The AAFS Annual Meeting Pre-Registration deadline is Wednesday, January 24th. The deadline is firm. Attendance at all Special Functions (workshops, special sessions, and breakfast and luncheon seminars) is by pre-registration only. Registration forms received after Wednesday, January 24th, will be processed at the On-Site Registration Rates, and no Special Function selections will be honored. To […]
2018 Dues Notices have been posted online and will be mailed shortly. All Student Affiliates and Trainee Affiliates must certify eligibility before a dues notice will be generated. You may login to your AAFS Account Portal to download a .pdf copy of your dues invoice or to make payment with a debit or credit card. If […]
Registration will soon be available for the 2018 AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting. The online registration system requires payment with a credit or debit card. Please contact Tracie McCray (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions regarding the registration process.
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 […]
Teresa Ambrosius, the Technical Coordinator for the AAFS Standards Board (ASB), was recently appointed to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Board of Standards Review (BSR). The ANSI BSR is primarily responsible for the approval and withdrawal of American National Standards. The functions of the BSR include, but may not be limited to: implementing procedures […]
The 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting volunteers were fantastic! Thank you to Local Arrangements Committee Chair Lisa A. Gavin. The support provided by the volunteers was crucial to the success of the annual meeting. The volunteers, who come from all over the world, assist AAFS Staff at the scene and behind the scenes (from assembling meeting […]
Source: Anne Warren, Executive Director Every year, AAFS members volunteer on countless committees and boards, and their names are published in newsletters and announced throughout the week of the annual meeting. However, there are some who work behind the scenes all year long, quietly and cheerfully offering their expertise, guidance, and energy to the AAFS […]
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 […]
Elsevier offers discounted rates to members and affiliates of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences for two electronic-access journal packages. Whether you were a previous subscriber or a new subscriber of an Elsevier electronic-access package, you may use the 2016 Subscription Form to subscribe for the 2016 calendar year.
We regret to inform you that Workshop 13 National Commission on Forensic Science (NCFS) — Status Report on Work Products and Issues Under Consideration, scheduled to be held during the 2016 AAFS 68th Annual Scientific Meeting, has been cancelled. Current registrants for Workshop 13 will be given the opportunity to make alternative selections or to receive a […]
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 […]
Registration fees for the AAFS 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting are listed below. Online registration will be launched by mid-November. REGISTRATION FEES Includes admittance into AAFS sessions starting with the Tuesday evening Welcoming Reception through the Saturday morning Scientific Sessions (excludes all Special Functions). A complimentary beverage ticket is included with full-paying registrations (excludes Student, Daily, and Workshop […]
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 […]
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, […]
The 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting Volunteers were fantastic! Thank you to Local Arrangements Committee Chair Jan Garavaglia. The support provided by the volunteers was crucial to the success of the annual meeting. The volunteers, who come from all over the world, assist AAFS Staff at the scene and behind the scenes (from assembling meeting bags […]
What topics should be addressed at the Academy’s 68th Annual Scientific Meeting? AAFS members are asked to send suggestions for topics of interest and continuing education needs for the 2016 AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting to the Academy headquarters. All responses received will be communicated to the program committee members when they commence their review of […]
Congratulations to: January: Tracie McCray, 13 years Kimberly Wrasse, 17 years February: Sondra Doolittle, 15 years Nancy Jackson, 24 years
The deadline for submission of Continuing Education Credit and Certificates was March 9. If you have not done so already, please submit your forms immediately via overnight mail service (fax and email are not accepted). Submissions are being processed and certificates will be mailed approximately April 15. Requests for 2015 late submissions or certificate reprints […]
The following items were found during the annual meeting in Orlando: Glasses (sunglasses) Cell Phone Costume Jewelry Please contact Kimberly Wrasse (email@example.com) if you lost any of these items.