Upcoming Conferences




Victoria AGM


6.30 pm Thursday 4 August 2016, Melbourne University House, 112, Professors Walk, The University of Melbourne.

Guest Speaker:TBA.

Members and partners only. Please advise intention to attend to Secretary


Next NSW Plenary Lecture


Wednesday 17 August 2016 at 6.00 pm, The Union University & Schools Club, 25 Bent Street (Cnr Phillip), Sydney.

Speaker: Dr Bryan Found, Chief Forensic Scientist with the Victoria Police Forensic Services Department (Biography)

Title: To err was forbidden: now it is mandatory. Changing our understanding of the important role error plays in forensic expertise (Abstract)




Next ACT Plenary Lecture


6.15 pm Wednesday 4 May 2016, University House, 1 Balmain Crescent, Acton.

Speaker: Dr Howard Brady.

Title: Climate change - the science is settled or is it? A forensic analysis  

Notice of meeting

AAFS Tie


New silk ties will be on sale to Academy Members at Plenary Meetings for $25 (cash or cheque on the day)

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Membership is by invitation, however we encourage professional persons with an interest in becoming a member to make contact if they do not personally know a member through which we may facilitate consideration of membership. The Academy currently holds four meetings a year in Sydney and meetings are also held in Melbourne and Canberra. The Academy also promotes research and publishes the Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences.

Next Plenary Sessions


NSW
Date: Wednesday 17 August 2016 at 6.00 pm
Venue: The Union University & Schools Club, 25 Bent Street (Cnr Phillip), Sydney
Speaker: Dr Bryan Found, Chief Forensic Scientist with the Victoria Police Forensic Services Department
Title: To err was forbidden: now it is mandatory. Changing our understanding of the important role error plays in forensic expertise


ACT
Date: Wednesday 6 May 2016 at 6.15 pm
Venue: University Hourse, 1 Balmain Crescent, Acton
Speaker: Dr Howard Brady
Title: Climate change - the science is settled or is it? A forensic analysis

Victoria AGM dinner
Date: 6.30 pm Thursday 4 August 2016
Venue: Melbourne University House, 112, Professors Walk, The University of Melbourne
Guest Speaker: TBA
Notes: Members and partners only. Please advise intention to attend to Secretary