Cambridge, MA | June 1–4, 2014
Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are pleased to partner and co-host the 2014 ISCN conference, Pushing Boundaries: Leveraging Collective Action for Global Impact.
Bringing together the best expertise of both universities, the 2014 ISCN conference will offer a powerful opportunity to examine today’s emerging critical issues for sustainability and explore strategies that push boundaries toward new innovations, identify new opportunities for collaboration, and amplify our measurable impacts globally. Drawing from renowned faculty, academic centers, and leading campus sustainability offices while centered in one of the world’s greatest innovation hubs—Cambridge, Massachusetts—Harvard and MIT are eager to engage conference participants in critical thinking, creative problem-solving, and new collaborations to advance campus sustainability well beyond the boundaries of our own campuses.
The ISCN Conferences are attended by sustainability practitioners of various backgrounds from around the world. Conference attendees include a mix of constituencies and titles, for example, senior administrator, sustainability directors and practitioners, faculty, students, campus operations staff, and sustainability organizations.
Join us June 1–4, 2014 in Cambridge for a next generation conference and professional workshop that will hone existing skills, build new capacities, and expand horizons for sustainability.
About Harvard and MIT
- Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. Harvard faculty are engaged with teaching and research to push the boundaries of human knowledge. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Learn more about Harvard.
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology—a coeducational, privately endowed research university founded in 1861—is dedicated to advancing knowledge and educating students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century. Learn more about MIT. Committed to global impact, MIT advances three types of pragmatic, high-impact activities: partnering globally, collaborating worldwide in science, engineering and technology, and sharing our knowledge with the world.
For more information, please visit the ISCN Conference Website.
The International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) provides a global forum to support leading colleges, universities, and corporate campuses in the exchange of information, ideas, and best practices for achieving sustainable campus operations and integrating sustainability in research and teaching.
For more information, please visit the ISCN website.
- Registrations canceled before May 1, 2014 will incur a 20% cancelation fee.
- Registrations canceled May 1, 2014, or after, will incur a 40% cancelation fee.
- The Hotel Veritas (within walking distance to Harvard) Please contact The Hotel Veritas directly at +1-617-520-5000 and ask to book a room held under the name "ISCN".
The Charles Hotel (617-864-1200; $399/night; within walking distance to Harvard)
Boston Marriott Cambridge (617-494-6600; within walking distance to MIT)
Hyatt Regency Cambridge (617-492-1234; within walking distance to MIT, free shuttle to Harvard Square)
Courtyard Boston Cambridge (617-492-7777; free shuttle to conference)
Holiday Inn Boston Bunker Hill (617-628-1000; free shuttle to conference)
The MBTA offers public transportation options throughout the greater Boston/Cambridge area. Visitor can pay by ride, or may purchase day or week passes. For more information, please visit the MBTA website.
Another great option for eco-friendly transportation is Hubway, greater Boston’s bike-sharing system. Conference attendees will receive a complimentary day pass as part of their registration packet upon arrival to Harvard/MIT. Bicycle helmets are available at vendors across the city and should be purchased prior to using the Hubway system.
If you require a car, there are many cab options throughout Boston and Cambridge. We have partnered with the following cab companies which are offered through smartphone apps. Please enter the following promotion codes for a discount:
- Uber (Code: ISCN2014; $20 off first ride for new users—excludes UberTAXI)
activities and information about boston and cambridge
- Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau
- City of Boston Visitor’s Website
- Cambridge Office of Tourism
- City of Cambridge Visitor’s Website
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