Daily Archives: October 2, 2015

Pathology/Biology Section News – November 2015

  Source:  Jim L. Caruso, MD, Section Secretary The 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting Program Chairs have been busy putting together what promises to be an educational and informative week for us in Las Vegas and our own Joyce deJong is no exception. Dr. deJong has finished her initial review of the abstracts, and attendees will be […]

Engineering Sciences Section (ESS) Members Spread Their Wings Over Europe and Canada and Are Ready for Las Vegas 2016

Sources:  John Nixon, MBA, Section Chair, and David Pienkowski, PhD, Section Program Chair Engineering Sciences Section (ESS) members have been traveling, hosting meetings, and preparing an exciting roster of presentations for the Las Vegas meeting. Specifically, ESS Fellow and AAFS Board of Directors representative Laura Liptai attended the 7th European Academy of Forensic Science (EAFS) […]

A Word From Your 2016 Program Co-Chair – November 2015

  Source:  Julie A. Howe, MBA, 2016 Annual Meeting Program Co-Chair President Weedn’s theme of Transformation:  Embracing Change could not be more fitting as the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) for forensic science efforts progress and the AAFS is making huge strides to become an American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-accredited Standards Development Organization (SDO), […]

Locating, Evaluating and Selecting Expert Witnesses Course

The National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology, and the Law (NCSTL) at Stetson University College of Law and the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC) at the University of Tennessee’s Institute for Public Service have launched an innovative online course entitled “Locating, Evaluating, and Selecting Expert Witnesses.” The course has been approved for 3.5 General Continuing Legal […]