President Obama to Address National Academy of Sciences' 150th Annual Meeting


In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of the National Academy of Sciences, President Obama will speak at the NAS annual meeting Monday, April 29 in Washington, D.C.


The Academy was established in 1863 through a congressional charter signed by President Abraham Lincoln.  It is a private, nonprofit organization charged with providing independent, objective advice to the U.S. government on matters related to science and technology.



Watch the President's address via live video webcast beginning at 11:15 a.m. EDT at  For more information please call the National Academy of Sciences’ Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail