The Society of Neuroscience (SfN) strives to make the on-site experience of the annual meeting accessible to all interested members of the neuroscience community. Child care services, infant care facilities, scooter/wheelchair rentals, American Sign Language translations, real-time captioning of lectures, and additional special needs accommodations will be offered during Neuroscience 2018.
Real-Time Captioning Services and Special Needs Requests
Real-Time Captioning Services will be provided for all lectures in Ballroom 20. Dedicated seating areas near the screens will display the captioned text.
If you require American Sign Language or CART Transcription Services, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. SfN cannot ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations without prior notification of need. For assistance with special needs or disabilities on-site, visit the SfN headquarters office in the Sails Pavilion.
If you have a disability or special need that may affect your participation in the annual meeting, please contact email@example.com. SfN cannot ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations without prior notification of need. For assistance with special needs or disabilities on-site, visit the SfN headquarters office in the Sails Pavilion.
Scooter and Wheelchair Rentals
For scooter and wheelchair rentals, please contact either vendor below.
If you order an electric scooter in advance of the annual meeting, the scooter will be delivered to the convention center prior to the start of Neuroscience 2018.
Note: There will be a limited supply of scooters available on-site for rent.
Reservations will be processed through this link.
On-site child care and youth programs are available for children ages six months to 12 years in room 17B of the San Diego Convention Center. This service is provided through KiddieCorp, a national firm with more than 30 years of experience, including nine with SfN, in on-site conference child care.
Details, pricing, and reservation information are available on the KiddieCorp-Neuroscience 2018 web page.
Registration can be completed online or by mailing forms and payment to:
8961 Complex Drive
San Diego, CA 92123
Fax: 1-858-455-5841 (credit card payment only)
Individuals age 17 and under will not be permitted to attend annual meeting sessions and events without adult supervision, and Neuroscience 2018 badges will not be issued to these individuals.
First Aid Services
There will be a First Aid Station conveniently located in Lobby C of the San Diego Convention Center. Please direct all inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Infant Care Facilities
The infant care room, located in room 17A of the San Diego Convention Center, is designed to provide privacy for parents and guardians caring for infants. The room is equipped with chairs, tables, and electrical access in private areas for nursing or pumping. Additionally, the room has an open seating area, diaper changing tables, and a water cooler (room temperature). Parents and guardians are responsible for providing their own infant care supplies. The infant care room is unsupervised. SfN is not responsible for accidents or injuries that may occur in this room or any items left unattended.
The San Diego Convention Center also includes a nursing mother's lounge in the Woman's Restroom outside Hall E.
SfN provides complimentary shuttle services between the San Diego Convention Center and most official SfN meeting hotels, with the exception of hotels within walking distance to the convention center. For more information, visit the shuttle schedule.
Yoga and Meditation Instruction
Yoga Class: Flow and Meditate @ SfN
Location: Marriott Marquis, Marriott Grand Ballroom Foyer
Date & Time: Sunday, Nov. 4 - Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 6:30–7:30 a.m.
Instructor: Dr. Aleksandra Vicentic
Start your day with a free class fusing mindfulness meditation with a dynamic vinyasa yoga flow. With a focus on the breath-mind-body connection, this class led by RYT 200 Dr. Aleksandra Vicentic is designed to awaken the energy centers and enhance the sense of balance and inner peace. The class is accessible to all regardless of experience; just bring your water bottle, mat or towel, and sign up.
Liability Statement: Your voluntary involvement in the yoga class is done with the full knowledge and understanding that yoga includes physical movements as well as an opportunity for relaxation, stress reduction and relief of muscular tension. As is the case with any physical activity, the risk of injury is always present and cannot be entirely eliminated. By participating you represent and warrant you are physically fit and agree to notify the instructor about any medical or physical conditions which prevent you from full participation in the yoga classes.
As a voluntary participant, and with full knowledge of the risk, you voluntarily and expressly waive any claim “Claims” including but not limited to any and all liabilities, claims, demands, legal actions, rights of actions for damages or personal injury in connection with your participation in the yoga class.