Michael Capuzzo will give the keynote address at this year’s International Symposium on Human Identification.

Capuzzo is the author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller, The Murder Room, the story of forensic psychologist and consulting detective Richard Walter, “the living Sherlock Holmes,” and the Vidocq Society of Philadelphia. The Murder Room was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, was shortlisted for the 2011 Gold Dagger Award for Non-fiction by the British Crime Writer’s Association in London, and is currently under development in Hollywood by The Mark Gordon Company (Criminal Minds) for a CBS Television Studios series.We asked Michael for some details on his experience with the Vidocq Society.