IAFS 2020—COVID-19 Update


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Source: Professor Claude Roux, PhD, FRSN, President, International Association of Forensic Sciences, 2017-2020

Following the extraordinary circumstances related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and after thorough evaluation of the emergency situation globally, it is with great regret that we must postpone IAFS 2020. This is not a decision taken lightly. Although Australia has taken enhanced measures for the control of the spread of COVID‐19, the Organizing Committee is committed to ensuring that the health and safety of all of our speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, delegates, and stakeholders are prioritized above all else.

The meeting will be held at the same venue, the International Convention Centre Sydney, from Monday, May 17 through Friday, May 21, 2021 (with pre‐meeting workshops to be held Saturday, May 15).

What if I already registered to attend IAFC 2020?
All current registrations will be rolled over to the new dates. Those who have already registered and can attend the new dates do not need to do anything to secure their attendance for the new dates. All IAFS 2020 registration elements including the social program will be transferred over to the new dates.

The Scientific Program is Coming Soon
The Discipline Convenors have been working extremely hard on reviewing almost 1,600 abstract submissions from 67 countries to develop a truly global engaging program.

The scientific program will be carried over to the new dates, with the fantastic line‐up of international and national speakers, as well as immersive social opportunities. We recognize all the hard work that so many of you have put into preparing your presentations and hope that you will join us in May 2021.

Early Bird Registration offer has been EXTENDED until Wednesday 17 February 2021. Click HERE for more information.

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