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The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University

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Brandeis University is located just 9 miles west of Cambridge/Boston in the city of Waltham.See Maps/Directions to Brandeis

Brandeis University
Brandeis University


See for options by car, train and air.

By car: there is ample free parking on the Brandeis campus. Your registration material will direct you to the most convenient parking lots.

By train: there is a commuter train service from Boston’s North Station and from Porter Square, Cambridge (Fitchburg/South Action line) to the Brandeis/Roberts Station right across the street from our campus. See for details and a link to train schedules.

By air: The nearest airport is Boston’s Logan International Airport with rental car, taxis, and shuttle van service.

conf-disabilityAll conference venues are accessible. Please let the Conference Help Desk know if you need special assistance (Conference Help Desk:

Where to stay

The nearest hotels are the Crescent Suites Hotel, the Hotel Indigo, and the Boston Marriott Newton. Numerous others, including Bed and Breakfasts are nearby. Please see for a full list and contact information.


Your paid conference registration will provide for Saturday dinner. In addition, university dining halls will be open for other meals. Also Moody Street in the City of Waltham is famous in the Boston area for its international variety of restaurants at all price levels. See

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