TMS Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Professional Engineer (PE) Licensing Exam Review Course

August 16–19, 2017 • Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA


Course Location:
Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh
1000 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 1-412-281-3700

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh at a special rate for your convenience.

Accommodations must be made by July 28, 2017.

Rate: $159/night, plus tax
Group code: “TMS”

Transportation Options

The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh is located 19 miles from Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). There are a number of transportation options to get to and from PIT, as well as for getting around Pittsburgh. The hotel also offers complimentary shuttle service within a one-mile radius. Learn more at the Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh website.

Parking Options

Onsite underground parking is available at the Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh at the rate of $22/day (self-parking) or $26/day (valet parking), with in/out privileges. Learn more on the hotel website.

The Pittsburgh Parking Authority also provides a list of downtown parking facilities, for your convenience.

Driving to Pittsburgh, PA?

This course is conveniently located within driving distance of most Mid-Atlantic and Midwest metropolitan areas.

Albany, NY
Baltimore, MD
Buffalo, NY
Chicago, IL
Cleveland, OH
Columbus, OH
Detroit, MI
Dover, DE
Indianapolis, IN
Lansing, MI
Louisville, KY
New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Richmond, VA
Washington, D.C.
Wheeling, WV
459 miles
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388 miles
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246 miles
59 miles
Drive Time:
7 hours
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5.5 hours
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4.5 hours
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*Please note that mileage drive time may vary, depending on exact location and route.

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.

Request a Visa Letter

How to Request a Visa Letter
To request an official visa invitation letter for the TMS Metallurgical and Materials Engineering PE Licensing Exam Review Course, please choose a button below. If you need additional assistance, e-mail Diana Grady, TMS Customer & Administrative Services Specialist, or call at 1-724-776-9000, ext. 211.

Please note that this letter does not guarantee you will be granted a visa. 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 U.S. 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. & Canada Only: 1-800-759-4867
     Other Countries: 1-724-776-9000, ext. 241
Fax: 1-724-776-3770