2024 AAAS Annual meeting Invited Lecturers

AAAS Presidential Address
Toward Science Without Walls

Keith Yamamoto
President, AAAS
Chair, 2024 Annual Meeting
University of California, San Francisco 

Closing Reception and Panel
Debate moderated by Holden Thorp
Editor-in-Chief, Science Journals


Willie E. May 
AAAS President-Elect, Morgan State University 

Kaye Husbands Fealing
Georgia Institute of Technology

Michael Crow
Arizona State University

RNA – A Catalyst for Public Engagement
with Science

Thomas R. Cech
University of Colorado, Boulder 

Can AI Understand the World?

Melanie Mitchell
Santa Fe Institute

What Does it Mean for Space
to Benefit Everyone?

Danielle Wood
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

How Can Ecology Strengthen Biological
and Cultural Diversity?

Erika Zavaleta
University of California-Santa Cruz 

Stephanie Dick
Simon Fraser University 

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