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SANS 2018 Annual Meeting, New York

The 11th Annual Meeting of the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society will be held May 3-5, 2018 in Brooklyn, NY at the Williamsburg Hotel. To make a reservation for a room, enter your dates of interest on the hotel's website, hit "special codes" and enter 180503NEWYas a group code. This code is good for reservations May 2-5, 2018. Attendees are encouraged to read and asked to abide by the SANS code of conduct.

In addition to the SANS room block reserved at the Williamsburg Hotel (see above), there are many other nearby hotel and lodging options. The closest hotels to the conference hotel are:

Wythe Hotel (

William Vale (

McCarren Hotel & Pool (

Hotel Le Jolie (

Pod Brooklyn Hotel (

SANS is a family-friendly conference. While it is not feasible for SANS to provide onsite childcare at this time,     SANS welcomes attendees with children to bring them to any session at no fee, and asks that they be escorted out of any session in which they become disruptive.

Abstract submissions were due in late 2017. Those who submitted abstracts will hear about a decision by late January or early February, 2018. Please contact conference organizers or SANS administrative coordinator with questions.

Conference Registration Rates

Registration details for the 11th Annual Meeting of the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society are below.

This year, all who register for the conference will be considered current members of SANS. We no longer offer membership separate from conference registration. All registration fees will increase by $50 on April 1, 2018.

Role / Membership

Conference Registration 2018

Student or RA

$200.00 USD


$225.00 USD


$350.00 USD


$500.00 USD

Register for SANS 2018

To register for the 2018 meeting in Williamsburg, NY, please complete the simple form below -- once you've hit proceed, enter your registration information and "add to cart" to continue to payment.

Previous Programs

The scientific programs of earlier meetings are available here (PDF format):

2017, Los Angeles

2016, New York City

2015, Boston

2014, Denver

2013, San Francisco

2012, New York City

2010, Chicago

2009, New York City

2008, Boston

2007, Austin (Neural Systems of Social Behavior meeting)