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Boston Marriott Cambridge
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
28 June - 4 July 2019
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Travel to Massachusetts

The 17th International Photodynamic Association World Congress will be held in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Cambridge, MA

Boston Marriott Cambridge
50 Broadway
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142 USA

Make your Reservation Online

Or call 1.800.228.9290 or 617.494.6600 to book your room. Reserve your room by 7 June 2019 to receive the SPIE discount ($199 before taxes and fees).


Visa/ESTA Information

For entry into the United States, International travelers will need: 
•   a valid passport with more than six months validity from end of your trip 
•   a US Travel Visa (Or ESTA for citizens/nationals of Visa Waiver Program countries).

•   US Visa Application Guidelines
•   ESTA Application (for citizens/nationals of Visa Waiver Program countries ONLY)


Travel from Boston Logan International Airport
Just 15 minutes from the airport to the Boston Marriott Cambridge

•    Location and Driving Directions 
•    Driving Map of Airport to Boston Marriott Cambridge
•    Transportation and Parking Information


Getting Around Boston

Boston Rapid Transit runs throughout the city and the Boston Marriott Cambridge is conveniently located just minutes away from the Kendall/MIT Station. View the routes, schedules, and fares on the MBTA website.


Car Rental

Hertz Logo

Hertz Car Rental is the official car rental agency for the International Photodynamic World Congress. To reserve a car, identify yourself as a conference attendee using the Hertz Meeting Code CV# 029B0024. When booking from International Hertz locations, the CV # must be entered with the letters CV before the number, i.e. CV029B0024.

Reserve a car online

Contact Hertz via phone:


In the United States call 1-800-654-2240


In Canada call 1-800-263-0600, or 1-416-620-9620 in Toronto


In Europe and Asia call a Hertz Reservation Center or travel agent


Outside of these areas call 1-405-749-4434



Daytime average high 28°C (82°F); low 19°C (66°F)
Average humidity 68%

Tour Cambridge

Spending some extra time in Cambridge? Check out Cambridge's tourism site for a guide to the city. Visit website

Clearance Information
If government and/or company clearance is required to present and publish your presentation, start the process now so that you receive clearance if your paper is accepted.