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12TH SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION CONFERENCE (LISA '98) - Dec 6-11, 1998 - Marriott Copley Place Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts
Register for LISA 98! Program at-a-Glance Program Committee Table of Contents Questions? Contact the USENIX Conference Office
IMPORTANT DATES: Early Registration Savings Deadline: Friday, October 30, 1998 - Hotel Discount Deadline: Monday, November 16, 1998

NOTE! Hotel rooms at the Boston Mariott Copley Place, Westin, and Midtown-- Sold Out
See alternate hotels information below.

USENIX has negotiated special rates for conference attendees at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel. Contact the hotel directly to make your reservation. You must mention USENIX to get the special rate. A one-night room deposit must be guaranteed to a major credit card. To cancel your reservation, you must notify the hotel at least 24 hours before your planned arrival date.

Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel
110 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

Toll Free: 1.800.228.9290
Local Telephone: 1.617.236.5800
Reservation Fax: 1.617.236.5885

Single/Double Occupancy      $134.00
(plus applicable state and local taxes, currently at 12.45%)

USENIX has secured blocks of rooms in the following alternate hotels for the LISA Conference. Please call the hotel directly, ask for reservations and BE SURE to mention USENIX to get our special group rate.

Colonnade Hotel
120 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02116
Hotel Room Rate: $160/single or double occupancy

The Colonnade is within a block of the Marriott.

The Tremont Boston
275 Tremont St
Boston, MA
Tel 617-426-1400
Hotel Room Rate: $119.00/single or double occupancy

The Tremont is a short cab ride from the Marriott. Also right near the Tremont Hotel is the "T", Boston's subway. You can take the "T" to the very next stop (Back Bay Station), go upstairs and be at Copley Plaza near the Marriott.

Need a Roommate?

Usenet facilitates room sharing. If you wish to share a room, post to and check

Discount Air Fares

Special airline discounts will be available for USENIX attendees. Please call for details:
JNR, Inc.
Toll Free: 1.800.343.4546 (USA and Canada)
Telephone: 1.949.476.2788

Airport to Hotel Transportation

The hotel is only 6 miles from Logan International Airport. City Transportation provides shuttle service every 30 minutes to and from the airport at a cost of $7.50 one way. Catch the shuttle from outside the baggage claim area on the lower level at the airport. Taxi service cost is approximately $16 one way.

Parking/Local Transportation

Boston parking is scarce and expensive; currently the Marriott is charging $22/day. Consider using the "T", Boston's subway. It links all sections of the city and nearby communities. The fare is just $.85 one way and it runs from 5:00am to 12:45am. Both the Copley Place Stop on the Green Line and the Back Bay Station on the Orange Line are located nearby the hotel.


Boston offers several attractions and sights to see. Some points of interest include:

-   Museums
  *   The Boston Computer Museum
  *   The Museum of Science
  *   The Museum of Fine Arts
  *   The Isabella Stewart Gardiner Museum
  *   The USS Constitution Museum
  *   Fogg Art Museum
  *   Busch Reisinger Museum of Germanic Art

-   Boston Pops
-   Skywalk Observation Deck
-   Samual Adams Brewery
-   Trolley Tours
-   Basketball Hall of Fame
-   City of Cambridge
  *   Harvard
  *   MIT

-   Boston's North End
  *   Little Italy
  *   China Town

-   Historic Lexington and Concord

For more detailed information about Boston visit City.Net.


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