The conference will be held at Ashdown House (235 Albany Street) on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The conference hotel is Le Méridien Cambridge-MIT (20 Sidney Street).
Directions from airport
From any terminal at Logan Airport, take the Silver Line bus to South Station. At South Station, change to the Red Line subway inbound toward Alewife. Take the Red Line to Central Square. Le Meridien is three blocks from the Central Square Station. Under normal conditions the ride will take about one-half hour. The Silver Line is free from Logan Airport and South Station. As long as you do not exit the T when getting off the Silver line at South Station, you can continue to Central Square for free. When returning to the airport from Central Square, the fare is $2.10 (Charlie Card) or $2.65 (cash).
Taxi fare from the airport is about $35–$40. During non-rush hour, the taxi ride will take about 15 minutes. During rush hour, the ride could take 30 minutes or more.
Leaving the airport, follow the signs to the Sumner Tunnel. Enter the tunnel and stay in the right lane. At the end of the tunnel, continue to stay in the right lane, start down an incline and bear to the right immediately at the sign for Storrow Drive. Take Exit 26 for Cambridge/Somerville. Follow the signs for Back Bay/Cambridge (do not take the exit for Cambridge/Somerville). Stay in the right lane and follow the signs for Storrow Drive Westbound. After you pass under the pedestrian walkbridges, change to the left lane and take the exit on your left for 2A North. Turn right onto the Harvard Bridge (Massachusetts Avenue) and continue on Massachusetts Avenue. Turn left onto Sidney Street. Le Meridien will be on your left after the first intersection.
Directions from other locations
Take the MBTA Red Line subway to Central Square. Le Meridien is three blocks from the Central Square Station.
From the North (I-95 or I-93)
If you are heading south on I-93, follow I-93 into Boston then follow the I-93 instructions below. If you are heading south on I-95, take the I-93 South exit (exit 37) then follow the instructions from I-93. Alternatively, take the I-90 East exit (Massachusetts Turnpike) from I-95 then follow the instructions from I-90.
From the South (I-95 or I-93)
If you are heading north on I-93, follow I-93 into Boston then follow the I-93 instructions below. If you are heading north on I-95, take the I-93 North exit then follow the instructions from I-93. Alternatively, take the I-90 East exit from I-95 then follow the instructions from I-90.
From the West (I-90) (Mass Turnpike)
Follow I-90 east to the Cambridge/Brighton exit (exit 18). Following the signs to Cambridge, cross the River Street Bridge, and continue straight about 1 mile to Central Square. Turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue and follow Massachusetts Avenue for three blocks. Turn right onto Sidney Street. Le Meridien will be on your left after the first intersection.
From Route I-93
From I-93, take exit 26, and follow the signs to Back Bay along Storrow Drive West, approximately 1.5 miles, to the exit for Route 2A. The exit will be on the left, just before the Harvard Bridge. The Charles River will be on your right. Take the Harvard Bridge (Massachusetts Avenue) over the Charles River and continue on Massachusetts Avenue. Turn left onto Sidney Street. Le Meridien will be on your left after the first intersection.