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Travel & Accomodations

The Workshop was held at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center in downtown Lowell, Massachusetts and near the University of Massachusetts Lowell Campus. Lowell is just 25 miles northwest of Boston and easily accessible from both Logan and Manchester Airports.

Hotel Accommodations

UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center
50 Warren Court
Lowell, MA 01852
Phone number: 978-934-6920

Stonehedge Inn & Spa
160 Pawtucket Boulevard
Tyngsboro, MA 01879
Phone number: 978-649-4400

Marriott Courtyard Hotel
30 Industrial Avenue East
Lowell, MA 01852
Phone number: 978-458-7575

Area Transportation

Public transportation around Lowell - Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA)

Public transportation in the Boston area - Metro Boston Transit Authority (MBTA)

Public transportation from Boston to Lowell - Metro Boston Transit Authority (MBTA)

Transportation to/from major airports

Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)

Logan Airport's website also offers an application to help you get to and from the airport.

Limousine and Taxi Services

Boston Cabs: 866-513-5936

Boston Logan Limo Service: 1-866-542-6786

Public Transportation

Metro Boston Transit Authority (MBTA) - take the subway to North Station and then the Lowell commuter rail line.

Manchester Boston Regional Airport (MHT)

Ground transportation

Directions to the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center

Driving directions and maps.

Get directions to campus and the ICC using our interactive Google maps.

The National Science Foundation has generously provided support for a travel allowance for students, post-doctoral fellows, and junior faculty, which may include: waived registration fee, hotel, and/or airfare depending upon your proximity to the workshop, and the information provided in the Travel Allowance Application.