Continuing Education Credit Requests

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 […]


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” […]


The Academy Cup – A Quiz Game to Test Your Knowledge of the AAFS

Academy Cup Winners: 2014: Anthropology & Odontology Sections 2015: Attend the 2015 ABM to See Who Wins The AAFS 2015 Academy Cup will take place on Wednesday, February 18, before the Plenary Session. The game will start at 8:15 a.m. and will consist of multiple-choice and true or false questions projected onto a screen to […]


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 […]


67th Annual Scientific Meeting Accommodations Information

AAFS 67th Annual Scientific Meeting February 16-21 Hyatt Regency Orlando Orlando, FL, U.S.A. The American Academy of Forensic Sciences has selected the Hyatt Regency Orlando for your stay during the 67th Annual Scientific Meeting in Orlando, FL. The Hyatt Regency Orlando offers great amenities to help you through your stay. For hotel availability during the […]


Future AAFS Annual Meeting Dates

February 16-21, 2015 Hyatt Regency Orlando Orlando, FL February 22-27, 2016 Rio Las Vegas Hotel Las Vegas, NV February 13-18, 2017 Hyatt Regency New Orleans New Orleans, LA February 19-24, 2018 Washington State Convention Center Seattle, WA February 18-23, 2019 The Baltimore Convention Center Baltimore, MD February 17-22, 2020 Anaheim Convention Center/Hilton Anaheim Anaheim, CA


Attention All Voting Members and Fellows

Pursuant to AAFS policies, specific documents such as proposed bylaws amendments and the financial audit report must be provided to the Voting Members of the Academy 30 days prior to the Annual Business Meeting. Documents which have historically been mailed in January (e.g., Applicants List, Proposed Bylaws Amendments, Audit Report, and Annual Business Meeting Minutes) are […]


67th Annual Scientific Meeting Award Presentations

The R.B.H. Gradwohl Laureate Medallion and the Distinguished Fellow Award will be presented on Wednesday, February 18, during the AAFS Annual Business Meeting. Join us in acknowledging your most distinguished colleagues as they are presented with these prestigious awards. R.B.H. Gradwohl Laureate Medallion Honoree Thomas T. Noguchi, MD Distinguished Fellow Honoree Marilyn A. Huestis, PhD […]


Future AAFS Annual Meeting Dates

February 16-21, 2015 Hyatt Regency Orlando Orlando, FL February 22-27, 2016 Rio Las Vegas Hotel Las Vegas, NV February 13-18, 2017 Hyatt Regency New Orleans New Orleans, LA February 19-24, 2018 Washington State Convention Center Seattle, WA February 18-23, 2019 The Baltimore Convention Center Baltimore, MD February 17-22, 2020 Anaheim Convention Center/Hilton Anaheim Anaheim, CA


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 […]


2015 Annual Meeting Registration Information

The 2015 pre-registration deadline for the Orlando meeting is Wednesday, January 21. This is the date by which you must register in order to be able to attend most Special Functions listed on page 2 of the pre-registration form. This deadline is FIRM. Special Functions (workshops, breakfast seminars, luncheon seminars, etc.) are only available by […]


AAFS Membership “How To” Session

A new session has been added to this year’s events. AAFS Membership Coordinator Cheryl Hunter will conduct an hour-long AAFS Membership Application “How To” Session on Wednesday, February 18, from 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. The presentation will include everything from how to become a member to applying for retired status. If you have any questions on […]


Promotion to Full Member or Fellow

Need one more meeting attendance to fulfill the requirements for promotion? How about attending a section business meeting? Here is your opportunity to complete that last requirement to promote to either full Member or Fellow. Register and attend the 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting in Orlando. If you have any questions about what is required for […]