CONFERENCE LOCATION
The conference will be held at the Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachussetts, USA. The Boston / Cambridge area is a cultural and educational capital of the United States. It is home to 30+ colleges and universities, world-renowned music ensembles like The Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Handel and Haydn Society, in addition to hundreds of museums, such as the Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Science and the Children's Museum. This is one of the most historic cities in United States: many spots around the city have great historic significance. Recreational opportunities abound with picturesque islands, local mountains and dramatic coastline offering a voyage of discovery throughout all four seasons of the year.



HOW TO REACH MIT
The MIT campus is easily reachable with a number of transportation options. MIT Website offers the details on the most popular ways to get to campus. The FSR Conference hall is in a central location on campus. General information on visiting MIT is available here.


MIT CONFERENCE SERVICES
MIT offers both unique and conventional meeting spaces that can accommodate gatherings from 2 to 1,200. Many rooms contain state of the art audio visual equipment and most offer wireless internet connectivity. Lecture halls and classrooms may be booked on weekends and during evening hours. Please note that MIT Conference Services works with organizations and is not able to provide reservations to individuals.



EXPLORING CAMBRIDGE
Many unique sights in Cambridge and nearby Boston are easily reachable by foot or public transportation. The City of Cambridge website offers up-to-date information about on-going activities around the city, as well as many tips on exploring the area. Popular tourist destinations include hiking along the urban Freedom Trail, filled with amazing historic sites, including the famous Harvard Square. The fun Duck Tours offer unique views of the city on amphibious vehicles that travel both on land and on water -- they are extremely popular among adults and kids alike. Longer-range travel is easy thanks to the high-speed train Acela Express, that connects Boston to other major cities, including New York and Washington, DC, while offering amazing Atlantic coastline views all seasons of the year.


USEFUL LINKS
Boston Area Public Transit System
Boston's Logan International Airport
Cambridge Office of Tourism
Cambridge Tourist Information
Massachussetts Office of Travel and Tourism
Best of the Web: Boston