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How to tell students what to look for without telling them what to see is the dilemma of teaching.

- Lascelles Abercrombie

Hotel + Travel

* When making your travel and hotel arrangements, please keep in mind that sessions will begin mid-afternoon on Friday, Jan. 19th and will finish early-afternoon on Sunday, Jan. 21st.

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Conference Hotel + Location + Room Reservations

Westin Copley Place Hotel
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
Hotel phone (617) 262-9600
Hotel toll-free reservation line 1 (800) WESTIN-1


Conference hotel room block room rate - $189 a night single/double (not including tax)

Hotel reservations can be made at the conference hotel (Westin Copley Place Hotel) by calling the central reservations number, 1-800-WESTIN-1, or by calling the hotel directly at 617-262-9600. Please be sure to reference "Science and Society" to obtain the contracted room block rate mentioned above. Also note that in order to receive the "Science and Society" contracted rate, attendees must make their hotel reservation by 5pm on December 21, 2006 (after that time the hotel will accept reservations based on availability and at prevailing rates). In addition, hotel reservations for attending this conference can also be made directly through the following link (same room rates and deadlines as above).
SCIENCE AND SOCIETY
www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/res?id=0601197832&key=B730D

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Boston's Logan International Airport

The most convenient airport to attend our conference is the Boston Logan International Airport.
www.massport.com/logan/

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Travel from Boston Logan Airport to Westin Copley Place Hotel

The Logan airport website outlines the many different options available to travelers:
www.massport.com/logan/

Our suggestions:

Taxis $25-$30 one way from the airport to the Westin Copley Place (including tolls/fees)
www.massport.com/logan/getti_typeo_taxis.html

Hotel Shuttle Buses There are a number of different companies that run hotel shuttle buses/vans (a service shared by a number of Boston hotels, including the Westin Copley Place). Fares range from $12 - $17 per person. Many companies do take reservations, but this is not necessary.
www.massport.com/logan/getti_typeo_share.html

Blue Line "T" (subway) Take the free airport shuttle bus (outside each terminal) to the airport subway station ( the Blue Line of the MBTA). Take the Blue Line to Government Center, transfer to the Green Line for the Copley T-stop.  Exit to Dartmouth Street, and follow Dartmouth one block over to the entrance of the Westin Hotel (the hotel lobby is one floor up). The cost of the one-way subway ride is currently $1.25.

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Other Area Airports

Other New England-area airports include the T.F.Green Airport in Providence, Rhode Island and the Manchester - Boston Regional Airport in Manchester, New Hampshire. These airports are each at least 60-90 minutes away from Boston and would require renting a car or taking a bus or train into Boston (and then taking a taxi from the station to the Westin Copley Place Hotel).

Manchester - Boston Regional Airport
www.flymanchester.com

T.F. Green Airport in Providence, Rhode Island
www.pvd-ri.com