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2012 Annual Conference of the Caribbean Division

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Please join us for the 2012 Annual Conference of the Caribbean Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) dedicated to the memory of Professor Lucy Gaspar, a pioneer of Science education in Puerto Rico.

The unifying theme for the conference, "Science and Sustainable Design" represents an appropriate complement to the theme for the AAAS Annual Conference, "The Beauty and Benefits of Science".

The program will feature sessions on Science and Aesthetics and Building for Science, a workshop on Art Inspired by Science and plenary sessions on the role of Science in ensuring sustainable architecture and design.

The conference will be held at the newly renovated facilities for the School of Nursing at the Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Puerto Rico on Saturday 22nd of September, 2012, starting at 8:00 am. There is no registration fee.

Scientists of all areas, science teachers of all levels, students of all ages, and the community at large are encouraged to participate.

Contact: Dr. Abel Baerga Ortiz ( or go to our official conference website here.