Location

Conference Venue

The 2008 Technology Conference will be held at Northeastern University in Boston from 18 to 20 January, 2008.

Northeastern University
Main campus address: 360 Huntington Ave.
Boston, Massachusetts 02115 USA
http://www.northeastern.edu/neuhome/index.php

If you need help with directions while in Boston, please call any of the following numbers: 617-373-5852, 617-373-5849 or 617-373-2121.

IMPORTANT: Please note that the conference will be held in different buildings during the conference. If you are taking a taxi to the conference, the drop off location dependS on the day. Please refer to the conference locations below for directions and taxi dop-offs for each day.

Conference location on Friday, January 18 only: Curry Student Center
On Friday, January 18 conference registration and sessions will be held primarily in the Curry Student Center. The Curry Student Center is located at 360 Huntington Avenue, and is identified as building # 50 on the NU campus map. Weather permitting, the Curry Student Center is a comfortable 15 minute walk from the Midtown Hotel at 220 Huntington Avenue.

Directions for Parking and Public Transportation on Friday, January 18 only: follow directions as noted at http://www.northeastern.edu/campusmap/directions.html. If driving, you should park at the Renaissance Garage at 835 Columbus Avenue. As you leave the garage on foot, ask the garage attendant to direct you to the Curry Student Center. The Curry Student Center is a 10-minute walk from the garage.

If you are taking public transportation on Friday, January 18, follow the directions at http://www.northeastern.edu/campusmap/directions.html As you exit the transit station, ask any student to direct you to the Curry Student Center.

Taxi driver directions on Friday, January 18 only: Conference drop-off location: Northeastern University, Curry Student Center, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston.

On Friday, January 18 only, conference attendees should ask taxis to drive them to the main Northeastern campus at 360 Huntington Avenue. Ask to be dropped off in front of the NU Krentzman Quad at 360 Huntington Avenue, on the eastbound (inbound) side of Huntington Avenue. As a point of reference, tell the cab driver that the Krentzman Quad is located next to the main Boston YMCA building at 316 Huntington Avenue. After the cab has dropped you off, ask any student to direct you to the Curry Student Center. The Curry Student Center is less than a one-minute walk from the Krentzman Quad.

Taxis: From the north (Friday, January 18 only)
Take the Storrow Drive exit, and proceed to the Fenway exit. Follow signs for Boylston Street inbound, and bear right onto Westland Avenue. Turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue, proceed to the next traffic light, and turn right onto Huntington Avenue. At the intersection of Huntington Ave and Forsyth Street, make a left U-turn onto the eastbound side of Huntington Avenue. Drop off is in front of the Krentzman Quad. Krentzman Quad is located on the right between the second (Richards Hall) and third (Dodge Hall) campus buildings on the right. (Suggestion: tell the taxi driver that the Krentzman Quad in located on the eastbound side of Huntington Avenue before the YMCA Main Branch at 316 Huntington Avenue.) After the cab has dropped you off, ask any student to direct you to the Curry Student Center. The Curry Student Center is less than a one-minute walk from the Krentzman Quad.

Taxis: From the south (via Route 1-93, Route 3) (Friday, January 18 only)
Take exit 18 (Massachusetts Avenue/ Roxbury/ Frontage Road.) Turn left at the third light, staying in one of the two left lanes. Proceed straight onto Melnea Cass Boulevard. Continue for approximately two miles, and turn left onto Tremont Street. At the second light turn right onto Ruggles Street. Turn right onto Huntington Avenue. Drop off is in front of the Krentzman Quad. Krentzman Quad is located on the right, after the intersection of Huntington and Forsyth Street. After crossing Forsyth Street, Krentzman Quad is located on the right between the second (Richards Hall) and third (Dodge Hall) campus buildings on the right. (Suggestion: tell the taxi driver that the Krentzman Quad in located on the eastbound side of Huntington Avenue before the YMCA Main Branch at 316 Huntington Avenue.) After the cab has dropped you off, ask any student to direct you to the Curry Student Center. The Curry Student Center is less than a one-minute walk from the Krentzman Quad.

Taxis: From the west (via Route I-90, Mass. Turnpike) (Friday, January 18 only)
Take Exit 22 (Copley Square), and bear left toward the Prudential Center. From the exit ramp, proceed straight onto Huntington Avenue. Proceed westbound on Huntington Avenue, cross Massachusetts Avenue. At the intersection of Huntington Ave and Forsyth Street, make a left U-turn onto the eastbound side of Huntington Avenue. Drop off is in front of the Krentzman Quad. Krentzman Quad is located on the right, between the second (Richards Hall) and third (Dodge Hall) campus buildings on the right. (Suggestion: tell the taxi driver that the Krentzman Quad in located on the eastbound side of Huntington Avenue before the YMCA Main Branch at 316 Huntington Avenue.) After the cab has dropped you off, ask any student to direct you to the Curry Student Center. The Curry Student Center is less than a one-minute walk from the Krentzman Quad.

Taxis: From the west (via Route 9) (Friday, January 18 only) Proceed east on Route 9; it will become Huntington Avenue. Proceed straight past the Museum of Fine Arts on the left. Cross the intersection of Huntington and Forsyth Street. After crossing Forsyth Street, Krentzman Quad is located on the right between the second (Richards Hall) and third (Dodge Hall) campus buildings. (Suggestion: tell the taxi driver that the Krentzman Quad in located on the eastbound side of Huntington Avenue before the YMCA Main Branch at 316 Huntington Avenue.) After the cab has dropped you off, ask any student to direct you to the Curry Student Center. The Curry Student Center is less than a one-minute walk from the Krentzman Quad.

Conference location on Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20: West Village F Academic Building
On Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20, the conference moves to the West Village F Academic Building. West Village F is located at 40F Leon Street on the Northeastern campus, and is identified as building # 23F on the NU campus map. Weather permitting, West Village F is a comfortable, 30 minute walk from the Midtown Hotel at 220 Huntington Avenue.
Campus Map, Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20
http://www.northeastern.edu/campusmap/map/index.html
Note: Building 23F (West Village F) is where the Saturday and Sunday conference sessions will be held. Building 26 (Behrakis Health Sciences Building) is 30 Leon Street- the drop off point for taxis on Saturday and Sunday only.

Directions for Parking and Public Transportation, Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20
http://www.northeastern.edu/campusmap/directions.html On Saturday and Sunday, as you exit the Renaissance Parking Garage or the transit station, ask a student to direct you to West Village F, located across from the Behrakis Health Sciences Building.

Directions for Boston taxi drivers dropping passengers on Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20:
Conference Drop-off location: Northeastern University, West Village F Academic Building, 40F Leon Street.

On Saturday and Sunday, conference attendees should ask cab drivers to follow these driving directions to 30 Leon Street (the Behrakis Health Sciences Building which also contains the Visitors Information Center) on the Northeastern University campus. After drop off, attendees should walk from 30 Leon Street to the West Village F Academic Building located at 40F Leon Street. Follow the conference signs from 30 Leon Street to 40F Leon Street.

Taxis: From the north (Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20)
Take the Storrow Drive exit, and proceed to the Fenway exit. Follow signs for Boylston Street inbound, and bear right onto Westland Avenue. Turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue, proceed to the next traffic light, and turn right onto Huntington Avenue. At 440 Huntington Avenue (West Village H, 16-story glass building) take a left onto Parker Street. Take a left onto Ruggles Street, and then turn left onto Leon Street. Drop passengers at the Behrakis Health Sciences Center at 30 Leon Street on the left. After drop-off, walk from 30 Leon Street to 40F Leon Street to the conference.

Taxis: From the south (via Route 1-93, Route 3) (Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20)
Take exit 18 (Massachusetts Avenue/ Roxbury/ Frontage Road.) Turn left at the third light, staying in one of the two left lanes. Proceed straight onto Melnea Cass Boulevard. Continue for approximately two miles, and turn left onto Tremont Street. At the second light turn right onto Ruggles Street. Turn right onto Leon Street. Drop passengers at the Behrakis Health Sciences Center at 30 Leon Street on the left. After drop-off, walk from 30 Leon Street to 40F Leon Street to the conference.

Taxis: From the west (via Route I-90, Mass. Turnpike) (Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20)
Take Exit 22 (Copley Square), and bear left toward the Prudential Center. From the exit ramp, proceed straight onto Huntington Avenue. At 440 Huntington Avenue (West Village H, 16-story glass building) take a left onto Parker Street. Take a left onto Ruggles Street, and then turn left onto Leon Street. Drop passengers at the Behrakis Health Sciences Center at 30 Leon Street on the left. After drop-off, walk from 30 Leon Street to 40F Leon Street to the conference.

Taxis: From the west (via Route 9) (Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20)
Proceed east on Route 9; it will become Huntington Avenue. Turn right onto Ruggles Street. Turn left onto Leon Street. Drop passengers at the Behrakis Health Sciences Center at 30 Leon Street on the left. After drop-off, walk from 30 Leon Street to 40F Leon Street to the conference.

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