Logistics

Location
Conference Suite, 1810 Liacouras Walk
The Conference Suite at 1810 Liacouras Walk, on the main campus of Temple University, will be the site of the daily conference events.
Map of the main campus of Temple University (pdf).  The conference center is at the north end of #17 on the map.

Accommodations

Conference attendees are asked to stay at the on-campus hotel if possible.  If you opt to stay in a hotel in center city you will have to provide your own transportation to the workshop each day. When you register for the meeting, your check will cover the cost of the hotel for the duration of your stay at the meeting. 

The Conwell Inn

http://www.conwellinn.com/
You will register for a room with us when you register for the conference.

Other options WITHIN CENTER CITY PHILADELPHIA
(keep these in mind if you choose to sight-see After the meeting)
Club Quarters

1628 Chestnut Street (At 17th Street) 
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: (215) 282-5000

www.clubquarters.com/loc_philadelphia.aspx

Two room sizes available.



Doubletree Hotel

237 South Broad Street, 
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Tel: 1-215-893-1600 

http://doubletree1.hilton.com/en_US/dt/hotel/PHLBLDT-Doubletree-Hotel-Philadelphia-Pennsylvania/index.do

Mention "Temple University Rate" when reserving room.


Hampton Inn—Center City-Convention Center

1301 Race Street, 
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215-665-9100

www.hamptoninn.com/en/hp/hotels/index.jhtml?ctyhocn=PHLCVHX

Mention "Temple University Rate" when reserving room.


Radisson Plaza - Warwick Hotel Philadelphia

1701 Locust Street

GPS Address: 220 South 17th Street, 
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: Reservations - 1-800-395-7046 US/Canada Toll-free; Telephone - 215-735-6000

http://www.radisson.com/hotels/paphily

Mention "Temple University Rate" when reserving room.


Dining

ON CAMPUS
Food Court at the Howard Gittis Student Center/Bookstore
Map of the main campus of Temple University (pdf). (Howard Gittis Student Center/Bookstore is building 49A)
Other Dining Options Across Campus, including "food truck" vendors (See attachments below)

DINING IN CENTER CITY PHILADELPHIA
Philadelphia is host to many fine, some world-class, restaurants, offering a wide variety of cuisines and price points.
A partial list of center city restaurants

Other resources for restaurant selection
www.opentable.com
www.philly.com/inquirer/food/


Transportation in Philadelphia

SEPTA
SEPTA is the public transportation system in Philadelphia.
http://www.septa.org/

There is a direct train line from the airport to Temple University.  All trains from the airport will stop at the Temple University train station, located on W. Berks St. between 9th and 10th street.  From the train, walking west on Berks street (which becomes Polett Walk) will take you the hotel.  You have to walk approximately 0.4 mi, past the bell tower. 


RENTAL CARS
From Philadelphia International Airport
www.phl.org/rental_cars.html

AMTRAK
From 30th Street Amtrak Station

www.taphilly.org/stationfaq.html


PARKING
On campus parking information:
http://www.temple.edu/parking/main.html


The Conference Suite
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ALEXANDRA DAVATZES,
Dec 9, 2011, 6:16 AM
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