March 1 - 5, 2020
McCormick Place
Chicago, Illinois, USA

The Lighter Side of Pittcon.

Relax and enjoy these specially planned social events.

Purchase tickets for these events in your registration portal up to two weeks prior to Pittcon:

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Pub Pittcon Happy Hour
Relax and get happy with your fellow colleagues

Grab a beverage and light refreshments in a relaxed pub-like setting. Enjoy karaoke each evening. A great venue to continue conversations or meet new colleagues.

Pub Pittcon will be open during the Sunday Welcome Reception and Poster Session, and Monday and Tuesday after the Coulter and Plenary Lectures. First drink each evening is complimentary.

    Overlook Cafe (300-level)

    Sunday, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday | 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Welcome Reception

St. Patrick’s Day Welcome Reception & Poster Session

Poster session and opening reception in the Overlook Cafe (300-level) featuring complimentary refreshments, live music, and a St. Patrick’s Day-themed happy hour at Pub Pittcon.

Sunday, March 17

Poster Session
3:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Welcome Reception
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Dining Events

Banana Leaf
March 18 | 6:30 pm | $30

Enjoy dinner with fellow Pittcon attendees at a local Philadelphia restaurant. Located in Chinatown, Banana Leaf strives to serve the best in Malaysian cuisine. The menu is a combination of the best Malaysian, Indian, Indonesian, and Thai flavors.

Cost includes a three course meal and non alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic beverages will have to be purchased separately. Please notify in advance for any dietary restrictions.

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Independence After Hours (2 Nights)
March 18 AND 19 | 5:30 pm | $70

Independence After Hours takes you on a realistic journey back to 1776. After an 18th-century-inspired dinner at historic City Tavern, and a visit by Thomas Jefferson, the group sneaks into Independence Hall where they eavesdrop on Jefferson, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin discussing the Declaration of Independence.

Note: Guests will have to walk from City Tavern to Independence Hall.

Cost includes a three course meal, non alcoholic beverages, and a tour of the hall. Alcoholic beverages will have to be purchased separately. Please notify in advance for ADA accessibility issues and for any dietary restrictions.

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R2L
March 20 | 6:00 pm | $105

One of Center City Philadelphia’s most dramatic dining rooms, R2L sits 500 feet above the city on the 37th floor of Two Liberty Place. Featuring unobstructed panoramic and breathtaking wall-to-wall views that span for over 40 miles, R2L serves New American fare in an art deco space with food and service that recalls the elegance of the past.

Cost includes a three course meal and non alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic beverages will have to be purchased separately. Please notify in advance for any dietary restrictions.

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Fun & Games

St. Patrick’s Day Welcome Reception & Poster Session
March 17 | 5:30 – 8:00 pm | FREE

Poster session and opening reception in the Overlook Cafe (300-level) featuring complimentary refreshments, live music, and a St. Patrick’s Day-themed happy hour at Pub Pittcon.

Posters on display from 3:30pm-8:00pm.



Escape the Room
March 19 | 7:00 pm | $32

Which challenge will you take on first at Escape the Room Philly? Will you become our #1 spy in the agency? Save the city from disaster in meltdown? Our escape rooms will provide an hour of intense mental entertainment.

Cost includes one escape room adventure. Please note bathrooms are not ADA accessible.



City Brew Tour
March 20 | 7:00 – 9:30 pm | $75

Enjoy a private VIP production tour and tastings with a beer guide expert at two of Philadelphia’s top breweries. Evil Genius boasts a hip space and inventive beers, and Love City brewery features “approachable” beers (pilsners and lagers) in a spacious industrial space.

Cost includes tours, tastings, and wood-fired pizza and salad buffet (food pairing with 2nd stop). Beverage purchases beyond tastings are at additional cost. Please notify in advance for any dietary restrictions.



Innovation Crawl
March 21 | 5:00 – 8:00 pm | $30

Tour some of Philadelphia’s most innovative spaces such as labs, accelerators, incubators, co-working spaces, and more. At the final stop of the tour, enjoy a reception with food and beverage options. Finalized schedule of the tour will be available soon.

 

 

 

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