Site and Local Accommodations

Both the pre-conference event and the conference will take place on the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia, PA.

The pre-conference event will take place in the 2nd floor atrium of the McNeil Building (3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, 19104 – access Google Maps location here).

The conference will be held on the 6th floor of the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center (3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, 19104 – access Google Maps location here), on the “Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion” (Room 602).

Directions and Parking


The University of Pennsylvania is located in University City in Philadelphia, PA.

Conference participants and speakers will have preferential rates at the following hotels, both within walking distance of the conference site. To access the preferential rates, please book your stay through the following links before September 12th, 2022:

Other hotels in the area include The Inn at Penn, International House Philadelphia, and Homewood Suites by Hilton University City.


A curated-by-Penn list of places to eat & shop can be found at: