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2008 Materials Development Institute
Logistical Information

Airport Information

View information here. There are taxis and trains available at the airport.

The Septa R1 train will take you from your terminal directly to the University City station stop. You can walk to the hotel from there (view map). The cost is $6.00 one way.

There is a shuttle service, Lady Liberty Shuttle Service available for $10 per passenger. Reservations are not required for airport arrivals. Service is available from 5:30am until 12:00 midnight. Proceed to Ground Transportation counter upon arrival (located near Baggage Claim) and take a ticket from dispenser on counter (ticket number will be called when van arrives). Dial 27 from courtesy phones at counter and inform dispatcher of destination and number in party (please call after luggage is claimed).

Taxis are available for a flat rate of $28.50 (subject to change).

Parking Information
For those driving, there will be parking available at the hotel. When you make arrangements with Tracey, please let her know.
Hotel Information

We will be staying at The Inn at Penn, 3600 Sansom Street, Philadelphia. View their virtual tour.

Meals Information
We will be providing all meals for you. Breakfast and lunch will be catered by the Inn at Penn and served near our meeting room. Dinners will be at some of Philadelphia's best restaurants. Please let us know of any dietary restrictions you may have and if there are any particular beverages that you fancy. Some of us need that morning coffee and others need a Pepsi or water.
Workshop Location
We will have a meeting room at The Inn at Penn.
Maps
Annie's Map - view map
Things to Bring
  • laptop computer, if you have one, is probably preferable to using one of ours
  • clothing - check the Philadelphia weather to get an idea but remember that we will be in an air-conditioned room during the day. Layers may work well.
  • an umbrella might be handy
  • walking shoes
Expense Reimbursement
The grant will pay all of your travel expenses. Please save all receipts and mail them to Tracey at the Math Forum after the workshop:
Tracey Perzan
The Math Forum, Drexel University
3210 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone Contact
Our office phone is 215.895.1080. Suzanne's office phone is 215.895.1586.

© 2014 The Math Forum @ Drexel, part of NSF's NSDL
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant DUE-0226284. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.