Tentative program

  • The conference will begin on October 11 at 9am, with breakfast and registration starting at 8am.
  • The conference will end at 3pm on October 13.

View tentative program

Venue and getting around

  • Wireless: information is on the back of your nametag, you can get directly to login page here.
  • A complete campus map can be found here.
  • Important locations for ETAP4 are shown in the annotated campus map inset to the right.
  • An interactive Google map with important locations/directions for ETAP4 is given below.
  • Bus lines to campus:
  • Participants staying at the Howard Johnson (Hojo): there will be a shuttle taking you to/from campus, with the following schedule
    • Thursday 10/11:
      • 7:45am Pick up from Hojo, drop off at Haigis Mall (walk to Old Chapel)
      • 8:30pm Pick up from Old Chapel, drop off at Hojo
    • Friday 10/12:
      • 7:45am Pick up from Hojo, drop off at South College
      • 9:30 Pick up from ILC, drop off at Hojo (for alternative times for rides, talk to co-organizers; rides available from conference volunteers)
    • Saturday 10/13:
      • 7:45am Pick up from Hojo, drop off at South College
      • 3:15pm Pick up from South College, drop off at Hojo
    • Dispatcher cell: 413 658 8211
  • Uber and Lyft are available in the area, too.
  • Information on parking is here, including an interactive map.
    • You can park in any outside lot for free on Saturday; try Lot 25 or Lot 71.
    • On weekdays, you could park in the Parking Garage ($1.75/hr) or at the Visitor's Center ($1.50/hr, you can pay using Parkmobile or at the machine). You can also get a $8/day temporary one-day parking pass from Parking Services, which is next to Lot 25.
  • Warning: there's another big conference at UMass Wed-Fri, so the campus garage may be quite full, and overflow parking for that conference is in Lots 25, 12, and 45.