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February 15-19, 2018 - Austin, Texas


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting

Advance registration is now available for the 2018 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting  in Austin, Texas. The meeting program will be available online in October. Register and reserve a hotel room now to receive lower rates. AAAS members receive an additional registration discount. Non-members can also receive discounted rates on AAAS membership if they register for the meeting.

The 2018 meeting theme—Advancing Science: Discovery to Application—highlights the critical roles of academia, government, and industry in moving ideas into innovations. How can we encourage broader collaboration across the scientific enterprise to meet today’s needs and to help invent the future?

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting brings together thousands of leading scientists, engineers, educators, policymakers, and science communicators from around the world to discuss recent developments in science and technology.

General and student poster submissions are being accepted through October 19, 2017.  Poster presentations will be delivered in an electronic format! Please consider submitting a poster to present your research to the multidisciplinary community of AAAS Annual Meeting attendees. This is a unique opportunity to speak across sectors and disciplines, and amplify the impact of your work.

We look forward to welcoming you to Austin!


April 6-8, 2018 - Chicago, Illinois

Labor Notes Conference

Get in touch with the labor movement’s fighting spirit—meet us in Chicago! Labor Notes Conferences are the biggest gatherings out there of grassroots union activists, worker center leaders, and all-around troublemakers.


April 22, 2018 - Nationwide

War Hurts Earth

World Beyond War joins with Just World Educational in promoting Earth Day events for on or about April 22, 2018, that will challenge the greatest destroyer of the earth: the war industry.


May 18 - 21, 2018 - Detroit, Michigan

Extreme Extraction Summit

We are thrilled to announce that the 8th Extreme Energy Extraction Summit will be held May 18th through 21st, 2018 at the Commons in Detroit, a multi-use community and organizing space held down by East Michigan Environmental Action Coalition.


June 11-15, 2018 - Pomona, California


The Pacific Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is pleased to announce its 99th annual meeting, to be held on the campus of the California State Polytechnic University (Cal Poly Pomona), Pomona, California. Membership in AAAS or its affiliated societies is not required to participate in or present research at the meeting.

All scientists, including graduate and undergraduate students, are invited to present their research results at the meeting, either orally or as posters. Persons paying the registration fee may attend all scientific sessions as well as participate in many other activities. Field trips require advance registration and payment of additional fees.


September 21-22, 2018 - Toronto, Canada

World Beyond War is planning an annual global conference in Toronto on September 21 and 22, 2018, at OCAD University (Ontario College of Art and Design University, 100 McCaul St, Toronto, ON M5T 1W1, Canada.
The agenda will include speakers, plenaries, workshops, discussions, poetry, music, and food. Likely topics focused on will include: building the war abolition movement globally and in Canada, using the rule of law against war, system-level designing for peace, Canada's role in warmaking, global governance, Indigenous rights, new laws against war, protecting the environment from war, departments of peace, science for peace, youth activism, divestment, closing bases, prosecuting the crime of war, truth and reconciliation, remediation, and restitution.
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