Monthly Archives: May 2015


67th Annual Scientific Meeting Photo Highlights

Photos taken during the 67th Annual Scientific meeting in Orlando, FL. Interdisciplinary Symposium  Young Forensic Scientists Forum   Registration Pre-Plenary – Academy Cup Competition Plenary Session Annual Business Meeting Annual Meeting Pictures In addition to the educational component, attendees have the opportunity to gather during the 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting.


FSF Acorn and Lucas Research Grants: June 15 Deadline

The FSF Acorn Grants (up to and including $1,000) and Lucas Grants (up to and including $5,000) are intended to help the investigator/researcher initiate original in-depth, problem-oriented research. These grants are open to members and affiliates (at any level) of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Each research proposal must include: An abstract not to […]


National Commission on Forensic Science (NCFS) Holds Its Sixth Meeting

The National Commission on Forensic Science (NCFS) held its sixth meeting on Thursday, 4/30/15, and Friday, 5/1/15. RECHARTER: The NCFS has been rechartered for another two years and the digital evidence restriction has been lifted. See https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2015/04/28/2015-09934/national-commission-on-forensic-science-notice-of-charter-renewal-and-solicitation-of-applications. WORK PRODUCTS APPROVED: The NCFS voted to approve the following: universal accreditation (directive document); inconsistent terminology (views document); and […]


AAFS Account Portal Update

Source: Jeffrey Lubbers, Information Technology & Website Coordinator The AAFS Account portal received an update which helps to better organize and display your information more efficiently and effectively. The new layout, seen below, clusters the menu that was on the side and the old “Action Center” into categories. We have also elevated your profile information (Addresses, CV, […]