Public Events at the 2020 AAAS Annual Meeting

Come to Our Expo

Washington State Convention Center, Hall 4B
Friday, February 14  9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday, February 15 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, February 16 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Explore the many ways that research and innovation are responding to today’s challenges and envisioning tomorrow’s Earth. See how professionals from the many perspectives of the scientific and technology landscape come together to confer and collaborate, and how you can join the effort:

  • Attend Science Careers Workshops and take the opportunity to gain advice and strategies from experienced STEM professionals on how to start or advance your work and your career;
  • Watch science and technology podcasters interview the world’s leading experts on a broad range of subjects at the This Study Shows Sci-Mic Stage;
  • Enjoy a Mars rover competition on Friday, lifestyle robotics on Saturday, and digital games on Sunday at the TechTangle in the Expo;
  • Watch our exhibitor presentations on issues ranging from the heights of space to the depths of our oceans;
  • Catch the internet broadcast of scientific session debriefs and other interviews from the Expo Stage;
  • See students compete as they concisely present their research at the Student E-poster Competition on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Looking for Family-friendly Activities?

Sheraton Grand Seattle, Grand Ballroom
Saturday, February 15 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, February 16 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Bring your family and friends to Family Science Days, where kids can:

  • Catch a stage show featuring fun science demos;
  • Participate in more than 30 age-appropriate, hands-on science and tech activities;
  • See scientists talk about their work and career on stage as part of our Meet a Scientist program.
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