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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


Calling All AAFS 2022 Meeting Presenters!

Source: Michael A. Peat, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Forensic Sciences If you presented at AAFS 2022, please consider submitting your research to the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS). The JFS has experienced substantial improvements in turnaround time (TAT) for JFS submissions, from first decision to online publication, as well as a substantial increase in its Impact […]


2021-22 Student Travel Grant Recipients

The Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) is pleased to announce the recipients of the Student Travel Grant Award. The Student Travel Grant consists of a complimentary meeting registration and travel expenses (up to $1,500) to attend the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 74th Annual Scientific Conference in Seattle, WA. The FSF rolled over the unused allocation […]


FSF Silent Action Is Now Open!

The Forensic Science Foundation’s (FSF) Annual Silent Auction is now open, and you’re invited to join! We’ve moved the auction online through our partner, 32Auctions, to give all of our AAFS community the opportunity to bid on incredible prizes and support the important work of FSF. From now through 5:00 p.m. PST on February 24, […]


Countdown to the AAFS Annual Conference!

Source: Donna M. Grogan, AAFS Executive Director We are excited to welcome the more than 3,000 attendees, sponsors, exhibitors, and volunteers to the 2022 American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Annual Scientific Conference in Seattle, WA. With nearly 1,000 workshops, special sessions, breakfasts, luncheons, and poster sessions that will be presented in person and virtually, […]


Don’t Miss the 2022 HHRRC Poster Session

The Humanitarian and Human Rights Resource Center (HHRRC), an organization within the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) supported by the National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCoE), will host a hybrid virtual and in-person Poster Session on February 22 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. PST. Join us in-person in […]


ASB Newsletter—January 21, 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 […]


Psychiatry & Behavioral Science Section News—January 2022

Source: Sebastien S. Prat, MD, Section Secretary Please find below the most recent updates pertaining to the Psychiatry & Behavioral Science Section, including: Eleanor Vo Annual Conference Diversity Outreach Committee Educational Activities Upcoming Conferences Recent Publications in the Journal of Forensic Sciences   Dr. Eleanor Vo I would like to start by acknowledging the memory […]


AAFS Conference Regular Registration Deadline

Regular Registration Deadline—Register Now to Save! Don’t miss out on your chance to save on your registration for the 2022 AAFS Annual Conference! Register by January 21 to take advantage of extra savings on your ticket to the premier event for forensic professionals. Sign up soon for the best pricing of the year! Join over […]


Donate to the FSF Silent Auction!

The Forensic Sciences Foundation Annual Silent Auction returns during the AAFS Annual Conference, supporting the FSF Endowment Fund. Each year, the FSF offers an exciting opportunity to take home unique and incredible items, while raising funds to support research and educational grants for the forensic community. The FSF is asking all AAFS members to consider […]


Toxicology Section Update!

Source: Sabra R. Botch-Jones, MS, Section Chair The 2022 American Academy of Forensic Sciences annual conference is less than two months away! We are excited to return to a more “normal” meeting with the upcoming hybrid meeting, where we can interact with friends and colleagues, attend fantastic scientific sessions, and celebrate the 2022 section awardees. […]


2021-22 FSF Jan S. Bashinski Criminalistics Graduate Thesis Assistance Grant Winner

The Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) is proud to announce that Teresa Tiedge has been awarded the 2021-22 FSF Jan S. Bashinski Criminalistics Graduate Thesis Assistance Grant for her paper, Understanding the Stability of eDNA from Four Biological Taxa and Their Association With Soil and Dust Evidence. The grant consists of $1,850, a plaque, complimentary meeting […]