9th International Conference on Bipolar Disorder, June 9-11, 2011, David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA


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Conference Location:

David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 565-6000


Hotel:

The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh Hotel
1000 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Telephone: (412) 281-3700/1-800-937-8461
FAX: (412) 227-4500

A block of rooms has been reserved at The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh Hotel adjacent to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center where the conference will be held. The standard room rate is $149, plus tax, for a single or a double room.

When calling for reservations, please identify yourself as being with the Ninth International Conference on Bipolar Disorder to benefit from these reduced rates. Room availability cannot be guaranteed after May 20, 2011.

On-line reservations are available at: www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/9thbipolar

THESE RATES ARE CONTINGENT UPON AVAILABILITY.  WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO BOOK YOUR ROOM AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AS OTHER CONFERENCES AND CITY EVENTS CLOSE TO THE DATE OF THE 9th ICBD MAY LIMIT ROOM AVAILABILITY.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS UPDATE (4/1/2011)

The room block at the Westin Convention Center Hotel is only available from June 8 through June 12, 2011.

If you need to make reservations earlier than that, there is a another block of rooms available at the Courtyard by Marriott- Pittsburgh Downtown which is a hotel next to the Westin Hotel where rooms are available from June 6 through June 11 at the rate of $159 USD per night.  Should you wish to make reservations there, you can call the hotel at (412) 434-5551/1-800-321-2211 or make your reservations online by visiting the hotel website, www.courtyardpittsburghdowntown.com.  For a standard king size room enter the code wpiwpia, and for a room with two queen size beds enter the code wpiwpib.   

Courtyard by Marriott-Pittsburgh Downtown
945 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15222
(412) 434-5551/1-800-321-2211
www.courtyardpittsburghdowntown.com


Pittsburgh Area:

Located at the confluence of the three rivers in the rolling hills of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh offers a variety of historic, cultural, sports-related, and recreational attractions including: Point State Park, the former site of Fort Pitt; PNC Park, the new home of the Pittsburgh Pirates; The Carnegie (museums of art and natural history and a science center); the Andy Warhol Museum; the Pittsburgh Zoo; Heinz Hall; the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts; Station Square, a renovated railroad station filled with boutiques and restaurants; and Heinz Field, the new home of the Pittsburgh Steelers. A list of cultural events will be available at the conference registration desk.   For additional information about the greater Pittsburgh area, please visit the Pittsburgh Convention & Visitors Bureau.

 


Air Travel:

Carlson Wagonlit Travel has been designated the official travel agency for the "Ninth International Conference on Bipolar Disorder".  Please contact Carlson Wagonlit Travel at 1-877-786-3493, Monday-Friday between 8:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m., Eastern Standard Time.  Identify yourself as a participant in the "Ninth International Conference on Bipolar Disorder."  You may also fax your request for an airfare quote to 1-866-801-1771 or send an e-mail to pitteam@carlsonwagonlit.com.  Please specify preferred dates of travel, conference name, the city from which you will be traveling, and a phone, fax, or e-mail address where you may be contacted.  Carlson Wagonlit Travel is committed to offering the best available airfare combined with the best possible service.  Early booking is suggested to obtain the lowest possible discounted airfare. 

Delta Airlines offers a direct flight from Paris to Pittsburgh:   www.pitairport.com/europe

Discounts are available for conference participants on all Delta flights.

For additional information or to book flights, contact Carlson-Wagonlit, the official travel agency of the “Ninth International Conference on Bipolar Disorder,” at 1-877-786-3493 or by e-mail at pitteam@carlsonwagonlit.com.

 


Airport Transportation

Supershuttle (www.supershuttle.com/1-800-BLUE-VAN) provides service between the Pittsburgh International Airport and The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh Hotel.  The cost is approximately $20 one way.  The hotel bell captain can assist you with schedules for your return to the airport.  A private taxi costs approximately $40. Public transportation is also available.  For $4.50 one way, the Port Authority Transport 28X Airport Flyer bus will transport passengers to downtown Pittsburgh, where it is a two block walk to the hotel. Additional transportation information will be provided upon registration.