Attendee Resources

ATM

There is an ATM located in the lobby area of the Loews Philadelphia Hotel.

Airport Information

The Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is located less than 12 miles from the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. Twenty-nine airlines with more than 1,400 daily flights (including 120 international flights) make travel to Philadelphia easy and affordable.

Audio-Visual

An LCD projector (e.g., for PowerPoint presentations) will be provided in Regency Ballroom; however, computers are NOT provided. Presenters must bring their own computers and set them up BEFORE the start of the session in which they are presenting. Presenters must arrive at the auditorium a minimum of 30 minutes before their talk.

Business Meeting

The SNL Business Meeting is Saturday, October 8 at 12:00 pm. All SNL members are encouraged to attend. This is your opportunity to hear about SNL, ask questions, and give feedback.

Certificate of Attendance

To receive a Certificate of Attendance, please visit the Registration Desk. If you require any changes, we will be happy to email or mail a copy after the meeting ([email protected]).

Childcare

Thanks to funding from the National Institutes of Health, SNL is pleased to offer onsite childcare at this year’s meeting in Philadelphia.

Childcare Hours
Thursday, October 5, 8:30 am – 8:30 pm
Friday, October 7, 7:45 am – 7:15 pm
Saturday, October 8, 7:45 am – 5:30 pm

Code of Conduct

The Society for the Neurobiology of Language is committed to providing a safe and professional environment during our annual meeting. All Attendees are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner. It is unlawful to harass any person or employee because of that person’s gender, sexual orientation, or race. In addition, we require that all questions and comments to speakers and poster presenters be respectful and collegial. Verbal aggression will not be tolerated.

Contact Us

To contact us onsite, visit the Registration Desk in the Regency foyer, or send an email to [email protected]. We will respond to your email at our earliest opportunity.

Copying & Printing

Posters can be printed at the Loews Hotel on-Site FedEx Business Center, located on the lobby floor. Services include copying and digital printing, professional finishing, document creations, signs and graphics, faxing, computer and Internet access, pack-and-ship services as well as handling and managing all guest parcels shipped to the hotel.

For Poster pricing inquiries please send an email to: Kyle at FedEx. Poster orders must be received no later than October 3, 2022 in order to receive them in time for the SNL 2022 meeting.

FedEx Business Center Hours:
Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sunday – Closed
Phone Number: 215-733-0313

Disclaimer

The SNL Program Committee reserves the right to make changes to the meeting program at any time without notice. This program was correct at the time of printing.

Exhibits

SNL is pleased to have the following companies exhibiting this year: Brain Vision, MIT Press (Neurobiology of Language Journal) and Rogue Research.

All exhibits are located in the Regency Foyer.

Exhibit Hours
Thursday, October 6, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday, October 7, 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday, October 8, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Food Service

Complimentary Food and Beverage Service:

Thursday
Continental Breakfast, 8:00 – 9:00 am
Coffee Break, 10:15 – 10:45 am
Afternoon Coffee, 3:00 – 3:30 pm
Opening Night Reception (during Poster Session B), 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Friday
Continental Breakfast, 7:30 – 8:30 am
Coffee Break, 10:15 – 10:45 am
Afternoon Coffee, 3:45 – 4:15 pm
Social Hour (during Poster Session D), 5:30 – 7:15 pm

Saturday
Continental Breakfast, 7:30 – 8:30 am
Coffee Break, 10:00 – 10:30 am
Afternoon Coffee, 3:15 – 3:45 pm

Lunch Breaks

SNL provides a 1.5-hour lunch break each day. Located on the Lobby level, the POD Market features fresh pastries, grab-and-go salads, and a multitude of pre-packaged snacks and drinks. The POD also provides Philadelphia’s own La Colombe Coffee. In addition, attendees can venture out and discover some of the delicious local eateries nearby.

Future Meetings

SNL 2023 will be held October 24-26 in Marseille, France.
SNL 2024 will be held October 24-26 in Brisbane, Australia.
Proposals for SNL 2025 and 2026 are being accepted now.

Guest Policy

Guests are allowed complimentary entry into one SNL session (for the purposes of seeing the poster or slide of the person they are a guest of).

Guests must register at the SNL Registration Desk upon arrival and must be accompanied by the SNL attendee. Guests must wear a badge for entrance into the session they are attending.

Internet Access

Internet access is complimentary in all meeting rooms at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel.  Access “Loews_Conference” WiFi and enter the PIN “SNL2022”.

Lost & Found

Please check with the SNL Registration Desk for lost and found items.

Meeting Rooms

All general sessions (Keynotes, Award Talks, Slides, Slams, and Symposia) will be held in the Regency Ballroom. Posters will be presented in Millennium Hall.

Messages

A bulletin board will be available for messages and job postings near the SNL Registration Desk.

Mobile Phones

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

Name Badges

For security purposes, all attendees must wear their name badge to all sessions and social functions. Entrance into sessions is restricted to registered attendees only. If you misplace your name badge, please go to the Registration Desk for a replacement.

Parking

Self-parking is not provided at the hotel.  Self-parking options are available within a two-block radius of the hotel. Valet parking is available at the Loews for approximately $55/night (includes tax).

Phone Charging Station

For your convenience, a phone charging station is located at the Registration Desk.

Poster Printing

See Copying and Printing.

Poster Sessions

Posters are located in Millennium Hall. See Poster Sessions.
Poster Slam Sessions are located in Regency Ballroom. See Poster Slam Sessions.

Public Transportation

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) provides train service between Center City and the airport on the Airport Regional Rail Line. Trains run every 30 minutes on weekdays and operate from 4:13 am to 11:03 pm (Center City to Airport) and from 5:07 am to 12:07 am (Airport to Center City).On weekends, trains run hourly and operate from 5:13 am to 11:13 pm (Center City to Airport) and from 6:07 am to 12:07 am (Airport to Center City)

Registration

The SNL Registration Desk is located in the Regency Foyer.

Registration Desk Hours
Thursday, October 6, 7:00 am – 5:45 pm
Friday, October 7, 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, October 8, 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

Smoking

Smoking, including the use of e-cigarettes, is not permitted inside the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. Guests will be subject to a fine if found smoking.

Social Events

Opening Night Reception
This year’s Reception will be held at the Loews during the first evening’s poster session. Join your colleagues on Thursday, October 6 at 6:30 pm in Millennium Hall for great science and some delicious food and drink. First drink is on SNL – look for a drink ticket in the back of your badge!

Friday Evening Social Hour
As in past meetings, SNL is pleased to offer snacks and a cash bar during the Friday evening poster session. Drink tickets will be redeemable both Thursday and Friday nights.

Social Media

Join the SNL discussion on Twitter!

  • Follow @SNLmtg for meeting information
  • Follow SNL colleagues (like @kemmorey1, @jpeelle and @smwilsonau)
  • Tag meeting-related tweets with #SNL2022
  • Join in the conversation by searching for tweets tagged #SNL2022

Speakers

See the Audio-Visual section above.

Transportation

Car Rental
A number of car rental facilities are conveniently located at Philadelphia International Airport.  Rental agencies provide frequent free shuttles between all bag claims and their rental car facility.  All rental car shuttles pick-up from Zone 2 on Arrivals Road.

Taxi
Airport Taxicabs can be accessed at Zone 5 on the S. Commercial Roadway. Proceed through Baggage Claim and follow the Ground Transportation signs for Taxis/Zone 5.

*For International passengers arriving in Terminal A-West, take the elevators to the Ground Floor and follow signs to exit the facility on the Arrivals Road. Taxi services will be available there.

    Train
    Loews Philadelphia Hotel is conveniently located near the city’s main stations:

    Amtrak’s 30th Street Station: 2955 Market Street, located just 1.6 miles away

    SEPTA Train Station: 1234 Market Street, located across from the Loews Philadelphia Hotel.

    Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) provides train service between Center City and the airport on the Airport Regional Rail Line. Trains run every 30 minutes on weekdays and operate from 4:13 am to 11:03 pm (Center City to Airport) and from 5:07 am to 12:07 am (Airport to Center City).On weekends, trains run hourly and operate from 5:13 am to 11:13 pm (Center City to Airport) and from 6:07 am to 12:07 am (Airport to Center City)

    Stations on the Airport Regional Rail Line include Terminal E/F, Terminal C/D, Terminal B, Terminal A (East), Eastwick, Penn Medicine, 30th Street, Suburban, Jefferson and Temple. All stations on the Airport Line are wheelchair accessible.

    Uber, Lyft, or other app-based ride services

    If you plan to use Uber, Lyft, or another app-based ride service after landing at PHL, proceed through Baggage Claim and follow the Ground Transportation signs for Ride App/Zone 7.

    Ride App pick-up zones are located on the S. Commercial Road outside of each Baggage Claim. Exit through the doors onto the S. Commercial Rd. and continue to follow signs for Ride App/Zone 7.

    Venue Location

    Loews Philadelphia Hotel is located at 1200 Market StreetPhiladelphiaPennsylvania19107.