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 will be held in Waikiki (Honolulu), Hawaii.


Detailed Information: NADE Conference 2014

Registration Form: Registration Form


Non-U.S. residents must email Sue Abbey for payment options:


Conference Dates are: Wednesday, April 23 through Saturday, April 26, 2014



Below are a few details, with more to follow in the future.


The location for the conference is Hawaii Prince Waikiki.

The Prince is a sophisticated hotel conveniently located at the edge of Waikiki overlooking the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor. It is approximately a ten minute walk to world class Ala Moana shopping center (the largest shopping mall in the state of Hawaii) and about the same distance to Ala Moana Beach Park, one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. All of the Prince’s guest rooms face the ocean and have floor-to-ceiling views. The suites are especially impressive and all have magnificent views.


In addition to in-house restaurants (Signature restaurants offering Hawaii Regional and authentic Japanese cuisine), there are several quality restaurants within walking distance, as well as numerous eating establishments at Ala Moana shopping center, including a food court which will appeal to those on a budget. The Prince offers a complimentary scheduled shuttle to and from Waikiki proper, from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., giving easy access to numerous other restaurants, shopping, beaches, recreation, and nightlife.



Guest Room Rates: $179 per night plus applicable taxes (Rates apply for three days pre- and post-conference dates.) This rate is exceptionally low for Waikiki.


Reservations: For those who want to make early room reservations, click on the link below and fill out the reservation form. Once submitted, the reservations department will contact you to reconfirm and get your credit card number. (For security reasons, card numbers cannot be accepted via email). Here's the link:

Prince Resorts Hawaii

You will need the following information:

Group Name: NADE - Honolulu 2014

Group Hotel/Code: WDNADF





     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