Issue 5 – Conference Report

Contributed by Angelina Sung, MS

Conference Announcement: Embracing Interdisciplinary Discovery in the Heart of New Orleans

We are thrilled to announce the upcoming conference for the Society for Affective Science, set in the vibrant city of New Orleans, Louisiana from March 1 to 3, 2024! This gathering promises to be a celebration of interdisciplinary exploration and discovery. In addition to the main conference events, pre-conferences will center around positive emotion, facial affect and emotion recognition, as well as emotion regulation. Click this link for more information on pre-conference programs.

The conference brings together affective scientists from multiple theoretical and methodological perspectives, enriching our dialogue and fostering collaboration. This intellectual journey will unfold amid the cultural tapestry of New Orleans—a city known for its rich history, vibrant music, and delectable cuisine. You can indulge in world-famous beignets, savor the flavors of Creole and Cajun cuisine, and explore the eclectic blend of culinary traditions. From the lively streets of the French Quarter to the soulful tunes echoing through jazz clubs, New Orleans offers a unique backdrop for networking and inspiration. Visit the city website for ideas.

As you plan for your trip, please keep in mind the following important dates:

  • February 6: Rates increase to regular rates
  • February 7: Conference hotel block released and preferred room rates end (New Orleans Marriott)
  • March 1: Conference begins

Connect, collaborate, and celebrate! From the academic exchanges within conference halls to the spirit of the city itself, we hope the 2024 Society for Affective Science conference will be a memorable experience for all. We look forward to welcoming you to New Orleans!

SAS Networking & Methods Events

As in prior years, SAS 2024 will feature several special events, including unique opportunities to network and learn about methods in affective science.

At the network event (Saturday March 2), attendees will have a small-group meeting with an established member of the SAS community who will share their experiences and perspectives. The networking event is geared toward undergraduate, post-bac, graduate, and postdoc attendees.

At the methods roundtable event (Sunday March 3), attendees will hear from a SAS expert on a topic of interest and engage each other with ideas and questions. The methods event is intended for all levels of familiarity and skill.

Registration for both events is required and only open until the end of early bird registration. Attendees will be informed about event assignments by February 26. For more information, click this link!

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