Attendee Resources

Airport Information

The Marseille Provence Airport (MRS) is located approximately 16 miles from the Palais du Pharo.


An LCD projector (e.g., for PowerPoint presentations) will be provided in the Auditorium; 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. Talk presenters should review Speaker Instructions.

Business Meeting

The SNL Business Meeting is Thursday, October 26 at 4:00 p.m. All SNL members are encouraged to attend. This is your opportunity to hear about SNL, ask questions, and give feedback.

Certificate of Attendance

Your SNL 2023 Certificate of Attendance for will be available immediately after the meeting concludes on October 26, 2023. Log in to your SNL Account and click on the View Certificate of Attendance link. If you require any changes, we will be happy to email or mail a copy after the meeting (


SNL is pleased to offer onsite childcare at this year’s meeting in Marseille.

Childcare Hours
Tuesday, October 24, 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
Wednesday, October 25, 7:45 am – 7:15 pm
Thursday, October 26, 7:45 am – 5:45 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 Hall Est, or send an email to We will respond to your email at our earliest opportunity.

Copying & Printing

For local poster printing, please inquire at either Marseille Imprimerie or CopyTop.


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.


European emergency number: 112


SNL is pleased to have the following companies exhibiting this year: The MIT Press, Rogue Research and Artinis

All exhibits are located in the Hall Est.

Exhibit Hours
Tuesday, October 24, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday, October 25, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday, October 26, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Food Service

Complimentary Food and Beverage Service:

Coffee Break, 8:00 – 8:30 am
Coffee Break, 10:15 – 10:45 am
Coffee Break, 3:30 – 4:00 pm
Welcome Reception, 6:00 – 7:45 pm

Coffee Break, 7:30 – 8:00 am
Coffee Break, 10:15 – 10:45 am
Coffee Break, 3:25 – 3:45 pm
Social Hour, 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Coffee Break, 7:30 – 8:00 am
Coffee Break, 10:15 – 10:45 am
Coffee Break, 3:30 – 4:00 pm

Lunch Breaks
SNL provides a 1.5-hour lunch break each day. With limited restaurant options within walking distance of Palais du Pharo, for your convenience, SNL is offering a subsidized gourmet box lunch option hosted by La Truffe Noire for each day of the meeting, for a nominal fee of $10 per lunch. Pre-ordering is required by September 25. A limited number of lunch boxes will be available onsite. See the Registration Desk for more information.

Future Meetings

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

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 Le Palais du Pharo.

Lost & Found

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

Meeting Rooms

All general sessions (Keynotes, Award Talks, Slides, Lighting Talks, and Symposia) will be held in the Auditorium. Posters will be presented in Espace Vieux-Port.


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.

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 Espace Vieux-Portl. See Poster Sessions.
Lighting Talk Sessions are located in the Auditorium. See Lighting Talks.


The SNL Registration Desk is located in Hall Est.

Registration Desk Hours
Tuesday, October 24, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday, October 25, 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday, October 26, 7:30 am – 5:30 pm


Smoking, including the use of e-cigarettes, is not permitted inside the Palais du Pharo.

Social Events

Opening Night Reception
This year’s Welcome Reception will be held at the Palais du Pharo. Join your colleagues on Tuesday, October 24 at 6:00 pm in Espace Vieux-Port for great science and some delicious food and drink. The first drink is on SNL – look for a drink ticket in the back of your badge!

Social Hour
Join us for social hour in the Espace Vieux-Port, immediately following Poster Session D, to relax with your colleagues. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Use your SNL drink ticket to get a free drink. Alcoholic and non-alchoholic drinks are also available for purchase.

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 #SNL2023
  • Join in the conversation by searching for tweets tagged #SNL2023


See the Audio-Visual section above.


For directions from the Marseille airport and the train station to the Palais du Pharo, seeTransportation.

Venue Location

Palais du Pharo is located at 58 Bd Charles Livon, 13007 Marseille, France.

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