Upcoming Conferences




Next Victoria Plenary Lecture


5.00 pm for 5.30 pm Thursday 2 June 2016, Victoria University, The Sir Zelman Cowen Centre, Philips Room, Room 2.09, Level 2, 295 Queen Street, Melbourne (entry off Little Lonsdale St).

Speaker: Dr Jacqueline Horan, Senior Lecturer at Melbourne University Law School, and Member of the Victorian Bar.

Title: Findings of the Expert Evidence and Criminal Jury Trials Project
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Next NSW Plenary Lecture


Wednesday 18 May 2016 at 6.00 pm, The Union University & Schools Club, 25 Bent Street (Cnr Phillip), Sydney.

Speaker: Anina Johnson, Deputy President (Forensic) of the NSW Mental Health Review Tribunal. (Biography)

Title: Pathways to recovery - the work of the Forensic Division of the Mental Health Review Tribunal. (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  

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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 18 May 2016 at 6.00 pm
Venue: The Union University & Schools Club, 25 Bent Street (Cnr Phillip), Sydney
Speaker: Anina Johnson, Deputy President (Forensic) of the NSW Mental Health Review Tribunal
Title: Pathways to recovery - the work of the Forensic Division of the Mental Health Review Tribunal

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
Date: 5.00 pm for 5.30 pm Thursday 2 June 2016
Venue: Victoria University, The Sir Zelman Cowen Centre, Philips Room, Room 2.09, Level 2, 295 Queen Street, Melbourne
Speaker: Dr Jacqueline Horan
Title: Findings of the Expert Evidence and Criminal Jury Trials Project