Conference Venue

Just across the river from Boston, Cambridge offers an exciting multicultural setting where visitors from around the world mingle in the shadow of one of the world's premier educational institutions, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT.

All tutorials, plenary sessions, lectures and recent results session will take place on the MIT Campus, between the Kresge Auditorium (W-16) and Stratton Student Center (W-20). Both buildings are located immediately adjacent to the Kresge Oval, where morning and afternoon breaks will be provided, as well as lunch service Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Lunch on Wednesday, July 4, will be at the tent as well, however, this event will be offered by special ticket purchase.

For further information on MIT's campus, the MIT website has complete information, including directions to the campus, and visitor information.

Your first stop for up-to-the minute information about Cambridge, also known as the "...spirited, slightly mischievous side of Boston," or to learn how to meet your friends at one of "the squares," please visit the Cambridge Office of Tourism website, www.cambridge-usa.org.

Internet Access - How to Connect at MIT

It is easy to connect to the MIT GUEST wireless network with a wireless device. Since there are no restrictions to connecting, your device should be able to "see" the network as one of the open wireless options and connect instantly. If your device can not see the network, contact the IS&T Help Desk for assistance.

For more details, please visit: The MIT GUEST Wireless Network Page

Athletic Facilities at MIT

For student attendees staying in the dormitories, who will be listed on the Summer Housing Access Group list, the university offers special membership rates at their athletic facilities for summer conference attendees. Please see the attached information, which outlines the full offerings of MIT Recreation, the rates and dates and hours of operation.