The conference will be held at Boston Marriott Copley Place in downtown Boston. The Marriott is adjacent to Copley Place which is a 340,000 square-meter up-scale shopping center. It includes over 100 shops, 11-screen cinema, several restaurants and a 60-foot-high waterfall in a beautiful sun-lit atrium. The Marriott itself has 1,147 guest rooms and 5,600 square-meters of meeting space.
The conference begins with registration for the Conference and the Short Courses at the Boston Marriott Copley Place on Saturday, June 7th from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Short Courses are on Sunday, June 8th from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. . An Informal Welcome Reception will be held in conjuction with registration from 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 8th. The official technical program will begin Monday morning at 8:30 a.m. and adjourns on Thursday, June 12th, at approx. 3:10 p.m.
Boston Marriott Copley Place
110 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116 USA
The Registration and Information desk will be open during the following times:
Registration payment, in U.S. Dollars only, is due upon submission of registration. The registration fee includes program material, one technical digest and CD-ROM, exhibit hall access, welcome reception, Monday Night Reception at the Museum of Fine Arts, refreshment breaks, and a 20% non-refundable cancellation fee. A $5 fee will be assessed for lost or duplicate nametags. A $50.00 fee will be charged for all substitutions. All requests for refunds must be received in writing no later that May 16th 2003. No refunds will be made after that date. Cancellation notice and refunds must be requested in writing.
- Saturday June 7th from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
- Sunday, June 8th from 7:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
- Sunday, June 8th from 4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Monday, June 9th from 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, June 10th from 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, June 11th from 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
- Thursday, June 12th from 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.