13th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols
November 6-9, 2005
Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Registration is now open. Please fill out and fax the appropriate registration form. The form allows the author of an accepted paper to purchase up to 4 extra pages (beyond 10 pages).

Note the following policy: At least one of the authors of each paper presented at the conference must be registered in a non-student category.

The conference will take place in Hilton Boston Back Bay.


Embassies may have different requirements to obtain a Visa to enter the U.S. Some may request:

  • a letter verifying intentions of the conference participant
  • confirmation that the paper was accepted
  • a receipt that conference fees have been paid in full
  • appearance or interview by the conference participant

As a result of these requirements by some embassies, attendees are encouraged to apply no later than 3 (three) months prior to the conference.

We will issue visa letters to:

  • speakers and presenters
  • any organizing committee member
  • people professionally or personally known by a committee member
  • conference participant who has paid their registration fee in full and is not from a country embargoed by the U.S. Treasury Department Office of Foreign Control

To request a visa letter please fill out and email this form to Ellen Grady at grady @ cs . bu . edu

Additional information can be found on the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Visa Services Web Site -  http://travel.state.gov/visa/index.html


Conference Location:

Hilton Boston Back Bay Hotel
40 Dalton Street
Boston, MA 02115-3123
Tel: 1-617-236-1100
Fax: 1-617-867-6104
Hotel site
Hotel location


We have negotiated a set of rooms with the conference hotel at the special rate of $170 per night. The rooms must be booked on or before October 14th. To make a reservation at this rate please call 1-800-HILTONS and mention the "ICNP 2005 Conference."

Traveling to the Hotel:

1. From Boston Airport (BOS)
  • By taxi: The hotel is a 15-20 minute ($26-35) cab ride from Logan Airport (distance is 4 miles)
  • By public transportation (20-25 minutes) take the shuttle bus (#22 or #33) to the subway (called the "T") and take the Blue Line ("Inbound") train to Government Center ($1.25), and then change to Green Line-B,C or D ("Outbound"), and get off at Hynes Convention Center/ICA Station, walk left on Massachusetts Avenue and then turn left on Cambria street and then turn left to Dalton street (100 meters).
2. By Public Transit
  • Take the subway (called the "T") to any of Green line-B,C or D ("Outbound", $1.25) or any line that interconnects with Green line-B,C or D ("Outbound") and get off at Hynes Convention Center/ICA Station. Walk left on Massachusetts Avenue and then turn left on Cambria street and then turn left to Dalton street (100 meters).
3. By car from the Boston suburbs
  • We strongly recommend parking your car at a peripheral subway (called the "T") station, and taking the T into the Hotel. If you must drive, directions are available HERE.


Web site: http://csr.bu.edu/icnp2005

E-mail: icnp2005-org AT cs.bu.edu

Last update: Thursday October 13, 2005
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