On-site Newsroom Hours & Information


The 2017 AAAS Annual Meeting Newsroom is located in the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, room 101.




Newsroom Hours

Thursday 16 February 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday - Sunday 17-19 February 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday 20 February 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM



The 2017 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 online newsroom on EurekAlert!, beginning Monday, 13 February 2017. All press registrants also will receive a complete schedule upon arrival.

NOTE: News briefings will begin on the morning of Thursday, 16 February 2017.

Attendance at press briefings is restricted to press registrants only. For more information about press registration, read our credentialing information.


Reporter Workrooms

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


Speaker Materials

Newsroom registrants will have full access to background materials, speaker presentations and embargoed news releases via the Online Newsroom on EurekAlert!. If you require such resources and do not have access to EurekAlert!, please visit the Newsroom headquarters, Hynes Convention Center room 101, for assistance.


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.