SciX is taking place IN PERSON in Providence, RI. There is no option to participate remotely. In early October, you will be able to purchase access to the SciX on-demand library at a discounted rate. Attendees in Providence have access to the on-demand library included in their registration rate.

Travel Information

Please see the information below if flying into PVD or BOS airports.

T.F. Green International Airport (PVD)
For those flying into Rhode Island, Warwick's Green International Airport (PVD) is only 10 minutes from downtown Providence, and is conveniently located right off of Interstate 95. A favorite of business and leisure travelers, Green was named the third best airport in the U.S., as well as best in New England in the
Cond√© Nast Traveler 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards. Green features up to 100 nonstop flights daily via major carriers. For more information, visit or call 888-268-7222.

Green's eco-friendly InterLink hub provides passengers with an array of transportation options. Conveniently housing a rental car facility, public transportation options and rail service to Providence, the InterLink offers travelers ease, affordability and accessibility. 

Taxi & Ride Share-services

Taxi service

Taxi service to and from T.F Green into Providence costs approximately $35.00, plus gratuity.

Uber – Please note Green Airport promotes Lyft as the only ride-share service available, however Uber picks up at Garage C.

Cost is approximately $15.00 - $17.00
The designated pick-up area for Uber is within Garage C, just a short walk from the Arrivals/Baggage Claim area of the terminal.

Lyft – Please note Green Airport promotes Lyft as the only ride-share service available, however Uber picks up at Garage C.

Cost is approximately $15.00 - $17.00
The designated pick-up area is located on the outer arrival’s roadway along the purple-colored curb, located directly outside the Arrivals/Baggage Claim area of the terminal.

Train Service from T.F. Green

T.F. Green Airport is conveniently connected to the MBTA commuter trains through the InterLink train station. Travelers can access the InterLink directly from the airport terminal through the skywalk. To get to the skywalk, proceed down the elevators to the ground level and walk to the far front left of the terminal, past the Visitor Information table, and look for signs directing to the InterLink connector. Train fares and schedules can be found on the MBTA website at

Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA)

T.F. Green Airport Inbound Service – Route number 20         

Service from T.F. Green Airport to Providence-Kennedy Plaza

T.F. Green Airport Outbound Service – Route number 14

Service from Providence-Kennedy Plaza to T.F. Green Airport

Kennedy Plaza is located in the heart of downtown Providence and is a short walk to all the hotels and Rhode Island Convention Center.

Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)

Boston’s Logan International Airport features nonstop air service from more than 100 worldwide destinations. Located less than 50 miles from Providence, Logan offers convenient transportation options from Boston, including bus service pick-up within steps of all five of its airport terminals. Peter Pan’s 10 daily departures leave directly from Logan to downtown Providence, and Amtrak and commuter rail service is readily available from Boston.

Bus Service from Logan

Peter Pan Bus Lines has flexible bus service to Boston Logan Airport 7 days a week. Coaches are equipped with WiFi, DVD players and iPod jacks. Professional, courteous drivers will make sure you get to your flight relaxed and on time. Please be sure to choose the Downtown Providence option when booking tickets. Buses arrive and depart from the Rhode Island Convention Center.


Train Service from Logan

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) runs low-cost commuter trains to Providence from Boston and other points in Massachusetts. Call 1-800-392-6100 or visit for schedules and fares. Regional trains take 48 minutes and range in price from $12.00 to 19.00.

Amtrak offers many daily runs between South Station and Providence. Amtrak ranges from $22.00 - $45.00 and takes 40 minutes. Schedules and fares can be accessed at

South Station may be accessed from Logan Airport by either Silver Line Shuttle or taxi. The Silver Line service takes approximately 20 minutes. An adult fare is $1.25. A taxi will cost about $15.00 and will take about 10 minutes. 

Parking at the Rhode Island Convention Center

The 4th floor of the North-garage is connected to the Omni Hotel. To enter the North- garage, continue past the Omni entrance, through the tunnel and the entrance will be on your right.

Daily Event Rate: $15.00
The Rhode Island Convention Center garage charges a flat daily rate of $15.00 when an           

event is in progress. Enter the facility at or after 7:00 a.m. and exit by midnight. Otherwise, hourly rates apply. No in/out access privileges apply.


Overnight Rate: $20.00
Overnight rate increments to a maximum of $20.00 per each 24-hour period. The facility is          

open 24/7. No in/out access privileges apply.


Parking at the Omni (Garage attached to the Convention Center)

Valet parking is available with unlimited in/out privileges for $34.00

Day Parking -$16.00 (Up to 10 Hours)

Charges will be billed to the Guest’s Reservation as an Incidental Charge


Driving Directions to Providence (Rhode Island Convention Center)

Located at the intersection of I-95 and I-195, Providence is 50 miles from Boston (about a one-hour car ride) and 185 miles from New York City (about three hours by car). For a detailed map of the area, please visit our website at



Providence is located on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor between Washington, D.C./New York City and Boston. High-speed Acela Express train service transports passengers from New York City to Providence in about two and a half hours. For tickets call 1-800-USA-RAIL or visit

 The Providence Train Station is located 5 blocks (0.4 miles) from the major hotels and Rhode Island Convention Center. Taxis are readily available outside the station. Cost is approximately $5.00

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