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AAAS ANNUAL MEETING, Feb 15-19, 2018, Austin, TX

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will hold its 2018 annual meeting from February 15-19, 2018 at the Austin Convention Center and Hilton Austin in Austin, TX.  Details are on the event’s website.

Among the plenary lectures, NASA Johnson Space Center Director and former astronaut Ellen Ochoa will talk about the “International Space Station: A Laboratory in Space” on February 16 from 5:15-6:30 pm Central Time.

Several other sessions are related to space, including:

  • Exoplanets Everywhere: Discovering and Characterizing Worlds Beyond Our Solar System (Feb 16)
  • The Chemistry and Physics of Nascent Planetary Systems (Feb 17)
  • Is There a Future for Humanity in Space? (Feb 17)
  • Asteroids for Research, Discovery and Commerce (Feb 18)

The program does not indicate if any of the events will be livestreamed.


February 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am
February 19, 2018 @ 9:00 pm