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Information for invited speakers

Reimbursement

Invited speakers will be reimbursed for their travel expenses (economy air fare and taxi). Their hotel bill will be paid directly by Carnegie Mellon. To receive reimbursement for travel expenses you need to fill and sign the Travel Expenses Form and send it to
Jeff Moreci, Business Manager
Wean Hall, 6113
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA, 15213-3890

Accommodation

For invited speakers, Carnegie Mellon will make a reservation for you at one of the hotels listed below. An email confirmation will follow. Your hotel bill (does not include meals, phone calls, etc.) will be paid directly by Carnegie Mellon.
Friendship Suites
301 Stratford Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15232.
Phone: 412-392-1935.
Shadyside Inn
5405 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15232.
Phone: 412-441-4444, 1-800-76-SUITE.
Hilton Garden Inn - University Place (formerly Wyndham)
3454 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213.
Phone: 412-683-2040

Transportation to/from airport

If your destination is Hilton Garden Inn you can use any of the choices below. For Friendship Suites or Shadyside Inn we suggest to take a taxi.
The Port Authority Transit Shuttle Bus 28X
The shuttle runs every 20 minutes, 7 days a week. It departs from the ground floor of the airport next to the USAir baggage claim area. As soon as you exit the terminal, you will see a sign for the 28X. Allow 45 minutes to an hour for travel time.
Fare: $2.25 one-way (exact change required).
Express Shuttle USA
Located on the commercial side of the Baggage Claims Area. Allow 45 minutes to an hour for travel time. Stops at Hilton Garden Inn.
Stops at Shadyside Inn by reservation only.
Fare: $24 one-way ($42 round-trip).
Taxi: Yellow Cab Service
It departs from the ground floor of the airport. Allow for 30-45 minutes of travel time.
Fare: about $45 one-way.

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