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AAAS 2014 Annual Meeting: Global Challenges in Discovery & Innovation
  • 20
  • 02
  • 2014

AAAS 2014 Annual Meeting:  Global Challenges in Discovery & Innovation

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.

Below are some more articles of interest for you to explore: 

http://www.eurekalert.org/aaasnewsroom/2014/

http://www.aaas.org/AM2014

 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.

http://www.aaas.org/news/alan-alda-good-communication-can-keep-scientists-and-public-committed-relationship

 

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