Directions and Lodging
The conference will take place on the first floor of the Campus Center, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, located in the scenic Connecticut River Valley. Amherst is served by major airlines through Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut (about 1 1/4 hours by car) and Logan Airport in Boston (about 2 1/2 hours by car). Rental car and bus service are available from both airports.
The Valley Transporter provides a shuttle service to and from both airports, Amtrak and bus stations to the University of Massachusetts. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED for the Valley Transporter, call (800) 872-8752 or (413) 253-1350 for details.
Getting to the University of Massachusetts Amherst
If you are a hotel guest and are looking for the Campus Center Hotel Lobby, proceed to the left, and walk past the University Store; the elevators are on the right. The Hotel Lobby is on the third floor. Conference registration is on the first floor (down the escalator or elevator).
Registrants are responsible for making their own hotel arrangements. We recommend you make reservations early. Area hotel information is provided below. For those attendees wishing to stay at the Campus Center Hotel where the conference will be held, telephone the hotel directly at (413) 549-6000 or book online by May 31, 2010 - you must identify the conference as hotel block EEESRC. Rates for the Campus Center Hotel are:
$102* per room per night single or double occupancy
$10 per cot per night.
*Price does not include tax