Association Affairs

AAAS Council reminder

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Science  28 Oct 2016:
Vol. 354, Issue 6311, pp. 428
DOI: 10.1126/science.354.6311.428

The next meeting of the AAAS Council will take place during the 2017 AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, and will begin at 9:00 a.m. on 19 February 2017 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel.

Individuals or organizations wishing to present proposals or resolutions for possible consideration by the council should submit them in written form to AAAS Chief Executive Officer Rush Holt by 1 December 2016. This will allow time for them to be considered by the Committee on Council Affairs at its winter meeting.

Items should be consistent with AAAS's objectives and be appropriate for consideration by the council. Resolutions should be in the traditional format, beginning with “Whereas” statements and ending with “Therefore be it resolved.”

Late proposals or resolutions delivered to the AAAS Chief Executive Officer in advance of the February 2017 open hearing of the Committee on Council Affairs will be considered, provided that they deal with urgent matters and are accompanied by a written explanation of why they were not submitted by the 1 December deadline. The Committee on Council Affairs will hold its open hearing at 2:30 p.m. on 18 February 2017 in the Sheraton Boston Hotel.

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