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December 18, 2015 - OSAC December Newsletter Now Available
November 24, 2015 - OSAC Publishes November Newsletter
October 29, 2015 - OSAC Recruiting Applicants for New Crime Scene Committee
October 19, 2015 - OSAC Publishes October Newsletter
September 18, 2015 - OSAC Publishes September Newsletter
August 13, 2015 - OSAC Publishes Inaugural Monthly Newsletter
Dec. 12, 2014 - NIST Forensics Science Standards Inventory Now Available Online
Oct. 29, 2014 - 402 Members Named to Forensic Science Standards Organization (news announcement)
Sept. 8, 2014 – New Forensic Subcommittee on Digital Evidence Added to Organization of Scientific Area Committees (news announcement)
Sept. 3, 2014 – Forensic Science Standards Effort Takes Shape as NIST Appoints Scientific Area Committees Members (news announcement)
July 17, 2014 – NIST Names Members of Forensic Science Resource Committees (news announcement)
July 7, 2014 – Presentation slides for first FSSB virtual meeting (opens PDF)
June 26, 2014 – NIST Names Members to First Forensic Science Standards Board (news release)
May 14, 2014 - OSAC Update Presented to National Commission on Forensic Science, presentation slides (opens PDF)
April 22, 2014 - NIST Seeks Applicants to Join Forensic Science Committees (news release)
April 11, 2014 - Calling Forensic Scientists: Apply Now to Join the NIST Organization of Scientific Area Committees (news update)
April 11, 2014 - The OSAC Roles and Responsibilities document is now available (August 2018 - This document is no longer available. See Charter, Bylaws, and Terms of Reference).
April 11, 2014 - Application form for NIST Organization of Scientific Area Committees is online. Apply now.
March 18, 2014 - Application Form for NIST Organization of Scientific Area Committees Coming Soon (news update)
March 18, 2014 - Updated summary of the NIST Plan for the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (pdf)
Feb. 18, 2014 - NIST Forensic Science team gave a panel presentation at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Meeting.
Feb. 7, 2014 – NIST Presents an Infrastructure Plan to Strengthen Forensic Science Committees
Feb. 7, 2014 – Revised slide presentation on OSAC (pdf)
Feb. 7, 2014 – 3-page summary of the NIST Proposed Plan for the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (pdf)
Feb. 4, 2014 – Slide presentation on OSAC to the National Commission on Forensic Science (pdf)
Feb. 4, 2014 – Public Comments on NIST Notice of Inquiry: Possible Models for the Administration and Support for Forensic Guidance Groups (opens pdf 8MB)
Sept. 27, 2013 – NIST Invites Comments on Structure of Forensic Science Guidance Groups (news release)