Boston, Massachusetts
Sunday, November 11, 2012

ISWC2012: The 11th International Semantic Web Conference
Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116, USA

Online Registration

The deadline for submitting your online registration and payment is November 2, 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 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 November 2, you may still register at the on-site registration desk, which will be available at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers from Sunday-Thursday, November 11-15, beginning at 8:00 am daily.  On-site registrations will be accepted on a space-available basis.

Registration Fees (in USD)

The deadline to qualify for early registration fees has been extended until September 14!

Registration Early Fee
received on or before September 14
Standard Fee
received on or before October 8
Late/On-site Fee
received after October 8
Sunday Workshops/Tutorials*
$100 $100
Monday Workshops/Tutorials/Doctoral Consortium* $100 $100
ISWC Student Registration
$600 $700
ISWC Academic Employee Registration $800 $900
ISWC Regular Registration
$950 $1050
Industry Day (November 14 only)
*The Sunday and Monday workshops/tutorials are only available to those registered for the full conference.

What's Included
ISWC registration includes:
  • all conference materials
  • sessions from Tuesday-Thursday
  • lunch and coffee breaks from Tuesday-Thursday
  • poster session/reception on Tuesday
  • dinner on Wednesday 
Optional workshops and tutorials are available on Sunday and Monday for $200/day, as well as a hosted tour of the MIT campus on Sunday for $5 per person. Dinner guest tickets are available for $150.

Industry Day registration includes all sessions (industry track and ISWC), lunch, and coffee breaks on Wednesday, November 14. Tickets to the ISWC dinner on Wednesday may be purchased for $150 each.

ISWC2012 proceedings are available for purchase for $50 each (shipping included), while supplies last.


Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers
Rooms are available at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers.  Standard rooms are available for $199 per night plus applicable taxes.  You must make your reservation by no later than October 11, 2012.  Please make your reservation online here; use access code MIT.  Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you are interested in sharing a double room and would like to be matched with a roommate, please email Jullian Rosario at

Courtyard Boston Cambridge by Marriott
A limited number of rooms have been made available at the Courtyard Marriott for the nights of November 10-16, 2012 for $189 per night plus applicable taxes.  Please make your reservations online here, or book by phone at 866-323-4159 or 800-321-2211.  Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis and must be made by no later than October 31, 2012.

Cancellations, Changes & Refunds

Requests for cancellations, substitutions or other changes may be made online until November 2, 2012.  To cancel or make a change after that date, please send email to  

Refunds for cancellations received in writing on or before October 11 will be granted a refund less 20% of the original payment.  No refunds will be granted after that date.  No refunds will be given for portions of the registration not being used.  Once purchased, proceedings are non-refundable.  All refunds will be made in US dollars and will be processed in the manner in which the original payment was submitted. Refunds processed via credit card will be applied to the original card.

Registration Questions

Please contact the MIT Conference Services Office
Phone: 617-253-1700
Fax: 617-258-70005

Program Information

Please visit the ISWC2012 homepage at or use this form to contact the organizers.


To request disability accommodations, please contact MIT Conference Services at