Hotel & Travel Information 

Westin Waterfront 

Westin Boston Waterfront
425 Summer St.
Boston, MA 02210
 Hotel Website **The Westin Boston Waterfront has limited availability on certain nights.  Please call the hotel directly** 

Room Rate: $269 s/d
Res Cutoff: September 8, 2014

Click here or call the hotel directly to reserve your sleeping accommodations. You will need to identify yourself as a Cambridge Healthtech Institute conference attendee to receive the discounted room rate with the host hotel. Reservations made after the cut-off date or after the group room block has been filled (whichever comes first) will be accepted at the discretion of the hotel. Rooms are limited, so please book early. 

We understand that you have many choices when making your travel arrangements, and may ultimately decide to stay at another hotel.  Please understand that reserving your room in the CHI room block allows you to take full advantage of the conference sessions, events and networking opportunities, and ensures that our staff will be available to help should you have any issues with your accommodations. 

• Take advantage of the deeply discounted $269 group rate!
• No Commute, since meeting takes place at hotel 
• Lots of new restaurants within walking distances.  Waterfront is the up and coming area of Boston! 
• Complimentary wireless internet access in guest rooms 

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VISITING BOSTON - Boston was recently named America’s Favorite City by readers of Travel and Leisure Magazine and boasts a wealth of historic landmarks in a dynamic cultural setting.  The Freedom Trail, Old North Church, Paul Revere's House, and Faneuil Hall Marketplace are just a few examples of this city's rich and varied history.  fter a full day of presentations and networking, you can saunter out from the hotel and visit nearby Boston attractions, including the famed "North End" for a fabulous Italian meal, the New England Aquarium, the lively Faneuil Hall, historic sites, and much more. For information on sightseeing activities and organized tours of Boston and the New England area, please contact the Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau at 1-888-SEE-BOSTON or visit  

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Flight Discounts:

Special discounts have been established with American Airlines for this conference. 
• Call American Airlines 800-433-1790 and use Conference code 23H4BR.
• Go to and enter Conference code 23H4BR in promotion discount box.
• Contact our designated travel agent, Rona Meizler, at  617-559-3735 or  


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Car Rental Discounts:
Special discount rentals have been established with Hertz for this conference.
- Please call HERTZ, 800-654-3131 use our Hertz Convention Number  (CV):
 04KL0005 Click here and use our Hertz Convention Number (CV): 04KL0005  



The MBTA Silver Line Waterfront (SL1) provides service from the WTC Station to Logan International Airport terminals every 10 minutes during the weekday and every 15 minutes during the weekend. The Silver Line station is located adjacent to the hotel. 

Visit the MBTA site for maps 


From EastFollow signs out of Boston Logan International Airport to Interstate 90 West/Massachusetts Turnpike West by way of the Ted Williams Tunnel.  Take Exit 25 to South Boston.  Keep right at the fork and exit onto Congress Street.  Turn right on D Street.  Turn right on Summer Street and the hotel is on the left.

From WestTake Interstate 90 East to Exit 24A (South Station).  Go straight onto Atlantic Avenue.  Turn right onto Summer Street.  The hotel is approximately 0.7 miles ahead on the right, just past the convention center.

From SouthTake Interstate 93 North to Exit 20 (South Station).  Turn right at the end of the ramp on Kneeland Street.  Turn at the 2nd left onto Atlantic Avenue.  Turn right on Summer Street.   The hotel is ahead approximately 0.7 miles ahead on the right. 

From NorthTake Interstate Interstate 93 South to Exit 20A towards South Station.  Turn left at the light onto Summer Street.  The hotel is approximately 0.7 miles ahead on the right just past the convention center. 

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October 8 – 9

Targeting Epigenetic Readers and
Chromatin Remodelers

Targeting the Ubiquitin Proteasome System  

Big Data Analytics and Solutions  

GPCR-Based Drug Discovery  

RNAi for Functional Genomics Screening
– Part 1

Protein-Protein Interactions as Drug Targets  

Antibodies Against Membrane Protein Targets
– Part 1

October 9 – 10

Targeting Histone Methyltransferases and Demethylases  

Screening Drug Transporter Proteins  

Maximizing Efficiency in Discovery  

GPCR-Targeted Therapeutics  

Genome Editing for Functional Genomics
Screens – Part 2

Cancer Metabolism  

Antibodies Against Membrane Protein Targets
– Part 2


October 7

Next Generation Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors  


October 7

SC1: Designing Scalable Software Systems for Big Data Analytics  

SC2: Approaches for Biologically-Relevant Chemical Diversity  

SC3: Setting Up Effective RNAi Screens: From Design to Data to Validation  

SC4: Targeting Protein-Protein Interactions  

SC5: GPCR Structure-Based Drug Discovery  

SC6: Advances in Metagenomic Drug Discovery for New Anti-Infective Agents  

SC7: Targeting of GPCRs with Monoclonal Antibodies  

SC8: A Primer to Gene Editing: Tools and Applications  

SC9: Introduction to Targeted Covalent Inhibitors  

October 9

SC10: Setting Up Effective Functional Screens Using 3D Cell Cultures  

SC11: Integration of BDDCS and Extended Clearance Principles  

SC12: Introduction to Allosteric Modulators and Biased Ligands of GPCRs  

SC13: Introduction to Drug Metabolism