44th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Thursday, February 08, 2018

MIT's 44th Annual Celebration of the Life
and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sustaining the struggle for equity
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere

Keynote by Wade Davis
Former NFL Player, Equality Advocate & Educator

Hosted by L. Rafael Reif
MIT President

Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 11:00AM
Program Followed by Luncheon
Morss Hall, Walker Memorial, Building 50
142 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA

Registration is no longer available; the venue’s maximum capacity has been reached. We encourage you to add your name to the waitlist, and you will be contacted via email if space becomes available due to cancellations. Please note, an overflow viewing room will be available in Killian Hall (Building 14). Community members are welcome to enjoy watching the full program in the overflow location, but lunch will not be provided. Questions may be addressed to conferences-www@mit.edu.


The deadline for submitting your registration is Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 11:59PM EST. Space cannot be guaranteed for any registration that is not submitted by this date. Advance registration is strongly encouraged, as space is limited. On-site registration may be offered on a space-available basis. 

Check-in begins at 10:30AM on February 8 in the Beaver Room, located at the back entrance of the Walker Memorial Building (Building 50). The program will start promptly at 11:00AM.

NOTE: Please check-in at the registration desk by 10:50AM or your seat will be forfeited.

Public Transportation and Parking

Walker Memorial is within walking distance of the Kendall/MIT stop on the MBTA Red Line. Information on public transportation is available at: http://www.mbta.com/. 

On weekdays, there is no public parking available on the MIT campus. The closest public parking lots to Walker Memorial are the Boston Marriott Cambridge garage, the Kendall Center Yellow Garage, and the Kendall Center Green Garage. Visitors may find information on off-street parking in the local area at http://web.mit.edu/facilities/transportation/parking/visitors/public_parking.html.

Cancellations and Changes
Requests for cancellations, substitutions, or other changes may be made online until February 1, 2018 at 11:59PM EST. To cancel or make a change after that date, please email conferences-www@mit.edu.

Program Information

Please visit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Activities homepage or view the poster for more information.

Questions regarding the program should be directed to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Activities Planning Committee via email to mitmlkcelebration@mit.edu.

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

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

Live text stream captioning of this event will be available through personal mobile devices.