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74th AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting Follow-Up Survey Registration Winner Announced

Thanks to all meeting attendees who completed the 74th AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting Follow-Up Survey. Your comments and suggestions will assist the AAFS in continuing to provide top-notch educational opportunities for forensic specialists from all over the world. The survey went to more than 3,500+ meeting registrants (both virtual and in-person). Of that number, approximately 700 […]


Book Now! AAFS 2023 Hotel Reservations Are Now Open

Booking is now available for the Rosen Shingle Creek® Hotel, host site of the AAFS 75th Anniversary Conference! Centrally located in the convention district close to shopping, entertainment, and dining, the Rosen boasts a 255-acre property with no shortage of its own activities and dining, including 13 food outlets, 4 pools, a par-72 championship golf […]


ASB Newsletter—June 17, 2022

Source: Teresa Ambrosius, ASB Secretariat   AAFS Factsheets on ASB, ASTM, and NFPA Standards Now Available! The AAFS Standards Factsheets provide a concise summary of each standard and facilitate broader understanding, they also highlight the purpose of a standard, why it is needed, and the benefits of adoption. Factsheets are in continuous production and more […]


AAFS 2023: Call for Papers Now Open!

Abstract submissions for the AAFS 75th Anniversary Conference are now being accepted! The Program Committee for the AAFS 75th Anniversary Conference welcomes all submissions of quality, relevance, and interest to the forensic science community, centering on the ideals behind this year’s theme, “Science Works.” This theme focuses on content demonstrating how the forensic sciences provide […]


AAFS 2023—Abstract Submissions Open Soon!

Abstract submissions for the AAFS 75th Anniversary Conference will open soon! This year’s process will feature an enhanced system to guide you through submitting your proposal and supporting requirements. This year’s theme will focus on “Science Works,” offering sessions and content that demonstrate that forensic sciences provide trustworthy, objective data that can be trusted and […]


ASB Newsletter—June 3, 2022

Source: Teresa Ambrosius, ASB Secretariat AAFS Factsheets on ASB, ASTM, and NFPA Standards Now Available! The AAFS Standards Factsheets provide a concise summary of each standard and facilitate broader understanding, they also highlight the purpose of a standard, why it is needed, and the benefits of adoption. Factsheets are in continuous production and more are […]


Academy Aperçus—June 2022

Source: Laura C. Fulginiti, PhD, 2022-23 AAFS President The Academy Aperçus is a monthly feature that celebrates 75 years of forensic science by spotlighting the history and anticipating the future of each section of the Academy. Beginning with the Jurisprudence Section and progressing through each section in the order of acknowledgement by the Academy, a […]


ASB Newsletter—May 20, 2022

Source: Teresa Ambrosius, ASB Secretariat AAFS Factsheets on ASB and ASTM Standards Now Available! The AAFS Standards Factsheets provide a concise summary of each standard and facilitate broader understanding, they also highlight the purpose of a standard, why it is needed, and the benefits of adoption. Factsheets are in continuous production and more are coming […]


Presidential Spotlight—May 2022

Source: Laura Fulginiti, PhD, 2022-23 AAFS President The months are speeding by, and it is time again to start thinking about the annual conference. We will celebrate our 75th Anniversary next February! I am working with the Board of Directors and the Membership Outreach Ad Hoc Committee to make this an exciting meeting filled with […]


Committee Corner—Academy Standards Board (ASB) Update

Source: Julie Howe, MBA, ASB Chair Justice and equality are hallmarks of the AAFS. One of the overarching objectives stated in the AAFS Bylaws is to elevate the standards of forensic science. The ASB remains a crucial component of this effort by creating consensus-based standards that establish criteria of minimally accepted requirements to improve practice, […]


ASB Newsletter—May 13, 2022

Source: Teresa Ambrosius, ASB Secretariat Join ANSI and the ASB in celebrating World Standards Week! The work of the ASB is being highlighted for it’s international impact on the Forensics Community! ANSI Spring 2022 Legal Issues Forum: Forensic Standards and Conformity Assessment As part of its spring 2022 World Standards Week (WSW) series of events, […]


Board Box—May 3, 2022

Source: Laura C. Fulginiti, PhD, 2022-23 AAFS President The AAFS Board of Directors (BOD) held it’s first bimonthly meeting recently. The President’s update included information on our International Educational Outreach Program (IEOP) to Croatia (if you are interested, please reach out to Donna Grogan ASAP) and the ongoing planning for our 75th Anniversary. Executive Director […]


Academy Aperçus—May 2022

Source: Laura C. Fulginiti, PhD, 2022-23 AAFS President The Academy Aperçus is a monthly feature that celebrates 75 years of forensic science by spotlighting the history and anticipating the future of each section of the Academy. Beginning with the Jurisprudence Section and progressing through each section in the order of acknowledgement by the Academy, a […]


2022 International Educational Outreach (IEOP) – Croatia

Source: Donna M. Grogan, AAFS Executive Director AAFS President Laura Fulginiti and Past President Carl McClary invite you to join them for the IEOP of the Republic of Croatia. The itinerary will include stays in Zagreb and Dubrovnik. Following the design of previous tours, AAFS members will have opportunities to meet with forensic science colleagues […]


ASB Newsletter—April 22, 2022

Source: Teresa Ambrosius, ASB Secretariat Upcoming Standards Webinars and Presentations! ANSI Spring 2022 Legal Issues Forum: Forensic Standards and Conformity Assessment As part of its spring 2022 World Standards Week (WSW) series of events, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will host a Legal Issues Forum on the theme, Forensic Standards and Conformity Assessment. The […]


ASB Newsletter—April 15, 2022

Source: Teresa Ambrosius, ASB Secretariat Upcoming Standards Webinars and Presentations! Standards: The Not-So-Missing Link – Webinar on April 21, 2022 Webinar on standards development and its application to forensic science! As part of a cooperative agreement with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) is offering a […]


Forensic Sciences Foundation 2021-22 Student Affiliate Scholarship Winners

The Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) is proud to announce the winners of the “FSF Student Affiliate Scholarship.” The Student Affiliate Scholarship program is designed to assist students with the AAFS Annual Meeting registration. Zachary Andrews, General; Keith Biddle, MA, Anthropology; Helen Brandr-Litavec, MS, Anthropology; Stephanie Cole, MS, Anthropology; Ema Graham, MS, Criminalistics; Evin Hessel, BS, […]