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AAAS Sphere at the Annual Meeting

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AAAS Sphere at the Annnual Meeting in Washington, D.C., provides a space for thought-provoking daily talks, films, and discussions on the issues that matter. Meet up with other members and learn about exciting AAAS initiatives planned for 2016!

Check your tote bag insert for a full schedule of AAAS Sphere events, or download it here. (PDF) Be sure to ask about new AAAS products tailored to the unique needs of members.

AAAS Sphere is located at: Marriott Wardman Park --in the Exhibit Hall

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Transformation Breakfast at Annual Meeting 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM | Exploring Nature with Mobile Devices – Distraction or enhancement? (#periscope)
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM | AAAS Transformation Update 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM | Science Cooperation between Cuba and U.S. (#periscope)
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM | Imagine Science: Seeing the Invisible Short Films 4:00 PM | President Lincoln visits the AAAS Pavilion
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Career Options and Job Resources for Scientists (#periscope) 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | New Member Champagne Toast at Annual Meeting (located at AAAS Pavilion, across from AAAS Sphere) * members only event
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM   | Incorporating Science in Seminary Education (#periscope)  

Saturday, February 13, 2016

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM | Imagine Science: Planetary StudiesShort Films 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM | Scientists On-Call for Human Rights: A Case Study (#periscope)
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | STEM Professionals Needed: How Can We Get the Next Generation Fired Up? (#periscope) 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Reflections from Scientists: Engaging Publics Early and Often (#periscope)
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Science in Comic Books (#periscope) 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM | AAAS Short Films, Day One

Sunday, February 14, 2016

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM | Imagine Science: Experiments in Recollection Short Films 2:00 PM – 2:30PM | Connect and Collaborate: Trellis, the online platform for scientific communication (#periscope)
11:00 AM – 12:00PM | Make Your Case: How to Be an Advocate for Science (#periscope) 3:00 PM – 4:00PM | Project 2061: Developing Next Generation Curriculum and Assessment Resources for K-12 Science Education (#periscope)
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM | Federal R&D spending – An S&T Forum Preview (#periscope) 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Film Screening: My Love Affair with the Brain (located off-site at Diplomat Ballroom of the Omni Shoreham Hotel) * this is open to all registrants of the Annual Meeting
1:00 PM – 1:30PM | AAAS Short Films, Day Two  

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