The American Academy of Forensic Sciences

is a multidisciplinary professional organization that provides leadership to advance science and its application to the legal system. The objectives of the Academy are to promote professionalism, integrity, competency, education, foster research, improve practice, and encourage collaboration in the forensic sciences.

Deadline to Join AAFS Membership Approaching

The AAFS membership application deadline for new member applicants, upgrades, and promotions is October 10, 2021. 

Over the course of the next year, we are going to providing the Academy with more educational resources, a more accommodating annual conference, and user-friendly software that increases networking opportunities. We are always aiming to provide exceptional benefits to our members and there is no better year to join. 

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Now accepting abstract submissions for the 74th Annual Scientific Conference of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. AAFS 2022 will be held February 21-25, in Seattle, Washington.

Thank you for submitting your abstracts!
More than 1,100 submissions were received for the 2022 conference.



Introducing Your New AAFS Account! 

Preview Your New Member Portal

Your new My Account page is a part of the AAFS effort to modernize and provide a new and exciting experience for our members. You will find all information associated with your AAFS membership easy to access and navigate. Everything is now in one convenient place, including educational, networking, and professional resources. For a walkthrough of your new account and all its capabilities, please refer to the video located on the AAFS homepage.

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