Check back as we’ll be updating the conference information regularly leading up to the event.
Still have questions? Contact us at the bottom of the page.

Conference Location

116 Obrien Avenue, Machias, ME 04654

The University of Maine at Machias is located in Eastern Maine. Machias, a coastal community, is located along the waters that define the Eastern Maine Coastal Current. Machias is 89 miles from the Bangor, Maine, 215 miles from Portland, Maine and 322 miles from Boston, Massachusetts. Get directions

Conference Materials

Participant ListEM3C Overview

Where to Stay

Note: Machias is a small town, with limited housing options. Please plan accordingly.
There are room blocks at two nearby hotels, and dorm rooms are available on the University of Maine at Machias campus. Hotels should be booked independently, while dorms can be requested during the registration process.

Machias River Inn


0.9 miles away

103 Main St, Machias

Margaretta Inn

$105 – $120

1.9 miles away

330 Main St, Machias

Campus Dorms

$35 – $50

Includes two night stay

116 Obrien Avenue, Machias

Frequently Asked Questions

What is your refund policy?

Full refunds (other than a 10% processing fee) will be issued for tickets that are cancelled before May 30, 2019. Cancellations made after May 30, 2019 will be issued a 50% refund. Refunds will not be issued after June 10, 2019.

Full refunds will be issued for dorm rooms that are cancelled within 24 hours of arrival.

What does the registration price include?

Registration cost includes admission to both conference days, as well as all food and drinks during scheduled conference events. The price does NOT include housing or alcoholic beverages.

Do you offer student discounts?

Yes, we are offering 20 free tickets to students. These tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.

Are shuttle services available?

Yes! Shuttle services are available to and from the Bangor International Airport, the Bar Harbor Airport, and the Bangor Transportation Center, as well as to and from the hotels during the conference. Contact us to coordinate.

Is parking available?

Yes! University of Maine at Machias visitor parking is free. Inquire about the best lot locations when completing registeration at the conference.

Are housing options available?

Yes! There are room blocks secured at the Machias River Inn and Margaretta Inn. Conference attendees are responsible for securing their own accommodations. When booking, mention the “UMM State of the Science Conference.” Blocks will be released to the general public on May 20, 2019.

Single and double occupancy dorm rooms are also available onsite. Dorm rooms are secured as part of the conference registration process.

For other housing options, you can search VRBO. 

Register Now!

Conference tickets are on sale now. Visit the ‘Registration’ page for more information, or click the button below to secure your spot. 

Contact Us