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Hotel Reservations

A block of rooms has been reserved for the nights of Thursday, November 30 through Saturday, December 2 at the Marriott in Cambridge:

Boston Marriott Cambridge
2 Cambridge Center, (Broadway & 3rd Street)
Cambridge, MA 02142
1-800-228-9290 (reservations)
The group rate for the event is $175.00 per night, plus applicable taxes, single or double occupancy.

To reserve a room, call the hotel directly at 800-228-9290 or 617-494-6600. You must make your reservation by no later than Thursday, October 19, 2006, and mention that you are calling for the "iCampus/MIT" room rate. All hotel rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and it is recommended that you make your reservations early. MIT's Conference Services Office does not handle individual reservations.

Maps and Directions

Please click on the links for maps and directions to the Stata Center, (the location of Nov. 30 evening reception) The Tang Center (E51) (location of the Dec. 1 and 2 conference sessions) , and the Marriott Cambridge.


On weekdays, there is no conference parking available on the MIT campus. The closest public parking available is at the Cambridge Marriott in Kendall Square, or at the Hotel at MIT, located off Massachusetts Avenue on 20 Sidney Street. There is also a small public lot on the corner of Vassar Street and Massachusetts Avenue. Rates for parking in the vicinity of MIT are in the $25/day range.

On Saturday, there is free parking in any non-gated MIT parking lot, on a first-come first-served basis.

More information on parking near MIT can be found here.

Field surveying with wireless laptop

MIT architecture student using a wireless laptop to do field surveying.

Robot competition

iCampus robot competition (2003).