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Events: Conferences

The Neuroscience of Emotion: From Reaction to Regulation
2009 Third Annual Tufts University Conference on Emerging Trends in Behavioral, Affective, Social, and Cognitive (BASC) Neurosciences
Aidekman Arts Center, June 4-6, 2009
40 Talbot Ave, Tufts University, Medford, MA, 02155

With the exception of conference speakers, all attendees should arrange their own hotel accommodations. The location that is closest to the Tufts campus is the Hyatt Place, which is located 1.33 miles from the Tufts University Department of Psychology. This location also has a negotiated nightly rate of $149/night plus tax, which is the lowest in the area. In addition, Hyatt Place offers free shuttle service to the Tufts campus. Reservations can be made by calling 781-395-8500, or toll free at 888-492-8847 (request the Tufts University nightly rate).

Tufts University has negotiated special rates with a number of additional local hotels/inns. To view all options, please point your browser to the list of local hotels. Note that these listings are not sorted by distance from the Tufts campus. Those located in Medford, Somerville, and Cambridge are all reasonably close.

You also have the option of staying in a dormitory-style room on the Tufts campus at a cheaper rate than most local hotels. Prices (in US dollars) are as follows:

Single room (air-conditioned): $63/night Single room (non air-conditioned): $53/night Double room (air-conditioned): $40/night Double room (non air conditioned): $35/night

To register for Tufts campus housing, please direct your browser to http://www.regonline.com/Checkin.asp?EventId=729408

Air Travel
With the exception of conference speakers, all attendees should arrange their own air travel as necessary. The closest airport is Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS). More information is available at the airport's website. There you will find a summary of the airlines that serve Logan Airport and the rental car companies that operate out of Logan Airport.

Parking is free, if you are driving to the conference and are registered.  A parking pass will be issued when you arrive at the registration area on Tufts Campus, which you will display in your car.  When you arrive at Tufts campus, you may park in any space designated for a Tufts staff/faculty, commuter, or resident permit.

View a map of the Medford Campus.

View a map of Cohen Auditorium.