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2014 AAAS Annual Meeting

The 2014 AAAS Annual Meeting Newsroom is located in the St. Gallen Room 2, on the 2nd floor of the Event Centre in the Swissôtel Chicago.

Newsroom Hours

Thursday 13 February 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday - Sunday    14 - 16 February    7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday 17 February 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

The 2014 AAAS Annual Meeting Newsroom will offer an array of news opportunities and resources:

Embargoed News Briefings

Daily briefings about breaking research being presented at the Meeting will provide press registrants with access to the world's premier scientists.

Please note: All newsroom registrants are required to observe embargoes, which will coincide with the date and time of the scientific session or related news briefing, whichever comes first.

A full schedule of news briefings will be available to registered reporters who have EurekAlert! access via the AAAS Annual Meeting virtual newsroom, to be housed on the EurekAlert! Web site beginning Monday, 10 February 2014. All press registrants also will receive a complete schedule upon arrival.

NOTE: News briefings will begin on the morning of Thursday, 13 February 2014.

Attendance at press briefings is restricted to press registrants only.

Reporter Workrooms

Special press workrooms will be equipped with Internet access, computers, printers, and Skype phones.


Newsroom registrants will have full access to copies of speaker presentations and background materials via an on-site AAAS Press Resource Center. Embargoed news releases from AAAS, academic institutions and other scientific organizations will be available on-site, and also in advance via EurekAlert!.

Coffee Lounge

During Newsroom hours, complimentary coffee and tea will be provided.

Private Interview Rooms

At the Newsroom headquarters, reporters may request private rooms for interviews.