NIST Launches an Updated OSAC for Forensic Science
On October 1, 2020 NIST announced the launch of OSAC’s new organizational structure and processes which will make high-quality forensic science standards available to the community more quickly. Read more about the changes here.
Workshop on Interlaboratory Studies and Collaborative Research in the Forensic Sciences
The Workshop on Interlaboratory Studies and Collaborative Research in the Forensic Sciences will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, October 27 and 28, 2020 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm Eastern. This virtual workshop is sponsored by ASTM Committee E30 on Forensic Sciences.
For more details about this event, including a list of topics and registration information, please visit the workshop webpage.
In Case You Missed It - OSAC's Public Update Meeting
On September 30, 2020 OSAC held its Public Update Meeting where the chairs of the Forensic Science Standards Board and five Scientific Area Committees gave presentations on the standards their units are working on and discussed research gaps, challenges, and priorities for the coming year. Stay tuned for the recorded presentations which will be available on the event and OSAC’s webpages soon!
On November 5 and 6 our research colleagues at NIST will be hosting Forensics@NIST 2020. This virtual event will discuss how NIST scientists are using advanced methods in metrology, computer science and statistics to strengthen forensic science. Learn more and register here.
Get Involved with OSAC
OSAC offers a variety of ways for members, affiliates and other experts in the forensic science community to participate in the standards advancement process. Click here to learn how you can help make an impact on the forensic science community through standards.