Sci Mic Stage
Presented by European Commission
Don’t wait to read about what’s being unveiled at the AAAS Annual Meeting. Watch some of the top minds in science engage in press interviews and podcasts live from the Sci-Mic Stage. Want to be an active part of the process too? Audience members may be invited to share their thoughts on some of the critical issues of the day. Join the conversation.
Presented by Bristol-Meyers Squibb
Learn the ways where you can be a Force for Science. The hour-long talks are calibrated for both the seasoned scientists and the new enthusiast.
Share Your Science
Create a short video explaining your research and how it relates to society! AAAS Public Engagement staff will be on hand to help you identify your science communication goal, audience, and message and a professional videographer will film you. After the Annual Meeting, you’ll be able to retrieve your video from a private link and can use it on your social media pages or other professional outlets.
Reddit’s Ask Me Anything (AMA)
Presented by University of Texas at Austin
The five AMAs conducted at last year’s Annual Meeting were seen by 14 million people. Come see this year‘s conducted in person.
Organized by Jackson Hole WILD
Watch award winning science videos in the Screening Room. Presented films range from shorts to feature lengths, and highlight different facets of scientific inquiry. Three videos will be played on repeating loops from Friday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. at the Austin Convention Center. The list of films will be posted in January.
Sci-tech Market Place
Looking for science oriented clothes, jewelry, and tchotchkes for you or yours? Visit the Market Place in the Exhibit Hall.
Watch and ask questions of students and professionals present their work at the poster pods. After the days presentations, attendees and can peruse the presented posters by scrolling through at one of the five kiosks.
Concessions will be available in the Exhibit Hall.
New to Austin?
Visit the Austin lounge. Relax and chat about local science programs and the local’s favorite haunts.