Thank you and welcome! You are now registered for ASWM’s 2016 Conference in Boston, MA.
Here is where you will find information to guide you through your weekend with ASWM. Please bookmark this link and Print this Page; it is not on the public website.
REGISTRATION RECEIPT A receipt for conference payment was sent from Earthcare Technologies via email when you registered. Please bring a copy to the conference in case your records don’t match ours. If you do not recall receiving this receipt, check your spam or junk folders first, then email the registrar at ASWMevents@gmail.com
SCHEDULE Check in opens at 7:30 AM on Friday. The conference begins at 8:30am and concludes Saturday at 9:00pm with dinner breaks 6:15pm both days and evening performances from 7:30 to 9:00pm both nights in the same location.
LUNCHEONS Your registration fee includes two luncheons and morning coffee/tea service each day. If you did not indicate which luncheon option you prefer (vegan, vegetarian, or meat), your meal will be the meat option. If you wish otherwise, contact the registrar: ASWMevents@gmail.com.
LOCATION AND LODGING The Conference will held North of Boston at the Boston Marriott Burlington, One Burlington Mall Road, Burlington MA 01803
We have secured an ASWM conference rate of $139 per night, plus applicable taxes. The deadline for hotel reservations at the group rate is March 10, 2016. Reservations can be made via our special link: Boston Marriott Burlington or by calling directly at 781-328-0013 and identifying yourself as part of the Association for the Study of Women and Mythology.
The hotel features a Starbucks and a full service restaurant and bar with additional restaurants nearby. Breakfast is not included in your room rate or conference registration, but is available at the hotel. There is also a fitness facility for hotel guests with indoor and outdoor pools and a whirlpool. Complimentary wireless access is included with your room rate.
TRANSPORTATION In addition to taxi and shuttle van services from the airport, it is possible to reach the conference hotel by public transportation. The 352 Burlington Express Bus stops directly across the street from the hotel at the corner of Cambridge Street and Burlington Mall Road. You can use the MBTA Trip Planner for more information. Plug in your arriving airport terminal as the start point and end point as Cambridge Street @ Burlington Mall Road should get you something that looks like this, depending on your time of arrival:
Itinerary 1 – Approx. 48 mins.
- Mp33 – Massport Shuttle – Airport Station – Terminals
2:59 PM Depart from Terminal C – Arrivals Level
3:07 PM Arrive at Airport Station (Mp-Shuttle)
- Take Blue Line – Bowdoin To State Street – To Bowdoinview route
Approx. 3:12 PM Depart from Airport – Inbound
Approx. 3:17 PM Arrive at State Street – to Bowdoin
- 352 Burlington Via I-93
3:20 PM Depart from State St @ Washington Mall – State St Sta
3:45 PM Arrive at 76 Cambridge St
- Walk For 2 Mins. To Cambridge St @ Burlington Mall Rd
SELF-HELP EMAIL GROUP ASWM encourages room sharing and ride sharing. To help with this we offer a free self-help email group. If you would like to be added to that group, email us at ASWMevents@gmail.com
SPEAKERS Read about our keynoters: Dr. Elinor Gadon, Dr. Margaret M. Bruchac, Dr. Lucia Chiavola Birnbaum. and our special session with Vicki Noble, Miriam Robbins Dexter, and other authors in Foremothers of the Women’s Spirituality Movement: Elders and Visionaries.