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The Academy Aperçus is a monthly feature that celebrates 75 years of forensic science by spotlighting the history and anticipating the future of each section of the Academy. This month features the Criminalistics Section.
I hope you are getting excited about the 75th Anniversary Conference in Orlando, FL. We are looking forward to strong scientific content. In an effort to provide increased free content, we are replacing the Breakfast Seminars with early morning Case Breaks.
The Anthropology Section is seeking volunteers to serve as moderators at the AAFS 75th Anniversary Conference in Orlando
If you would like to serve as a moderator for the Odontology Section's Scientific Program at the AAFS 75th Anniversary Conference in Orlando, please Section Program Chair Phyllis Ho
The AAFS Board of Directors met on June 30, 2022, and discussed a variety of issues. Here are the highlights:
The July 2022 issue of the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) is now available.
The Membership Outreach Ad Hoc Committee (MOAHC) was created in 2020 to address Academy-wide aspects relating to membership, promotion, and engagement. In 2020, the MOAHC began by conducting a membership survey to gauge and prioritize areas of interest for the committee to work o...
Awards are an integral part of the AAFS. The Forensic Nursing Science Section will offer two award opportunities this year—the Forensic Nursing Scientist Award and the Virginia Lynch Forensic Nurse Innovator Award.
The Jan S. Bashinski Criminalistics Graduate Thesis Assistance Grant is to provide graduate students with financial assistance to complete their thesis or independent research project as required for a graduate degree in Criminalistics/Forensic Sciences. The thesis or research pr...
Thanks to all meeting attendees who completed the 74th AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting Follow-Up Survey. Your comments and suggestions will assist the AAFS in continuing to provide top-notch educational opportunities for forensic specialists from all over the world.
Centrally located in the convention district close to shopping, entertainment, and dining, the Rosen boasts a 255-acre property with no shortage of its own activities and dining, including 13 food outlets, 4 pools, a par-72 championship golf course, a nature trail, and more.
The ASB is currently accepting applications for a new Forensic Odontology consensus body and for new members to the existing consensus bodies.
The General Section is accepting nominations for the Paul W. Kehres and John R. Hunt awards to be presented at the 2023 AAFS meeting. All nominations must be emailed to the General Section Awards Committee Chair, Claire Shepard,
The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) is holding a Forensic Science Educational Conferences (FSEC) Virtual Workshop for middle and high school teachers July 11-13, 2022.