Curious About Developments in Other Fields and Countries?
Meet some of the world's leading experts all under one roof. Explore a unique program that speaks to your multidisciplinary and field-related interests. Interact with your peers from around the world. AAAS creates opportunities for interdisciplinary interaction among researchers, engineers, faculty, and students through its Annual Meeting. Those who join us will choose among a broad range of activities, including lectures by some of the world's leading scientists and engineers, multidisciplinary symposia, cutting-edge seminars, networking activities, career development workshops, and an international exhibition.
To date, the Annual Meeting has drawn international panelists from 37 countries. Out of 159 scientific sessions, 54% have international representation. This is your chance to interact with researchers from around the globe. Attend symposia spread across 12 tracks: Brain and Behavior, Climate Change, Education, Emerging Science and Technology, Energy, Global Collaboration, Human Biology and Health, Land and Oceans, The Science Endeavor, Science and Society, Security, and Sustainability. Browse the latest information at www.aaas.org/meetings and select "Browse the Program."
Special Workshop: Research Integrity
The AAAS Workshop on Responsible Research Practices in a Changing Research Environment on Thursday, 17 February, highlights emerging issues related to new challenges for researchers who seek to "practice" their craft responsibly. Register for the workshop online using the "Register Now" link; follow the steps for "General Attendee." Registrants have the option of selecting only the workshop as well as attending the full meeting. The workshop is partially funded by the Office of Inspector General at the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Office of Research Integrity. For more information, select "Browse the Program" www.aaas.org/meetings.
For details on sessions and speakers in each seminar, visit www.aaas.org/meetings and select "Seminars."
Body and Machine
Frontiers in Chemistry
Renaissance Downtown (Headquarters Hotel)
Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis until 16 January 2011 for the Grand Hyatt and 23 January for the Renaissance, Embassy Suites, and Hampton Inn.
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Meeting events will be held in downtown Washington, D.C., at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the Renaissance Downtown Hotel, and the Grand Hyatt Washington. Discounted advance registration rates are available until Thursday, 27 January 2011.
After 27 January 2011, on-site rates apply. Learn more...
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As student session aides, undergraduate- and graduate-level students receive free meeting registration. They will listen to and meet a range of interesting people, including leading scientists, Nobel Laureates, popular authors, government leaders, and radio and television personalities. Learn more at www.aaas.org/meetings under "Teachers & Students."
Special AAAS Membership Offer
Not a member of AAAS? Take advantage of this offer before it expires on 27 January. Register in advance for the Annual Meeting, pay the reduced New Member rate, and become a member at the same time — a $170 value for professionals. Receive 51 issues of Science and all of its archives as well as Science Express and Science Online. Canadian and other international members will receive the digital edition. This offer is subject to verification. Register now!
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