Policy Aspects Of Science Dominate 1994 AAAS Meeting

About 5,000 scientists are expected to attend the 1994 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, to be held in San Francisco February 18-23. * John Gibbons, Assistant to the President of the United States for Science and Technology, and Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy: "Science, Technology, and the Clinton Administration." * "Health Care Reform and Advances in Medicine":

Franklin Hoke
Feb 6, 1994

About 5,000 scientists are expected to attend the 1994 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, to be held in San Francisco February 18-23.

* John Gibbons, Assistant to the President of the United States for Science and Technology, and Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy: "Science, Technology, and the Clinton Administration."

* "Health Care Reform and Advances in Medicine": Sessions will focus on the discovery of AIDS therapies in an era of health care reform, ethical issues in the testing of preventive HIV vaccines, and information technology supporting research, health care, and the AIDS-affected community.

* "Industry, Policy, and the Changing Infrastructure of Science" One session, "Building a U.S. Technology Policy," will target the efforts of the Clinton administration to develop a set of policies linking technology development, technology utilization, and U.S. economic competitiveness.

* "Science, Ethics, and the Law": Sessions will...

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