Money laundering, licensing, ethics, the relationship between the investigator and the media, human trafficking, an overview of HIWU and an in-depth case study at Rillito Park Racetrack are just some of the session topics that the Organization of Racing Investigators (ORI) will cover during their 2023 conference, which will be held from Sunday, Feb. 26 to Wednesday, Mar. 1 at the University of Arizona and The Lodge on the Desert in Tucson. True to form, the agenda, which was announced Thursday, places a strong emphasis on training in order to provide participants with security and investigative backgrounds access to the latest tradecraft and the opportunity to network with other members.
On Tuesday night the annual awards dinner will include a keynote address by Melissa Del Bosque, author of Bloodlines: The True Story of a Drug Cartel, the FBI and the Battle for a Horse-Racing Dynasty (2018). Remarks by Robert Hartman, Chairman, University of Arizona’s Race Track Industry Program (RTIP) is also a part of the program. Additionally, an awards ceremony will include a presentation of the John F. Wayne Lifetime Membership Award, and present Lifetime and ORI Board Members will be recognized. A business meeting for members will take place on the final day of the conference. Click here, for the complete ORI Conference schedule. If you would like to receive Press Releases from ORI, please email: email@example.com.