CONFERENCE HOMEPAGE

2022 SAS Annual Conference

The Society is pleased to announce that the 2022 SAS Annual Conference will take place virtually in Whova and Gather.Town.

Virtual Conference Dates: March 30 – April 2, 2022

*There may be a lag between the time of registration and access to Whova and Gather.Town as these systems are not automatically integrated. Please contact sas@podiumconferences.com if you are concerned about the length of time that has elapsed without access to Whova and/or Gather.Town. Note: These systems are separately managed so access to one platform does not automatically guarantee access to the second.

**Please note that conference sessions, with the exception of Salons, will be recorded and be available “on demand” on Whova within 24-hours of scheduled session time.

Excited for the conference? So are we!

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Attending SAS 2022: 

  1. Familiarize Yourself with the Virtual Setting: Make sure that you have a stable internet connection to minimize technical glitches. Test your audio/video before logging on, to ensure a smooth experience all round. To prevent caching issues, we encourage using the ‘incognito’ or ‘private’ mode within your chosen browser – this way you login fresh each day to the new content.
  2. Organize Your Schedule: Similar to attending an on-site conference, take time to review the program and plan ahead, to determine which sessions and live Q&A’s you wish to attend.
  3. Be an Active Participant: Participate beyond just watching and listening – take notes and ask questions during sessions. Allow social media to be a natural extension of the virtual platform and use the #AffectScience2022 hashtag to further discussion of topics and themes online.
  4. Reduce Distractions: This is much easier said than done. If possible, try and find a quiet space to focus on the conference content.
  5. Take a Flexible Approach: Take the pressure off and utilize the flexibility of a virtual event by using the on-demand service to watch sessions you missed, in your own time.  The on-demand service enables you to watch sessions within 24-hours after they stream live, for up 90 days after the conference ends.

Check out our What to Expect document to get in the know, as well as our Tips & Tricks for Gather.Town!

If you are presenting, you can use our SAS Zoom Background!

Presidential Symposium: The Affective Science of Mental Health

The Society is pleased to announce our Presidential Symposium, which will be moderated by our President, Professor Elaine Fox! See below:

Date: Friday, April 1st, 2022

Time: 15:15 EDT / 20:15 BST / 19:15 GMT / 5:45 ACDT (on April 2nd, 2022)

Titles:

Associate Professor Lauren Heathcote: Rethinking Physical Symptoms

Professor Emily Holmes: Mental Imagery and Mental Health

Professor Lisa Feldman-Barrett: Mood and Metabolic Status

<a href="https://www.neuroscience.ox.ac.uk/research-directory/elaine-fox">Elaine Fox</a>

Elaine Fox

University of Adelaide, Australia

Moderator

<a href="https://kclpure.kcl.ac.uk/portal/lauren.heathcote.html">Lauren Heathcote</a>

Lauren Heathcote

King’s College London, England

Speaker

<a href="https://katalog.uu.se/profile/?id=N18-2401">Emily Holmes</a>

Emily Holmes

Uppsala University, Sweden

Speaker

<a href="https://lisafeldmanbarrett.com/">Lisa Feldman Barrett</a>

Lisa Feldman Barrett

Northeastern University, USA

Speaker

Diversity Science Symposium: Emotion Regulation as a Tool in Coping with Racism and Promoting Healthier Intergroup Relations

Date: Thursday, March 31st, 2022

Time: 2:00pm – 3:15pm EDT

<a href="https://isearch.asu.edu/profile/977684">Michelle (Lani) Shiota</a>

Michelle (Lani) Shiota

Arizona State University, USA

Moderator

<a href="https://spcl.yale.edu/">Jennifer Richeson</a>

Jennifer Richeson

Yale University, USA

Speaker

<a href="https://spcl.yale.edu/">Ajua Duker</a>

Ajua Duker

Yale University, USA

Speaker

<a href="https://www.eranhalperin.com/about">Eran Halperin</a>

Eran Halperin

Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Speaker

<a href="https://as.tufts.edu/psychology/tusc-lab">Keith Maddox</a>

Keith Maddox

Tufts University, USA

Speaker

Awards Symposium:

Date: Wednesday, March 30th, 2022

Time: 5:15pm – 6:30pm EDT

<a href="https://psychology.unl.edu/maital-neta">Maital Neta</a>

Maital Neta

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, USA

Moderator

<a href="https://psych.wisc.edu/staff/niedenthal-paula/">Paula Niedenthal</a>

Paula Niedenthal

University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA

Moderator

<a href="https://jkmaccormack.com/about">Jennifer K. MacCormack</a>

Jennifer K. MacCormack

University of Pittsburgh, USA

Speaker

<a href="https://katharinegreenaway.com/">Katharine H. Greenaway</a>

Katharine H. Greenaway

University of Melbourne, Australia

Speaker

<a href="https://gufaculty360.georgetown.edu/s/contact/00336000014RYGZAA4/abigail-marsh">Abigail A. Marsh</a>

Abigail A. Marsh

Georgetown University, USA

Speaker

Meet the 2022 Organising Committee:

<a href="https://asclab.yale.edu/people" target="_blank">Maria Gendron</a>

Maria Gendron

Yale University

Program Co-Chair

<a href="http://www.stephaniemaritacarpenter.com/" target="_blank">Stephanie M. Carpenter</a>

Stephanie M. Carpenter

University of Michigan

Program Co-Chair

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