Location: This conference will be held at the Radcliffe Gymnasium which is located at Radcliffe Yard, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA in Harvard Square, central to much of the University, and surrounded by many restaurants and shops.
Poster Session: The conference will include an open poster session. If you intend to participate, please indicate this on the registration form.
Internet: Wireless access will be available.
Accommodations: We have reserved a block of rooms at the Sheraton Commander Hotel, 16 Garden Street. The discounted rate is $235 per night for a single or double room. This rate is applicable from Sunday, May 11 to Saturday, May 17, 2008. This hotel is within convenient walking distance to both the Radcliffe Gymnasium, and the Observatory. In order to take advantage of the discounted rate, you must make your reservation no later than 5:00pm on April 11, 2008, by calling 1-888-627-7121, identifying the Harvard Cosmology 2008 group block. Information on additional lodging choices can be found at Hotels and B&Bs.
Banquet: The conference banquet will be held on the evening of Wednesday, May 14. The banquest will be held at Charles Hotel, 1 Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA, in their Charles Pavillion, Longfellow Room. The banquet speakers are George Field and Rashid Sunyaev. The banquet fee is $100.
Parking: Unfortunately, parking is unavailable for conference participants at the CfA. In addition, all day on-street parking is virtually impossible to find in or around Harvard Square. In many areas, on-street parking is prohibited without a resident permit. Five parking garages are available in the area. Be sure to leave yourself plenty of time to park.
City Transportation: The MBTA website has schedules and maps.
Conference Contact: Please address your questions and inquiries to Lisa Rowan , Phone: 1-617-495-1971, Fax: 1-617-495-7093, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.