News Related to: Information Technology

AAFS Board Box—July 1

Source: Laura C. Fulginiti, PhD, 2022-23 AAFS President The AAFS Board of Directors met on June 30, 2022, and discussed a variety of issues. Here are the highlights: Welcome to our new Board member representing Forensic Nursing Science: Jamie Ferrell. The 2023 conference in Orlando, FL, will NOT have a vaccination or negative PCR test […]

2021 Workshops Added to AAFS Connect

Source: Daniel Snapp, AAFS IT Systems Administrator AAFS is excited to offer the Workshops from the 2021 AAFS Virtual Conference on the AAFS Connect platform. These videos will be available for purchase through your account. AAFS Connect is the hub of official scientific and educational digital content provided by the Academy. AAFS Connect provides previously […]

AAFS Account Update

Source: Daniel Snapp, AAFS IT Systems Administrator AAFS would like to provide an update regarding the current issues that have impacted your AAFS Account access over the past several days. Unfortunately, our hosting company has been experiencing issues within their hosting environment that has affected our membership platform. This is currently impacting the ability of […]

The American Academy of Forensic Sciences Is Proud to Introduce You to Your New My Account Page!

Source: Daniel Snapp, AAFS IT Systems Administrator After the initial rollout of the new My Account pages, there were several bugs found in the system; we have been working on fixing those for a better transition to the new Membership platform. At AAFS, we hope you will find all information associated with your AAFS membership […]

Spam/Phishing Emails Alert

Source: Daniel Snapp, AAFS IT Administrator Recently, we have seen an increase in spam/phishing emails that look like they are from either AAFS Executive Director Donna Grogan or AAFS President Jeri Ropero-Miller. In these cases, the actual email address that these emails originate from will not be nor from Jeri’s email address. Please make […]

The AAFS Reference Series Research Reminder: Delivering the Promise of Science for Global Good

Source: Jeri D. Ropero-Miller, PhD, AAFS President As Academy President, I want to spotlight the AAFS resources that benefit the membership. This first spotlight is a reminder of a tremendous research tool that includes hardback books and free pdf access to 17 years of abstracts (2003-2019) by key word or author on the AAFS website. […]

AAFS Phone Extensions Update

For your information, the new departmental phone extensions at the AAFS office are listed below: For Meetings, Program Information, Awards, and Abstracts – Press 1 For Membership, JFS Subscription Inquiries, Volunteers, and Expert Witness Requests – Press 2 For Accounting, Dues Payments, Meeting Registrations, and Exhibitors – Press 3 For Publications, Website Issues, and Newsfeed Articles – Press 4 For Executive Staff, Continuing Education, FSF Grants, and Questions […]

Be Aware of Spam Emails Targeting AAFS Members

Source: Dan Snapp, AAFS IT Systems Administrator Recently there has been an increase in spam email attempts directed at AAFS members. Most of these spam attempts are coming from people who are imitating either Anne Warren or Zeno Geradts, although they may appear to come from other AAFS members of the organization. When receiving an […]

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  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; and 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, […]