The Annual Meeting: Improving What Isn't Broken

Science  04 Oct 2013:
Vol. 342, Issue 6154, pp. 74-79
DOI: 10.1126/science.342.6154.74

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Tight travel budgets and improvements in Web-based technologies for accessing meetings, among other developments, are reasons to question the future of the traditional annual scientific conference. But there are few signs that extinction is around the corner.

  • * With reporting by Nisha Giridharan and Senah Yeboah-Sampong, 2013 Pitts Family Minority Science Writers interns.