American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Founded in 1848, the American Association for the Advancement of Science is the world's largest federation of scientific and engineering societies, with nearly 300 affiliate organizations. In addition, AAAS counts more than 140,000 scientists, engineers, science educators, policy makers, and interested citizens among its individual members, making it the largest general scientific organization in the world. The Association has as its goals to foster communication among scientists, engineers and the public; enhance international cooperation in science and its applications; promote the responsible conduct and use of science and technology; foster education in science and technology for everyone; enhance the science and technology workforce and infrastructure; increase public understanding and appreciation of science and technology; strengthen support for science and technology enterprise. Advancing science; Serving society.



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Phone: (202) 326-6470

1200 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20005, US

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