Boston University is located in Boston, Massachusetts, on the south shore of the Charles River. The campus stretches over 1.7 miles along Commonwealth Avenue.
The welcome reception will be held at The Castle at 225 Bay State Road (#24 on the campus map).
All plenary sessions will take place in the Boston University Photonics Center at 8 St. Mary's Street (#19 on the campus map), room 206.
The conference banquet will be held at the Boston Museum of Science. The "B" train of the Green Line provides a direct subway connection between Boston University and the museum.
Economical dorm room accommodations are available at 10 Buick Street (#6 on the campus map), 2 stops on the Green Line or a 1/2 mile walk along Commonwealth Avenue from the Photonics Center.
Boston is well connected by all modes of transportation. Air travelers will arrive at Boston Logan International Airport located about 8 miles from Boston University, which can be reached by taxi (approximately $30) or subway ($1.25). Amtrak trains arrive at North Station (from Maine) or at South Station and Back Bay Station (all other services). Back Bay Station is closest to Boston University. Long distance busses arrive at South Station. Please check for directions to Boston University. We advise against renting a car because it is not required to get around and parking is always in short supply.
The Massachusetts Bay Transport Authority (MBTA) maintains an extensive net of public transportation that includes a subway system, busses, boats and commuter trains. All points in Boston can easily be reached from Boston University by public transportation.