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REGISTRATION

There are two registration locations within the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Each location will have Express Registration and Assisted Registration Desks, as well as Membership Desks, Information Desks, and ADA Accessible counters. Express Registration is designed for attendees that are ready to pick up their badges. Assisted Registration provides on-site support for attendees who want to make changes to their registration. Convention Center Registration opens on Thursday, May 14.

Conference registration desks will also be located in the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Loews Philadelphia, and Philadelphia 201 hotel lobby. Signs will be available in the hotel lobbies to direct you to these Conference registration desks. Hotel Registration opens Saturday, May 18 beginning at noon.

REGISTRATION HOURS

PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION CENTER
Main Registration
Broad Street Atrium (100 Level) Grand Hall (200 Level)
Thursday, May 14 5 to 7 p.m.
Friday, May 15

6:30 to 8:30 a.m.

6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 16 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, May 17 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday, May 18 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 19 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm. 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 20 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Exhibitor Registration Hall A Lobby (200 Level)
Thursday, May 14 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, May 15 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, May 16 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, May 17 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
HOTEL EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Lobby Level Level 4
Saturday, May 16 12 to 8 p.m. 12 to 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 17 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday, May 18 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
5 to 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 19 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wednesday, May 20 7 to 8 a.m.
Loews Philadelphia Hotel (Lobby Level)
Saturday, May 16 12 to 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 17 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Philadelphia 201 Hotel (Lobby Level)
Saturday, May 16 12 to 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 17 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

BADGES

Name badges must be worn for admittance to all ATS 2020 events. Please return to registration if you have lost your name badge. There will be a $50 fee for replacement badges.

Conference badge holders are coded as follows:

Blue Attendee
Purple International Attendee
Yellow Exhibitors
Brown Spouses/Partners/Guest
Green Postgraduate/Early Career Professional Courses (Friday and Saturday Only)
Clear Press

SHUTTLE TRANSPORTATION SERVICE

Click here for the shuttle schedule. (Available Soon)

ATS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OFFICE

The ATS International Conference Office is located in the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 304 (300 Level).

SESSION LOCATIONS

ATS 2020 sessions will be held in the Pennsylvania Convention Center and Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. Assembly Meetings, special events, and committee meetings will take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, and Loews Philadelphia Hotel.

Non-CME Symposia will be held at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Loews Philadelphia, Philadelphia 201, and The Notary hotels.

EXHIBITS

Exhibits are located in the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Halls A-C (200 Level). Badges must be worn for admittance to the Exhibit Hall and at all times in the hall.

Children under the age of 12 are not permitted in the Exhibit Hall.

CHILD CARE FACILITIES

On-site childcare is available. Please click here for more information and to register.

FIRST AID

ATS Hotels: Contact the hotel’s front desk for any emergencies.

Pennsylvania Convention Center: A first aid station will be staffed on the 200 Level, just inside of Hall B.

NETWORKING AND COFFEE BREAK AREA

Coffee & Connections booths are located inside the Exhibit Hall in Booths #111, 437, 1541, and 2437. Here you can network with colleagues in a comfortable lounge-style setting.

PRESS OFFICE

The press office is located in the Pennsylania Convention Center, Room 109 B (100 Level) and is only open to members of the press.

Press Room Hours
Sunday, May 17 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday, May 18 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, May 19 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, May 20 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

SPEAKER READY ROOM

The Speaker Ready Room is located in the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Overlook Cafe (300 Level).

All speakers need to check in at the Speaker Ready Room at least two hours before their talk. Speakers can bring their presentation to this room to view and upload. This area is restricted to speakers only, and badges must be worn for admittance to the room.

Speaker Ready Room Hours
Thursday, May 14 1 to 6 p.m.
Friday, May 15 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 16 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, May 17 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday, May 18 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, May 19 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, May 20 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.

POSTAL AND SHIPPING NEEDS

UPS has a full-service business center located inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center outside of Hall B (200 Level). They offer virtually everything to meet your convention exhibiting needs with ultra-quick turnaround. For your convenience, email files directly to print7187@theupsstore.com and have orders ready upon your arrival. For further information, please visit UPS online (https://locations.theupsstore.com/pa/philadelphia/1101-arch-st) or call us at 215-418-2125.

INTERNATIONAL MONEY EXCHANGE

Most major banks offer currency exchange services. Philadelphia International Airport has currency exchange by Travelex. Their services include currency exchange, travel insurance, travelers' checks, Western Union money transfer, copy and fax, and prepaid phone cards.

  • Terminal A- Concourse A West - Open daily 1p.m.-8:30p.m. (215) 365-5894
  • Terminal A- Concourse A East - Open daily 7a.m.-8:30p.m. (215) 492-5831
  • Terminal A/B Connector - Open daily 7a.m.-7p.m. (215) 937-1540
  • Terminal D - Open daily 6:30a.m.-8p.m. (215) 492-3261
  • Downtown - JFK Boulevard - Open 9a.m.-5p.m. weekdays, 9a.m.-3p.m. Saturday, and 10a.m.-2p.m. Sunday (215) 563-7348

TELEPHONE CARDS

Telephone cards are available for purchase at most major convenience stores throughout the city.

TRANSLATION SERVICES

Company Name Email Website
Cetra Language Solutions info@cetra.com https://www.cetra.com
Para Plus Translations translations@para-plus.com http://www.para-plus.com
Global Arena info@globalarena.com http://globalarena.com

CLIMATE

Philadelphia averages a daily maximum temperature in May between 74-84 Fahrenheit (12 to 22 degrees Celsius). Average rainfall is 3.8 to 9.7