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2006 Electronic Materials Conference

2006 ELECTRONIC MATERIALS CONFERENCE • June 28-30, 2006 • Pennsylvania State University • Pennsylvania, USA

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IMPORTANT INFO

Final Program
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  • Housing Reservation Deadline
    May 26, 2006
  • Early Registration Ends
    June 12, 2006
  • Welcoming Reception
    June 27, 2006

 

Travel Information

TRAVEL BY AIR

The nearest airport is the State College Airport, Code: SCE. The following airlines have scheduled flights to State College:

  • Delta Airlines – jet services
  • Northwest Airlines – jet service and prop planes
  • United Airlines – jet service and prop planes
  • US Airways – jet service and prop planes

Additional major airports with Map Quest driving times under 4 hours:

Harrisburg Int'l
Pittsburgh Int'l
Baltimore-Washington Int'l
Philadelphia Int'l
Washington Dulles Int'l
2 hours
3.25 hours
3.5 hours
3.75 hours
3.75 hours

TAXIS AND SHUTTLES

Shuttles do not operate at the airport. Both the Nittany Lion Inn and The Penn Stater provide complimentary transports to and from the airport. Their guests can make arrangements in advance or at the airport by using the courtesy phone.

For direct lines to participating taxi services and hotel shuttles, check the airport phone board located near the baggage terminal.

  • AA Transit
    Telephone: (814) 231-8294
  • Handy Delivery Taxi
    Telephone: (814) 353-6001
  • Nittany Express Airport Shuttle
    Telephone: (814) 867-4646 or (814) 880-6234
  • Diamond Limousine
    Telephone: (814) 364-1960
  • Tim Fischer's Limousine Service
    Telephone: (814) 234-3335
  • VIP Limo (Fullington)
    Telephone: (800) 435-6556
CAR RENTAL

Hertz is the official car rental company of the TMS 2006 Electronic Materials Conference. Meeting rates are guaranteed for a period beginning one week prior to the conference through one week after and are subject to car availability.

Book online at www.hertz.com or call ( 800) 654-2240 in the U.S. / (800) 263-0600 in Canada. International customers should contact the nearest Hertz reservation center or call +1-405-749-4434. Travelers must identify themselves as attendees of EMC and reference CV#02QJ0019 in order to receive the special rates. Rates are available from all Hertz locations in Pennsylvania.

Terms and Conditions: Unlimited mileage allowance, One-way service fee applies when cars are not returned to renting location, Additional daily charges for optional coverage (Loss Damage Waiver, Personal Accident Insurance, Personal Effect Protection, refueling and state tax) are not included in the listed rates. Drivers must meet standard Hertz age, driver and credit requirements. Hertz is a frequent flyer partner with US Airways, Delta, Northwest, United, and American Airlines. Frequent flyer information may be requested at time of car booking. Weekly rentals are from five to seven days. Weekend rentals have a minimum two-day keep, and Thursday pick-up requires a minimum three-day keep.  

PARKING INFORMATION

Parking at the Penn Stater Conference Center is complimentary. Overnight parking at the campus residence halls is $21 for the week.

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS AND RECREATION

Visit these attractions on Penn State's campus:

  • Old Main
    Founded in 1855, Penn State is Pennsylvania's land-grant institution. Old Main, the chief administrative building, contains frescoes by artist Henry Varnam Poor showing the growth of the university.
  • University Creamery
    Penn State retains its leadership in agricultural sciences. Many visitors stop by the University Creamery for ice cream made on-site.
  • Museums
    Matson Museum of Anthropology
    Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum
    Frost Entomological Museum
    Palmer Museum of Art
  • Sporting Facilities
    Blue and White Golf Course (36 holes)
    Tennis Courts
    Indoor Tracks
    Exercise and Fitness Centers
    Indoor Ice Skating Rink
    Swimming Pools
  • Hiking and Bird Watching
    Shaver's Creek Environmental Center
    Stone Valley Recreation Area
  • Nittany Lion Shrine
    Located near the Nittany Lion Inn, the shrine was a gift of the Class of 1940 and is the university's most photographed landmark.

Other nearby attractions include:

  • Penn’s Cave
    Take a one-mile boat tour through America's only all-water cavern and visit the animal preserve.
  • Bellefonte Historical Railroad
    Enjoy a leisurely trip through the Nittany Valley.
  • Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg
    The history of America's citizen soldiers is preserved in this museum, surrounded by quaint shops and antique emporiums in Boalsburg, Lemont, and Centre Hall. These shops feature the works of local artists and craftspeople

 


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