The 2021 virtual Annual Meeting theme—Understanding Dynamic Ecosystems—seeks to feature diverse ways of understanding the complexities and dynamics of biological, physical, social, and economic systems across scales, as well as strengthening and activating new connections to address underlying problems in various spheres.
AAAS President, February 2020–2021
Dean’s Endowed Professor, Director, Institute for Genome Sciences
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Browse the 2021 meeting program.
Meeting Virtual Format
See how we adapted the 2021 meeting to an entirely virtual format.
Archived videos of the 2021 AAAS president’s address, plenary lectures, and more are available for viewing on the Annual Meeting YouTube Channel.
Since the 2021 Annual Meeting was held virtually, we did not take traditional photographs for archival purposes. View the composed mosaic of the 2021 meeting- these photos were submitted by our attendees.