Questioned Documents Section News—June 2019

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Source: Karen J. Nobles, MFS, Section Secretary

Members are invited to submit nominations for the 2020 Questioned Documents Section Ordway Hilton Award. The criteria for the award are listed in the AAFS Policy and Procedure Manual. Please submit your nominations by August 1 to Section Chair Jan Seaman Kelly at or Section Secretary Karen J. Nobles at

As a reminder, abstracts for the 72nd AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting may now be submitted via the AAFS online abstract portal. The deadline is August 1. The AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting will be held February 17–22, 2020, in Anaheim, CA, at the Anaheim Convention Center. The theme for the upcoming meeting is “Crossing Borders.”

Are you lucky enough to be eligible for promotion? The required documentation for members up for promotion should be submitted in a timely manner to ensure they are reviewed in time for the 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting. If you have any questions about the promotion process, do not hesitate to contact Jan or Karen. We are looking forward to seeing you in Anaheim!