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Located on the downeast coast of Maine, our magnificent ocean-front campus is the perfect destination for your memorable conference/symposium experience. Our year-round facilities provide first class services for all your conference needs.
The MDI Biological Laboratory’s extensive courses and conferences program is supported by modern infrastructure and skilled staff.
The Maren Auditorium is a fully equipped conference facility accommodating up to 155 participants. The Maren Conference Center and the Davis Center for Regeneration have flexible lecture/teaching spaces that can be configured according to specific needs.
We recently opened the Maine Center for Biomedical Innovation on the MDI Biological Laboratory campus, which has additional classroom, lecture, and poster session space.
All meals and catering can be provided on campus. Limited on-campus housing for students may be available and our Education team can assist with arranging hotel room blocks.
Acadia National Park is located five minutes from campus and is home to miles of rocky shoreline, abundant wildlife, and Cadillac Mountain—the tallest mountain on the Atlantic coast. Mount Desert Island offers stunning panoramic views, cycling and hiking paths, canoeing, kayaking, and swimming. Bar Harbor and neighboring communities are known for outstanding dining, shopping, and the arts.
The MDI Biological Laboratory is accessible via the Bangor International Airport with direct connections to Philadelphia, Washington DC, New York, and Detroit. The Bar Harbor Airport connects directly to Boston. The Bar Harbor and Bangor airports are located 10 and 70 minutes from campus, respectively. Learn more…