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The conference will take place in 129 Alumni Hall at The HUB-Robeson Center on Penn State's campus.  Registration for this one-day conference includes breakfast, lunch and snacks throughout the day.


In person participants will need to secure their own parking and are encouraged to make plans to arrive early so that they can secure a spot (and enjoy provided breakfast upon arrival).

The HUB-Robeson Center is next to the HUB Deck. Additional on-campus visitor parking options are also available here: Daily Visitor Parking | Transportation (

The nearest parking garage downtown is McAllister garage. Downtown Parking | State College, PA - Official Website (

Participants who have questions about parking (information or expense) can send an email detailing their need to


A block of rooms has been reserved at The Hyatt Place State College until Thursday, October 31, 2024, 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-CHMS 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-CHMS.

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

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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