Invitations for Poster Sessions

EXTENDED DEADLINE! Is there someone special you would like to share your research with? For this year’s Annual Conference, poster presenters are able to invite up to three faculty members to stop by their poster! Please visit the portal here for more information and to submit your invitations. The portal will now close on March 8, 2019.

Job Marketplace at 2019 SAS

Are you looking to obtain or fill a position in the next year? This year’s Annual Conference will feature a designated job marketplace session for interested attendees to exchange materials and hold initial conversations in person. Please visit the job marketplace registration portal for more information and to RSVP. The session will be held Saturday, March 23 from 8 to 9 am in the Lewis Room Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. Drop-ins are welcome! Please contact Katie Hoemann, SAS Student Chair, with any questions.

Discounted fabric poster printing with Spoonflower

With the code SAS2019, conference attendees get a 15% discount on fabric posters with Spoonflower! Cost-effective, and transport-friendly, fabric posters are a great option for your 2019 SAS Conference poster needs! For standard shipping, the order deadline is March 4. More information here:

Call for Abstracts – #2019SAS Preconferences

The Positive Emotions Preconference and Culture & Emotion Preconference are now accepting abstract submissions for talks and posters. The deadline for submission has been extended to February 7, 2019. Decisions will be issued by February 15, 2019.  You can access the submission portal via the SAS preconference page.


Conference registration for #2019SAS now open!

Registration is now open for the 2019 Society for Affective Science conference taking place at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, from March 21-23! Registration includes the main conference, conference events (i.e., method and speed networking events), and the four preconferences.

SAS members receive a discount on conference registration fees, so make sure to join SAS/renew your SAS membership before registering for the conference (join/renew your membership here)! Early bird registration discounts are available until February 1, 2019. To register or for more information, visit the 2019 SAS Conference registration page.

We have a new look!

We are beyond excited to share our new website with you! It’s been redesigned from the bottom up with clarity and effectiveness foremost in our minds. We hope affective scientists everywhere will find the site easy to navigate and use. Note that our members only section will open soon. If you have any questions or comments, let us know on Twitter or Facebook – we’d love to hear from you!

Welcome to new SAS Executive Committee members!

Congratulations and welcome to our two new SAS Executive Committee members, Paula Niedenthal (President-Elect) and Barb Frederickson (Member-at-large)! Our current president, Bob Levenson, will pass the gavel to Paula in March at 2019SAS.

Save the Date for 2019SAS!

Mark your calendars for our annual conference on March 21-23, 2019, in Boston, Massachusetts! After a very successful conference in Boston in 2017, we’re returning to Beantown to share the very best, cutting edge affective science from all corners of the discipline! Stay tuned for more details here, and via our Twitter and Facebook pages as March approaches.