Other Forensic Science News, Events & Training
AAFS 2022 Annual Scientific Conference
The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 74th Annual Scientific Conference will be held February 21-25 in Seattle, WA. AAFS 2022 will be a hybrid event, offering both in-person and virtual attendance options, and registration is now open. Visit the AAFS website for ongoing updates about the meeting.
Call for Members for ASB Consensus Bodies
The ASB is currently accepting applications for the consensus bodies. Each CB consists of 7 to 25 members and creates and approves by consensus Forensic Standards, Best Practice Recommendations, Guidelines, and Technical Reports. The CBs also consider comments, views, and objections to ballots and resolve all comments received in connection with the development of documents. ASB CBs are open to all materially interested and affected individuals, companies, and organizations. If interested, please complete the application by November 19, 2021.
The Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence (CSAFE) is offering the following webinars. Learn more and register.
- Using Mixture Models to Examine Group Differences: An Illustration Involving the Perceived Strength of Forensic Science Evidence | December 9, 2021 | 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. CST
- Improving Forensic Decision Making: A Human-Cognitive Perspective | February 17, 2022 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CST
NIJ’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCoE) provides evidence-based resources about forensic technologies and emerging challenges.
Check out the first episode of FTCoE’s Workforce Resiliency podcast and hear from OSAC’s Medicolegal Death Investigation Subcommittee Chair Kelly Keyes as she talks about workforce resiliency among medicolegal death investigators.
Subscribe to the National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) forensic list to see the latest NIJ awards, solicitations, events, and publications.