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AAAS Annual Meeting General Information

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Newsroom HQ:
Hynes Convention Center
Room 101

Thursday,
14 February

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday - Sunday,
15 - 17 February

7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Monday,
18 February

7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST)

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AAAS Annual Meeting

Special Events



In addition to breaking research news, the 2013 AAAS Annual Meeting offers a full roster of social and networking opportunities for Newsroom registrants. Additional details will be forthcoming, but the following events will be part of the Newsroom events lineup:


AAAS President's Breakfast and Briefing

14 February 7:45 AM 8:30 AM

The breakfast briefing with AAAS President William H. Press will be held in Room 200, Hynes Convention Center [ map ]. For registered reporters only.


International Reporters Reception

14 February 8:00 PM 10:00 PM

AAAS welcomes international reporters with a special reception in the Grand Ballroom of the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel.
[ directions ]

Note: Meeting press badges are required.


European Commission Press Breakfast

15 February 7:45 AM 9:00 AM

Newsroom registrants are invited to this sponsored breakfast in Room 200, Hynes Convention Center [ map ].


Science Journalism Roundtable

15 February 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Winners of the 2012 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 in Hynes Convention Center [ map ].


EurekAlert! Reception

15 February 2:30 PM 4:30 PM

All newsroom registrants are invited to the EurekAlert! reception. Room 200, Hynes Convention Center [ map ].


AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards

15 February 7:00 PM 10:00 PM

All Newsroom registrants are invited to the awards reception and ceremony at historic Fenway Park. The awards have been endowed by The Kavli Foundation. Shuttle buses will be provided from the Hynes Convention Center beginning at 6:45 PM.
Note: Meeting press badges are required.


Helmholtz Association Breakfast

16 February 7:45 AM 9:00 AM

This networking and information opportunity, sponsored by the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres, will be held in Room 200, Hynes Convention Center [ map ].


Science Writers Party

16 February, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The New England Science Writers will host an evening party for Newsroom registrants at Skywalk Observatory in the Prudential Center. [ map ]


Canada Press Breakfast

17 February 7:45 AM 9:00 AM

News room registrants are invited to a press breakfast in Room 200, sponsored by the Canada Foundation for Innovation, Hynes Convention Center [ map ].