Dates and Location

July 18–20, 2018
Philadelphia, PA

Institute Details | Travel | Accommodations

Institute Details

The institute will begin at 2:00pm sharp on July 18th and end at 2:00pm on July 20th. All of the workshop activities will take place at the Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown.

Opening Activities

If you cannot travel on Wednesday in time to arrive for the opening at 2:00pm, please plan to travel on Tuesday.


Participants are responsible for their travel to and from the institute.

Travel by Air

Philadelphia International Airport is the main airport in Philadelphia. We recommend arriving no later than 12:30p.m. on July 18, and departing after 5:00p.m. on July 20, because travel to and from the airport can take 30 minutes or more.

Ground Transportation

The Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown does not offer a shuttle service from the airport.

Estimated Taxi Fare is $28.50

Train transportation is available. Travel to Suburban Station, and walk 0.2 miles to the hotel.

Driving directions:

Take Interstate 95 North to Interstate 676 West and exit at Broad Street (Route 611). Stay in the left lane and take the first left turn onto Vine Street. Continue on Vine Street to 12th Street and turn right. Proceed to Market Street and turn right. Follow Market Street toward City Hall and the hotel will be on the right immediately after the first traffic light.


The hotel for the institute is the Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown.


Breakfast and lunch will be covered by the Institute. Dinners on your own.

Philadelphia, PA