The Symposium Banquet will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at The Charles Hotel, 1 Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (Hotel phone: 617-864-1200).

The Charles Hotel is within walking distance of the meeting site and the Sheraton Hotel.

Reception begins at 7:00 p.m., followed immediately by dinner.

Astronaut Jeffrey Hoffman will be the featured dinner speaker, and a special recognition program for Giovanni is planned.

Paid parking is available at the hotel. If you have special dietary considerations, please note them in the "Notes to LOC" section on the registration form. If you are also registering a guest for the banquet, please also note this in the "Notes to LOC" section so we can seat you at the same table.

If you have any questions regarding the banquet, please contact us.

We look forward to seeing you at this celebration.