Participants Information for
Varenius Workshop

Pittsburgh, PA
October 28-31, 1998

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Meeting Times

The conference will begin with a reception from 7-9pm on Oct 28 at the Wyndham Garden Hotel University Place. The regular sessions will begin at 9am on Oct 29 and end at 4pm on Oct 31 at the University Club. Please plan on attending the Thursday, Friday and Saturday sessions. All attendees are encourage to arrive in time for the opening reception, if travel plans allow.

Air Travel

A US Airways Gold File has been set up to give workshop attendees the lowest possible airfare. You may contact your own travel agent, US Airways, or our local agent, Mon Valley Travel, 1-800-245-1099 or 412-255-8747, to make your flight reservations. Request US Airways Gold File 71670413 and mention the Varenius workshop. A variety of fare plans exists, but you will get the lowest fare by booking early. The discount is available for travel October 26 - November 3, 1998.

Hotel Reservations

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Wyndham Garden Hotel University Place at $89.00 per night plus 14% tax. Call the hotel at 412-683-2040. Again, mention the Varenius workshop to guarantee this rate. The hotel will hold rooms until September 27, 1998; after that date, reservations will be taken on an "as available" basis.

Transportation from the Airport to the Hotel

Public bus service runs approximately every 30 minutes between the airport and the hotel. Look for the 28X bus outside the lower level of the airport. Fare is $1.95, and service is available between 6:03 AM and 11:58 PM.. Airlines Transportation Company/Airport Express offers hourly van service from the airport to the hotel between 9:00 AM and 10:00 PM. One way fare is $12.50, round trip is $21.00. The taxi fare from the airport is approximately $30, one way.

Driving Directions to Campus

Directions to the Pittsburgh Campus for those driving.

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