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Important Information

Accessible Facilities

The Hynes Convention Center is fully accessible. A limited number of wheelchairs are available free-of-charge through the First Aid Station. Contact Public Safety for more information.
First Aid Station phone: +1 617 954-2111
Public Safety phone: +1 617 954-2111
If you require specific facilities, please notify the Meeting Secretariat.


For Hynes, take the subway bus from any terminal to the airport subway station, transfer to the Blue Line and board the westbound train (marked Bowdoin Station) to Government Center. Get off the train and follow signs to the Green Line and board Green Line train D (Riverside) to the Hynes Convention Ctr/ICA Stop. Once you get off the subway, choose any exit and follow the signs to the Hynes.


Attendees will be required to wear their delegate badge at all times to access the official program sessions, satellite symposia, exhibits, and social functions.

Banks and currencies

You will find cash-dispensing machines or ATMs at:
Hynes Convention Center
Citizens Bank: Street Level/ Boylston
Street Entrance
Prudential Center
Bank of America: Back Bay Arcade
Sovereign Bank: Belvidere Arcade
Currency units are dollars ($) and cents (¢). US notes are: $100, $50, $20, $10, $5, $1. Coins are: 25¢, 10¢, 5¢, 1¢.

Bus Transportation

Take the Silver Line Bus to South Station. As you depart the terminal, walk to the right and the Silver Line pick-up is at the head of the line at Terminal D. The Silver Line stop is along the roadway between Terminal C and D. Take Silver Line to South Station, transfer to Commuter Rail to Back Bay Station and walk through the Copley Place Mall to the Prudential Center and follow the signs to the Hynes. For more information please visit: www.mbta.com.

Congress Secretariat

For any inquiries, please contact the 2014 Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting Logistics Secretariat
c/o Opus 3
417, St-Pierre Street, Suite 302
Montréal, QC, H2Y 2M4
+1 514 395-1808
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Congress Venue

The John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center is right in the heart of Boston's historic Back Bay neighborhood, surrounded by world-class shopping, dining, attractions, public transportation and other amenities, giving you the ultimate in flexibility and convenience. The main entrance is located at 900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115.


English is the official language of the congress. All posters and slides will be presented in English. Simultaneous translation will not be provided.

Liability & disclaimer

The Congress Organizers cannot be held responsible for any losses incurred by participants in the event of labor disruptions or cancellation of the Meeting. The program is subject to change without notice.
The Congress Organizers shall not be held liable for personal accidents or losses or damage to private property of registered Congress participants. Participants should make their own arrangements with respect to personal insurance.


There are many parking garages (more than 4,400 spaces) within a short walk of the Hynes Convention Center. Street parking is also available, though competition for the limited spaces is usually intense, and the meter readers are always on their toes.


The Hynes is just step away from four stations: Hynes Convention Center, Copley Square and Prudential on the Green Line, and Back Bay on the Orange Line.




For more information on the program, support opportunities, or any general questions, please contact the ACTRIMS Secretariat.

22 North Carroll Street, Suite 300
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 USA

+ 1 608 310 8960

Logistics Secretariat

For more information about housing, registration, press, media and Boston in general, please contact the Logistics Secretariat.

c/o Opus 3 inc.
417 Saint-Pierre Street, Suite 302
Montréal QC H2Y 2M4 Canada

+ 1 514 395 1808

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