The Board of Directors, Annual Program Committee, and Staff are eager to invite you to register for the 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting and the FIRST VIRTUAL MEETING! We have all been working diligently to offer most of the functions presented at a live meeting. In addition, we are excited to announce NEW and/or FREE components of a 2021 meeting registration! 

  • Member/Non-Member Pre-Registration is 50% LESS than the 2020 meeting
  • FREE two morning Case Break Sessions
  • FREE two mid-day Case Break Sessions
  • FREE one Evening Case Break Session
  • FREE Interdisciplinary Symposium
  • FREE Student Academy
  • FREE Standards Consortium
  • FREE Diversity & Inclusion Keynote Address
  • FREE Young Forensic Scientists Forum
  • FREE Plenary Session
  • FREE HHRRC Poster Session
  • FREE FEPAC Session
  • Scavenger Hunt & PRIZES
  • Leaderboard & PRIZES
  • Section Business Meetings – 1 FREE REGISTRATION PER SECTION (awarded to a voting member for 2022 meeting) *To be held week prior to the virtual meeting
  • Presentations available for THREE MONTHS post meeting
  • AAFS Annual Business Meeting – 1 FREE REGISTRATION (awarded to a voting member for 2022 meeting)
  • Virtual Lounge
  • Virtual Exhibit Hall
  • Virtual Bring Your Own Slides
  • 560+ Oral Presentations
  • 380+ Poster Presentations
  • 19 Workshops (additional fee applicable)
  • Continuing Education Credit (additional fee applicable)
  • Opportunity to donate to the FSF and receive a FREE AAFS face mask
  • Opportunity to purchase meeting apparel (t-shirts, hoodies, caps, and more)

A short demo of the vFairs platform may be viewed HERE.

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Registration – 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting registration fees are as follows:

Category Cost
 Member Registration $ 225.00 
 Non-Member Registration $ 350.00
 Member Student Registration $ 90.00
 Non-Member Student Registration $ 140.00
 AAFS Retired Fellow $ 0
 Workshop 1/2 Day $ 100.00
 Workshop Full Day $150.00 


This is not the complete schedule and changes may occur as the Board finalizes the overall meeting structure. Links will become active as information becomes available. 

Please note that all times listed are in the U.S. Central Time Zone.

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