Tufts Initiative for the Forecasting and Modeling of Infectious Diseases
Tufts Initiative for the Forecasting and Modeling of Infectious Diseases


Location: Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Address: 150 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111
Event Dates: February 28th and 29th, 2020
Registration Deadline:  February 25th, 2020
Abstract Submission Open: December 1st, 2020
Abstract Submission Close: February 14th, 2020

Registration Fee Includes the Following Amenities:
          • 2 Breakfast Meals including coffee and tea served all day long
          • 2 Luncheons including our Professional Networking Event on Feb 29th
          • Attendance of the AWB Meet and Greet on Feb. 28th
          • Submission of a 2-page CV to be included in our Digital Resume Booklet: a compilation of all registering participant’s CVs for dispersal to sponsors, partners, and alumni organizations to assist with job/internship recruitment

Registration gives you access to the following session options:
          • Interactive Workshops on topics related to data visualizations, complex modeling, introductory and intermediate coding, and data sciences
          • Panel Discussions on the integration and applications of data sciences in disciplines such as nutrition, health, environmental sciences, business, public health, economics, and trade
          • Oral and Poster Presentation opportunities for researchers to share and communicate their ideas and findings across disciplines 


Student StatusRegistration Fee
Secondary SchoolFREE With Code*
Undergraduate Student$15.00
Graduate Students / Alum$20.00
Doctoral / Post-Doctoral Student$20.00
Academic Faculty / Staff$30.00
Industry / Non-Academic$40.00

*All high school students, faculty, or staff can contact the Planning Committee ( for more information on free registration.

Please note that we will be following a no-refund policy for the event. As the event will be held at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, all participants will be required to abide by the rules and regulations outlined in their Policies and Procedures Manual.

Travel Information to the Friedman School

For the Analytics Without Borders conference, we do not provide block booking for participants. However, nearby hotels commonly stayed at include:
           • AC Hotel by Marriott Boston Downtown (225 Albany St, Boston, MA 02118)
           • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston – Downtown (821 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111)
           • Courtyard by Marriott Boston Downtown (275 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116)
           • FOUND Hotel Boston (78 Charles St S, Boston, MA 02116)
           • Hyatt Regency Boston (1 Ave de Lafayette, Boston, MA 02111)

Boston Logan International Airport has a great section of information about how to get to and from the airport via public transportation, taxis, and shuttles. Please visit their site to learn more. The Silver Line SL1 bus can transport participants from the airport to South Station within walking distance of the school.

The Friedman School is located in Boston’s Chinatown neighborhood off of the 93 expressway, check Google maps for the best way to get here from your location. Driving and parking in Boston can be a challenge, so please be mindful of where you park to avoid tickets or towing.

Public Transportation
Our school is conveniently located next to many public transportation options. The Tufts Medical Center stop on the Orange line is the closest stop, but we are easily accessible via the Red line (closest stops are Park Street and South Station) and Green line (closest stops are Park Street and Boyleston) too.