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2014 AAAS Annual Meeting Newsroom
Meeting Program

The theme of the 2014 AAAS Annual Meeting in Chicago is "Meeting Global Challenges: Discovery and Innovation." According to AAAS President Phillip A. Sharp, scientific discovery and innovation "are driving solutions to current and future global challenges, including sufficient food, quality healthcare, renewable fuels, and a sustainable environment." The wide-ranging AAAS Annual Meeting will feature more than 160 scientific symposia and lectures; a poster competition; career fair; career workshops; and an exhibit hall.

Details about the scientific program and speakers are available at the AAAS Annual Meeting Web site:

Sharp, a Nobel laureate and Institute Professor at the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver the President's Address at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, 13 February 2014.

Embargo Notice—Please note that specific content related to the 2014 AAAS Annual Meeting will remain strictly embargoed until the time of the scientific session or lecture, or the related news briefing, whichever comes first.