Welcome Reception, Monday, June 19

An informal reception with drinks and light refreshments will be held at the Sheraton University City hotel after the opening ceremony and keynote talk on Monday, June 19 from 5:30-7:30 PM. The reception is free of charge to all registered attendees. There will be opportunities to purchase beer and wine with one drink ticket administered for a complimentary beverage.

Conference Banquet, Wednesday, June 21

The conference dinner will take place aboard a Spirit of Philadelphia cruise on the Delaware river. This cruise goes from 7:00-9:30 PM and includes a dinner buffet, views of the Philadelphia skyline and landmarks, and onboard entertainment. See the cruise route here.

Buses will transport people from the conference hotel to Penn’s Landing beginning around 5:30 PM and back to the hotel at end of evening. A $99 US fee is required to attend the event—that fee includes transportation and dinner costs. You can sign up for the cruise while paying registration fees or use this link to add the cruise if you have already completed registration.

The cruise is limited to 180 people, and signups are first-come, first-served.