LINC 2013 Conference

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Online Registration

The deadline for submitting your online registration and payment is June 7, 2013.  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 June 7, you may still register at the on-site registration desk which will be
open in MIT's Lobby 13 (unless otherwise noted) during session hours:
  • Sunday, June 16 from 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sunday, June 16 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (Hyatt Regency Hotel at 575 Memorial Drive, Cambridge)
  • Monday, June 17 from 7:30 am - 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday, June 18 from 8:00 am - 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday, June 19 from 8:00 am - 11:00 am

On-site registrations will be accepted on a space-available basis.  Note that the Sunday workshops and conference dinner are full.

Registration Fees (in USD)

Registration Type Standard Fee
(received on or before April 14)
Late Fee
(received after April 14)
Standard Participants $295 $395
Students (ID required)*
$225 $325
MIT Community (ID required)*
$175 $275
MIT Alumni
*If a valid ID cannot be presented, Standard Participant rates apply.

What's Included
Registration includes admission to the workshops on Sunday, June 16 (while space is available); a welcome reception on June 16; all sessions from June 17-19; breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks from June 17-19; the conference dinner on June 17; and any conference materials.

Additional tickets to the conference dinner are available for $75 each.

A Charles River boat tour is being arranged for the evening on Tuesday, June 18.  Tickets are available for $50 each.  Space is limited. 


A block of rooms is available at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge at a rate of $229.00 per night, plus applicable taxes, single or double occupancy. Please book online here by no later than May 24, 2013. Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis; and it is recommended that you make your reservations early.

If you require assistance with your reservation, please call the hotel directly:  1-888-421-1442 (North America) or 1-402-592-6464 (International).

Cancellations, Changes & Refunds

Requests for cancellations, substitutions or other changes may be made online until June 7, 2013.  To cancel or make a change after that date, please send email to  

Refunds for cancellations received in writing on or before June 7 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 original card.

Registration Questions

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

Program Information

Please visit the conference homepage at or email the organizers at


To request disability accommodations, please contact MIT Conference Services at