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AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition Meeting
January 31-February 1, 2013
All sessions will take place at
1200 New York Avenue, NW
Entrance at 12th and H Streets, NW
Washington, DC
Printable agenda found here.
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Thursday January 31, 2013
10:30AM - 11:00AM Registration and Coffee -
11:00AM - 11:15AM Welcome - Auditorium
11:15AM - 12:30PM Morning Plenary: What are Children’s Rights? - Auditorium
12:30PM - 1:15PM Lunch - 2nd Floor Reception Area
1:15PM - 2:00PM Outreach and Communication (Concurrent Business Meeting) -
1:15PM - 2:00PM Planning the July 2013 Coalition Meeting (Concurrent Business Meeting) -
What tools and topics would you like to learn about and discuss at the next Coalition meeting? Have your say on the agenda for the July 2013 Coalition meeting.
2:00PM - 3:30PM Education and Information Resources: Working Group Meeting -
This working group is devoted to producing a variety of accessible information materials for the promotion and support of collaboration between scientists and human rights practitioners.
2:00PM - 3:30PM Ethics and Human Rights: Working Group Meeting -
This working group is devoted to fostering appreciation among scientists and scientific associations of the relevance of human rights to ethical standards, the conduct of science, and human research protections.
2:00PM - 3:30PM Service to the Human Rights Community: Working Group Meeting -
This working group is devoted to bridging the scientific and human rights communities with the aim of encouraging and facilitating the greater engagement of scientists in efforts to advance human rights.
2:00PM - 3:30PM Service to the STEM Community: Working Group Meeting -
2:00PM - 3:30PM Welfare of Scientists: Working Group Meeting -
This working group is devoted to the protection and defense of scientists under threat and will work to increase the effectiveness of scientific organizations in defending the human rights of scientists.
3:30PM - 4:00PM Break - 2nd Floor Reception Area
4:00PM - 5:30PM Children’s Rights in the United States (Concurrent Workshop) -
4:00PM - 5:30PM Introduction to Science and Human Rights (Concurrent Workshop) -
5:30PM - 6:30PM Reception - 2nd Floor Reception Area
6:30PM - 8:00PM Evening Plenary: Children’s Rights in Scientific Research - Auditorium
8:00PM Meeting Adjourns -
Friday February 1, 2013
9:00AM - 9:30AM Breakfast - 2nd Floor Reception Area
9:30AM - 11:00AM Children’s Rights Online (Concurrent Workshop) -
9:30AM - 11:00AM Human Rights Committees and Affinity Groups in Your Society (Concurrent Workshop) -
11:00AM - 11:30AM Break - 2nd Floor Reception Area
11:30AM - 12:45PM Closing Plenary: Researching Children’s Rights: Innovations, Opportunities and Responsibilities - Auditorium
12:45PM - 1:00PM Closing Remarks - Auditorium
1:00PM Meeting Adjourns -