30th Annual AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy

March 29th, 2005

Posted by: admin

April 21-22, 2005
Loew’s L’Enfant Plaza Hotel
Washington, DC

You are cordially invited to attend the 30th Annual AAAS Forum (formerly Colloquium) on Science and Technology Policy, scheduled for April 21-22, 2005. This meeting, held in Washington each spring, provides a setting for discussion and debate about budget and other policy issues facing the S&T community. Since its beginning in 1976, it has grown into an annual institution that draws approximately 500 top science and technology experts. The Forum is the major public meeting in the U.S. on science and technology policy issues.

This year’s program will include sessions on:
- The Budgetary and Policy Context for R&D in FY 2006
- The Future of Scientific Communication (Formerly Known as Publishing)
- Young Scientists, Graduate Education, and National Needs for the S&T Workforce
- Science and Global Health Disasters
- The Role of R&D in the U.S. and Global Economies
- Science Versus Society? When Scientific Interests and Public Attitudes Collide

In addition, the meeting will feature:
- Keynote address by John H. Marburger, III, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
- Invited addresses by eminent public figures at the optional luncheons on Thursday & Friday, and the breakfast on Friday
- The annual William D. Carey Lecture, given this year by Representative Rush D. Holt (NJ)

For an up-to-date agenda, fees, online registration materials, and hotel arrangements, please go to

Stephen Nelson
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Science and Policy Programs
1200 New York Avenue NW
Washington DC 20005

For questions about registration, please contact:
Natalie Nimmer
Tel: 202/326-6601
Fax: 202/289-4950
E-mail: nnimmer@aaas.org

Comments are closed.