Back to Top

Inaugural Conference


The Society for Affective Sciences (SAS) Annual Meeting will be held in Bethesda, Maryland on April 24-26, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The Hotel is located in Bethesda's Arts and Entertainment district with over 200 restaurants, theaters, galleries, and boutiques within walking distance. There is direct Metro subway access below the Hotel, which will take you to monuments, museums, and attractions and connects you to Baltimore and Washington, DC.

The discounted conference rate is $189 single or double occupancy, not including a 13% tax. The room rate includes complimentary wireless Internet access in your sleeping room.  Hotel amenities include a coffee/coffee maker in each room, daily newspaper delivery, a complimentary 24-hour fitness facility, three on-site restaurants/food outlets, and a business center. On-site parking at a connected garage is available to guests for $20 per day self-parking overnight and $25 per day valet overnight.

 The Hyatt Regency Bethesda is easily accessible from several airports:

  • Ronald Reagan International Airport is 22 miles
  • Washington Dulles Airport is 26 miles
  • Baltimore/Washington Airport is 35 miles

Secure your reservations online at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda Hotel prior to March 28, 2014.  Room rates are $189 single and $189 double (not including the state tax).

Check out the hotel at their website:

Check out local areas of interest at 

Hyatt Regency Bethesda
One Bethesda Metro Center
7400 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD  20814