Collective Intelligence 2012

Cambridge, MA
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Collective Intelligence 2012
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - Friday, April 20, 2012

MIT Tang Center
Corner of Amherst & Wadsworth Streets
Cambridge, MA, 02139
United States

Online Registration

Online registration will be available until April 13, 2012. Payment is due upon registration if paying via credit card or upon receipt of your online invoice if paying by another method. Space cannot be guaranteed for any advance registration that is not paid in full by the online registration deadline.  Advance registration is strongly encouraged. 

On-site Registration/Information Desk Hours

If you are unable to finalize your plans or payment by April 13, you may still register at the on-site registration desk which will be available in the MIT Tang Center during the welcome reception on the evening of April 18 and during session hours on April 19-20, beginning at 8:00 am daily. On-site registrations will be accepted on a space-available basis.

What's Included

Registration Type
Early Fee
received on or before March 13
Standard Fee
received after March 13

Student* $345
Non-student $495 $595
*A valid student ID is required. If your student status cannot be confirmed, you will be
changed the non-student rate

Registration includes a welcome reception on the evening of April 18; all sessions, breakfasts, lunches, and coffee breaks on April 19-20; and a poster session/dinner reception on April 19 at the MIT Museum.

Cancellations, Changes & Refunds

Requests for cancellations, substitutions or other changes may be made online until April 13, 2012.  To cancel or make a change after that date, please send email to  

Refunds for cancellations received in writing on or before April 13 will be granted less a $50 processing fee.  No refunds will be granted after that date.  No refunds will be given for portions of the registration not being used.  All refunds will be made in US dollars and will be processed in the manner in which the original payment was submitted, with the possible exception of wire payments which, at the organizers' discretion, may be refunded via check.  If a refund is made via wire transfer, any bank fees will be deducted from the refund.  Credit card refunds will be issued to the card that was used to make the original payment.


There is no public parking on the MIT campus during the work week.  Arrangements have been made with the 4 Cambridge Center East Garage for a discounted rate of $12/day.  Please go here for more information.


A block of rooms is available at Le Meridien Cambridge (20 Sidney Street, Cambridge, MA) for the nights of April 18, 19 & 20 at a rate of $245.00 per night, plus applicable taxes, single or double occupancy. Please book online here, or call the hotel reservations phone number at 888-627-8153 or 617-577-0200. You must make your reservation no later than March 28, 2012 and mention that you are calling for the MIT Collective Intelligence room block. All hotel rooms are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, and it is recommended that you make your reservations early.

Note:  The MIT Collective Intelligence hotel block at the Boston Marriott Cambridge has sold out.

Registration Questions

Please contact the MIT Conference Services Office
Phone: 617-253-1700

Fax: 617-258-7005

Program Information

Please visit the CI 2012 homepage for complete information, or email the organizers at


To request disability accommodation, please contact MIT Conference Services at