The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will hold its annual meeting from 18 to 22 February 2010 in San Diego, California in the United States.
Under the title 'Bridging science and society', the meeting will offer a broad range of activities, including plenary and topical lectures by leading scientists and engineers, multidisciplinary symposia, career development workshops and an international exhibition.
In addition, seminars will cover the following topics:
- translational and personalised medicine ('Evaluating and funding translational research', 'Genome analyses and sequencing to advance drug discovery and treatment', 'The road to personalised medicine');
- marine sciences and society ('Does size matter? Rationales for large marine reserves', 'Marine spatial planning: a new approach for balancing ocean uses and ecosystem health', 'Arctic sea-ice loss: what this means for the conservation of Arctic marine ecosystems');
- history and future of laser technology ('Celebrating the birth of the laser: a look back after 50 years', 'Next generation of extreme optical tools and applications', 'Ultra-cold, ultra-fast and ultra-hot uses of lasers').
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