Boston, Mass ,
15 February 2002 --
Ismail Serageldin brought an audience of about 1700 scientists to their feet after delivering a passionate address on the role of science in addressing the problems of world poverty and hunger. Serageldin's keynote address to the AAAS was heavily illustrated with forceful images that reinforced his message of humanity and hope.
The secretariat promised to post the remarks and many wanted to see a written version of the address.