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The conference lectures will take place at the University of Pittsburgh's Lawrence Hall (LAWRN), Room 120, 3942 Forbes Avenue. Friday's banquet and poster session will take place in the William Pitt Union (WPU), 3959 5th Avenue. A map of the area can be found here.

Getting to the conference from Pittsburgh International Airport:

The least expensive way to get from the airport to the hotel or conference site is by Port Authority bus. The 28X goes from the airport to Oakland, and complete information can be found here.

Super Shuttle provides service from Pittsburgh International Airport to/from the Holiday Inn University Center at more economical prices than a taxi or limo. A one way ticket is $21.00. You can make your reservations at or by calling 800-BLUE VAN (258-3826).

First Class Limo operates between the airport and the universities for $60.35. Please make your reservations at least 2-3 days in advance, 412-462-8000.

If you prefer to rent a car from the airport, directions to the hotel can be found here.

Local transportation:

The conference site is within easy walking distance of the hotel.

Neighborhood Information:

A link to restaurants serving lunch near the Lawrence Hall meeting location can be found here