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Location

Chambers building, University Park, PA 16802, USA

Google maps: http://goo.gl/maps/IUNQs

(State College PA is the name of the town where the conference is based, and University Park is the area of State College where the university campus is located.)

Hotels

Details to be confirmed.

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Flights

  • Delta (Sky Team) via Detroit (airport code: DTW)
  • United (Star Alliance) via Washington Dulles (airport code: IAD) or Chicago (airport code: ORD)
  • American Airlines (One World) via Philadelphia (airport code: PHL)

(There are no flights from any New York airports direct to State College.)

There are no train services to State College.

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Buses

You can find all the information and make bookings here: http://us.megabus.com/. The earlier you book a ticket the cheaper it is – prices start from $1. The Megabus service usually has Wi-Fi and a toilet on board. You will have to find transport between the airport and the Megabus pick-up point depending on which city you are flying in to.

  • State College PA: The Megabus stop for all arrivals and departures is the southwest corner of the Walmart parking lot located at 1665 N Atherton St. You will need to get a taxi cab from the Megabus drop-off to the conference hotel (if enough people are arriving at the same time, transport will be provided) – this is only a very short journey which should cost around $5.
  • New York NY (5 hour journey): The Megabus stop for all departures is located on 34th St across the street from the Javits Center and is three blocks west of Penn Station and the 34th St - Penn Station subway stop that is served by the A, C, and E trains. The 34th St stop is also adjacent to an MTA bus stop that is served by the M34 line.
  • Philadelphia PA (4 hour journey): The Megabus stop is located at the 30th St. Station. The 30th St. Station stop is located on the north side of John F. Kennedy Boulevard, about 200 yards west of North 30th Street and the west entrance to the 30th Street Station.
  • Detroit MI (12 hour journey): Megabus has a stop located at the Rosa Parks Transit Center at the taxi cab stand on the Northeast corner of Michigan and Cass Avenue, 360 Michigan Ave.
  • Pittsburgh PA (3 hour journey): The Megabus stop for all arrivals and departures is located under the David L. Lawrence Convention Center just north of the intersection of 10th St and Penn Avenue.
  • Harrisburg PA (3 hour journey): All megabus arrivals and departures are located in the Harrisburg Mall Parking lot at pole 32, which is located near Harrisburg St in between the Toys "R" US and the Great Escapes Theater.

Other connections on Megabus from State College PA are: Ann Arbor MI, Cleveland OH, Toledo OH.

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Parking

The closest parking deck is the Nittany Parking Deck, approx. 5 minutes walk to the conference location. Further information can be found here.

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