2024 MEETING: The 42nd annual SONA meeting will be held in Waterloo. This scientific conference will be co-hosted by the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University and will be held on May 3, 2024.

Registration and abstract submission will open in early March. Abstracts will be peer reviewed. Additional conference details and registration information will be posted here later. If you would like to be notified when additional information is available, please subscribe to the SONA mailing list.

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2024 meeting poster

The 42nd annual meeting of the Southern Ontario Neuroscience Association, presented by Turner Scientific Monitoring, is made possible in part thanks to the generous support of our sponsors:

  • Alpha MED Scientific Inc. 
  • Biolynx/Chromatographic Specialties
  • Cedarlane
  • Kent Scientific
  • Neurotek
  • Noldus
  • Scientific Systems Design
  • Turner Scientific Monitoring (SONA presenting sponsor)
  • University of Waterloo: Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences; Faculty of Health; Faculty of Science; School of Pharmacy; School of Public Health Sciences
  • Wilfrid Laurier University: Alumni Association; Department of Psychology; Faculty of Science; Office of Research Services
  • World Precision Instruments

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Previous Meetings

2023, May 5 - 41st meeting - University of Toronto Scarborough

2022, May 27 - 40th meeting - University of Toronto

2019, May 2 - 39th meeting - University of Windsor

2018, May 4 - 38th meeting - University of Guelph

2017, May 5 - 37th meeting - Brock University

2016, May 6 - 36th meeting - University of Waterloo

2015, May 1 - 35th meeting - McMaster University

2014, May 5 - 34th meeting - Western University

2013, May 13 - 33rd meeting - Wilfrid Laurier University

2012, April 30 - 32nd meeting - University of Toronto

2011, May 9 - 31st meeting - University of Guelph

2010, May 7 - 30th meeting - Brock University

  • Program

2009, May 8 - 29th meeting - McMaster University

  • Program and abstracts

2008, May 9 - 28th meeting - University of Western Ontario

2007, May 24 - 27th meeting - University of Toronto

Tentative Future Meeting Schedule

  • May 3, 2024: Waterloo (held at Wilfrid Laurier University; co-hosted with the University of Waterloo)
  • 2025 [tentative]: London (hosted by Western University)
  • 2026 [tentative]: Location TBD (co-hosted by Brock University and McMaster University)
  • 2027 [tentative]: Guelph (hosted by the University of Guelph)
  • 2028 [tentative]: Windsor (hosted by the University of Windsor)
  • 2029 [tentative]: Toronto (hosted by the University of Toronto; to be held on St. George or UTM campus)
  • 2030 [tentative]: Scarborough (co-hosted by Queen's University and the University of Toronto Scarborough)
  • 2031 [tentative]: Waterloo (co-hosted by the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University; location TBD)


The Southern Ontario Neuroscience Association (SONA) is an official local chapter of the Society for Neuroscience