portland, OR from April 14-17, 2016. 




     Services including

NADE members include private forensic handwriting or document examiners who may provide a variety of services:

  • Handwriting Identification
  • Deciphering Obliterations
  • Detecting Alterations
  • Investigating Line Sequence
  • Development of Indented Writing
  • Ink Differentiation
  • Examinations and Reports
  • Document Photography
  • Exhibit Preparation
  • Deposition and Court Testimony