Attendee Information

International Attendee Information: Apply for your VISA as soon as possible to attend the December meeting. VISA processing times may be delayed. Please also check COVID-19 restrictions for travel to the United States and back to your country. 


Saturday, December 2 to Wednesday, December 6, 2023


Boston Convention and Exposition Center

415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210


Headquarter Hotel

Westin Boston Seaport District

Other Hotels near the Convention Center

Aloft Boston

Element Boston

Hampton Inn Boston Seaport

Hyatt Place Boston Seaport District


Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport

Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel

Seaport Hotel


Getting There


  • Boston Logan International Airport


  • Boston's public transportation system, the MBTA, or “The T” to locals, connects all of Boston and its suburbs by subway, rail, bus, and even boat!


  • The BCEC is a one-minute drive from interstate highways I-90 and I-93, and easily accessible from I-95. Driving directions are available here.
International Travel

Attendees requiring a VISA to the United States should submit a VISA application as soon as possible to attend Cell Bio in December. Travelers should also check rules regarding COVID-19 and travel into the U.S. and back to their country.

Meeting Code of Conduct

The American Society for Cell Biology Meetings Conduct Policy seeks to advance productive outcomes, with safety, full participation and belonging for all participants in Society meetings and supplements the Society’s general conduct policies. Cell Bio attendees are expected to follow all policies and terms set forth to participate.

Cell Bio Connect

To help our community reconnect, ASCB is once again hosting Cell Bio Connect to offer intellectual, professional, and social support to first-time attendees, students, and those traveling alone. Participants will be matched with experienced attendees to help navigate and get the most out of the meeting. Sign up for Cell Bio connect during the registration process.