Call for Abstracts & participant registration

Please create a login for the website and then continue to registration and abstract submission.

Registration fees

The registration fee includes access to all sessions as well as the conference dinner and associated events. It does not include accommodation or other meals.

Early bird registration (will open January 2017)

  • Students $75
  • SONA Members $150
  • Non SONA Members: $200

Normal registration (will open March 2017)

  • Students $100
  • SONA Members $200
  • Non SONA Members: $250

Pre-conference workshops

  • Neurobiology of Diseases Workshop $50

(Workshops have to be booked during the online registration process but will be paid onsite.)

SONA membership

Click here to apply for a SONA membership ($50) in order to be eligible for reduced registration fees.

Guide for abstract submission

Abstract submission is closed!

Guide for posters

Poster boards are in landscape format, and authors can make use of the full dimensions of 194 cm width × 95 cm height or 6.36 ft x 3.16 ft.

Please see this post for more details regarding the poster presentations.


The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the SONA 2017 meeting will not accept liability for death, injury, any loss, cost of expense suffered or incurred by any person if such loss is caused or result from the act, default or omission of any person. In particular the LOC will not accept any liability for losses arising from the provision or non-provision of services provided by local companies or transport operators. Nor can the LOC accept liability for losses suffered by reason of war, including threat of war, riots and civil strife, terrorist activity, natural disaster, weather, fire, flood, drought, technical, mechanical or electrical breakdown within any premises visited by delegates and/or partners in connection with the SONA 2017 meeting, industrial dispute, governmental action, regulations or technical problems which may affect the services provided in connection with the SONA 2017 meeting. Right of admission is reserved. Trade companies, who do not exhibit at the Congress, may not enter the congress or exhibition area.