Registration

The 16th Annual Social & Affective Neuroscience Society Conference will take place in Toronto, Canada from April 10-13, 2024.

What’s Included?

Access to three days of peer-reviewed scientific content including symposia, special topic sessions and dedicated poster sessions. Also includes the opportunity to register for our pre-conference.

Access to the Program Book & Abstract Book online.

Mentorship Opportunities with senior faculty.

The opportunity to network and liaise with research colleagues and leading PIs.

Daily Coffee Breaks & Welcome Reception.

Registration Procedure

Step 1: Become a SANS Member

SANS Members benefit from reduced registration fees. If you are not currently a SANS member, you can join or renew prior to registering for the meeting. 

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Step 2: Register for the Meeting (Registration OPENS November 8, 2023)

To participate in the conference, all attendees must register. Registration rates are in USD.

Early Bird Registration Rates - November 8, 2023 - March 11, 2024
Faculty or PI Member $485
Faculty or PI Non-Member or Non-Academic $750
Post-Doc or Graduate Student Member $390
Post-Doc or Graduate Student Non-Member $560
Undergraduate Student or Research Assistant Member $295
Undergraduate Student or Research Assistant Non-Member $395
Regular Registration Rates - March 12, 2024 - April 2, 2024
Faculty or PI Member $595
Faculty or PI Non-Member or Non-Academic $850
Post-Doc or Graduate Student Member $505
Post-Doc or Graduate Student Non-Member $670
Undergraduate Student or Research Assistant Member $295
Undergraduate Student or Research Assistant Non-Member $395
Final/On-site Registration Rates - April 3, 2024 - April 15, 2024
Faculty or PI Member $675
Faculty or PI Non-Member or Non-Academic $925
Post-Doc or Graduate Student Member $550
Post-Doc or Graduate Student Non-Member $695
Undergraduate Student or Research Assistant Member $425
Undergraduate Student or Research Assistant Non-Member $525

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be received in writing. The amount paid less a $75 USD processing fee will be refunded for cancellations requested prior to March 20, 2024. Following this date, no refunds will be issued. If you do not receive your Canadian visa in time the above cancellation policy will also apply. Please apply for your visas as soon as possible.

Transfer Policy: There will be a charge of $75 USD to transfer a registration to another person. Transfer requests must be made by March 20, 2024. Following this date, no transfers will be issued. If you do not receive your Canadian visa in time the above transfer policy will also apply. Please apply for your visas as soon as possible.

The SANS Conference Organizers reserve the right to modify the conference program. The conference organizers are not responsible for any non-refundable expenses that participants incur associated with this event.

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Step 3: Book Accommodation & Request Your Visa Letter

We recommend booking your accommodation in Toronto early! We anticipate our dates to be quite busy! Please visit the destination page for more details on the meeting venue, and instructions on requesting your visa invitation letter for your application. As a reminder, you do need a passport to visit Canada!

NEW: SANS & CNS Reciprocal Registration Rates Program!

Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference 2024 – April 13-16, 2024

The Social & Affective Neuroscience Society and Cognitive Neuroscience Society are pleased to announce our reciprocal registration rates program for our 2024 conferences in Toronto, Canada! SANS will be taking place from April 10-13, 2024, and CNS will take place from April 13-16, 2024.

Any registrant of SANS 2024 can receive their CNS registration at the CNS member rate for CNS 2024 (regardless of membership status to CNS) by providing proof of SANS 2024 registration. Similarly, any registrant of CNS 2024 can receive the SANS member rate to attend SANS 2024 (regardless of membership status to SANS). If you have any questions, please reach out to your society for clarification. NOTE: Reduced registration is only available on your second conference that you register for. ie: SANS attendees registering for CNS second, or CNS attendees registering for SANS second.

 

For SANS Attendees: How to Receive a CNS Registration Discount (Equivalent to CNS Member Rate)

  1. First, Create a CNS Account.
  2. Then, forward your SANS registration confirmation email to  requesting the SANS Reciprocal Registration Rate
  3. We will apply the registration discount to your account and reply to your email when the discount is ready.
  4. Login to your CNS Account, and click “Register to Attend CNS”. Complete the registration process, including paying the discounted registration fee online.

For CNS Attendees: How to Receive a SANS Registration Discount (Equivalent to SANS Member Rate)

  1. Forward your CNS 2024 Registration confirmation email to SANS at  and request the CNS Reciprocal Registration Rate.
  2. A SANS representative will reply with a special registration code.
  3. Log in to your SANS Conference Manager Account or create a SANS User Account.
  4. Once logged in to your dashboard, follow the instructions to register for SANS Conference using the code you received.

    Thank you to our 2024 Sponsors!