Venue of SIGMETRICS 2020


Boston, Massachusetts, USA
June 8-12, 2020

Local Information

The ACM SIGMETRICS 2020 conference is going online. Please see the notice at the top of the home page. The following information is kept as future reference for visitors to Northeastern University or Boston


SIGMETRICS 2020 was to take place at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Northeastern University

Venue Address: 805 Columbus Ave., Boston, MA 02120

Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex

Getting to Northeastern

Northeastern University is centrally located and easily accessible by public transport. The subway T Green E Line (at Northeastern Station) and the Orange Line (at Ruggles Station) stop directly at the university. The Needham, Franklin, and Providence/Stoughton commuter rail lines all stop at Ruggles Station. Numerous buses also stop at Ruggles Station. Finally, Northeastern is walkable from many parts of central Boston, Brookline and Cambridge, and both Uber and Lyft operate within the city.

To navigate on the campus, you can use the campus map that can be downloaded here. ISEC building is marked with the number 83.

Parking on Campus

If you are planning to get to the Northeastern campus by car, you can park (for a parking fee) at the Renaissance Garage. For more details, please check this page.

Near Northeastern University

Northeastern sits within the Fenway cultural district, which contains some of the most prestigious cultural institutions in Boston, including the Museum of Fine Arts, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Symphony Hall (home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra), the New England Conservatory of Music, the Berklee College of Music, and Huntington Theater. All these institutions are within walking distance from Northeastern's main campus. The university is also within walking distance to the historic districts of Back Bay and South End, including Boston landmarks such as the Commonwealth Avenue Mall, Copley Square, Trinity Church, the Emerald Necklace, the Prudential Center and the Boston Public Library.

Museum of Fine Arts

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and Boston Symphony Hall

Copley Square and Boston Common


International Flight Connections

Travelling to Boston is convenient. The city is served by the Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), which is adjacent to the city center. There are direct international flights to many destinations, including Amsterdam, Beijing, Cologne, Copenhagen, Doha, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Manchester, Montreal, Munich, Oslo, Ottawa, Paris, Reykavik, Rome, Shanghai, Tel Aviv, Toronto, Tokyo, and Zurich. Most other destinations are within two flight hops from Boston.

Train Connections

Several Amtrak trains connect Boston to other cities in the United States. The Acela Express and the Northeast Regional train provide direct connection to New Haven, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. The major Amtrak train stations in Boston are the Boston North Station (BON), Boston South Station (BOS), and Boston Back Bay Station (BBY). Back Bay is closest to Northeastern, while both Back Bay and North Station are connected to Northeastern via the MBTA subway Orange line.