Location and Accommodations
The program will be held at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, one of the largest university-based conference center hotels of its kind in the country. The Penn Stater, part of Penn State's Innovation Park, features recently renovated rooms, extensive meeting facilities, and excellent restaurants.
A limited number of rooms have been set aside at the conference location. Call or fax The Penn Stater to make your room reservation. Be sure to identify yourself as a participant in the Pennsylvania Drilling and Blasting conference. Please give the registration clerk the following reservation identification number: PAB1101 or PA Blasting. Reservations should be made at least thirty days prior to the start of the conference.
The Penn Stater Conference
Rates: $117 single occupancy, $127 double occupancy
Reservation group code: PA Blasting or PAB1101
Phone: 800-233-7505 or 814-863-5000
Click here for driving directions to the hotel.
Group block will be released to the general public on October 2.
For additional accommodations information, visit www.statecollege.com/lodging.
By air: The State College/University Park Airport is located near the conference site. Call 814-865-5511 or visit www.UniversityParkAirport.com for information on flights.
By car: The University Park campus is located within driving distance of many major cities, including Harrisburg (1.5 hrs., 90 mi.), Pittsburgh (3 hrs., 137 mi.), Philadelphia (3.5 hrs., 194 mi.), Baltimore (3.5 hrs., 155 mi.), Washington, D.C. (4 hrs., 190 mi.), New York City (5 hrs., 250 mi.), and Toronto (6.5 hrs., 304 mi.).
See www.psu.edu/ur/visitors.html for detailed visitor information, including maps.