Newsroom Registration

The AAAS Annual Meeting will provide an array of opportunities to news reporters and career science communicators who, with appropriate credentials, are eligible for complimentary meeting registration, in person or virtually.   

To avoid missing the start of the conference, please complete newsroom registration by 5pm US ET on Tuesday, February. 15.

Apply for Complimentary Newsroom Registration 

 

Attend In-Person

Join us in downtown Philadelphia for online lectures, panels, e-posters and workshops on hot topics at the intersection of science and society. Mingle with colleagues at receptions and social events. It’s all available at the world’s largest interdisciplinary science forum.

In person participants may:

  • Attend one of several news briefings on embargoed Science family journal studies on Thursday, Feb. 17. (Note: You must be registered with EurekAlert! and request access to the Science Press Package to attend these briefings.)
  • Interview scientists in media availabilities that will involve leading experts from on a wide range of meeting sessions. A full media availability schedule will be available in January 2022.
  • Interview policy makers and funders onsite.  

IMPORTANT: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all credential processing will be conducted via the on-line registration site, and all in-person attendees are required to be fully vaccinated. Read the complete policy for vaccination requirement at AAAS Events here.

Walk-in registration will not be accepted, though reporters can register via the on-line registration site as late as the last day of the meeting.

Hotel Reservation

If you need hotel accommodations, you can book a room at one of the conference hotels. Rooms are available on a first come first served basis until January 24, 2022.

You may be contacted by companies not affiliated with AAAS to book your hotel rooms at supposedly significant discounts. Reservations made through one of these companies will be at your own risk, and AAAS will not take responsibility for any lost deposits, reservation relocation, or accuracy in type of room reserved. If you are contacted by another housing company trying to sell hotel rooms, please notify kklyberg@aaas.org or (202) 326-6214.

Attend Virtually

Apply for complimentary newsroom access above and join the conference from wherever you are. 

Virtual participants may:

  • Attend one of several news briefings on embargoed Science family journal studies on Thursday, Feb. 17. (Note: You must be registered with EurekAlert! and request access to the Science Press Package to attend these briefings.)
  • Participate in all Plenary Lectures, Topical Lectures, Scientific Sessions, and Workshops – live!
Apply for Complimentary Newsroom Registration