Sessions and Events
Join Us to Experience
- Lectures by world-renowned scientists from around the world
- Symposia discussing exciting advances in neuroscience
- Nearly 14,000 abstracts with new research
- Exhibitors sharing new tools, technologies, and publishing options
- Events specific to networkers, advocates, and other career seekers
- 100 + satellite events held in conjunction with the annual meeting
Each year, SfN’s Program Committee invites leading scientists to give lectures on hot topics in neuroscience.
Junior investigators present exciting and cutting-edge research.
These panel sessions are focused on timely, relevant research from across the field.
These interactive panel discussions encourage debate and conversation from clinician-scientists at all levels.
Featured Panel Sessions
These panel sessions, including the Dual Perspectives Session and Storytelling Session, create new opportunities for scientific collaboration and discussion.
Continuing Medical Education
By attending CME-designated events, physicians gain a broad overview of the field and detailed information about recent research.
Neuroscience 2020 Abstract Checklist
Researchers at all career levels socialize and network with others who share common scientific interests.
Professional Development Workshops
A panel of expert speakers discuss topics such as funding, career skills, networking, and education.
SfN Preconference Sessions
These sessions, including Short Courses and the Meet-the-Experts Series, are sponsored by the Society and occur prior to the official start of the annual meeting.
Networking, Public Outreach, and Advocacy
These events focus on networking, public outreach, and advocacy opportunities.
Graduate School Fair
A unique opportunity for prospective students and their advisers to meet face-to-face with representatives from neuroscience graduate programs.