March 17 - 21, 2019
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

See the Lighter Side of Pittcon.

Enjoy the lighter side of Pittcon with these specially planned events.

PICK-UP UNIVERSAL TICKETS: To pick-up your pre-purchased Universal Studios wristbands,
stop by the Pittcon Booth, #3442. (Tuesday and Wednesday)


Please Note: Refunds for events will not be processed after February 21, 2018.

An Evening at Universal Orlando™
Join us for a Pittcon Party at Universal Orlando Resort™

    Wednesday, February 28 | 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Exclusive access to rides and attractions at Universal’s Islands of Adventure™. Ticket price includes admission fee, $20 gift card toward food and beverage purchases, and transportation to/from the park.

Additional tickets for family and friends can be purchased for $50 per person (through 2/16) or $60 per person (after 2/16). Limit 6 tickets.

COST: $25 (Includes $20 for food & beverages)
(Prices increases to $35 after February 16)

Purchase your ticket(s) when you register for Pittcon.

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Pub Pittcon “Happy Hour”

Grab a beverage and light refreshments in a relaxed pub-like setting. A great venue to continue conversations or meet new colleagues. Pub Pittcon will be open during the Sunday Welcome Reception and Poster Session and after the Coulter and Plenary Lectures. First drink each evening is complimentary.

5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Sun., Mon. & Tues.

Valencia Room BC (W415)

Welcome Reception / Poster Session

Sunday, Feb. 25
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Poster session and opening reception in Valencia Room (W415) featuring complimentary refreshments, live music, and happy hour at the adjacent Pub Pittcon.

Posters on display from 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Food, Fun & Games

Entertainment Excursions

(Tickets for events can be purchased when you register for Pittcon.)

Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show
February 26 | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm | $30

This interactive show starts at 6 pm (arrive 30 minutes early) and comes with fresh hand-tossed cheese and pepperoni pizza, salad, beer, wine, soda and dessert. You will be entertained by a combination of amazing magic, impersonations, and high-energy improvisational comedy.

February 26 | 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | $75

Top Golf is a premier golf entertainment complex and new to Orlando. This venue features fun and competitive golf games with climate-controlled playing “bays” similar to bowling lanes. This all-inclusive package includes two hour of Topgolf game play, buffet-style fajita bar, and drinks.

The Escape Game
February 27 | 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm | $30

Work with a small team to solve a mystery, plan a prison break or complete a critical covert mission. You and your team will be “locked” in a room and have one hour to complete a mission and escape. Teamwork, quick thinking, determination and a sense of urgency are needed to escape.

Main Event
February 27 | 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm | $35

A gameroom with lots of food and fun, including bowling, video games, laser tag, billiards, mini-golf, and more. This inclusive package includes Tex-Mex fiesta buffet, bowling, $10 FUNCard and one additional activity.

Golf Outing at MetroWest Golf Club
March 2 | 7:30 am – 1:00 pm | $110

MetroWest Golf Club boasts immaculate playing conditions on its par-72 course featuring thousands of trees, well-positioned sand bunkers, and a few water hazards that protect lush fairways and manicured greens. The outing is a shot-gun style start, and the fee includes greens fees, rental clubs, an all-American lunch buffet, and transportation to and from the course. Reserve a spot for yourself, you and a partner, or a foursome.

Purchase ticket(s) when you register for Pittcon.


Dining Excursions

(Tickets for events can be purchased when you register for Pittcon.)

Dining at Capital Grille
February 27 | 7:00 pm-9:00 pm | $100

Capital Grille is known for their dry-aged stakes, fresh seafood, and wine selection. This dinner includes shared appetizers followed by a salad, entrée choice, and dessert option.


Dining at Nile Ethiopian
February 26 | 7:00 pm-9:00 pm | $30

This dinner option will feature Ethiopian style food and includes an appetizer and entrée of your choice.

Dining at Seito Sushi
February 27 | 7:00 pm-9:00 pm | $57

Seito Sushi offers a variety of sushi and Japanese style food options. This dinner includes a 4 course meal with family style appetizers followed by soup or salad, an entrée choice, and dessert.


Dining at Maggiano’s Little Itlay
February 26 | 7:00 pm-9:00 pm | $45

Maggiano’s provides classically inspired Italian food, with a fun American twist. This family-style, bottomless dinner includes appetizers, entrees, and dessert.


Purchase ticket(s) when you register for Pittcon.


Pittcon Party at Universal Orlando Resort™

Night Event at Universal Orlando Resort™

    Wednesday evening, February 28th

    7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

    Service provided from all conference hotels

    7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

    This is a ticketed event. Must have Ticket to board bus and attend

    Purchase tickets in registration area at Pittcon or log the registration portal and add thes event.

    Service will also be provided to walking hotels for the night event only:

      Days Inn Convention Center – Board on Hawaiian Court
      Rosen Centre – Boards at Signature One Entrance
      Rosen Plaza – Board at back Convention Entrance
      Hyatt Orlando – Board Outside International Tower Entrance




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