Directions

How To Get Here

The 21st International RUNX 2017 Conference will be held at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in the Smilow Center for Translational Research (SCTR) Rubenstein Auditorium.

Smilow Center for Translational Research (SCTR)
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

SCTR Commons and Rubenstein Auditorium 
Registration and meals, unless otherwise indicated, will be held in SCTR Commons and the Jordan Medical Education Center (JMEC) Atrium.  All talks will be in Rubenstein Auditorium.

Sheraton University City Hotel
3549 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Accommodations for registered conference attendees are provided by Sheraton University City.  Please contact Venetia Baldwin with questions regarding the RUNX room block.

Transportation
There are a number of options for transportation to the conference venue from Philadelphia Amtrak 30th Street Station or local airports.  We recommend traveling by taxi, Uber, Lyft, rental car or shuttle.  Please only use these services.  

Travel To SCTR (by car)

From Amtrak 30th Street Station: Head west on Market Street toward North 30th Street.  Turn left at the 1st cross street onto South 30th Street.  Turn right onto Walnut Street.  Turn left onto South 34th Street, which becomes Civic Center Boulevard.  Continue onto Civic Center Boulevard.

From Philadelphia International Airport (PHL): Take I-76 West.  Use Exit 346A for South Street. Turn left onto South Street/South Street Bridge.  Turn left onto Convention Avenue.  Turn left onto Civic Center Boulevard.

From Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR): Tolls are required for this route, cash only. Take 95 South. Continue on New Jersey Turnpike South.  Merge onto 73 North then take 295 South/Delaware Memorial Bridge. Take 76 West.  Use Exit 346A for South Street. Turn left onto South Street/South Street Bridge.  Turn left onto Convention Avenue.  Turn left onto Civic Center Boulevard.

From John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK): Tolls are required for this route, cash only.  Take Interstate 278 West/Verrazano Bridge toward Staten Island.  Merge onto 278 West.  Take 95 South. Continue on New Jersey Turnpike South.  Merge onto 73 North then take 295 South/Delaware Memorial Bridge. Take 76 West.  Use Exit 346A for South Street. Turn left onto South Street/South Street Bridge.  Turn left onto Convention Avenue.  Turn left onto Civic Center Boulevard.

From Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD): Tolls are required for this route, cash only.  Take 495 North.  Travel 95 North.  Take 76 West.  Exit 346A South Street in Philadelphia.  Turn left onto South Street/South Street Bridge.  Turn left onto Convention Avenue.  Turn left onto Civic Center Boulevard.

From Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI): Tolls are required for this route, cash only.  Take 195 West to 295 North.  Travel 895 North then merge onto 95 North.  Take 76 West.  Exit 346A South Street in Philadelphia.  Turn left onto South Street/South Street Bridge.  Turn left onto Convention Avenue.  Turn left onto Civic Center Boulevard.

Travel To Sheraton University City Hotel​ (by car)

From Amtrak 30th Street Station: Head west on Market Street toward North 30th Street.  Turn left onto South 36th Street.  Turn left onto Chestnut Street.

From all airports above: Take I-76 W.  Use Exit 346B for University Avenue.  Continue on South 34th Street which becomes South University Avenue.  Take South University Avenue to Chestnut Street.  Turn right on Chestnut Street.

Parking

The Sheraton University City Hotel offers valet parking for guests.  Visit their site or call (215) 387-8000 for details.

If you will be parking at University of Pennsylvania during the conference, the Perelman Center Garage–open to non-patients on Sunday (11/12)–is adjacent to Smilow.  The daily rate is $ 18-20.  Monday–Wednesday, Perelman is closed to non-patients.  Please park in the 3600 Civic Center Boulevard Garage which is two blocks from Smilow.  The daily rate is $ 20.  More information and directions to these lots can be found here.

Travel To SCTR (walking)

Sheraton University City Hotel is a 15-minute (0.6 mile) walk to SCTR.  See campus map below for fastest routes.