Travel & Accomodations

Conference Location:

The rooms are set! The conference will be located at McNeil Building, home of the Events department at Penn. Our three sessions will be held in classrooms 285, 309, and 410. Coffee, lunch, and dinner will be catered in the atrium outside room 285, and the location of the happy hour is tbd. See below for nearby accomodations, as well as directions to and from the conference!


The Inn at Penn is located at 3600 Sansom Street, directly on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus, and a short walk from the conference location. The website is at The Inn At Penn, and the phone number is 215-222-0200. Rates are from $148/night.

The Sheraton University City Hotel is located at 3549 Chestnut Street, only a slightly farther walk than the Inn at Penn. The website is at Philadelphia Sheraton, and the phone number is 215-387-8000. Rates are from $219/night.

If you would like to share a room with another participant, please email us at and we will provide you with a list of attendants interested in sharing.


For those flying, we recommend flying into Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). The metro offers a train to the city from which the university is accessible, or taxis are available.


Regional rail routes, or rails from NYC or from the south, will transport you to the 30th street station, 7-8 blocks from the Inn at Penn and the conference location.

Taxis from both the PHL and the 30th street station are available from nearby taxi stands.