60th Birthday Celebration Symposium
"Trajectories and Friends"

Saturday, October 17, 2009
The Green Center for Physics at MIT

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Special Hotel Rate Deadline

Please make your reservations before September 27th
to guarantee the special rate. You must reference
"Berker Celebration"

$249 Marriott

$229 Hyatt

These rates are only guaranteed on the nights of
October 16th and 17th

Reservations made after the deadline are subject to the best available rate.

Please keep in mind that hotels book up fast in the fall. The weekend of October 17th is a particularly busy tourist weekend in Cambridge, so make your reservation at one of these hotels as early as possible.


Mehran Kardar
David Andelman
Susan R. McKay

Hotels Parking Getting Here

A block of rooms has been reserved for guests of this celebration at two local hotels. Please call the hotels directly to make your reservations.
Be sure reference "Berker Celebration" when speaking with the booking agent.

Hyatt Regency Cambridge
575 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
(Overlooking the Charles River)
Reservations phone number: 617-492-1234 x4205
Toll free reservations: 800-233-1234

Marriott Cambridge
Two Cambridge Center
Cambridge, MA 02142
Kendall Square
Phone: 617-494-6600
Toll Free: 800-228-9290

Other MIT Partner Hotels in Cambridge

Cambridge Visitor Information


Guests of the Hyatt and Marriott can park at a discounted rate in each of the hotel's parking garage. Ask for the rate when you make your reservation. The rate for parking at the Hyatt is $8 a day, and $18/day or $23/overnight at the Marriott.

Several of MIT's parking lots are open on the weekends. You may also find parking along Memorial Drive. Please be aware that if you park in reserved or metered parking you will be subject to applicable fines/towing. Be careful where you park.

Try these lots (clicking on each will open a new window with a Map of MIT):


Getting to MIT
From Logan International Airport
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From the Hyatt Regency: Easily accessible on foot or by taxi: Travel east on Vassar St. (0.8mi) to Massachusetts Ave. and enter the campus enter at 77 Mass Ave.

From the Marriott: Easily accessible on foot or by taxi: Travel west on Main St. and turn left on Ames St. Walk through the McDermott and Eastman courtyards to building 6.
(roughly 0.6mi)

Getting to the Green Center
The Green Center for Physics (Building 6C) is located in the heart of the MIT campus, between buildings 4,6 and 8; with entrances on the 3rd floor. We will be spending time in rooms located in building 4.



Condensed Matter Theory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Building 6C
Cambridge, MA 02139