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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


ASB Newsletter—April 1, 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) has created a […]


ASB Newsletter—March 25, 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) has created a […]


ASB Newsletter—March 18, 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) has created a […]


ASB Newsletter—March 11, 2022

Source: Teresa Ambrosius, ASB Secretariat   ASB Documents Open for Public Comment The ASB encourages all interested parties to provide comments on documents in progress. The following document is now open for public comment:: ASB TR 016, Terminology Related to Friction Ridge Examination (Comment Deadline: April 25, 2022) The following documents are also open for […]


The 2022 International Association for Chemical Testing (IACT) Conference

Source: Jennifer F. Limoges, MS, ASB Vice Chair The International Association for Chemical Testing (IACT) Conference will be held April 10-15, 2022, in Tucson, AZ. The standards-related activities are highlighted below. STANDARDS-RELATED WORKSHOPS: Expert Testimony Training: 300 Level (Randall Beatty and Jennie Duffy) This workshop will take an in-depth look at presenting scientific evidence. Participants […]


ASB Newsletter—February 18, 2022

Source: Teresa Ambrosius, ASB Secretariat AAFS 2022 Annual Scientific Conference! Standards Sessions and Presentations at the AAFS 2022 Annual Scientific Conference – February 21 – 25 Breakfast Seminar 1 – Monday, February 21, 7:00 AM -8:15 AM: The Path Forward Continues: What’s Happening in Forensic Standards Workshop 2 – Monday, February 21, 8:30 AM – 5:00 […]


ASB Newsletter—February 11, 2022

Source: Teresa Ambrosius, ASB Secretariat AAFS 2022 Annual Scientific Conference! Sponsor the AAFS Standards Board (ASB) Reception | $2,000 (Multiple available) (contact tambrosius@aafs.org for more information) Sponsor logo on ASB website Sponsor logo on slideshow at the reception Sponsor verbally recognized at the reception Standards Sessions and Presentations at the AAFS 2022 Annual Scientific Conference […]


ASB Newsletter—February 4, 2022

Source: Teresa Ambrosius, ASB Secretariat   AAFS 2022 Annual Scientific Conference! Sponsor the AAFS Standards Board (ASB) Reception | $2,000 (Multiple available) (contact tambrosius@aafs.org for more information) Sponsor logo on ASB website Sponsor logo on slideshow at the reception Sponsor verbally recognized at the reception Standards Sessions and Presentations at the AAFS 2022 Annual Scientific […]


ASB Newsletter—January 28, 2022

Source: Teresa Ambrosius, ASB Secretariat   AAFS 2022 Annual Scientific Conference! Sponsor the AAFS Standards Board (ASB) Reception | $2,000 (Multiple available) (contact tambrosius@aafs.org for more information) Sponsor logo on ASB website Sponsor logo on slideshow at the reception Sponsor verbally recognized at the reception Standards Sessions and Presentations at the AAFS 2022 Annual Scientific […]