News Related to: Information Technology


Improved Search Feature on AAFS Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new “Committees” search feature page on the AAFS website. In addition to up-to-date contact information, you will be able to see any member’s current participation in all AAFS committees. To access this new feature, go to http://www.aafs.org/about-aafs/aafs-commitees/.  Let us know if you have any questions by contacting Jeff […]


AAFS Technology & Emails Caught in Spam Filters

Source: Jeffrey Lubbers, Information Technology & Website Coordinator At this year’s 68th Annual Scientific Meeting, it was brought to my attention that the new Academy News Feed notifications are not being received by many of the members, but the email blasts were being received. To help ensure that there is consistent and reliable communication, I […]


Psychiatry & Behavioral Science Section News – January 2016

We hope that you all have made plans to join us at the 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas in February. We will be welcoming some new section members as well as promoting Members and Fellows.  We’re looking forward to spending time with everyone. Program Chair Gregg Dwyer reports: Our section conference lineup will […]


Get Email Alerts When News is Published

With the transition to the Academy News going green in the form of a news feed, it is now possible to receive email updates when new stories are published. There are many services that turn our RSS feed into alerts; blogtrottr.com and feedmyinbox.com are two services that don’t require a paid subscription. To use these […]


Psychiatry & Behavioral Science Section News – November 2015

Source:  Dean De Crisce, MD, Section Secretary Fall is upon us and the schedule has been set for the upcoming annual meeting in Las Vegas! Program Chair Gregg Dwyer reported: we have a great lineup coming together for the section at the 2016 meeting. We are filling two-and-a-half days of presentations and two sessions of […]


Toxicology Section News – September 2015

Source:  Dan T. Anderson, MS, Section Secretary It is often said that the one and only constant in life is “Change.” And this year’s theme for the 2016 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV, is Transformation: Embracing Change. As leaders in forensic toxicology, our success or failure can hinge upon how well we are able […]


Psychiatry & Behavioral Science Section News – September 2015

Source:  Dean De Crisce, MD, Section Secretary Dear Colleagues, We hope you are all enjoying your summer. By the time our section members receive this newsletter, the deadline for submission of papers for the February 2016 Annual Meeting will have passed. Section Program Chair Gregg Dwyer has noted that the line-up of submissions for the […]


AAFS Mobile App Update

Source: Jeffrey Lubbers, Information Technology & Website Coordinator Last September, the AAFS Member Mobile launched and due to it’s success and integration into the AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting, we were able to collect some great feedback from all of you! In order to accommodate the demand in feature requests and create a better future for […]


July 2015 Psychiatry & Behavioral Science News

Source: Dean De Crisce, MD, Section Secretary We are looking forward to creating a fantastic meeting this coming February 22-27, 2016, at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas! The theme, chosen by AAFS President Victor Weedn, is Transformation: Embracing Change. As you know, the paper/poster submission is due by August 1, so […]


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.


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, […]


Accessing the Academy News on your Mobile Device

Source: Jeffrey Lubbers, Information Technology & Website Coordinator With the Academy News transitioning to a news feed, not only will you be able to quickly and easily search archived news through the intuitive web page, news.aafs.org, but also you can get news directly on your mobile device!! On your iOS devices we recommend using the “Newsify” […]


AAFS Is Going Green With Special Session & Workshop Handouts!

Did you know that over 63% percent of convention materials are left behind at a convention site and that each meeting participant produces recyclable 5.23 pounds of waste per day? After overwhelming feedback from speakers and attendees, AAFS will “Go Green” with the workshop handouts for the 2015 meeting! At the beginning of February, registered […]


AAFS Is Going Green With Special Session & Workshop Handouts!

After overwhelming feedback from speakers and attendees, AAFS will “Go Green” with the workshop handouts for the 2015 meeting! At the beginning of February, registered workshop attendees will receive an email with instructions on how to download, save, and preview the speaker materials for each workshop. To take notes, a spiral-bound notebook will be provided […]


AAFS Mobile App

We have exciting news for you — the AAFS Member Mobile App (v1) is now available for download to your iOS® and Android® Devices. The AAFS Member Mobile app has been developed to support our efforts to “go green.” With access to the internet, you will have the AAFS Membership Directory in the palm of […]