November 6-10



Deadline: Friday, October 20, 2017; you are strongly advised to book earlier.
October 20 is the last day you are guaranteed to be able to book a room at the rate of $145/night plus tax, assuming that the entire hotel has not been completely filled by GEC delegates yet. As long as there are vacant rooms remaining in the hotel, you may book a room at the conference rate even as late as 3 November.

DoubleTree by Hilton Pittsburgh - Green Tree
500 Mansfield Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15205 USA     Phone: +1-412-922-8400
To receive the conference rate, book your room directly (online or by phone) with the hotel and mention “APS” in the Group Code box. If you book far in advance, there is a chance that the rate will be slightly lower than the already discounted conference room rate. All reservations must be guaranteed with a valid major credit card.

Group Standard Rate: Double/Triple/Quad $145/night plus tax. Two queen-sized beds come with each double, triple, and quad room. A king room has one bed. No rollaway bed is permitted in any room.

Group Government Rate: You must show your govt ID at check-in to request the govt rate (rate to be determined). A limited number of govt-rate rooms will be sold.

Directions from PIT Airport to “DoubleTree by Hilton Pittsburgh – Green Tree”:
Take 376 East towards Pittsburgh. Get off the exit 67 Greentree. Make a left off the exit onto Greentree Road. Make a left onto Mansfield Ave. Hotel will be on the right hand side, a half mile down. Distance from airport to Hotel: 15 mi.
Drive Time: 20 minutes

Parking at the conference hotel is complimentary for all GEC 2017 attendees and hotel guests.

Late Arrival: Failure to check in on your scheduled arrival date will result in a no-show charge of one night's room deposit. If you know you will be late, contact The Hotel to discuss the delayed-arrival policy.

Airport Shuttle: The conference hotel will provide shuttle service from Pittsburgh International
Airport (PIT) to the conference hotel on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. Shuttle service from the
conference hotel to PIT Airport can be arranged on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Reservations are required. Send Ms. Viola Bryant ( your flight schedule, your name and phone number (if possible), and a statement that you request the airport shuttle. Please copy the hotel’s Convention Services Manager, Ms. Debbie Kleespies
( Direct (412) 920 8058; Fax (412) 922 7854.

Pick-up will be made immediately outside baggage claim at the curb, approximately halfway between the two ends of the curb, on the Hotel Courtesy Bus side of the airport’s baggage-claim level. Drop-off will be made immediately outside the check-in hall, two levels above baggage claim.

Note: When arriving at PIT Airport, the time of day will be Eastern Time. Travel time is
approximately 20 minutes.


Hotel Options

List of nearby hotels:
Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh West-Green Tree, Address: 401 Holiday Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15220, Phone: (412) 922-8100

Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Address: 875 Greentree Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15220, Phone: (412) 922-7070

Hampton Inn Pittsburgh/Greentree, Address: 555 Trumbull Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15205, Phone: (412) 922-0100

Extended Stay America - Pittsburgh – Carnegie, Address: 520 N Bell Ave, Carnegie, PA 15106, Phone: (412) 278-4001

Motel 6, Address: 2834 Banksville Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15216, Phone: (412) 343-3000
Motel 6, Address: 211 Beecham Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15205, Phone: (412) 922-9400

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Pittsburgh Mt. Lebanon, Address: 611 Washington Rd, Mt Lebanon, PA 15228, Phone: (412) 563-6300