WAFR 2012

Cambridge, MA
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Online Registration

The early registration fee is valid only for registrations that are paid in full on or before May 27, 2012.  The higher registration fee will apply to any payment received after that date, regardless of when the registration was submitted.  Payment is due upon registration if paying via credit card or upon receipt of your online invoice if paying by another method. The final deadline for online registration is June 4, 2012.  Space cannot be guaranteed for any registration that is not paid in full by this date.  Advance registration is strongly encouraged. 

On-site Registration/Information Desk Hours

If you are unable to finalize your plans or payment by June 4, you may still register at the on-site registration desk which will be available in the MIT Stata Center from June 13-15 during session hours. On-site registrations will be accepted on a space-available basis.

What's Included

Early Registration (received on or before May 27) $690
Standard/On-site Registration

Registration includes all sessions, lunches, and coffee breaks on June 13-15; a poster session reception on June 13; and dinner at the MIT Museum on June 14.

Cancellations, Changes & Refunds

Requests for cancellations, substitutions or other changes may be made online until June 4, 2012.  To cancel or make a change after that date, please send email to conferences-www@mit.edu.  

Refunds for cancellations received in writing on or before June 4 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.


Boston Marriott Cambridge A block of rooms is available at the Boston Marriott Cambridge (Two Cambridge Center, 50 Broadway, Cambridge, MA) for the nights of June 12, 13, 14 & 15 at a rate of $209.00 per night, plus applicable taxes, single or double occupancy. Please book online here, or call the hotel reservations phone number at 617-494-6600. You must make your reservation no later than May 13, 2012 and mention that you are calling for the WAFR room block. All hotel rooms are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, and it is recommended that you make your reservations early.

MIT Dormitories:  Housing is available in the MIT residence halls in non-air conditioned single and double rooms.  The nightly rates are $74 and $98 ($49/person), respectively.  Room requests must be made online here.  Requests will be accepted on a first-come, first served basis; space in limited.  The deadline to submit your request is Friday, June 1, 2012.  No requests for on-campus housing can be accommodated on-site.  Note that on-campus housing is only available to those who have registered and paid in full for the workshop.

Registration Questions

Please contact the MIT Conference Services Office
Email: conferences-www@mit.edu
Phone: 617-253-1700

Fax: 617-258-7005

Program Information

Please visit the WAFR 2012 homepage for more information or contact the organizers at wafr2012@mit.edu.


To request disability accommodation, please contact MIT Conference Services at conferences-www@mit.edu.