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Faq

How do I get to the Science Education and Research Center (SERC)  on Temple’s Campus?

 

  • Lyft and Uber

In Philadelphia, both Lyft and Uber apps can be used to get to locations. If using Lyft or Uber to get to the reception, use 1925 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19122

                             

  • From Airport

If coming from the airport, there are two options. The first would be to take Lyft, Uber or a taxi. 

 

The second is to take the Regional Rail Airport Line and travel to Temple University Station. Once at Temple University Station, it will be about a 5-10 minute walk to the SERC. After coming down the steps, head west on Berks Street and turn right on N 11th Street. Then turn left on Norris Street, and then left onto North 12th. The Science Education and Research Center will be on the left.

 

  • From 30th Street

If you are traveling from 30th Street to the hotel, there are three options for you. The first would be to take a Lyft, Uber or Taxis to the hotel’s address. 

 

The second option is to take the Lansdale/Doylestown Regional Rail Line. From 30th Street Station you can board the Lansdale/Doylestown train and take it to the Temple University Station.  After coming down the steps, head west on Berks Street and turn right on N 11th Street. Then turn left on Norris Street, and then left onto North 12th. The Science Education and Research Center will be on the left. 

 

  • Driving

Driving to the SERC will depend on the direction in which you are coming from. We recommend using a GPS to get to the Science Education and Research Center. Once on campus, there are several parking options. Attendees bringing a car can park in Liacouras Garage, Montgomery Garage, Tuttleman lot or 15th Street Parking lot. All of these lots cost money to park in and their rates vary. There is also free street parking options but there is no guarantee of availability. Keep an eye out for no parking and 2-hour parking signs.  

 

How do I get to the conference?

  • Lyft and Uber

In Philadelphia, both Lyft and Uber apps can be used to get to locations. If using Lyft or Uber to get to the conference at Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District, use 400 South Arch Street, Philadelphia PA 19106

  • From the Airport

If coming from the airport, there are two options. The first would be to take Lyft, Uber or a taxi. 

 

The second is to take the Regional Rail Airport Line. Board at Airport Terminal A and get off at Jefferson Station.  You then need to walk to the 11th street station on the Market Frankford Line. Head south on 11th street toward Market Street, then turn left onto Market Street, and use the entrance on North 11th and Market Street. Ride the subway to the 5th Street Independence Hall and take the North 5th Street Exit. Head east on Market Street, and turn left onto North 4th Street. Wyndham Hotel will be on the left. 

  • From 30th Street Station 

There are two options if you're arriving at 30th Street Station to attend the conference. The first option would be to take a Lyft, Uber or taxi. 

 

The second option is to take the subway. After arriving at 30th Street Station, you need to exit and go to the Market-Frankford Line (MFL) Subway entrance. Ride the MFL eastbound to the 5th Street Independence Hall stop, and take the North 5th Street exit. Head east on Market Street, and turn left onto North 4th Street. Wyndham Hotel will be on the left. 

  • Driving

Driving to the city of Philadelphia depends on which direction you are coming from. We recommend using a GPS to get to Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District. Once you have arrived at Wyndhman, they have a parking garage, 99 N 4th st. (400 Arch st.) The garage does cost money to park in and the rates may vary. There are also parking meters around the surrounding area but there is no guarantee of availability. 

 

What should I bring to the conference?

  • Business cards

  • Resume

  • Notepad and pen

 

What should I wear to the conference? 

  • Business professional attire is strongly recommended. 

 

Fun things to do in Philly?

 

Where should I eat in Philly?

 

Dinner 

  • The Continental - Midtown 

  • Max Brenner

  • Shake Shack 

  • Honeygrow 

  • Sweetgreen 

  • Santucci’s Pizza 

  • Lee How Fook 

  • Destination Dogs

  • Pietro’s Coal Oven Pizzeria 

  • El Vez 

  • Iron Hill Brewery 

  • White Dog Cafe 

  • Marathon Grill 

 

Breakfast 

  • Green Eggs Cafe 

  • Honey’s Sit and Eat 

  • Talula’s Garden 

  • Sabrina’s Cafe 

  • Bud and Marilyn’s 

 

What does the ticket include?

  • A reception/networking dinner at the Science and Education Research Center on Temple University’s campus on March 13 

  • Light breakfast and lunch at the full-day conference on Saturday, March 14

 

What happens if I change my mind and want a refund?

  • While we hope that everyone will be able to attend PRogress Through Tech, cancellations and full refunds will be issued up to two weeks prior to the event. If cancellations are needed within two weeks of the event, a 50% refund will be given. Please contact us at PRogressthroughtechdc@gmail.com to start the refund process. 

 

What will I get out of PRogress Through Tech? 

  • A better understanding of what it takes to be a well-rounded PR professional 

  • A better understanding of industry trends and technological advancements 

  • Insight into working in the PR field after graduation 

  • Opportunities to network with PR Pros