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

Social Events @ Pittcon
Participate, associate, and collaborate with new colleagues

Pittcon social events are a fantastic opportunity to connect with old friends and colleagues, as well as making new connections. Social events include the Sunday Poster Session, a Welcome Reception, Pie and the Sky™, Beer Tasting and a NEW, Wednesday night Pittcon Party open to all attendees. Don’t miss these special events!

Pittcon Party | Chicago!

Join your colleagues, contemporaries, and even a few new companions in saluting a successful Pittcon at one of Chicago’s most fascinating and fun venues. The first annual Pittcon Party will be held at the city’s world-renowned Museum of Science & Industry.

    Wednesday, March 4
    7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Cost: $25

Don’t miss Pittcon’s first annual Pittcon Party, open to all attendees.

Welcome Reception

Kick off Pittcon with a great reception to mix, mingle, and make new friends. Enjoy wine and beer plus light refreshments immediately following the Wallace H. Coulter Lecture.

    Monday, March 2
    Immediately following the lecture (6:00pm)

The reception is open to all attendees and the cost is free.

Pie and the Sky™

Join us for dinner at Giordano’s Pizza and a trip to the Skydeck™ at the top of the famous Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower).

The evening includes a pizza, pasta, salad buffet with soft drinks, followed by a sight-seeing excursion at the Willis Tower. The Skydeck™ experience includes an informational video, express elevator ride — 103 stories! — and breathtaking 360° views of Chicago, Lake Michigan, and surrounding states! End the evening with a browse through the Willis Tower gift shop and shop for a souvenir of your ‘Pie and the Sky’™ evening.

    Sunday, March 1
    6:00 pm at Giordano’s
    Cost: $45
    Limit 50 people

Transportation from McCormick Place to Giordano’s is included, transportation after the event is not. The LEDGE™ and photography packages are not included, but may be purchased separately.

Tickets must be purchased through the registration portal.

Beer Tasting Happy Hour

Join us for a fun and informative Beet Tasting Happy Hour!

The event will be held at Row 24, just a 3 minute walk from McCormick Place. The event will include beer tasting with commentary from experts in the field of brewing and beer chemistry. Light snacks will also be included. This beer tasting will be a great networking opportunity and a great way to learn about everyone’s favorite libation.

    Wednesday, March 4
    5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
    Cost: $15
    Limit 75 people

Tickets must be purchased through the registration portal.




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