Register by September 15

In response to the enthusiastic feedback from the Society’s membership, we have expanded the annual conference to 1.5 days. In addition to featured panels by leaders in the field, a poster session, and numerous networking opportunities, this year’s meeting will also include an International Ambassador Session and competitively selected, member-led presentations and panel discussions. View the meeting program for a complete schedule of events and speakers.

Attendees must register in advance or onsite to participate in this event. Registration includes admittance to the full 1.5-day schedule of events planned for the 2016 INS Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, including a Thursday evening reception as well as Friday’s continental breakfast, boxed lunch, and poster reception. The meeting will start Thursday, November 10 at 1:30 p.m. and conclude Friday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m.

Discounted rates are available to those who register early. If you require an invoice, please contact INS staff at Registrations will not be accepted over the phone.


Regular / Affiliate Members Rate
Early (Jun 1 – Sept 30) $395
Regular (Oct 1 – Nov 5) $450
Onsite (Nov 6 – Nov 11) $525
Student Members Rate
Early (Jun 1 – Sept 30) $145
Regular (Oct 1 – Nov 5) $225
Onsite (Nov 6 – Nov 11) $275
Trainee / Postdoc Members Rate
Early (Jun 1 – Sept 30) $195
Regular (Oct 1 – Nov 5) $250
Onsite (Nov 6 – Nov 11) $300

Become A Member! -- Non-members can complete the INS membership application to get reduced registration rates and a full year of participation in Society activities. You must establish your membership before completing the registration form. Apply today!

Non-Members Rate
Early (Jun 1 – Sept 30) $495
Regular (Oct 1 – Nov 5) $550
Onsite (Nov 6 – Nov 11) $625
Press & Media Rate
Regular (Jun 1 – Nov 11) FREE
Select "Press" attendee type in main registration form


Cancellations – Notice of cancellation and requests for a refund must be received by staff at least six (6) weeks in advance of the start of the 2016 INS Annual Meeting, by September 23, 2016, 5:00 p.m. ET (U.S.). A cancellation processing fee will be deducted from all refunds: $25 for students, trainees, and postdocs and $50 for regular members, affiliates, and non-members. Email questions, cancellations, and requests for refunds to: After the deadline, no refunds for cancellations will be made.

Dietary Restrictions – The registration form provides an opportunity to declare dietary restrictions. To the best of our ability, INS staff will work with event providers to meet your needs.

Celebrate INS' 10th Anniversary

Support the International Neuroethics Society on it's 10th anniversary with a financial contribution. Any amount is appreciated and can make a big difference toward the long-term success of the organization. With your donation we encourage you to submit a short congratulatory note. Your kind words will be shared in print and digital materials created for the 2016 INS Annual Meeting. Make a donation when registering for the 2016 INS Annual Meeting, or separately through the donation form. Thank you for your support!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Individuals and organizations can provide support for the INS Annual Meeting with financial contributions, in-kind donations, program advertisements, or by sponsoring a specific activity at the meeting.

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San Diego Central Library

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Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

Logistics, Hotels and Travel

Activities for the 2016 INS Annual Meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 10 at the San Diego Central Library (Shiley Special Events Suite, 330 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101). We encourage you to build time into your travel arrangements to make this time and stay through the poster viewing and reception that is scheduled to conclude at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. All activities on Friday, November 11 will be held at the Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter (910 Broadway Cir, San Diego, CA 92101). View the meeting program for a complete schedule of events.

If you plan to attend the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) meeting November 12-16, you can book a hotel room through their Housing and Travel services. For those not attending SfN, San Diego hotels are available by using a travel website or agent. The SfN meeting website provides a hotel list and interactive city map which may help you choose a place to stay. Please note, the room rates listed on the SfN website may not be available to all customers booking independently.

Airport – The San Diego International Airport (SAN) is located 3 miles from downtown San Diego and is accessible by taxi and shuttle services.  

Ground Transportation – Taxis, car services, and the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) are available for your travel needs in and around San Diego.

Parking – The San Diego Central Library has limited, fee-based underground parking for visitors. The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter offers overnight, valet parking for guests.