News Briefings

News briefings will be webcast live from Seattle, Washington, beginning Thursday, 13 February. Browse the schedule below for news briefing start times and topics.

Schedule subject to change. All times are listed in US Pacific Standard Time (PST).

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Thursday, 13 February


9:00 AM
Science Paper — Breaking Research News

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10:00 AM
Science Advances Paper — Breaking Research News

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11:00 AM
Novel Coronavirus Update (n-Cov)

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1:00 PM
"Living Donor" Tissues Propel Brain Research

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2:00 PM
Mathematicians Use New Tools to Spot and End Gerrymandering

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3:00 PM
Science Disrupts Sex Trade: Aids Victims, Blocks Buyers

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4:00 PM
Facing Addiction Challenges with Science-backed Policy

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Friday, 14 February


9:00 AM
Music’s Healing Power and Cultural Foundation

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10:00 AM
Infectious Diseases Endanger Marine Creatures, Habitats and World Food

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11:00 AM
Public Health Impacts of Wildfire Smoke

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12:00 PM
U.S. Inventors Shake Up Innovation

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1:00 PM
The Future of Food: Technology Tackles Food Security Risks

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3:00 PM
Open Immigration Policies Do Not Boost Crime Rates

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4:00 PM
Search for Extraterrestrial Life With New Generation Technology

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Saturday, 15 February


10:00 AM
Conserving Species and Ecosystems Through Better Data

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11:00 AM
Touch: The Roots of Empathy in Babies and Robots

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12:00 PM
Policy and Ethics Shape Future of Human Embryo Research

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1:00 PM
Preparing for Extreme Weather and Flood Damage of the 21st Century

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2:00 PM
Future Factories Require New Skills, Trust in Big Bots, Humans’ Rights Focus

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3:00 PM
Advancing Justice with Lessons from Psychology

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Sunday, 16 February


9:00 AM
Emotion Recognition Technology: Present and Future

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10:00 AM
How to Grade Secure, Effective, Cooperative AI [Briefing after symposium]

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11:00 AM
Compost My Body and Memorialize My Facebook: Death in the 21st Century

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12:00 PM
Sea Lions, Right Whales and Killer Whales as Keys to Conservation

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