WOBURN, MA– Threads 2019 Conference Chair Sanjay Kaul, who also serves as Vice President of the the World Hindu Council of America, said over 50 speakers and about 400 delegates from 27 states in the United States will the attend the three-day conference on Nov. 1-3 at Hilton Woburn Hotel in Woburn, MA.
In an exclusive video interview on Face-to-Face with INDIA New England News, Mr. Kaul talks about the conference as well as about the situation in his native Kashmir. To watch the full interview, please click here or on the image below.
“About 400 Community leaders along with thought leaders from across the country will be present at this event that has been dubbed as “the biggest Hindu gathering of leaders to date,” says Mr. Kaul.
Here are the more details about the conference:
THREADS Conference 2019 will be held at Hilton Boston-Woburn
From Friday November 1st to Sunday November 3rd.
Address: 2 Forbes Road, Woburn, MA 01801. Phone: 781-932-0999
For security reasons, only those individual and/or families/groups that are already registered will be allowed in. As a proof of your registration, please bring with you the confirmation e-mail received from me. And, do have an ID on you for verification purposes.
DRESS CODE: Indian Formal or Business Casual for men. Sarees or Indian formal for women.
Business Casual for Non-Indians.
Conference registration: On arrival at the Hilton hotel, everyone must register at the THREADS registration Desk. The registration desk will be located in the main lobby (just follow signs). To access the conference ball room, you will be given a badge. The registration desk will open on Friday, Nov 1st from 2 pm onwards and will operate through the Sunday, Nov 3nd noon time.
HOTEL Check-in: If staying at the HILTON HOTEL: The hotel is exclusively reserved for Threads conference. For more information, please call the hotel directly:. TEL: +1-781-932-0999 FAX: +1-781-932-0903.
Security arrangements / Medical/First Aid support onsite: Access to the conference venue will be strictly limited to pre-registered delegates only. For the hotel premises, standard security will be provided by Hilton hotel, as per norms for a conference of this size and nature. First aid support will be available through our volunteers. The nearest hospital and emergency is Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, 41 Burlington Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805. Phone: (781) 744-5100
The entire conference will be held in one area – in one large conference room. Meals will be in a separate area in the Hotel. Posters would be in an open lobby next to the conference room.
Free wireless high-speed internet access is available in the hotel lobby and rooms. Hotel guests only will get a pass code from the hotel. All Sessions are common to all and will be held in Grand Ball Room on 3rd Floor.
Food: Food will be all vegetarian. Breakfast/Lunch/Afternoon snacks/Dinner will be provided during the conference.
|Breakfast||6:30 AM||8:30 AM|
|Lunch||12:30 PM||1:00 PM|
|Tea/Snack||4:00 PM||4:15 PM|
|Dinner||5:30 PM||7:00 PM|
Arrival/Departure Information: Uber to Hotel or Logan Express to Anderson Transportation Center is the best mode of transportation.
Transportation from Airport to the Hilton Hotel
Hilton Woburn LOCATED AT: 2 Forbes Road, Woburn, MA 01801 is at a distance of about 14 miles from Boston LOGAN (BOS) airport. Uber costs up to $30. The other way is to take Logan Shuttle to Anderson Woburn Transportation Center. Hotel shuttle will pick you up from Anderson. Hotel has a shuttle that will pick you up from Anderson Center.
Type Typical Minimum Charge
Bus Service 11.00 USD
Super Shuttle 20.00 USD
Rental Car Charges vary.
Subway/Rail 10.00 USD
Taxi 55.00 USD
Directions to Hilton Woburn Boston by Car:
Traveling 93 North (From Boston/Logan Airport): Take Exit 36 (Montvale Ave.) Turn left off the exit. At second set of lights, turn right onto Washington St. Drive 1 mile on Washington St to the second set of lights. Turn right onto Cedar St. Take immediate right onto Forbes Rd. Hotel is on left.
Traveling 93 South – From I-495 or Andover Area: Take Exit 37B for I-95 South. Stay in far right lane and take exit 36-Washington St/Woburn. Bear right off exit. At first light, turn right onto Washington St. At third set of lights, turn left on Cedar St. Take immediate right onto Forbes Road and Hilton is on the left.
Traveling 128/I-95 North (From Waltham Area/Mass Pike I-90) Take Exit 36 (Washington St.) Bear right off exit. At first light, turn right onto Washington St. At third set of lights, turn left on Cedar St. Take immediate right onto Forbes Road and Hilton is on the left.
Traveling 128/I-95 South (Peabody/Gloucester Area): Take Exit 36 (Washington St.) Bear right off the exit. At first light, turn right onto Washington St. At third set of lights, turn left on Cedar St. Take immediate right onto Forbes Road and Hilton is on the left.