LSC LSC Meeting, 19-20 November 2005, MIT
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General Information

      conference call   :   contact   :   location   :   directions   :   meals & dinner   :   computing   :   weather



Conference call information

Conference participant:

  1. Dial 1.800.704.9804 (1.404.920.6604 for international and Atlanta area)
  2. When prompted, enter 411555# (this is your Participant Code followed by #)

Participant Star Commands:

*4 - Volume (pressing *4 will increase /decrease the volume)
*7 - Mute (participants can mute /unmute their own lines by pressing *6)



Contact at MIT

Marie Woods
mwoods@ligo.mit.edu
LIGO MIT
NW 17-161
175 Albany St.
Cambridge, MA
617.253.4824 phone
617.253.7014 fax


Location

MIT Campus: Please see MIT Visitor page for maps and directions.
Meeting Room: Stata Center room 32-141. (see map)

LSC-Virgo Joint Analysis Meeting date and location:

 
Nov 18 Marlar Lounge rm 37-252

F2F dates and locations:

 
Burst Nov 21 20 people NW22-220
Inspiral Nov 21 15 people W20-407
CW Nov 17-18 12-15 people NW22-220
Stochastic Nov 21 10-15 people Library NW17-132


Lodging

Blocks of rooms have been reserved in Cambridge area hotels at the MIT rate. All the hotels have non-smoking rooms and high-speed Internet. Reserve your room ASAP as rates increase substantially once released.

See Lodging


Directions

Please see MIT Visitor page for campus maps and directions.


Parking

Parking is very limited around the campus. As both hotels are within a 5-min walk from the meeting room, we suggest that you do not rent a car and use public transportation instead.

Kendall Station
Boston subway


Meals and LSC Dinner

LSC Dinner

Hotel@MIT, Luscomb Ballroom
Saturday, 19 November
7:00pm


Restaurants near MIT or in Harvard Square, in no particular order

Printable list [will open in a new window]

Bertucci's (Italian / Pizza)
Central Square
799 Main St (at Windsor St)
Cambridge, MA 02138
www.bertuccis.com
617.661.8356
~$30


Central Kitchen (New American)
Central Square
567 Massachusetts Ave (at Pearl St)
Cambridge, MA 02139
www.centralkitchen.tv
617.491.5599
~$35


Desfina (Greek)
East Cambridge
202 Third St
Cambridge, MA 02141
617.868.9098
~$25


Cuchi Cuchi (Eclectic / Global, tapas)
Central Square
795 Main St (at Windsor St)
Cambridge, MA 02139
cuchicuchi.com
617.864.2929
~$35


Green Street Grill (Caribbean / New American)
Central Square
280 Green St (between Magazine and Pearl Sts.)
Cambridge, MA 02139
www.thegreenstreetgrill.com
617.876.1655
~$30


Black Sheep Cafe (American)
Kendall Square
Kendall Hotel
350 Main St (at Ames St)
Cambridge, MA 02142
www.blacksheeprestaurant.com
617.577.1300
~$25


Emma's Pizza (caution: tiny)
Kendall Square
40 Hampshire St (at Portland St)
Cambridge, MA 02139
www.emmaspizza.com
617.864.8534
~$20


Atasca's (Portuguese, close to Emma's)
Kendall Square
50 Hampshire St (at Cardinal Medeiros Ave)
Cambridge, MA 02139
www.atasca.com
617.621.6991
~$30


Tamarind Bay (Indian, out of the ordinary)
Harvard Square (take the subway)
75 Winthrop St (at JFK St)
Cambridge, MA 02138
617.491.4552
~$30


Tanjore (Indian)
Harvard Square (take the subway)
18 Eliot St (at Bennett St)
Cambridge, MA 02138
www.tanjoreharvardsq.com
617.868.1900
~$25


Pho Pasteur (Vietnamese)
Harvard Square (take the subway)
35 Dunster St (at Mt Auburn St)
Cambridge, MA 02138
617.864.4100
~$20


Mr & Mrs Bartley's Burger Cottage (traditional hamburger joint)
Harvard Square (take the subway)
1246 Massachusetts Ave (at Plympton St)
Cambridge, MA 02138
617.354.6559
~$15


Salts
Central Square
798 Main St (at Windsor St)
Cambridge, MA 02139
www.saltsrestaurant.com
617.876.8444
~$55...and reservations required



Computing

Registration for access to MIT wireless networks will be done on-site. Pre-registering with a MAC address is not necessary for this conference. There will only be limited access to wired Ethernet ports. Wired Ethernet access will not be available in the main conferences room.

Please contact Keith Bayer (kbayer@ligo.mit.edu if you have any questions.


Weather

Current conditions and forecast for Boston area