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About Philadelphia, PA, USA

IEEE-BIBM 2012 will be held in Hyatt Regency Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA from Oct 4-7, 2012

Hyatt Regency Philadelphia, situated on the Delaware River waterfront on the eastern edge of downtown, is within walking distance to Philadelphia’s exciting historic, shopping and entertainment areas. It is the only waterfront hotel providing ferry access to sites both in Philadelphia and along the Camden waterfront. Nearby to many family attractions and overlooking the beautiful Delaware River, it is the perfect hotel for a family vacation, romantic getaway, business meeting or social event.

Link to Hyatt Regency
201 South Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Telephone: (215) 928-1234
Sales Fax: (215) 521-6543
Guest Fax: (215) 521-6600

Hotel Reservation

The Hotel confirms a special run of the house rates for the IEEE BIBM 2012 Group (the "Group Rate"). Hotel will accept
reservations made by telephone at +1 800-233-1234. Meeting attendees will reference BIBM 2012 when making reservations. To make your reservation, please click here, https://resweb.passkey.com/go/IEEEBIBM2012. If you
need additional assistance, please call (888) 421-1442.


Waterfront attractions: Dave and Buster's, Independence Seaport Museum, New Jersey State Aquarium, Childrens' Garden, Tweeter Center, Battleship U.S.S. New Jersey; walking distance to nightlife Historic District attractions: Liberty Bell, Franklin Court, Carpenters Hall, Elfreth’s Alley, Betsy Ross House, Head House Square, Washington Square, Constitution Center, Independence Hall Museums: Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum, National Museum of Jewish History, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Franklin Institute Science Museum, Rodin Museum, The Please Touch Museum, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Theaters: The Walnut Street Theater, Forrest Theater, Merriam Theater, Academy of Music, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

Airport Information

Philadelphia International Airport is located just 7.2 miles southwest of Central Philadelphia. The Ground Transportation System at the Airport is an extensive network of taxicab, car rental, shuttle-bus, limousine, and van operations working to get you where you want to go in a safe, courteous and efficient manner. In addition, the Airport also offers SEPTA bus and regional rail service to Downtown Philadelphia and points in between.  

Link to Taxi Information
Link to Train Information
Link to Ground Transportation




Last update: 21 Dec 2011