PANIC11 - Rutherford Centennial

PROGRAM—Excursions & Social Events

Welcome Reception

A welcome reception will take place on Sunday evening, July 24th from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the Tent by Kresge Oval.


Welcome Coffee

There will be a Welcome Coffee for accompanying persons for them to meet each other and obtain information regarding activities in the Cambridge-Boston area.  The Welcome Coffee will be Monday, July 25th, at 10 a.m. in the 3rd floor balcony of the Stratton Student Center.


Family and Friends of MIT LNS Reception

To celebrate MIT’s 150th and LNS’ 65th anniversary, a Family and Friends of MIT LNS Reception will be held on Monday night July 25th at the MIT Museum from 7:00-9:00 p.m. If you plan to attend the this reception, you must RSVP no later than Monday, July 11th. Please indicate if you will be bringing a guest in your response. There is no charge for this reception, but you will need a ticket to attend.



In place of a traditional formal banquet, a dinner cruise of Boston Harbor is planned on the Odyssey for Thursday, July 28th at 7:00 p.m. The cost to attend is $50.00 per person. Tickets are available to registrants and their guests. Each cruise ticket includes transportation to/from the conference site, dinner and one complimentary drink ticket.

Please note that the legal age to consume alcohol in Massachusetts is 21. Service may be denied to anyone who cannot produce a proper identification upon request. Proper identification is a valid US driver's license or passport.

Buses will depart at 6:30 p.m. from Kresge Auditorium, on Amherst Alley. The buses will return at 10:30 p.m. from the boat and will drop off at Kresge Auditorium on Amherst Alley, Le Meridien Hotel (20 Sydney St, Hyatt Hotel (575 Memorial Drive,), and Courtyard by Marriott Boston Cambridge (777 Memorial Drive).


Exercise Facilities

Visitors may register for day passes at the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center located next to Kresge. Rates are $15.00 or $37.00 for a weekly pass. This pass will allow access to pool and gym equipment.

Boston Attractions & Activities

July 24, 2011 Sox vs. Seattle
July 25-28, 2011 Sox vs. Kansas City

Boston Tours and Sightseeing

"All Boston Tours":
Boston ONLY 3-hour Whale Watching Cruise
Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour
90- Minute Boston Historic Sightseeing Cruise
Go Boston Card (Multi-Attraction Pass)



PANIC11 Group Picture


Informational Materials

Welcome Reception - Sunday, July 24th
from 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at Tent by Kresge Oval

Public Lectures - Tuesday, July 26th
Free and Open to the public

Odyssey Dinner Cruise - Thursday, July 28th



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