Meeting Information

Date and Time: Friday, October 28, 2011, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, October 29, 2011, from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm
Location: Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel
500 Stevens Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19113


Participants who are not supported are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and for all expenses related to the meeting. If you are a supported participant, please see your logistics letter for detailed information.


Morning and afternoon break refreshments will be provided on Friday, October 28. Only morning break refreshments will be provided on Saturday, October 29. During this meeting, there will be working lunches to allow time to cover all the pertinent meeting material. The costs of each lunch will be $20 each day.

There is an optional, informal dinner for meeting participants on October 28. The cost is $36. If desired, please make your meal selection(s) and supply credit card information on the secure Meal Selections Page. If hotel accommodations were requested, the same credit card supplied will be used to purchase the meal orders selected. Other dining options for dinner include the onsite hotel restaurant or travel to downtown Philadelphia or the airport. You may search for airport dining options by accessing

For supported meeting participants the cost of all ordered meals will be deducted from the daily meal per diem. However, Government Regulations do require that supported meeting participants provide a credit card to guarantee the order. Credit cards are only charged for supported meeting participants if they do not attend and fail to cancel their orders prior to the meeting. Visa, MasterCard, and American Express are all acceptable forms of payment.

The amounts that will be deducted from your per diem for the meals are $20 on October 28 and 29 for each lunch and $36 for a dinner on October 28.



The hotel is approximately 2 miles from Philadelphia International Airport. Travel time is dependent upon traffic. The cost for a taxi is approximately $10.00 US.


The Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel provides complimentary shuttle service between the airport and the hotel, upon request. Please contact the hotel directly to request this service.

Driving Directions

Directions to the hotel can be found on the hotel’s Web site at