14th Annual

Open and User Innovation Conference

August 1-3, 2016

Sponsored by the Digital Initiative and the Technology & Operations Management Unit

Organizer

Digital Initiative

Technology & Operations Management Unit

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Registration for the 2016 OUI Conference is closed. 

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Lodging


The Doubletree Suites by Hilton offers a special Harvard rate. To get the Harvard rate, book online.

Additional accommodations near the HBS campus are:
The Charles Hotel
Harvard Square Hotel
The Courtyard Boston-Cambridge Hotel
The Hotel Veritas
The Sheraton Commander Hotel
A Friendly Inn at Harvard Square
Hyatt Regency Cambridge

There will be complimentary shuttle from the Hyatt Regency Cambridge to campus during the conference, please see below for details.


Travel & Directions

Campus Map

A map of the HBS campus in PDF format can be found here. For an interactive online map, please click on the following link: http://www.hbs.edu/maps/

Traveling by air

If you are planning to travel by air, you will be flying into Logan Airport (code BOS). HBS is a short taxi ride from the airport.

Traveling by car

If using a GPS, please enter the following address: 117 Western Avenue, Boston, MA. For detailed directions on how to arrive at HBS, please see below.

From Logan Airport

Follow signs for I-90 W (Massachusetts Turnpike/Ted Williams Tunnel). Take I-90 W to Exit #20 for Allston and Cambridge. After the tollbooth, bear right towards Cambridge, to a large intersection. Just past the second light, and before the bridge, turn left onto Soldiers Field. At the first stoplight, turn left onto Western Avenue. Enter the campus through the Batten Way Entrance, on your right.

From west of Boston

Take I-90 E (Massachusetts Turnpike) to Exit #18 for Allston and Cambridge. After the tollbooth, bear right towards Cambridge, to a large intersection. Just past the second light, and before the bridge, turn left onto Soldiers Field. At the first stoplight, turn left onto Western Avenue. Enter the campus through the Batten Way Entrance, on your right.

From north and south of Boston

Take I-93 (N or S) to Exit #20 for I-90 W (Massachusetts Turnpike). Take I-90 W to Exit #20 for Allston and Cambridge. After the tollbooth, bear right towards Cambridge, to a large intersection. Just past the second light, and before the bridge, turn left onto Soldiers Field. At the first stoplight, turn left onto Western Avenue. Enter the campus through the Batten Way Entrance, on your right.

Parking
Parking in the Soldiers Field Park Garage on the HBS campus is complimentary for all attendees of the conference. Enter campus at One Western Avenue/Kresge Way and the garage will be on your right. Please let the parking attendant know that you are attending the Open and User Innovation Conference.


Complimentary shuttle from the Hyatt Regency Cambridge Hotel

1, 2, 3 August: Harvard University shuttle will depart Hyatt Regency Cambridge at 7:45 am for Spanger Center on the HBS campus.
1 & 2 August: Harvard University shuttle will leave from the parking lot in front of Spangler Center at 8:10 pm for the Hyatt Regency Cambridge.


Taxis

The following are local cab companies that serve the Harvard Business School:

  • Yellow Cab (617-547-3000)
  • Ambassador Brattle Cab (617-492-1100)
  • Cambridge Cab Co. (617-498-0006 or 617-354-5005)
  • Checker Cab of Cambridge (617-497-9000)
  • Cambridge Checker Cab (617-497-1500)


Traveling by Train

Amtrak
Take Amtrak to South Station. For more information about Amtrak, log onto www.amtrak.com or call (800) USA-RAIL.


Mass Transit

Coming by MBTA http://www.mbta.com/  (the T), take the Red Line to Harvard Square. John F. Kennedy Street runs through the center of Harvard Square. Walk south on John F. Kennedy Street, crossing over the Charles River on the Anderson Bridge. The Harvard Business School is on the left, after the bridge. Take the first entrance leading into the campus.​​