Drupal project founder and Acquia CTO/co-founder Dries Buytaert will be speaking at MIT's Stata Center Monday October 26th at 5pm. Dries will talk about Drupal 7, where Drupal is headed and more. No sign-up necessary.
Kirsch Auditorium-32-123 and Student Street reception area
Parking and Transportation:
After 3pm, there is an unattended MIT lot folks can use; 5 minute walk from Stata Center, Building 32:
Hayward Lot http://whereis.mit.edu/map-jpg?selection=P5&Parking=go
(DO NOT drive Ames to Amherst St.; it's a one-way.) Walking through E25, the courtyard, and Ames St., the iconic Stata bldg. is straight ahead.
Other parking options?
Paid parking is available at the Marriott Hotel. If you're lucky, sometimes there are spots on Memorial Drive or parking meters on Ames and Main Streets.
The Stata Center is in the immediate vicinity of the Kendall/MIT stop on the Red Line and a 15 minute walk from Lechmere Station on the Green Line. MIT is also a 15-30 minute walk from downtown Boston.
The Kendall Hotel at the Engine 7 Firehouse - Member of Historic Hotels of America
350 Main Street
Cambridge MA 02142
The cost is $179 USD per night and $10 per night for parking. It's about a 2-block walk to the Stata Center.
The rates are available for Sunday Oct 25 and Monday Oct 26.
When you call in your reservation reference "DRUPAL."
We negotiated the rate for Sun too in case people want to come early and enjoy Boston for the day.
NOTE: The hotel asks people to call right away as rooms are filling quickly.