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Date:5/22/2008

rty will be held on Thursday, 22 May 2008 from 6:00 8:00 pm. The event will take place in the AAAS Auditorium and 2nd floor at 1200 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC (at 12th and H Streets). This FAS event is free, but space is limited.

Speakers include:

  • Henry Kelly, Federation of American Scientists

  • John Cherniavsky, National Science Foundation

  • Bob Hirshon, American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • Merrilea Mayo, Kauffman Foundation

NOTE TO REPORTERS

The game will be released at the reception on Thursday, 22 May 2008, from 6:00 8:00 pm in the AAAS Auditorium in Washington, DC.

To RSVP for this event, contact Monica Amarelo at mamarelo@fas.org or (202) 454-4680. Please include your name, title, and media affiliation in your response.

Advance interviews are available upon request. To schedule an interview or photo opportunity with Henry Kelly or Michelle Lucey-Roper, please contact Monica Amarelo at mamarelo@fas.org or (202) 454-4680. Also Netia Elam of Forest Park High School in Woodbridge, VA, and students from McKinley Technology High School in DC are available for interviews in advance or on-site.

The game will be available in advance and during a demonstration in the AAAS 2nd floor atrium.


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Contact: Monica Amarelo
mamarelo@fas.org
202-454-4680
Federation of American Scientists
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