Online registration has now closed. 
To register, please come to the on-site registration desk on Thursday, March 21. Registration will be available in the IALS lobby from 7:30 - 8:30AM. 

Arrival & Check-in
The course will be held at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Campus Center and Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS). Parking is available in the Campus Center Parking Garage, located at 1 Campus Center Way, Amherst MA 01003 (see below). Click here for directions to the garage.

Click here to download the program agenda. Please plan to arrive between 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. for registration and a continental breakfast. The first session will start at 8:30 a.m.

Parking will be available at the Campus Center Parking Garage. For GPS purposes, the garage is located at 1 Campus Center Way, Amherst, MA, 01003 (click here to obtain directions from your location). Campus Center Way is off of Commonwealth Avenue, across the street from the Mullins Center. After turning onto Campus Center Way stay to the left to go up the hill. You will see the garage entrance on your right. Take a gate tickets and park, bringing your gate ticket in with you. We recommend following the Hotel UMass/Campus Center signs down to park on Level 2, where there is a marked entrance into the Campus Center. Alternatively, you can park on any level and use the Northeast or Southeast Stairwells to gain access to outdoor campus paths that lead down to the Campus Center.

Upon your arrival, take a gate ticket, park, and bring your gate ticket inside with you. If you are staying at Hotel UMass present your gate ticket at hotel check-in (available after 3 p.m. on your day of arrival) and the desk clerk will provide with you a complimentary parking pass. If you are a commuter, pick up a parking coupon and parking instruction sheet at the registration desk. Follow the instructions to stop at a pay station prior to your departure each day.