UO's Eric Benjaminson will be presenter at AAAS meeting in D.C.

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting, held February 11th through 15th, 2016 in Washington D.C., will feature a session on enviromental research based in the Congo Basin. UO's Eric Benjaminson, Executive Director of the Gabon-Oregon Center, will be a presenter on the panel. 

Speakers will discuss creating international research networks, training the next generation of researchers, and research opportunities.

AAAS is an international non-profit organization promoting scientific education and science outreach.

The Gabon-Oregon Center fosters new forms of mutual learning between collaborators from the North and the South, applying scientific understanding, training, and public service to global-scale sustainable development challenges, while maintaining a local focus on the advancement of human well-being for the citizens of Gabon and Oregon, and of other communities that may participate in our various partnerships.