Liquid Metal Processing & Casting Conference
(LMPC 2017)

September 10–13, 2017 • Hyatt at The Bellevue, Philadelphia • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA


Conference Location
Hyatt at The Bellevue, Philadelphia
200 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 19102
Phone: 1-215-893-1234

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt at The Bellevue, Philadelphia at a special rate for your convenience. In addition to saving you time and money, staying at the conference location will give you convenient access to technical session rooms and social functions, allowing plenty of informal networking opportunities with your conference colleagues. Accommodations must be secured by August 18, 2017.

Make your reservation online today.

Rate: $239 Single/Double
Government rates are available, but rooms are limited.

Housing Deadline: August 18, 2017

The Hyatt at The Bellevue is situated in the heart of the city on the famous Avenue of the Arts in downtown Philadelphia. The Bellevue building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a member of Historic Hotels of America. It offers a unique shopping and dining experience in the vibrant heart of Center City in downtown. Free Wi-Fi is available in all guest rooms and social spaces. Visit the hotel website for more information on:

  • A variety of local attractions and activities
  • Dining options, both onsite at the hotel and located nearby
  • Business services and additional hotel features

Parking & Transportation
Guest parking is available in the adjacent Parkway Bellevue Garage, easily accessible via the sky bridge. For more information on parking options, visit the Hyatt at the Bellevue website.

  • Overnight self-parking: $35 per night Includes in and out privileges up to 5:00 p.m. on departure day.
  • Overnight valet parking: $45 per night Includes in and out privileges up to 5:00 p.m. on departure day.

Transportation options from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

  • Taxi: $28.50 flat fee from the airport to the hotel
    Available in Zone 5 of the Commercial Transportation Roadway at the airport for up to three passengers.
  • Shared Ride Vans: $10.00
    Arrangements can be made through the Ground Transportation desk at each baggage claim area. Generally, these shuttles can accommodate 10 passengers.

For arrangements from the Hyatt to the airport or any other destination, please see the hotel Concierge. For more information on transportation options, visit the Hyatt at The Bellevue website.

Obtain a Travel Visa for a Conference Held in the United States

Visa Application Process
Meeting attendees from countries that require a visa to enter the United States are reminded that the process of obtaining a visa takes a minimum of three months. You are strongly encouraged to plan ahead and begin the application process early. The U.S. State Department website includes visa information concerning temporary visitors to the United States that may be helpful to you.

Please note that the Department of Homeland Security is implementing the Electronic System for Travel Authorization, which is expected to be mandatory for Visa Waiver Program travelers. Complete information is available on the Visa Waiver Program page of the U.S. State Department website.

Generate a Visa Letter
To generate an official visa invitation letter for this conference, please select an option below based upon your attendee status. To personalize the letter, follow the instructions and type in the information in the appropriate places. Then, print the letter and submit it along with other required documentation to the appropriate Consulate/Embassy. Please note that this letter does not guarantee you will be granted a visa. If you need additional assistance, e-mail Diana Grady, or call at 1–724–776–9000, ext. 211.


TMS cannot send the letter to an embassy or consulate for you nor can we contact the embassy or consulate on your behalf. It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to obtain the necessary paperwork for entry to the United States. It is crucial for the success of the application to apply at least three months in advance. TMS may contact program participants (abstract submitters) to follow up on specific visa requirements and may provide customized letters and supporting documentation as needed. If you do not receive a timely response from TMS, please check your spam filter or junk e-mail folder for your letter.

For More Information

For more information about this meeting, please complete the meeting inquiry form or contact:

TMS Meeting Services
5700 Corporate Drive Suite 750
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
     U.S. and Canada Only: 1-800-759-4867
     Other Countries: 1-724-776-9000, ext. 241  
Fax: 1-724-776-3770