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IFReC and WPI will participate in AAAS 2013.

The WPI Program and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology in Japan (MEXT) will participate in the Annual Meeting of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) on Feb 14-18 in Boston, USA.

In the Japan pavilion at AAAS 2013, the press information officers from the WPI institutes will introduce the collaborative researches bridging various research fields in an international environment of the institutes. The MEXT including WPI staff will hold a press conference with the theme, "Japan: Your next carrier destination" from 2:30pm on Feb. 15.

The AAAS is the biggest international non-profit organization for the advancement of science in the world. In addition to organizing membership and activities, AAAS publishes the journal Science, as well as many other scientific books and reports.
The Annual Meeting of the AAAS has been a widely recognized as the scientific event, with various networking opportunities and global media coverage. In the "family Science days", general public including kids and school students enjoy a variety of science events.
The main theme for AAAS 2013 is "The Beauty and Benefits of Science".

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