17th International HITRAN Conference (united with the 16th ASA conference)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
24-26 June 2024

Local information

The HITRAN Conference will take place at the Smithsonain Astropysical Observatory (SAO) located at the Center for Astrophyiscs | Harvard & Smithsonian (CfA), 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA.

The CfA is approximately equidistant between between Porter Square and Harvard Square, and each have MBTA Red Line subway stops for easy access to Boston. Use of the MBTA network requires a CharlieTicket (or CharlieCard), which can be bought in each station. In addition the bus routes 74, 75, and 78 have stops along Concord Avenue, which runs adjacent to the CfA.

Please check back for more information closer to the conference dates.

Arriving from Logan International Airport

There are a variety of options to get to the CfA from Boston Logan International Airport.

Local restaurants

There a small number of cafes and restaurants located within 5 minutes walk from the CfA, at the junction of Concord Avenue and Huron Avenue. Futher afield, approximately a 15-20 walk, there a number of cafes, restaurants, and bars along Massachusstts Avenue between Harvard Square and Porter Square.

In addition, Harvard Square has a variety of cafes, restaurants, and bars. Many options are also available in downtown Boston, which is only a 20-25 minute journey from Harvard Square or Porter Square using the MBTA Red Line.

Further information