AAAS 2014 Annual Meeting: Global Challenges in Discovery & Innovation
- Service & Advocacy
The AAAS February 2014 annual meeting in Chicago attracted thousands of scientists with a focus on inclusive, international, interdisciplinary and sustainable scientific initiatives that are both useful to society and enhance economic growth.
More than 150 symposia addressed a vast array of important issues with the intention of advancing solutions to current and future global challenges including food security, quality healthcare, renewable fuels, and a sustainable environment.
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I invited our friend, actor/producer Alan Alda, to be a plenary speaker at the meeting to offer advice on a favorite subject of his: improving the effectiveness of scientific communications.