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TENTH CARNEGIE MELLON CONFERENCE ON THE ELECTRICITY INDUSTRY
Testbeds for Smart Grids and Smart Cities:  Means of Learning
What Is / What Might Become in the Changing Electric Energy Industry

OTHER HOTELS:

Courtyard by Marriott
5308 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(412) 683-3113

Friendship Suites
301 Stratford Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
(412) 392-1935

Shadyside Inn Suites
5405 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
(412) 441-4444
    
  
Hampton Inn Oakland
3315 Hamlet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 681-1000

For help:  (412) 268-7422



Accommodations and Transportation

CONFERENCE HOTEL:

A blocks of rooms has been reserved at the following hotel:

WYNDHAM PITTSBURGH UNIVERSITY CENTER
100 Lytton Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 682-6200
On-line reservations: www.wyndham.com and click on the following prompts:
Enter zip code: 15213    
Enter arrival/departure dates
Click on Special rates and codes
Click group codes /  Enter group code: 03296841EL
Click enter / Click find it / Click check rates under Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center
The group name and rate will populate. Proceed to making a reservation.
         OR
Call 412-682-6200 extension 6157 during regular business hours
Monday-Friday and referencing the name of the group.
End date for room block: March 16, 2015.

ADDITIONAL AREA HOTELS:

HILTON GARDEN INN PITTSBURGH UNIVERSITY PLACE
3454 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 683-2040

HYATT HOUSE PITTSBURGH SOUTH SIDE

2795 South Water Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(412) 390 2477

TRANSPORTATION

The Tenth Annual Carnegie Mellon Conference on the Electricity Industry / NSF Workshop is being held on the Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh Campus Monday through Wednesday, March 31-April 1.  All of the events will take place in Roberts Engineering Hall (Singleton Room, Fourth Floor).  April 2-3 workshop events will take place in Porter Hall Conference Room B34. Please have your taxi or shuttle drop you off at Scaife Hall, Roberts Drive.  Roberts Engineering Hall is up the sidewalk immediately to the right of Scaife Hall, and located behind Scaife Hall.  A campus map and directions may be found at these links: 

Campus Maps:  http://www.cmu.edu/about/visit/campus-map.shtml.

Directions:  http://www.cmu.edu/about/visit/directions-parking.shtml.

There may be first-come parking available at the East Campus Parking Garage, the CIC Parking Garage, and the Gates Hall Parking Garage (see campus maps).  The City of Pittsburgh also maintains metered parking (credit card payable) on some of the nearby roads.

If you would like to save money traveling from the Pittsburgh International Airport, the Port Authority 28X bus runs from the Airport with the last stop at Carnegie Mellon University.  Schedule information is available at the Airport.

The Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center and other area hotels offer shuttle transportation to nearby locations. Please sign up at hotel. For transportation to or from the Pittsburgh International Airport, Gateway Limousine (412-782-5800) will accept credit cards for advance reservations.

Best wishes for safe travel.  See you at the Conference!