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General Information

Meeting Safety Information

At this time all meeting attendees must wear masks while in the meeting spaces.

Vaccinated attendees will be required to upload their Covid-19 vaccination record and their Identification Card to complete their registration. If you are not vaccinated, you will need to show a negative COVID-19 test as an alternative to being "up to date" on vaccinations (masking would still be required).

PCR laboratory tests may be taken within two days before entry for those who are not vaccinated. However, we encourage vaccinated individuals to utilize self-tests at the meeting to protect the health of others.

IMPORTANT: Self-administered rapid antigen test (such as an at-home test) is not acceptable proof of a negative test. Verification of the test result from a third party is needed. A printed or electronic document from the test provider or laboratory may be used. Unvaccinated attendees please email registration@cogneurosociety.org for more information.

  • To attend the CNS Annual Meeting you will need to be Vaccinated or show a negative COVID-19 test.
  • Masking is required.
  • Hand sanitizing stations will be available outside each meeting room.
  • Front row seating will be pushed back several feet for the safety of speakers.

Hotel Safety Information

Government mandate – Hyatt Regency San Francisco location has COVID-19 travel mandates in place, such as proof of vaccination or qualifying negative test results for access to certain local businesses including hotel restaurants, bars, spas, events, and indoor amenities as well as other restrictions based on applicable governmental requirements. Learn more

The safety and wellbeing of our guests and colleagues is always a top priority. In light of COVID-19 and for precautionary measures, the following services and facilities will be impacted. For inquiries, please contact the hotel directly.

  • Checking In - You do not need to be vaccinated in order to check into the Hotel.
  • Unavailable until further notice - Regency Club
  • Limited service available- Food and Bar service (View Details), Fitness Center
    • Food service (The Market is open 7 days a week serving breakfast from 6am-12pm and dinner from 4pm-10pm to go. Eclipse Restaurant is open from 6:30am-12pm on Saturday/Sunday for buffet only $33/ per person.)
    • Bar service (Eclipse Lounge is open Friday and Saturday 5pm-11pm, with food service until 10:30pm.)
  • Face coverings- See Hyatt’s Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment policies here.

San Francisco Department of Public Healthy

Safer Return Together Latest Updates - https://www.sfdph.org/dph/alerts/coronavirus.asp

General Information

Abstracts

Poster abstracts will be available on the CNS website soon.

ADA

We look forward to welcoming you to the meeting!  If you have a disability or special need that may affect your participation, please contact us at meeting@cogneurosociety.org as early as possible but no later than Friday, March 4th to allow adequate time for us to assist in meeting your needs. Attendees requesting disability services need to be registered to attend the CNS Annual Meeting before we can set up ADA services.

Hyatt Regency Hotel ADA Amenities - Emergency strobe lights and strobe light smoke detectors, Cordless phone, Closed-captioned TV, Wide doors, Lowered thermostat and light switches, Lowered peephole and door latch, Accessible bathroom.  Braille on all door signage.

Hyatt Meeting Room - A ramp to the stage will be provided upon request for speakers. Please contact us at meeting@cogneurosociety.org

ASL Interpreter Services & Real-Time Captioning Services - will be provided upon attendee request for lectures within CNS 2022 Annual Meeting. Deadline to request interpreting services is March 4, 2022. We will do our best to accommodate all requests, we likely will not be have sufficient time to arrange services for requests received after March 4th.  Closed Captioning / CART captioning is a speech-to-text interpreting service. Live event captioning benefits attendees who have a hearing loss, are deafened or deaf. If you require CART Transcription Services, please contact us in advance of the annual meeting to inquire about these services. To make a request visit: CART Captioning & ASL Service Request Form Here   Assistive listening devices are also available upon request. Please contact us at meeting@cogneurosociety.org to arrange, or if you have any questions.

*Attendees requesting disability services need to be registered to attend the CNS Annual Meeting before we setup ADA services.

**Deadline to request interpreting services is March 4, 2022.

Gluten-free - options at coffee breaks/receptions available upon request, please contact us at meeting@cogneurosociety.org.

Nursing/Lactation Room - CNS is providing a Nursing/Lactation Room with comfortable seating in the Golden Gate Room of the San Francisco Hyatt Regency Hotel. Email meeting@cogneurosociety.org for more information

ATM

An ATM is located on the Atrium level of the hotel for your convenience.

Audiovisual Equipment for Talks

A Podium, Podium Microphone, Lapel Microphone, house sound & LCD projectors (e.g., for PowerPoint presentations) will be provided in all rooms where spoken sessions are scheduled; however, computers will NOT be provided. Presenters must bring their own computers and set them up BEFORE the start of the session in which they are presenting.  Facilities will be provided to allow several computers to be connected to the LCD projector in a room.  Presenters are strongly encouraged to arrive in their scheduled symposium room a minimum of 30 minutes before their talks so that they know how to set up their equipment. Podium & Lapel Microphones will be provided in all rooms

Baggage Check

The Bell Desk Assistance with luggage, packages and other carry-on's, is located with the Concierge, next to the front desk.

Business Center

The Business Center is located on the Bay Level adjacent to the Drum Street windows. The following services are available: Copy Services, Facsimile Services, On-Site Computers, Internet Access, Typing Services, and Shipping Services (UPS and FedEx).  After staffed hours, the business center can be accessed with your room key to access computers with internet and printing capabilities

Catering

Catering will be available during the conference and is included in the registration fee. *Gluten-free options at coffee breaks/receptions available upon request, please contact us at meeting@cogneurosociety.org. Please refer to the table below for the catering times, date and times.

Saturday, April 23

Coffee Break, 3:30 – 4:00 pm, Pacific Concourse

Welcome Reception, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Atrium

Sunday, April 24

Continental Breakfast, 8:00 – 8:30 am, Pacific Concourse

Coffee Break, 3:30 – 4:00 pm, Ballroom Foyer

Monday, April 25

Continental Breakfast, 8:00 – 8:30 am, Pacific Concourse

Coffee Break, 3:30 – 4:00 pm, Pacific Concourse

Tuesday, April 26

Continental Breakfast, 8:00 – 8:30 am, Pacific Concourse

Certificate of Attendance

To receive a Certificate of Attendance please visit the Registration Counter on the Ballroom floor of the San Francisco Hyatt Regency Hotel at the end of meeting. If you require any changes, we will be happy to email/mail a copy after the meeting. See also Receipts.

Chair People

Please ensure that you are available in your presentation room at least thirty minutes before the start of the session. Persons chairing sessions are asked to keep the talks on time.

Closed Captioning / CART Services

CART captioning is a speech-to-text interpreting service. Live event captioning benefits attendees who have a hearing loss, are deafened or deaf. Streaming text can be viewed on many smart phones, tablets or on the web via laptop. To view the streaming text provided, please visit us at the Registration Counter on the Ballroom floor of the San Francisco Hyatt Regency Hotel to obtain the direct link to view the streaming text. * No special software is required.

Code of Conduct

The Cognitive Neuroscience Society is committed to providing a safe and professional environment during our annual meeting. All CNS members are expected to conduct themselves in a business-like and professional manner. It is unlawful to harass a person or employee because of that person’s sex or race. Harassment is defined by any situation that creates a hostile or offensive work environment.

Communications Open House

CNS Public Information Officer Lisa Munoz will answer your questions, give advice, and talk about the communication and press services CNS offers. No appointment needed. Just grab some breakfast and drop in.

Monday April 25, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, Regency A Room * Subject to Change

Contact Us

To contact us onsite, visit the Registration Counter on the Ballroom floor of the San Francisco Hyatt Regency Hotel or send an email to meeting@cogneurosociety.org We will respond to your email at our soonest opportunity.

COVID Information

Vaccinated attendees will be required to upload their Covid-19 vaccination record and their Identification Card to complete their registration. If you are not vaccinated, you will need to show a negative COVID-19 test as an alternative to being "up to date" on vaccinations (masking would still be required). Unvaccinated attendees please email registration@cogneurosociety.org for further information.

PCR laboratory tests may be taken within two days before entry for those who are not vaccinated. However, we encourage vaccinated individuals to utilize self-tests at the meeting to protect the health of others.

IMPORTANT: Self-administered rapid antigen test (such as an at-home test) is not acceptable proof of a negative test. Verification of the test result from a third party is needed. A printed or electronic document from the test provider or laboratory may be used. email registration@cogneurosociety.org for more information.

Dietary Restrictions

Gluten Free options are available during Coffee Breaks and at the Welcome Reception upon request. If you have any severe food allergies please contact us and let us know at meeting@cogneurosociey.org .

Disclaimer

The Program Committee reserves the right to change the meeting program at any time without notice. Please note this program is correct at time of print.

Exhibit Hall

The conference exhibit is located in Pacific Concourse Exhibit Hall of the San Francisco Hyatt Regency Hotel.  Located in this room are the posters, exhibit booths, and catering. The Exhibit Hall is open to all attendees at the following times:

Saturday, April 23 

Open, 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Closed, Closed for the Day- No Entry hours 5:45 pm – Sunday, 7:30 am

Sunday, April 24  

Open, 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Closed for lunch- No Entry hours 11:45 am-1:30 pm

Closed for the Day- No Entry hours 7:15 pm – Monday, 7:30 am

Monday, April 25  

Open, 8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Closed for lunch- No Entry hours 11:45 am-1:30 pm

Closed for the Day- No Entry hours 5:45 pm – Tuesday, 7:30 am

Tuesday, April 26

Open, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Closed for the Day- No Entry hours 12 noon.

Facebook

Find us on Facebook search for “Cognitive Neuroscience Society” and like us!

Hotel

The San Francisco Hyatt Regency Hotel is our exclusive Hotel for the CNS 2022 Annual Meeting and where all CNS 2022 meeting events will be held. Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco CA 94111

Hotel Restaurants

Eclipse Restaurant & Lounge. Whether you are in the mood for quick refreshment or a full meal, the culinary offerings at Eclipse will satiate you with an unforgettable interpretation of global dining.

Limited service available -

  • Food service (The Market is open 7 days a week serving breakfast from 6am-12pm and dinner from 4pm-10pm to go. Eclipse Restaurant is open from 6:30am-12pm on Saturday/Sunday for buffet only $33/ per person.)
  • Bar service (Eclipse Lounge is open Friday and Saturday 5pm-11pm, with food service until 10:30pm.)

Internet Access

CNS attendees will receive complimentary wireless internet in their guest room. We are pleased to offer free basic wireless internet in all meeting rooms. Ideal for web browsing, social networking, app usage, and checking emails only. NOT FOR DOWNLOADING OR STREAMING.  Doing so will cause the system to slow down for everyone. Please be courteous.

LinkedIn

Join our LinkedIn Group: Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS).

Lost & Found

The meeting Lost and Found is located at the Registration Counter on the Ballroom floor of the San Francisco Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Member Services

The member services desk is located at the Registration Counter on the Ballroom floor of the San Francisco Hyatt Regency Hotel. The member services desk will be open at the following times (* Subject to Change):

Saturday, April 23 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, April 24 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Monday, April 25 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday, April 26 Closed

Message Center

Messages for meeting registrants can be left and retrieved at the Registration Counter on the Ballroom floor of the San Francisco Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Mobile Phones

Attendees are asked to silence their mobile phones when in sessions.

Name Badges

The San Francisco Hyatt Regency Hotel and Convention Center is open to public access. For security purposes, attendees, speakers and exhibitors are asked to wear their name badges to all sessions and social functions.

Entrance into sessions is restricted to registered attendees only. Entrance to the Exhibition will be limited to badge holders only. If you misplace your name badge, please go to the Registration Counter on the Ballroom floor of the San Francisco Hyatt Regency Hotel for a replacement.

Nursing/Lactation Room

CNS is providing a Nursing/Lactation Room with comfortable seating in the Golden Gate Room of the San Francisco Hyatt Regency Hotel. Email meeting@cogneurosociety.org for more information

Parking

The Hyatt Regency San Francisco offers indoor valet service with in-and-out privileges (Drumm Street entrance) as well as self-parking (3 Embarcadero Center). Please note this information was correct at time of print.

  • EVC Charging Stations - Self-Park Garage has 2 Sema Connect charging stations for self-parking. Rates - $2.00 for the first 4 hours, $6.00 for every hour after
  • Self Parking - Self-parking is currently in Embarcadero 3 and is $35 overnight, no in and out privileges. $35 /Overnight
  • Valet Parking - In and out privileges. $80 (inclusive of taxes)

Personal Belongings

The San Francisco Hyatt Regency Hotel and Convention Center is open to public access. For security purposes, keep your personal belongings secure at all times. Do not leave anything in meeting rooms or the exhibit hall.

Phone Charging Station

There will be a small phone charging station located at the Registration Counter on the Ballroom floor of the San Francisco Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Photo Disclaimer

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, the Cognitive Neuroscience Society meetings and other activities constitute an agreement by the registrant/attendee to CNS’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant's or attendee's image in photographs of such events and activities.

Poster Sessions

Poster sessions are scheduled on Saturday, April 23, Sunday, April 24, Monday, April 25, and Tuesday, April 26. The presenting author must be present during the assigned session and other authors may be present to answer questions. The poster sessions are in the Pacific Concourse Exhibit Hall of the San Francisco Hyatt Regency Hotel. Badges are required at all times. Do not leave personal items in the poster room.

Quiet Lounge

CNS will be providing a quiet lounge area in the Market Street Foyer with comfortable seating.

Receipts

You received two receipts via email, one at the time of purchase and a second with your registration confirmation. Please email the registration desk if you require an additional copy. See also Certificate of Attendance.

Reception

The Welcome Reception will be held in the Atrium, Saturday, April 23, 6:30-7:30 pm. You must wear your badge to gain entrance.

Registration

The Registration Counter is located on the Ballroom floor of the San Francisco Hyatt Regency Hotel. The Registration Counter will be open at the following times (* Subject to Change):

Saturday, April 23, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Sunday, April 24, 7:30 am – 12:15 pm & 1:15 pm – 6:30 pm

Monday, April 25, 8:00 am – 12:15 pm & 1:15 pm – 5:30 pm

Tuesday, April 26, 8:00 am – 12:15 pm & 1:15 pm – 3:00 pm

Smoking

Smoking is not permitted in or outside any of the meeting rooms or the exhibition hall.

Speakers

All speakers must register and wear name badge to present. Please ensure that you are available in your presentation room at least thirty minutes before the start of the session. See also Audiovisual equipment for Talks.

Transportation

Taxis - There is a taxi stand at the front of the Hotel. A Taxi to or from SFO is about 20-30 minutes and is approximately $50-55.

BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) -Please visit www.bart.gov for fares and schedules. Station is located within steps of the hotel's front entrance. Approximate one-way fare from San Francisco International Airport $8.65 each way.

Lorrie's Shuttle - Offers service to the Hyatt Regency San Francisco. Shuttles depart every 20 minutes. Board shuttles just outside of the luggage carousels on the lower level of SFO. Fare is $17 from the airport to the hotel.

*Fares subject to change without notice.

Twitter

Follow CNS Annual Meeting (@CNSmtg).  Our Hashtag this year is #CNS2022

Website 

https://www.cogneurosociety.org

 

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