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AAAS Forum on Science & Technology Policy

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Be part of the discussion.

The annual AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy is the conference for people interested in public policy issues facing the science, engineering, and higher education communities. Since 1976, it has been the place where insiders go to learn what is happening and what is likely to happen in the coming year on the federal budget and the growing number of policy issues that affect researchers and their institutions. Come to the Forum, learn about the future of S&T policy, and meet the people who will shape it.

Who should attend?

Scientists and engineers, research administrators, industrial R&D managers, policymakers, association officials, federal grant recipients, students, science diplomats, government affairs specialists, public affairs officers, science writers, and others with an interest in the intersection of policy with science and technology.

Registration Pricing

Advanced Sales Rates (through April 1, 2013)
  AAAS Member Non-member
Regular $500 $550
Non-Profit $450 $500
Student, Postdoc, Retired $200 $225

Included with your registration

AAAS Report XXXVIII: Research and Development FY 2014, a comprehensive analysis of the R&D proposals for the FY 2014 budget, prepared by AAAS and a group of its affiliated scientific, engineering, and higher education associations.

To stay informed on the 2013 Forum and on R&D funding developments, please sign up for the AAAS R&D Budget and Policy Program email list through our Guest Book.