World Federation of Science Journalists

2009 AAAS Meeting

The 2009 AAAS ANNUAL MEETING, the "largest general science conference in America," is coming to Chicago, 12 -16 February 2009. The meeting's theme - "Our Planet and Its Life: Origins and Futures" - recognizes that 2009 is the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of his book, "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection."

The AAAS Newsroom hosts hundreds of print, broadcast and online reporters from around the world. The meeting will feature more than 150 symposia and lectures on frontier research topics and policy issues in evolution, energy, the environment, sustainable development and more.

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