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        1.    Lise Menn, American Association for the Advancement of Science


Message 1: American Association for the Advancement of Science
Date: 14-Feb-2007
From: Lise Menn <lise.menncolorado.edu>
Subject: American Association for the Advancement of Science


American Association for the Advancement of Science
Short Title: AAAS

Date: 15-Feb-2007 - 19-Feb-2007
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Contact: Lise Menn
Contact Email: lise.menncolorado.edu
Meeting URL: http://www.aaas.org/meetings/Annual_Meeting/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The premier national meeting for communicating scientific research findings to
the public and to scientists in other disciplines, AAAS has a huge variety of
symposia and lectures, including many of interest to linguists. The Section of
Linguistics and Language Sciences of AAAS has noted the following symposia
scheduled for this year's meeting in San Francisco.

Symposia of Interest to Linguists - AAAS Annual Meeting, Feb 15-19, 2007 San
Francisco
For more information, search patiently at: www.aaas.org/meetings/Annual_Meeting/

Lise Menn, Secretary, Section Z, Language Sciences

180-36 The Dynamics of Extinction (This symposium will examine different kinds
of extinction: the loss of biological species, including the reduction in the
number of hominid species; the disappearance of distinctive cultures; and the
vanishing of specific human languages) Organized by Thomas Baerwald, National
Science Foundation Friday, February 16, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

90-141 Interplay of Emotion and Cognition: Implications for Learning and
High-Stakes
Testing
Organized by Sian Beilock, University of Chicago
Saturday, February 17, 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM

90-130 Hearing Health: The Looming Crisis and What Can Be Done
Organized by Steven Greenberg, Silicon Speech
Saturday, February 17, 9:45 AM to 11:15 AM

90-145 Making Memory: Brain-Behavior Relations in Human and Nonhuman Infants
Organized by Patricia Bauer, Duke University
Saturday, February 17, 9:45 AM to 11:15 AM

90-18 Endangered Languages, Knowledge Loss, and Sustainability
Organized by K. David Harrison, Swarthmore College
Saturday, February 17, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

90-29 Language Revitalization for Societal Well-Being
Organized by Blair Rudes, University of North Carolina
Sunday, February 18, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

180-114 Universal Laws Governing Biological Systems
Organized by Rolf Sinclair, Centro de Estudios Científicos
Sunday, February 18, 1:45 PM to 4:45 PM

180-31 The Archaeology of the Human Mind: From Petalias to Societies
Organized by Roberto Gonzalez-Plaza, Northwest Indian College
Monday, February 19, 9:15 AM to 12:15 PM

180-87 New Knowledge from the New Immigrant Survey
Organized by Guillermina Jasso, New York University
Monday, February 19, 9:15 AM to 12:15 PM

Others of possible interest:
180-04 Addiction and the Brain: Are We Hard-Wired to Abuse Drugs?
Organized by Joanna Fowler, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Saturday, February 17, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

90-039 The Neurobiology of Chocolate: A Mind-Altering Experience?
Organized by David Dinges, University of Pennsylvania
Sunday, February 18, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Casting a wider net (thanks to Susan Goldin-Meadow):

Communicating Science
Drawing the Line: Scientific Objectivity and Sustainability Advocacy How
Scientists Interact with the Media: An International Analysis Improving Media
Coverage of Controversial Science and Public Policy Miscommunications,
Misunderstandings, and Mistakes: Gender, Science, and the Press

Street Science: A Powerful Tool for Science Communication Who Speaks for
Science? Scientific Authority in the 21st Century Worlds Collide: Why Embedded
Communicators Make Sense for Science

Infotech AND Nanotech
Internet Searching in 2017
Placing the U.S. Cyberinfrastructure in a Global Context Science, Society, and
Shared Cyberinfrastructure: Discovery on the Grid

International Interactions: Conflict and Cooperation
Education in Developing Countries and the Global Science Web International
Policies on Ethical Research Standards: Are We There Yet?

Mind and Body
Does Neuroscience Challenge Moral and Legal Notions of Responsibility?

S&T Policy For Innovation, Competitiveness and Sustainability
Sustainability of Science and Rationales for Research
The Science of Science Policy: Making Sense of Research and Development Investments
Trends in Intellectual Property Law that Will Impact Sustainable Well-Being

Science and Polocy of Sustainability
Life Sciences Research and Biosecurity: A New Paradigm for Scientific
Responsibility
Numbers and Nerves: Affect and Meaning in Risk Information

Seminars
Robotics Seminar Part I: Robots -- Our Future's Sustainable Partner
Robotics Seminar Part II: Robots -- The Next 10 Years
Virtual Worlds Seminar Part I: Education, Learning, and Public Diplomacy in
Virtual Worlds
Virtual Worlds Seminar Part II: Research and Therapy in Virtual Worlds

Sociology and Politics of Sustainability
Education and Human Resources
Experimental and Observational Studies of Voting Turnout and Voting System
Performance

Teaching and Learning
Environmental Literacy: Educating for Environmental Well-Being
Environmental Research Charrette: An Experiment in Interdisciplinary Education
Scientist and Teacher Partnerships: Strengthening Teaching and Learning at All
Levels of Education
Teaching Sustainable Engineering
The Critical Role of College Science Courses for Nonmajors
The Digital Promise: Using Advanced Learning Technologies To Revolutionize
Education
The Role of Science in Improving and Sustaining Education

Understanding and Managing Societal Risks
Life Sciences Research and Biosecurity: A New Paradigm for Scientific
Responsibility
Numbers and Nerves: Affect and Meaning in Risk Information
Using Science and Technology as a Preconflict Engagement Tool
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