PROGRAM

Reception: A reception will be held during the evening of Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Massachusetts General Hospital. Delegates will have an opportunity to visit the Ether Dome. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ether_Dome

Conference: Scientific sessions preceded by guest lectures will be held from Wednesday-Friday, October 25-27, 2017. There will be concurrent sessions with full audio-visual support. All presentations will be made in English. Breakfast, coffee breaks, and lunch are included in the registration fee. Also included will be the above mentioned reception, a dinner cruise on Wednesday October 25, and banquet on Thursday October 26. The conference will end at 5pm on Friday October 27.

Boston Harbor Cruise: Delegates are invited to a dinner cruise of Boston harbor aboard the vessel Odyssey, during the evening of Wednesday October 25. A sit-down, elegant dinner-cruise with dance and music will be included with the registration. http://www.odysseycruises.com/boston

Drama and Banquet: Delegates will be invited to attend a reception and banquet on Thursday October 26. Prior to dinner, a local drama group will perform a dramatization of Ether Day.

History Tour: Optional tours will be offered to delegates on Saturday October 28. Sites will include Ether Monument in Boston Public Garden, Francis A. Countway Library (Hinckley's painting, among other artifacts), Mount Auburn Cemetery, and Morton homes in Wellesley and Charlton. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ether_Monument https://www.countway.harvard.edu/