Hotel, Travel, and Visa Information 

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Hotel Information

Warning! onPeak is the only official hotel provider associated with the ISSCR 2020 Annual Meeting. We have received reports that other companies are posing as official travel vendors for the ISSCR 2020 Annual Meeting and may contact you offering hotels for your trip. They are not endorsed by or affiliated with the meeting and entering into financial agreements with such companies can have costly consequences. 


Book, Save, and Benefit

In partnership with onPeak, we've secured hotel rooms at a selection of the best Boston hotels. ISSCR 2020 Annual Meeting hotels are offering discounted rates that typically average 30% less than what you'll find on other travel sites. You will be able to take advantage of your loyalty status and earn hotel reward points.

onPeak is the only hotel provider endorsed by the ISSCR, and we encourage you to book early through them for the best selection and price:

  • Westin Boston Waterfront - HQ Hotel
  • Aloft Boston Seaport District
  • Element Boston Seaport District
  • Renaissance Boston Waterfront 
  • Seaport Hotel

Exclusive hotel rates expire starting 1 June 2020
Shuttle service to and from the hotels and the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center will not be available.

New this year for Trainees! We have secured a few guest rooms at Boston University. Click here to find more information and rates. Please note: The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center is approximately 6 miles from Boston University. It is a 25-minute taxi/Uber/Lyft drive or 40-45 minutes via public transportation.


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Housing Deadline: 1 June 2020


Benefits of Booking with onPeak

  • Group Reservations: Easily manage hotel reservations on with onPeak's group tools
  • Flexibility: Plans change. onPeak lets you make adjustments without penalty.
  • Best Rate Pledge: We comparison shop to ensure our rates remain the lowest.
  • Hotel Rewards Points: Get credit for your hotel loyalty program.
  • Pay Delay: Ease your commitment - book now, pay later.
  • Support: We're here for you before, during and after the event.

Important Reminder!
onPeak is the only hotel provider endorsed by ISSCR. If you are contacted by other third-party companies offering hotel assistance, please be aware they are not endorsed by our event. Entering into financial agreements with these companies can have costly consequences and are not protected by event management.

Meeting Location

All sessions and workshops will be held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

Key meeting areas at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, North Building will be located as follows:

  • Registration, North Lobby
  • Exhibit and Poster Hall, Hall A
  • Plenary Sessions - Ballroom, Level 3

View Parking and Transit information to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Hotel to Boston Convention and Exhibition Center shuttle service will not be available.


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Ground Transportation

Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) is approximately 3.1 miles and about 10 minutes from the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Please note that traffic can be heavy at various times of the day so please allow yourself some extra travel time.

There are many options to travel into the city from Boston, including public transportation, taxi cabs, ride share services such as Uber or Lyft, and multiple shared van/shuttle services. Learn more about your options on the Massport website

For those traveling from Boston Logan International Airport, MBTA offers a complimentary transfer from the airport to the Seaport/World Trade Center Stop (across the street from the BCEC) on the Silver Line Bus Rapid Transit. You can also take the Silver Line Bus Rapid Transit back to the airport for only $2.75 USD (price subject to change). For more information, please click here.

About Boston 

Boston is one of the oldest cities in America and home to some of the most prestigious universities, hospitals, and scientists in the world. Although known for its rich history, Boston has had many recent changes, so be prepared to be introduced to a new Boston. 

Get to Know Boston and discover what great things there are to do, see and eat in this dynamic city. Maps and tour information.

Boston offers a 'Passport to Savings' program. Click here from more information.


Visa/International Visitors

Visa Application

ISSCR recommends international attendees to review the U.S. visa requirements before traveling. If applicable, we recommend completing the visa application process at least 3 months in advance of your travel dates.

Official Letter of Invitation 

ISSCR issues Official Letters of Invitation AFTER participants register and pay to attend the annual meeting only. Attendees receive a link to download a digital Letter of Invitation in their confirmation email. The invitation letter will only be sent to participants who have paid their registration fees in full.

If you do not receive your letter of invitation after you have registered and paid, please contact ISSCR at