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ACM Multimedia Systems Conference Amherst, MA, USA, June 18 - 21, 2019
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Venue and Location


MMSys 2019 and its co-located workshops will be held on the campus of the University of Massachussetts Amherst on June 18-21.

UMass Amherst, located in Amherst, Massachusetts, sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth’s flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. In the Fall of 2017 more than 30,000 students were enrolled which are tought by ~1,300 faculty. UMAss Amherst offers 112 bachelor’s degree programs, six associate’s, 77 master’s and 48 doctoral programs in nine schools and colleges. Research expenditures in fiscal 2017 totaled $219.9 million.

A map of UMass Amherst can be found here.

UMass Campus

Directions to Campus

By Air

Ground Transportation

Airport Shuttle and Taxi Services



  • Amtrack
    For schedules, or call 800-872-7245

Bike Rentals

Hotels in the Amherst Area

Student Housing - NORTH RESIDENTIAL APARTMENTS - $60.00/person/night

The North Residential Apartments combine the convenience of being on campus with the affordability of Residence Hall living. North consists of suite-like, air-conditioned apartments, each with four single bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a living room and a kitchen. The individual, lockable bedrooms have a twin bed, desk, and bureau, providing you with your own private retreat, while the shared common spaces offer you the opportunity to get to know your colleagues. The kitchen has a full-sized refrigerator, microwave, and stove-top oven ready for your use, but silverware, cookware and plates are not provided. Toiletries are not included. Complimentary parking is available in a surface lot located adjacent to the North Residential Area (Lot 44). Guests will be housed with other conference attendees based on age and gender, but specific suitemate requests and/or accessibility needs can be detailed during registration and will be accommodated accordingly.

Rooms are available in North for $60.00/person/night for the nights of Monday, June 17, through Friday, June 21 (checking-out Saturday, June 22). Rates include linen (two flat sheets, a pillow with case, a blanket, and two towels). Reservations can be completed online during conference registration.

If you wish to learn more about the North Apartments please contact the UMass Conference Services Registration Office at 413-577-8102 or For a full list of hotels in and around the Amherst area go here.

Restaurants in the Amherst Area

UMass Dining has several dining options all over campus, ranging from small meals to all-you-can-eat dining halls. You can choose from the list of options available here.

If you would like to try some of the local cuisine, Downtown Amherst presents a variety of options. For a full list of bars and restaurants go here.

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