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OM Symposium in Philadelphia

Forums Ocular Melanoma Community OM Symposium in Philadelphia

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    SuzannefromCA
    Participant

      Hi all,

      I am attending the symposium and am wondering who else is attending. I am looking forward to meeting other Ocular Mel warriors! I am hoping to go to Friday's Meet and Greet, but my plane is arriving at 5. Hoping to go and maybe we can have some dinner together!

      Fondly,

      Suzanne

      Hi all,

      I am attending the symposium and am wondering who else is attending. I am looking forward to meeting other Ocular Mel warriors! I am hoping to go to Friday's Meet and Greet, but my plane is arriving at 5. Hoping to go and maybe we can have some dinner together!

      Fondly,

      Suzanne

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        Sara – CURE OM
        Participant

          Hi Suzanne,

          Thanks for posting– I, of course, will be there and very much look forward to finally getting to meet many people in person.  Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions…. we look forward to seeing you soon!

          Best,

          Sara – CURE OM

          Sara – CURE OM
          Participant

            Hi Suzanne,

            Thanks for posting– I, of course, will be there and very much look forward to finally getting to meet many people in person.  Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions…. we look forward to seeing you soon!

            Best,

            Sara – CURE OM

            Sara – CURE OM
            Participant

              Hi Suzanne,

              Thanks for posting– I, of course, will be there and very much look forward to finally getting to meet many people in person.  Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions…. we look forward to seeing you soon!

              Best,

              Sara – CURE OM

              RuthG
              Participant

                Suzanne,

                Your best bet for getting from the airport to the downtown area (we call it Center City) without worrying about traffic is the the Airport Line train. It stops at each of the airport terminals. You would get off at the station called Market East, which is 1-2 blocks away from the Marriott at 12th and Market St., depending on which exit you go out from the station.

                It departs every 1/2 hour from the airport, and takes about 30 min. to get to Market East. Cost is $7.00. This page has scedules and maps:

                Regional Rail Schedules

                 

                I look forward to meeting you.

                Ruth

                  TheCancerFund
                  Participant

                    So does that mean we do NOT need to rent a car or something because we can get to everything we need to via rail?? I plan on attending but dont know anything about Philly.

                    TheCancerFund
                    Participant

                      So does that mean we do NOT need to rent a car or something because we can get to everything we need to via rail?? I plan on attending but dont know anything about Philly.

                      TheCancerFund
                      Participant

                        So does that mean we do NOT need to rent a car or something because we can get to everything we need to via rail?? I plan on attending but dont know anything about Philly.

                        RuthG
                        Participant

                          In my opinion, you'd be far better off not renting a car. Parking in is expensive, and driving in Center City is a pain in the butt. You can get from the airport or the train station to the Marriott by public transportation, or by taxi or van service. The info I've seen in this website indicates the symposium is being help at the Bluemle Life Sciences Building, which is only about 1/2 mile from the Marriott. If that's too far to walk, you could take a taxi.

                          I just checked the Marriot website, and their on-site parking is $45.60 per day. Yikes!

                          RuthG
                          Participant

                            In my opinion, you'd be far better off not renting a car. Parking in is expensive, and driving in Center City is a pain in the butt. You can get from the airport or the train station to the Marriott by public transportation, or by taxi or van service. The info I've seen in this website indicates the symposium is being help at the Bluemle Life Sciences Building, which is only about 1/2 mile from the Marriott. If that's too far to walk, you could take a taxi.

                            I just checked the Marriot website, and their on-site parking is $45.60 per day. Yikes!

                            RuthG
                            Participant

                              In my opinion, you'd be far better off not renting a car. Parking in is expensive, and driving in Center City is a pain in the butt. You can get from the airport or the train station to the Marriott by public transportation, or by taxi or van service. The info I've seen in this website indicates the symposium is being help at the Bluemle Life Sciences Building, which is only about 1/2 mile from the Marriott. If that's too far to walk, you could take a taxi.

                              I just checked the Marriot website, and their on-site parking is $45.60 per day. Yikes!

                            RuthG
                            Participant

                              Suzanne,

                              Your best bet for getting from the airport to the downtown area (we call it Center City) without worrying about traffic is the the Airport Line train. It stops at each of the airport terminals. You would get off at the station called Market East, which is 1-2 blocks away from the Marriott at 12th and Market St., depending on which exit you go out from the station.

                              It departs every 1/2 hour from the airport, and takes about 30 min. to get to Market East. Cost is $7.00. This page has scedules and maps:

                              Regional Rail Schedules

                               

                              I look forward to meeting you.

                              Ruth

                              RuthG
                              Participant

                                Suzanne,

                                Your best bet for getting from the airport to the downtown area (we call it Center City) without worrying about traffic is the the Airport Line train. It stops at each of the airport terminals. You would get off at the station called Market East, which is 1-2 blocks away from the Marriott at 12th and Market St., depending on which exit you go out from the station.

                                It departs every 1/2 hour from the airport, and takes about 30 min. to get to Market East. Cost is $7.00. This page has scedules and maps:

                                Regional Rail Schedules

                                 

                                I look forward to meeting you.

                                Ruth

                                margaretrogers57
                                Participant

                                  Hey Suzanne,

                                   

                                  Margaret and Butch Rogers from Chattanooga, TN.  We'll be there..Plan to drive up and do some site seeing on the way back.  Look forward to meeting everyone..:)  Margaret

                                    SuzannefromCA
                                    Participant

                                      I look forward to meeting you both! Safe travels to you :)

                                      ~Suzanne

                                      SuzannefromCA
                                      Participant

                                        I look forward to meeting you both! Safe travels to you :)

                                        ~Suzanne

                                        SuzannefromCA
                                        Participant

                                          I look forward to meeting you both! Safe travels to you :)

                                          ~Suzanne

                                        margaretrogers57
                                        Participant

                                          Hey Suzanne,

                                           

                                          Margaret and Butch Rogers from Chattanooga, TN.  We'll be there..Plan to drive up and do some site seeing on the way back.  Look forward to meeting everyone..:)  Margaret

                                          margaretrogers57
                                          Participant

                                            Hey Suzanne,

                                             

                                            Margaret and Butch Rogers from Chattanooga, TN.  We'll be there..Plan to drive up and do some site seeing on the way back.  Look forward to meeting everyone..:)  Margaret

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