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The conference will take place at The Hintz Family Alumni Center on Penn State's campus.  Registration for this one-day conference includes breakfast, lunch and snacks throughout the day.


A block of rooms has been reserved at The Hyatt Place State College until Thursday, September 14, 2023, at the rate of $129/night for a standard room.

Reservations can be made on The Hyatt State College website.

When booking online, type in group code G-CMSC to ensure you receive the group discount under the “Corporate or Group Code” option from the drop-down menu (which is listed as the last one) beneath the dates.   

Reservations can also be made by calling Central Reservations at 1-888-492-8847 and referencing the group name in addition to the code G-CMSC.

Additional hotel options may be available: Hotels in State College, PA |


There are multiple off-street parking garages downtown. Hintz Family Alumni Center is close to both the Fraser Street Garage and the Beaver Avenue Parking Garage.

By Air 

The State College/University Park Airport (airport code: SCE) is located near the conference site. Call 814-865-5511 or visit the State College/University Park Airport website for information on flights. We recommend that you make the State College/University Park Airport your final airport destination. Please inquire with your hotel if they offer courtesy airport transportation. Taxis are often located outside of the airport baggage claim area, curbside. Participants are responsible for arranging ground transportation between the airport, hotels, and conference site. Please view this University Park Airport Taxis and Shuttles page.

By Car 

The University Park campus is located within driving distance of many major cities, including Harrisburg (1.5 hrs., 90 mi.), Pittsburgh (3 hrs., 137 mi.), Philadelphia (3.5 hrs., 194 mi.), Baltimore (3.5 hrs., 155 mi.), Washington, D.C. (4 hrs., 190 mi.), New York City (5 hrs., 250 mi.), and Toronto (6.5 hrs., 304 mi.).  

By Bus 

The following companies provide bus service between major cities to State College, Pennsylvania: Greyhound and Megabus.

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