NEAFS 2020 Annual Meeting


Wednesday, October 24th

To qualify for Early Registration, a completed registration and full payment must be received no later than August 4th, 2020.  Regular registration will be accepted from August 5th through October 5th, 2020. 
After this date, all registrations will be processed on-site and subject to an additional $20 fee.  Please note that if you register on-site, you will not receive a meeting booklet and registration is only payable with credit card, cash or money order.  No checks will be accepted.  You will receive a copy of your registration form once submitted.


Accepted forms of payment, during Early Registration only, are via PayPal (using the store below making sure to select the options that you will chose on the registration form), check, or money order.  Purchase Orders or Vouchers are NOT accepted.  Payment via PayPal may be made on the NEAFS website until October 5th, 2020 (NEAFS Tax ID # 51-0213291).  A PayPal account is not necessary to use this feature - you can make a one-time credit card payment.  The PayPal receipt is the only confirmation of payment that you will receive if paying electronically, while handwritten receipts will be generated for those paying by check or money order.  IF PAYMENT IS MADE VIA CHECK OR MONEY ORDER A COMPLETED REGISTRATION FORM MUST BE COMPLETED ONLINE AND THE PAYMENT MAILED TO Beth Saucier Goodspeed, MA State Police Crime Laboratory, 124 Acton Street, Maynard, MA 02019 AND POSTMARKED ACCORDINGLY.


Workshop attendance requires an additional fee. Workshop(s) are not included with Annual Meeting Registration. Workshops are filled on a first-come-first-served basis. The Program Chair reserves the right to cancel any workshop if timely registrations are not received for the minimum number of participants. If a workshop is canceled, notification and full refunds will be made. You may not register for more than one workshop if the workshops are held during the same time frame.


If you cancel your Workshop or Meeting Registration, your written, signed, and dated request must be mailed to the NEAFS Registration Chairperson at the mailing address provided above. If you cancel, your registration fees will be refunded, as follows: postmarked no later than August 4th, 2020, full refund, less $20 processing fee; postmarked between August 5th - October 5th, 2020, 50% refund. No refund requests will be honored if postmarked after October 5th, 2020.


Reduced rate registration is available to a guest (lay person) only with a fully paid registered attendee. The reduced rate registration permits attendance during scientific sessions, all breaks, and receptions.


Certificates are generated by the workshop instructors for workshop completion.  If  you require a certificate of attendance for the general sessions/meeting please contact the Registration Chair at


Tickets for attendance to the Friday luncheon is included with FULL MEETING REGISTRATION ONLY. The Business Meeting luncheon on Thursday is included for members.  Non-members will be required to purchase tickets if they wish to attend.  Please indicate on your registration form if you will or will not be attending so we may provide an accurate headcount to the hotel. If attending the luncheons, your registration packet will include luncheon tickets that must be presented to the Officials at the door for entry to the luncheon. If you have a food allergy, please inform the hotel staff directly. If needed, additional luncheon tickets may be purchased separately.


All fees are the responsibility of the registrant. Registrations are non-transferable.

If you have any questions or concerns please email the NEAFS Registration Chairperson at:

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at the meeting.