The University of British Columbia is organizing a pre-meeting tour of its research facilities. The tour is for WORKING PRESS ONLY. Bus transportation will be provided. Learn more and RSVP.
16 February 7:45 AM – 8:30 AM
The breakfast briefing with AAAS President Nina Fedoroff will be held in Room 306, Vancouver Convention Centre.
Gala Welcome Reception for Reporters
16 February 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
AAAS welcomes reporters with a special reception at the beautiful Vancouver Aquarium in
AAAS is grateful for the support of Janssen Research & Development LLC, which is sponsoring this event for newsroom registrants.
17 February 7:45 AM – 9:00 AM
All Newsroom registrants are invited to this breakfast sponsored by the "Think Canada" research partners. Room 306, Vancouver Convention Centre.
17 February 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Winners of the 2011 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards will be invited to a special luncheon in their honor, hosted by The Kavli Foundation, to include a moderated roundtable discussion. All newsroom registrants welcome. Priority seating will be provided for working reporters. Room 306, Vancouver Convention Centre.
17 February 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
All newsroom registrants are invited. Outside the Newsroom Headquarters on the Second Level of the Vancouver Convention Centre.
17 February 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
All newsroom registrants are invited to the awards reception and ceremony at Science World
at Telus World of Science. The awards have been endowed by The Kavli Foundation.
Shuttle buses will be provided from the Vancouver Convention Centre beginning at 6:45 PM.
18 February 7:45 AM – 9:00 AM
This networking and information opportunity, sponsored by the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres, will held in Room 306, Vancouver Convention Centre.
18 February 4:00 p.m.
Representatives of Euroscience Open Forum 2012 will discuss plans for the meeting in Dublin, Ireland on 11-15 July.
18 February 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Vesa Niinikangas, president of the World Federation of Science Journalists, will introduce the new director of the World Federation and announce the names of the winners of seven scholarships to attend the 2012 Kavli Prizes Ceremony in Oslo in September. Nils Christian Stenseth, the president of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, will participate.
18 February 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
The Canadian Science Writers' Association will host an evening party for Newsroom registrants at The Canvas Lounge in the historic Gastown district of Vancouver. The event is sponsored exclusively by Waterloo Region, Ontario - Canada's leading tech cluster - and brought to you by Communitech and its 800 technolopy organizations.
19 February 7:45 AM – 9:00 AM
Newsroom registrants are invited to this sponsored breakfast briefing in Room 306, Vancouver Convention Centre.
19 February 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
The World Federation of Science Journalists will host a wine-and-cheese reception and social hour looking ahead to the 8th World Conference of Science Journalists in Helsinki, Finland, 24-28 June, 2013. Meet the Board of the WFSJ and the team organizing the conference.