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The University of Washington is the host university for the 2020 American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting (). The conference is Feb. 13-16 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.

The UW has more than 50 speakers and session moderators participating in the conference across a number of topics, including earthquakes, climate change impacts, misinformation during emergencies, criminal justice reform, early childhood learning and using artificial intelligence to stop child sex trafficking.

Additionally, UW President Ana Mari Cauce will welcome conference attendees to Seattle at a kickoff reception Feb. 13. The UW and Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture will host a social event Feb. 15 at the museum for hundreds of journalists attending the conference.

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Stop by the University of Washington booth at the AAAS Expo.

More than a dozen UW scholars presenting at the meeting will be available Friday through Sunday to talk with attendees. Dubs II will make a special appearance at the booth on Sunday morning. The Expo Hall is with free on-site registration, check out the for more info.