Upcoming Conferences



Next Victoria Plenary Lecture


Thursday 18 May 2017 at 5.00 pm, Neil McPhee Room, Victorian Bar, Owen Dixon Chambers East, Level 1, 205 William Street, Melbourne.

Speaker: Prof. Michael S. Pollanen. Chief Forensic Pathologist of the Province of Ontario, Canada and Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto.

Title: The Pathology of Torture (Notice of meeting)

Next NSW Plenary Lecture


Wednesday 17 May 2017 at 6.00 pm, The Union University & Schools Club, 25 Bent Street (Cnr Phillip), Sydney.

Speaker: Michael S. Pollanen MD PhD (Biography)

Title: Wrongful Conviction and Forensic Pathology (Abstract)



ACT First Lecture & Dinner 2017


6.00 pm Wednesday 15 March 2017, University House, 1 Balmain Crescent, Acton.

Speaker: Dr Linzi Wilson-Wilde OAM


Title: TBA





AAFS Tie


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

Welcome to the official website of the Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences, a learned body dedicated to the advancement of the forensic sciences. Founded in 1967 by the late Oscar Schmalzback the Academy is unique in bringing together persons of professional standing from the legal, medical and scientific professions whom have contributed to the advancement or practice of forensic science.
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 May 2017 at 6.00 pm
Venue: The Union University & Schools Club, 25 Bent Street (Cnr Phillip), Sydney
Speaker: Prof. Michael S. Pollanen MD PhD, Chief Forensic Pathologist, Ontario Forensic Pathology Service
Title: Wrongful Conviction and Forensic Pathology

ACT
Date: Wednesday 15 March 2017 at 6.00 pm
Venue: University Hourse, 1 Balmain Crescent, Acton
Speaker Dr Linzi Wilson-Wilde OAM
Title: TBA

Victoria
Date: Thursday 18 May 2017 at 5.00 pm
Venue: Neil McPhee Room, Victorian Bar, Owen Dixon Chambers East, Level 1, 205 William Street, Melbourne
Speaker: Prof. Michael S. Pollanen
Title: The Pathology of Torture