Upcoming Conferences



THE ACADEMY: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
A symposium for lawyers, forensic scientists, medical professionals and others

21 NOVEMBER 2017

Centre for Forensic Science
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

(Notice of meeting)

Next Victoria Plenary Lecture


Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 5:30 pm. Neil McPhee room at the Victorian Bar, Owen Dixon Chambers East, Level 1, 205 William Street, Melbourne

Speaker: Neill Murdoch QC.

Title: Causation in asbestos cases

To be followed, at 6.45 pm, a complimentary cocktail party (Notice of meeting)


NSW Black Tie Dinner



NSW – 50th Anniversary Plenary Session Wednesday 16 August 2017 at 6.00 pm, The Union University & Schools Club, 25 Bent Street (Cnr Phillip), Sydney.

Speaker: The Hon Michael Kirby AC, CMG, FAAFS

Title: The Golden Jubilee of the Academy: with memories of Dooley, Oscar, Bill and other supreme Individualists



ACT Lecture & Dinner







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 – 50th Anniversary Plenary Session
Date: Wednesday 22 November 2017 at 6.00 pm
Venue: The Union University & Schools Club, 25 Bent Street (Cnr Phillip), Sydney
Speaker: The Hon Michael Kirby AC, CMG, FAAFS, Onetime President of the Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences (Biography)
Title: The Golden Jubilee of the Academy: with memories of Dooley, Oscar, Bill and other supreme Individualists (Abstract)


Victoria
Date: Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 5:30 pm
Venue: Neil McPhee room at the Victorian Bar, Owen Dixon Chambers East, Level 1, 205 William Street, Melbourne
Speaker: Neill Murdoch QC
Title: Causation in asbestos cases (Abstract)