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2014 AAAS Annual Meeting
NEWSROOM
SOCIAL & NETWORKING EVENTS

In addition to breaking research news, the 2014 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

13 February 7:45 AM 8:30 AM

The breakfast briefing with AAAS President Phillip A. Sharp will be held in Montreux Room 3, Swissôtel Chicago. For registered reporters only.


International Reporters Reception

13 February 8:00 PM 10:00 PM

AAAS welcomes international reporters with a special reception in the Lucerne Ballroom, Swissôtel Chicago.

Note: Meeting press badges are required.


European Commission Press Breakfast

14 February 7:45 AM 9:00 AM

Newsroom registrants are invited to this sponsored breakfast in Montreux Room 3, Swissôtel Chicago.


Kavli Foundation Journalism Roundtable

14 February 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Winners of the 2013 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 Montreux Room 3, Swissôtel Chicago.


EurekAlert! Reception

14 February 2:30 PM 4:30 PM

All newsroom registrants are invited to the EurekAlert! reception. Montreux Room 3, Swissôtel Chicago.


AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards

14 February 7:00 PM 10:00 PM

All newsroom registrants are invited to the awards reception and ceremony at The Field Museum. The awards have been endowed by The Kavli Foundation. Shuttle buses will be provided from the Swissôtel Chicago beginning at 6:45 PM.

Note: Meeting press badges are required.


Helmholtz Association Breakfast

15 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 Montreux Room 3, Swissôtel Chicago.


Announcement and Social Hour - World Federation of Science Journalists

15 February, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) and the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters will host a wine-and-cheese reception to announce the winners of five travel scholarships for science journalists to attend the 2014 Kavli Prizes ceremony in Oslo. Chul Joong Kim, president of the WFSJ, and Nils Christian Stenseth, president of the Norwegian Academy, will speak. Montreux Room 3, Swissôtel Chicago.


Science Writers Party

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

The Chicago Science Writers will host an evening party for Newsroom registrants at the Mid-America Club atop the Aon Center.


Lemelson Foundation Press Breakfast

16 February 7:45 AM 9:00 AM

Newsroom registrants are invited to a press breakfast in Montreux Room 3, Swissôtel Chicago. Sponsored by the Lemelson Foundation.


Wine and Cheese Reception - Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)

16 February 4:00 PM 5:30 PM

Newsroom registrants are invited to this sponsored social event in Montreux Room 3, Swissôtel Chicago. Bertil Andersson, president of Nanyang Technological University, will make remarks.