Welcome to Lausanne! The 2nd International Symposium on Sino Swiss Evidence Science 2016 (2nd ISSSES) will be held at the School of Criminal Justice (Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration) of the University of Lausanne (UNIL) from September 6th to 9th 2016. The symposium provides a forum for discussions on the current breakthroughs and new directions in the field of evidence science. The symposium is jointly organized by the School of Criminal Justice and the Sino Swiss Evidence Science Research Center (SSESRC), chaired by Professor Baosheng Zhang, who is currently chairman of the Collaborative Innovation Center of Judicial Civilization, China.

The 2nd ISSSES scientific organizing committee is composed of Professors Christophe Champod (UNIL) and Baosheng Zhang (CUPL), assisted by Yuanfeng Wang (CUPL) and Alex Biedermann (UNIL).

The Symposium topic is Scientific evidence and judicial proof and will promote the interchange of ideas between Chinese and Swiss lawyers, scientists, academics and their foreign counterparts. The symposium will provide a platform where prestigious scholars from China as well as other overseas countries will share their experience and expertise in the field of evidence law. Their perspective on the advancement of the administration of justice in an interdisciplinary perspective will be of interest to scholars and researchers from both forensic science and evidence law.

The 2nd ISSSES is supported by:

  • 2011计划”司法文明协同创新中心 : The “2011 Plan” of China – Collaborative Innovation Center of Judicial Civilization
  • 111计划”证据科学创新引智基地 : The “111 Plan” of China – Evidence Science Innovation and Talent Base
  • The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
  • The University of Lausanne (UNIL) with its School of Criminal Justice (SCJ)