Saturday, February 17, 2007

2007 AAAS meeting in San Francisco

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is having its annual meeting here in San Francisco.

The "Triple-A-S" meeting is designed for a broader audience than most science meetings. This year's theme is Science and Technology for Sustainable Well-Being and also has two days worth of events and demonstrations designed for the general public and whole family:

AAAS Family Science Days
San Francisco Hilton
11:00 AM — 5:00 PM

Saturday, 17 February

11:00 AM

"The Mythbusters: Jamie Savage and Adam Hyneman" — The Science Channel


"BioBug: Field to Fuel" — University of Idaho

12:45 PM

"Iron Science" — The Exploratorium

1:30 PM

"Fun with Science and Astronomy" — The Zula Patrol and KQED Kids!

2:15 PM

AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books: Awards ceremony

3:15 PM

"Waves in Nature: Lasers to Tsunamis and Beyond" — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

4:00 PM

"The Outreach Roadshow" — Women@SCS Outreach Roadshow, Carnegie Mellon University

Sunday, 18 February

11:00 AM

"Name that Mammal!" — Platypus Media

11:45 AM

"The Science Hour of Power" — Sikes Science

12:30 PM

"Global Warming Discovery" — ClimateChangeEducation.Org

1:15 PM

"The Science of Yo-Yos" — Yomega Corp.

2:00 PM

"BioBug: Field to Fuel" — The University of Idaho

2:45 PM

"Cloud Nine" — How The Weatherworks™

3:30 PM

"Robotics: The Next 10 Years" — The Robotics Society of America and San Francisco State University

4:15 PM

"Kinetic City" — AAAS

As usual, i'm not quite ready to leave for a long field expedition on Tuesday and have too much crap to do....maybe i'll try and go tomorrow.

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