WATCH 2022 INVITED LECTURES

Plenary lectures and discussions from the 2022 AAAS Annual Meeting are now available to view on our YouTube Channel. Topical Lectures are being posted on the meeting virtual platform and are available to 2022 Deluxe Access registrants for on-demand viewing until April 15.

2022 Meeting Plenary Sessions

AAAS President’s Address


Susan Amara, Scientific Director of the Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health

Addressing Energy Access,Equity, ad Resilinecy in the 21st Century


Deepak Divan, Director, Center for Distributed Energy, Georgia Tech

Developing mRNA for Therapy


Katalin Karikó, Scientific Vice President,BioNTech RNA Pharmaceuticals

Does Science Communication Still Work?


Holden Thorp, Editor-in-Chief, Science Journals moderates a debate, featuring:

Jane Lubchenco


Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Joelle Simpson
Katie Mack

2022 Meeting Topical Lectures


Topical lectures are available on on the meeting virtual platform to Deluxe Access registrants.

Bioinspired Ocean Exploration

John O. Dabiri

Centennial Professor of Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

From the Possibility to the Certainty of a Supermassive Black Hole

Andrea M. Ghez

Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Los Angeles

Games, Stories, and Science for Successful Public Engagement

Katie Hinde

Associate Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University  

Rising to Resilience in Water: Can We Get There from Here, and What Will It Take?

Felicia Marcus

William C. Landreth Visitin Fellow, Standford University
Founding Member, Water Policy

The Disappearing Chip: The Physics behind Nanoscale Electronics

Nadya Mason

Rosalyn S. Yalow Professor of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

A Care Conundrum at the Intersection of Class, Access, and Health

Robin Nelson

Associate Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University  

Unraveling the Big Lie: Participatory Disinformation and its Threat to Democracy

Kate Starbird

Associate Professor, University of Washington, Human Centered Design & Engineering

Against Crisis Science: Research Futures for Climate and Energy Justice

Kyle Whyte

George Willis Pack Professor, School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan

2022 Meeting Special Lectures


Special lectures are available on on the meeting virtual platform to Deluxe Access registrants.

American Institute of Physics Andrew Gemant Award Lecture

Proving Science Right

S. James Gates

Director, Brown Theoretical Physics Center
Ford Foundation Professor of Physics, Brown University

Sarton Memorial Lecture in the History and Philosophy of Science

Evidentiary Constraint: When Science Policy Meets Activism

Audra J. Wolfe

Writer and Editor

John P. McGovern Award Lecture in Behavioral Sciences

Eyewitness Memory Is Reliable, But the Criminal Justice System Is Not               

John Wixted

Distinguished Professor, University of California San Diego 

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