We will spend the day in and around the Ray and Maria Stata Center (Building 32), located at 32 Vassar St, Cambridge MA 02139.

We are closely monitoring the local COVID situation and MIT's policies for events. The latest information can be found here.

A PDF version of the schedule is available here.

Time Event Location
7:00 AM Earliest arrival time to park in the Stata Center lot
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Arrival & Breakfast Vest Student Streets
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Welcome & Land Acknowledgement 32-123
9:10 AM - 10:40 AM Session 1: Isotopes and Friends 32-123
10:40 AM - 11:00 AM Coffee Break Vest Student Streets
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Session 2: Evolution, Phylogeny, and Omics 32-123
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Lunch Forbes cafe/outside
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Poster Session 1 Vest Student Streets
2:30 PM - 3:40 PM Session 3: The Fossil Record & Diagenetic Processes 32-123
3:40 PM - 4:00 PM Coffee and snack break Vest Student Streets
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Poster Session 2 Vest Student Streets
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Dinner Reception Forbes cafe/outside
8:00 PM Latest departure time from Stata Center lot


Free parking is available for Symposium attendees in the Stata Center lot (Building 32) (32 Vassar St, Cambridge MA 02139). Enter between 7 - 10am, tell the parking attendant you are with the NE Geobiology Symposium, and leave between 4 - 8pm. If you are planning to arrive or depart at other times, find local parking in other lots around MIT.

After the Conference

If you are spending the night in Cambridge or are interested in continuing any NE Geobio discussions after the conference, we recommend these local spots: