2017 U.S. Product Stewardship Forum - Travel & Event Logistics

Travel Logistics

The 2017 U.S. Product Stewardship Forum will be held at the 

Omni Parker House Hotel

60 School Street

Boston, MA 02116

 

Directions

 


The
Omni Parker House Hotel is located at 60 School in downtown Boston. The hotel is located near Fanueil Hall and Boston City Hall at the corner of Tremont and School Street. See a Map of the Area.

From Logan Airport By Shuttle

Back Bay Logan Express: Take the Back Bay Logan Express to Copley, then take the Green Line from Copley station to Park Street station. The Omni Parker House Hotel is located a 5-minute walk from Park Street station. Buses depart from Logan Airport every 20 minutes (first departure: 6AM; last departure; 10PM). The fare is $5 (credit or debit card, no cash) or free for valid MBTA pass holders.

GoBoston Shuttle: The GoBoston Shuttle operates 24 hours per day and requires a reservation. The cost is $17 per person. You may schedule a pickup from Boston Logan Airport online, or you may contact the GoBoston Shuttle directly at 888-437-4379.

By Public Transportation

From Logan International Airport:  Take any Silver Line bus to South Station. Change at South Station for the Red Line. Take an Alewife bound Red line train to Park Street; the Omni Parker House Hotel is a 5-minute walk from Park Street station. Alternatively, you may take the Logan Airport shuttle to the Blue Line. Take the Blue Line towards Bowdoin and get off at State Street station. State Street station is a 5-minute walk from the Omni Parker House Hotel. The fare for both of these options is $2.65.

From Other Areas of Boston on the T:

From the Green Line: Take any Green Line train to Park Street station. Take a left out of the station and walk down Tremont Street. The hotel is a 5-minute walk from Park Street and will be on your right-hand side. The fare is $2.65.

From the Red Line: Take the Red Line to Park Street station. Take a left out of the station and walk down Tremont Street. The hotel is a 5-minute walk from Park Street and will be on your right-hand side. The fare is $2.65.

From the Orange Line: Take the Orange Line to either State Street station or Downtown Crossing station. The Omni Parker House Hotel is a 5-minute walk from either of these stops. 

From Amtrak and Commuter Rail:

Back Bay Station (guests arriving via Amtrak's Acela and Regional trains, MBTA Commuter Rail and Orange Line): At Back Bay station, transfer to the Orange Line. Take this line towards "Oak Grove" and get off at Downtown Crossing station. The Omni Parker House Hotel is a 5-minute walk. The fare is $2.65. 

North Station (guests arriving via Amtrak's Downeaster trains, MBTA Commuter Rail and Orange and Green Line): Transfer to the Orange Line at North Station. Take the Orange Line towards "Forest Hills" and get off at State Street station. The fare is $2.65. The Omni Parker House Hotel is a 5-minute walk. 

South Station (guests arriving via Amtrak's Acela and Regional trains, MBTA Commuter Rail and Red Line and inter-city bus lines): From South Station bus terminal or train platform walk to the Red Line Subway entrance. Take an "Alewife" bound Red Line train to Downtown Crossing. The fare is $2.65. The Omni Parker House Hotel is a 5-minute walk from Downtown Crossing station.

By Car

Directions provided by the Omni Parker House Hotel 


From Logan Airport
When leaving the airport, follow signs for MA-1A S/Interstate 93 N/Sumner Tunnel. Follow MA-1A S and take the exit to Government Center on the left. Turn left on Market Street and take another left onto Cambridge Street. Continue straight on Tremont Street.  

From points North via 95 South
Take 95 South to Exit 46 and onto Route 1 South. Stay on Route 1 South and proceed over the Tobin Bridge (toll) into Boston. Take the left ramp onto Route 93 South, then Exit 24 for Government Center. Turn left onto John Fitzgerald Surface Road, then turn right onto State Street. Proceed straight; the road name will change to Court Street. Bear left onto Tremont Street, then turn left onto School Street. Omni Parker House is immediately on your right.


From points South via 95 North
Take 95 North to Exit 12 and merge onto Route 93. Proceed on Route 93 into Boston and take Exit 24 for Government Center. Turn left onto John Fitzgerald Surface Road, then turn right onto State Street. Proceed straight; the road name will change to Court Street. Bear left onto Tremont Street, then turn left onto School Street. Omni Parker House is immediately on your right.


From points North via 93 South
Follow the signs for 93 South to Boston-Quincy. Take Exit 24A Government Center. Proceed straight onto Clinton Street to the first set of lights. At the lights, take a left onto North Street. Follow North Street to the end and take a left onto Congress Street. Follow Congress to the first set of lights and bear right onto State Street (which becomes Court Street almost immediately). Follow Court Street 1 block and bear left at the fork onto Tremont Street. Follow Tremont Street to the next set of lights and bear left onto School Street. The hotel will be on your right-hand side.


From points South via 93 North
Take Exit 23 Government Center/Faneuil Hall. At the top of the ramp, follow the signs for Government Center/Faneuil Hall. This will put you onto North Street. At the end of North Street (.25 miles), make a left onto Congress Street. Take your first right onto State Street (which becomes Court Street almost immediately) and follow it to the end, making a left at the fork onto Tremont Street. Take your first left onto School Street and Omni Parker House is immediately on the right.


From the Mass Pike (Route 90) 
Follow Mass Pike going Eastbound to Exit 24 B. This exit will put you on Route 93 going North. Follow the directions directly above for taking 93 North to get to Omni Parker House.
 

Parking

The Omni Parker House Hotel offers parking for its guests. Hourly rates for valet parking are as follows: 

Function parking before 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday – $40
Function parking after 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and weekends – $34
Overnight valet parking: $48

For overnight parking, there is an additional fee of $12 for late pick-up after 1:00 p.m. on the day of departure. When you arrive at the hotel, you should stop front of the School Street entrance and speak to the doorman. He will help you take care of your car and belongings.

Lodging

Omni Parker House Hotel

60 School Street, Boston, MA 02116
(617) 227-8600 ‎ • Book your hotel here

The Omni Parker House Hotel is the designated hotel for the 2017 U.S. Product Stewardship Forum and the location where the Forum will take place. The conference block room rate is $233/night. If the hotel is booked, there are many other hotels in the area including the Lenox, Park Plaza Hotel, Hotel140, Charlesmark, and more. 


Event Logistics

Registration & Breakfast

Registration and breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 25 and Wednesday, July 26, followed by the opening remarks and the morning sessions. Please see the agenda here.

 

Agendas and Speaker Bios

We strongly encourage you to bookmark the agenda on your smart phone or tablet. In an effort to minimize paper waste, we will printing only a small supply of agendas. 

 

Who's attending the forum?

We will supply the registrant list as the event draws nearer. 

 

Participation by WebEx

These detailed instructions are intended to guide you through the process of joining the 2017 U.S. Product Stewardship Forum using the WebEx system. They also provide you with troubleshooting tips and instructions on how to participate in this meeting remotely. You should also refer to the reminder email titled "Important information about today's Forum" that you receive the day of the event.  

We strongly encourage you to log in to the forum sessions for which you are registered 30 minutes in advance of the meeting start time to allow for the WebEx application to load properly, to test your audio, and to address any technical issues that you might encounter. Please visit the WebEx website for more information on system requirements. 

The dial-in numbers will be provided after you log in to the meeting and if you select telephone as your audio type. 

If you encounter any issues with WebEx participation that you are unable to resolve, please contact Amanda Nicholson at (617) 236-4833.

 

Questions?

For questions about forum logistics, contact Suzy Whalen at (617) 236-8293.


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