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Retreat 2019

The 15th Annual Broad Institute Scientific Retreat will be held Tuesday, December 10 – Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at the Hynes Convention Center. Attend the retreat to experience the amazing depth of science at Broad and connect with Broad colleagues. The two-day retreat will feature short talks, breakout sessions, and the opportunity to meet and exchange information with your Broad colleagues away from the pressures of labs, offices, and regular meeting schedules.

The retreat is FREE and open to all members of the Broad community.

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Registration

Registration will open in the fall.

The retreat is Tuesday, December 10 (9:00 am -7:30 pm) and Wednesday, December 11 (9:00 am - 4:30 pm). 

FAQ

Browse a collection of questions about the retreat, or ask your own question.

Talks

Each year, the retreat features a number of talks that represent a cross-section of the collaborative and innovative work taking place at Broad. Submit your retreat suggestions here by Friday, September 20.

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Transportation

The Hynes Convention Center is accessible from the Broad Institute via MBTA bus and Green Line T.

CT1/1 Bus – 84 Massachusetts Avenue (MIT) Download the Transit app (for Android and iPhone) to track MBTA buses via GPS.

To the Convention Center
Walk to 84 Massachusetts Avenue to catch the CT1 or 1 bus toward Dudley Station. Disembark at the Hynes Convention Center Station stop. The Hynes Convention Center Station stop is a 0.3 mile walk from the Convention Center.

Red/Green Line T
To the Convention Center
Take Red Line from Kendall Square toward Braintree/Ashmont. Switch to Green Line at Park Street Station. Take the B, C, or D line to the Hynes Convention Center Station stop. The Hynes Convention Center Station stop is a 0.3 mile walk from the Convention Center.

For Unpublished Work

In accordance with our standard practices, if you are presenting unpublished work you believe may be patentable, please contact the Office of Strategic Alliances and Partnering (OSAP) to complete an Invention Disclosure Form.

Breakouts

In between the talks are several breakout sessions where we discuss all aspects of the science we do. Topics may include exciting new fields, approaches, and technologies; the intersection of science and public life; ways the Broad supports and enables science; or any other aspect of our work. Submit your retreat suggestions here by Friday, September 20.

Posters

Share your work and meet other members of the community at the Broad Retreat Poster Session. Members of Broad scientific, administrative, and affinity groups are all welcome to submit posters.

Poster deadlines will be announced when registration opens this fall.

Poster guidelines are provided on the poster page.

Social Events

More to come!