News Briefings

Newsroom registrants will be sent the link to news briefings via email. If you have questions, please email media@aaas.org.

If you'd like access to the 2021 AAAS Annual Meeting Newsroom Briefings and schedule, please send an email to media@aaas.org with the subject "Request for Access to the 2021 AAAS Annual Meeting Newsroom Briefings". Include your full name and affiliation in the body of the email. Please note that this will only give you access to the news briefings. If you would like access to the other sections of the annual meeting, you will have to register by completing the form on this page https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AM21PressReg.


Schedule subject to change. All times are listed in US Eastern Standard Time (EST).


Monday, 8 February


9:00 AM
Science Paper — Breaking Research News

INFO
10:00 AM
Deconstructing Cancer Cells for More Effective Treatment

INFO | WATCH BRIEFING
10:45 AM
AAAS Presidential Address: Claire M. Fraser

INFO
Noon
BREAK

1:00 PM
The Future of Cities: Green Buildings and Sustainable Infrastructure

INFO | WATCH BRIEFING
2:00 PM
Break

3:00 PM
Consequences of Incarceration on Health Inequity and Racial Injustice

INFO | WATCH BRIEFING
4:00 PM
Plenary Address: Anthony S. Fauci

INFO

Tuesday, 9 February


9:00 AM
Science Advances Paper — Breaking Research News

INFO
10:00 AM
An Epidemiological Blueprint to Understand the Complex Dynamics of a Pandemic

INFO | WATCH BRIEFING
11:00 AM
Mitigating the Impact of Global Tick-borne Diseases

INFO | WATCH BRIEFING
Noon
AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards

INFO
1:00 PM
Polygenic Risk Scores: Uses and Misuses in Health, Research and Society

INFO | WATCH BRIEFING
2:00 PM
Institutional Responses to COVID: The Impact on Undergraduate STEM Instruction

INFO | WATCH BRIEFING
3:00 PM
The Impacts of Mobile Technology and Regulation in a Pandemic

INFO | WATCH BRIEFING
4:00 PM
Plenary Address: Ruha Benjamin

INFO

Wednesday, 10 February


9:00 AM
They (and We) Are What We Eat: Linking Diet and Gut Microbiome to Human Health

INFO | WATCH BRIEFING
10:00 AM
Resolving LGBTQ Disparities in STEM Representation Through Demographic Data

INFO | WATCH BRIEFING
11:00 AM
Language Development and Health: Deaf Children During Quarantine

INFO | WATCH BRIEFING
Noon
Understanding and Enabling Human Travel to the Moon and Mars

INFO | WATCH BRIEFING
4:00 PM
AAAS Awards Ceremony

INFO