General Information

Registration Desk Hours
Baltimore Convention Center


February 17 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Monday February 18 6:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday February 19 6:45 a.m. – 6:00 p.m
Wednesday February 20 6:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday February 21 6:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday February 22 6:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday February 23 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Hours 
Baltimore Convention Center

Wednesday February 20

11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

AAFS Reception

February 21


9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday February 22  8:00 a.m. Р12:00 p.m.

Attention Meeting Presenters

The Journal of Forensic Sciences encourages authors to submit previously unpublished reports and papers presented at the AAFS annual meeting.

For full instructions on manuscript preparation, consult the Information for Authors available at:

Manuscripts must be submitted electronically via the Journal of Forensic Sciences Manuscript Central site: For questions, please contact:


Video and/or audio recording of any session(s) or parts thereof is not permitted without prior approval from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.

English is the official language of the AAFS and its meetings; neither oral nor written translations will be provided.

Although precautions are taken to prevent schedule changes, speakers and program schedules may change due to unforeseen circumstances.

As a courtesy to others, please silence your cell phone when attending the sessions.