University of Maine
Wells Conference Center (All Wednesday presentations and banquet; Thursday: Track A Room 2 Clinical Research, Rural/Public Health; MERGE Collaboration Room 2 & 3)
131 Munson Rd, Orono, ME 04469

Barrows Hall – Hill Auditorium (Thursday: Track B AI Applications in Medicine, Engineering Approaches, Cellular Mechanisms Associated with Disease States, Age Related Disease States)

Hudson Museum (Wednesday student poster session and reception)

University of Maine Campus Map

University of Maine campus map 2022-23 (

Parking Information 

The Corbett and Wells lots will be reserved for symposium guests.

Travel Information


Google map – Wells Conference Center

Wells Conference center

Hotel Information

Hotel Ursa

1 Moosehead Road, Orono, ME
(Located on the University of Maine Orono campus. Parking included.)

New on-campus hotel rooted in UMaine history

Special symposium room rate $129 per night (excluding taxes & fees).

Use the following instructions to book online:

    • Use this link to enter into the block for the symposium
    • Then click on the “Check-in” date button and click on the date you wish to check in and then the date you wish to check out. The calendar will highlight the dates you selected and will update the “Check-out” date box above, allowing you to book one, two, or three nights as needed.
    • Scroll down and click “Search” to select the Polaris Hall Rooms.
    • Confirm your stay in the top right box, and once confirmed, click on “Book Now”.

Book online until March 13th (cut-off date). 

Call 207-962-1313 for phone reservations.

Black Bear Inn

4 Godfrey Drive, Orono, ME

Special symposium room rate $116 per night (excluding taxes & fees).

Please note, the Black Bear Inn accepts phone in reservations. (No online booking is available.) Please mention the Research Symposium when calling in reservations for the reduced rate.