HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
2004 AAAS annual meeting spotlights world health, oceans and family science

Ocean and world-health headlines, plus family science -- from hair-raising electricity to "Oobleck" demos -- promise something for everyone at the 2004 AAAS Annual Meeting.

Set for 12-16 February in Seattle, Washington, the world's largest general scientific conference offers free events for families and job-seekers, as well as a peer-reviewed technical program for scientists, educators and policymakers. The Meeting will draw some 6,000+ individuals from around the world, including 1,000 press registrants.

Why does this year's AAAS (Triple-A-S) Meeting focus on marine science, world health and family science activities?

"Marine life is disappearing faster than scientists can identify it, affecting our ecosystems and our food choices," said Alan I. Leshner, chief executive officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and executive publisher of Science Magazine. "Researchers also are racing to address diseases such as AIDS, which has orphaned millions of children, and the health impacts of global warming."

At the same time, Leshner said, parents are searching for easy, effective ways to keep children excited about the science that affects all our lives, everyday.

Family Science Days, featuring ice cream made with liquid nitrogen, mysterious Oobleck goo, the physics of wheels and a Super Cool Science Show, were added to this year's Meeting as a public service. The free events will take place from 12 noon to 5:00 pm, Saturday-Sunday, 14-15 February, in the Washington Convention & Trade Center.

Another new feature of this year's Meeting, the Oceans for Everyone town hall gathering, will bring together policymakers, scientists, environmentalists, fishing professionals and the public to address critical marine science questions. Some 300 attendees are expected to participate in the town hall, set for Sunday, 15 February, from 2:00 to 5:00 pm in the Convention Center, rooms 2A and 2B. (Pre-r
'"/>

Contact: Monica Amarelo
mamarelo@aaas.org
206-774-6330
American Association for the Advancement of Science
5-Feb-2004


Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. Dr. Patricia Limerick to speak at ESA annual meeting
2. Improved nutrition could prevent more than half of the worlds child deaths annually
3. Hidden cost of Colorado River diversions is $2.4 billion annually
4. VIB presents its annual results at BIO2004 in San Francisco
5. 2004 AIUM ultrasound research grant recipients to be announced at the AIUM annual convention
6. Worlds protected areas suffer from $2.5 billion annual shortfall
7. Society for Biomolecular Screening to hold ninth annual conference
8. Popular Science announces second annual Brilliant 10: the countrys top young scientists
9. Rise in ozone could cost US soybean industry additional $21 million annually
10. Ecological Society of America 88th annual meeting
11. Organization for Human Brain Mapping annual meeting abstract highlights

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/22/2019)... ... October 21, 2019 , ... Join QPS experts ... Bioanalytical in a live session on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 11am ... , A good CRO partner should have expertise in method development, which can be ...
(Date:10/22/2019)... ... ... Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s global Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group ... with German biotech strategy consulting firm, Catenion. The seminar will take place from 16:00 ... , Speakers from Greenberg Traurig and Catenion will discuss best practices and practical tips ...
(Date:10/19/2019)... ... October 18, 2019 , ... Scientists from ... and experience the best their field has to offer. PI engineers are on-hand ... industry and research. , Micro- and Nanopositioning Stages for Linear and Rotary Motion, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:10/17/2019)... OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (PRWEB) , ... October 15, ... ... rating to 23andMe, a leader among services that offer DNA Testing for health ... become so popular. Everywhere you look, it seems that people want to know ...
(Date:10/10/2019)... ... October 09, 2019 , ... The ... Principal Deputy Commissioner, FDA, as a newly-confirmed keynote speaker for the 2019 ... Vegas, Nevada USA. , Dr. Abernethy, a hematologist/oncologist and palliative medicine physician, is ...
(Date:10/10/2019)... ... October 10, 2019 , ... VirTrial ... research centers in Europe. All Pratia research centers have completed VirTrial’s Virtual Trial ... and certified as Virtual Trial Capable and prepared to conduct decentralized clinical trials ...
(Date:10/8/2019)... BOSTON (PRWEB) , ... October 08, 2019 , ... Today, ... U.K. of its lead development technology. Like the company’s precursor patent, approved in ... and accurate counting of tissue stem cells. Asymmetrex now markets the technology in ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: