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American Society for Engineering EducationFEBRUARY 2008Volume 17 | Number 6 2008 Annual Conference PRISM HOMETABLE OF CONTENTSBACK ISSUES
2008 Annual Conference
A CITY OF “FIRSTS” - BY ROBIN TATU - Rising from industrial decay, Pittsburgh draws on a tradition of technological breakthroughs to reinvent itself as a green and livable city.
HERE WE GO, PITTSBURGH, HERE WE GO!
CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE
INDUSTRY DAY
CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS
Main Plenary
Distinguished Lectures
Greet the Stars
2008 ASEE Picnic: A ’Burgh Block Party
Meet the Board Forum
ASEE Annual Awards Reception and Banquet
EXPOSITION HIGHLIGHTS
Exhibit Hours
“Focus on Exhibits” Events
Schedule
Emerging Trends in Engineering Education Poster Session
List of Exhibitors
EXHIBIT HALL FLOOR PLAN (PDF: 231KB)
ASEE SPONSORS
REGISTRATION INFORMATION
HOTEL RESERVATIONS & INFORMATION
HOTEL & CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FORMS
BOARD OF DIRECTORS/CONFERENCE STAFF
FUTURE ANNUAL CONFERENCES
SPECIAL DOUBLE ISSUE: February 2008 PRISM


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REGISTER ONLINE: www.asee.org/annual2008  
HOTEL RESERVATIONS & INFORMATION  

Important Housing Information

All hotel reservations must be made through Expovision, the official housing bureau for the ASEE Annual Conference. Please note that hotels will NOT take direct reservations for the Annual Conference. All hotel reservations must be made through this official housing bureau.

Housing arrangements with Expovision can be made via the 2008 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition link:
http://asee.org/conferences/annual/2008/Housing.cfm


Official ASEE Annual Conference Headquarters Hotel

Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh
(Connected to David L. Lawrence Convention Center via Skywalk)

Single Room Rate ~ $160.00
Double Room Rate ~ $170.00

Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh
1000 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

DAVID L. LAWRENCE CONVENTION CENTERIn the center of the business and cultural district, guests at the Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh have easy access to a variety of local attractions. Complimentary transportation is available from the hotel Monday through Friday to the center of the business district, as well as the Heinz History Center, Andy Warhol Museum, PNC Park and Mellon Arena.

Connected by a skywalk to the new David L. Lawrence Convention Center, The Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh is ideally situated for the business traveler. All meeting rooms have high-speed Internet access, and the hotel features a self-service business center. It also houses Pittsburgh’s premier seafood restaurant, The Original Fish Market.

PARKING

Hotel Parking Options
Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh – Valet and Self Parking

Doubletree Hotel Pittsburgh City Center

Valet and Self Parking

Hampton Inn University Center Pittsburgh

Self Parking

Holiday Inn Select University Center

Self Parking

Omni William Penn Hotel

Self Parking available across the street

Pittsburgh Marriott City Center

Valet and Self Parking

Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel

Valet and Self Parking

Residence Inn by Marriott Pittsburgh University/
Medical Center

Self Parking

Wyndham Hotel-University Place

Valet only

HOTEL CANCELLATION POLICY

The deadline for cancellations and date for name changes is May 15, 2008. Deposits are non-transferable and non-refundable after the aforementioned date. Failure to check in on the scheduled date of arrival will result in the loss of deposit and cancellation of the room for the remainder of the stay.

ASEE Hotels Address Distance from Convention Center Rates
Single/Double
Doubletree Hotel Pittsburgh City Center One Bigelow Square,
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
½ mile
$109/$124
Hampton Inn University Center Pittsburgh 3315 Hamlet Street,
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
3 miles $134
Holiday Inn Select University Center 100 Lytton Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
3 miles
$144
Omni William Penn Hotel 530 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
4 blocks
$140/$150
Pittsburgh Marriott City Center 112 Washington Place
P ittsburgh, PA 15219
½ mile
$125
Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel 107 6th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
½ mile
$159
Residence Inn Pittsburgh University/Medical Center 3896 Bigelow Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
3 miles $134-Studio
$144-One Bedroom
Wyndham Hotel-University Place 3454 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
3 miles
$140

2008 ASEE ANNUAL CONFERENCE - JUNE 22-25 - PITTSBURGH, PA

For most current program please visit: www.asee.org/annual2008

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