Wednesday, November 8, Talk: 4:30 – 5:30 pm, Reception: 7:00 – 10:30 pm

Marine Mammal Communication Talk: Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel
Opening Night Reception: National Aquarium

SNL invites you to our Opening Night Reception on Wednesday, November 8, 7:00 pm at the world-renowned National Aquarium, just steps away from this year’s meeting venue. Join your colleagues for an elegant evening of food, drinks and stimulating conversation against the backdrop of a spectacular aquatic wonderland.

The National Aquarium is widely considered to be one of the world’s greatest aquaria. Its mission is to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures. With breathtaking views of the Baltimore Inner Harbor and five levels of award-winning exhibits, the reception at the National Aquarium promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Don’t miss this occasion to experience one of the world’s greatest aquariums and an opportunity to socialize with colleagues and friends before the meeting commences.



4:30 – 5:30 pm, Chesapeake Ballroom

Speaker: Diana Reiss

Diana Reiss is a cognitive psychologist, a marine mammal scientist, and a professor in the Department of Psychology at Hunter College and the Animal Behavior and Comparative Psychology Doctoral program at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Her research focuses on dolphin cognition and communication, comparative animal cognition, and the evolution of intelligence. For more information on Dr. Reiss’ groundbreaking work, please see our webpage.