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Supply Chain Leaders Forum Meeting Information including location, agenda, registration information. The forum connects leading supply chain professionals with academics twice a year to discuss business challenges organizations must address to remain competitive. These forums are uniquely formatted to drive purposeful discussion and to seek commonalities in business practice. Themes from prior leader forums include supply chain visibility, customization, flexibility, transformation, and globalization.

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Meeting Location

The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
215 Innovation Boulevard
University Park, PA  16803-6603
Toll Free 800-233-7505

Agenda

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM       Welcoming Reception (Senate A&B)

Thursday, September 4, 2014
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM      Forum Room
6:30 PM       Group Dinner

Friday, September 5, 2014
8:00 AM to Noon          Forum Room

Agenda details will be posted in the near future.

Dress Code

Business casual

Hotels

The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
215 Innovation Boulevard
University Park, PA  16803-6603
Toll Free 800-233-7505

Make your reservations before Friday, August 15, 2014, to receive a discounted room rate of $127/night. Reservations can be made by calling 800-233-7505 and referencing CSCi14A Reservation Identification Number.

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Travel Information

Campus and Travel Maps

The Penn State University Park campus is accessible by airplane, bus, train, and car.

By airplane

University Park Airport at State College serves Central Pennsylvania, Penn State University with connecting service to/from major hubs in  Detroit, Philadelphia and Washington/Dulles.  Limousine and taxi service are available for all flights. The Nittany Lion Inn and Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel provide complimentary shuttle service for their guests.

Harrisburg International Airport is another option. It is approximately 90 miles from University Park, Pennsylvania.

By bus

Fullington Trailways and Greyhound Lines are available to and from State College.
CATA (local downtown service) is also available.

By train

State College is serviced by AMTRAK via stations in Harrisburg, Altoona, Lewistown, and Huntingdon.

By car

Located in the heart of Pennsylvania, the University Park campus is easily accessible by car. Driving directions are below.

From New York City (225+ miles) and the East

I-80 West in PA to Exit 161 (Bellefonte), Follow PA 26 South to US 220 South. Take exit 74 for Penn State University/Innovation Park. For The Nittany Lion Inn: stay in the left lane of the exit and follow the sign for Penn State University. This will become Park Avenue. Travel Park Avenue to the stop light at Allen Street. Turn left on Allen Street and then right on Fischer Road. The Nittany Lion Parking Deck will be on your left followed by the Nittany Lion Inn. For The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel: Stay in the right lane of the exit and follow the sign for Innovation Park. At the stop sign at the end of the ramp, turn right. At the top of the hill the road turns to the left and becomes Innovation Boulevard; the hotel will be on the right.

From Philadelphia (nearly 200 miles)

PA Turnpike/I-76 West to Exit 247 (Harrisburg East) and follow signs for the next 15 miles to Route 322 West. Take 322 West, past Lewistown, to State College and take the Penn State University/ Innovation Park Exit. For The Nittany Lion Inn turn right at the stop light and follow Park Avenue. Travel Park Avenue to the stop light at Allen Street. Turn left on Allen Street and then right on Fischer Road enter the Nittany Lion Parking Deck on your left. For The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel from the above exit, turn left at the stop light and follow signs for Innovation Park Exit A directly to the Hotel in Innovation Park.

From Harrisburg (80+ miles)

Take 322 West, past Lewistown, to State College and take the Penn State University/ Innovation Park Exit. For The Nittany Lion Inn, turn right at the stop light and follow Park Avenue. Travel Park Avenue to the stop light at Allen Street. Turn left on Allen Street and then right on Fischer Road enter the Nittany Lion Parking Deck on your left. For The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel from the above exit, turn left at the stop light and follow signs for Innovation Park Exit A directly to the Hotel in Innovation Park.

From Pittsburgh (125+ miles)

Route 22 East to Duncansville. Then take Route 220/I-99 North bypassing downtown Altoona and Tyrone. After Port Matilda, take Route 322 East to State College. For The Nittany Lion Inn, stay on Business Route 322/ North Atherton Street, past a variety of businesses. At the light at Park Avenue, turn left. The Inn is on your right. For The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, take the 322 East/US 220 North bypass to the Penn State University/ Innovation Park Exit. Turn left at the stop light and follow signs for Innovation Park Exit A directly to the Hotel in Innovation Park.

From the West

I-80 East in PA to Exit 161 (Bellefonte), Follow PA 26 South to US 220 South. Take exit 74 for Penn State University/Innovation Park. For The Nittany Lion Inn: stay in the left lane of the exit and follow the sign for Penn State University. This will become Park Avenue. Travel Park Avenue to the stop light at Allen Street. Turn left on Allen Street and then right on Fischer Road. The Nittany Lion Parking Deck will be on your left followed by the Nittany Lion Inn. For The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel: Stay in the right lane of the exit and follow the sign for Innovation Park. At the stop sign at the end of the ramp, turn right. At the top of the hill the road turns to the left and becomes Innovation Boulevard; the hotel will be on the right. *There is an alternate way from I-80 East following 322 East into State College. The above directions reflect all highway driving. On 322 you can expect construction delays and areas of two lane driving.

From Washington, DC (nearly 200 miles)

Take Route 270 to Frederick, MD; follow signs for Route 15 North; stay on 15 North through Camp Hill and Marysville, PA; from 15 N take the exit for Route 322 West to State College/Lewistown and follow 322 West to the Penn State University/ Innovation Park Exit. For The Nittany Lion Inn, turn right at the stop light and follow Park Avenue. Travel Park Avenue to the stop light at Allen Street. Turn left on Allen Street and then right on Fischer Road enter the Nittany Lion Parking Deck on your left. For The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel from the Penn State University/Innovation Park Exit, turn left at the stop light and follow signs for Innovation Park Exit A directly to the Hotel in Innovation Park.

Contact Information

For questions or additional information, please contact:

Tracie Shannon
Center for Supply Chain Research
Smeal College of Business
488 Business Building
University Park, PA 16802
814-863-3234
TLA114@psu.edu

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