600 Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Tel: 412-391-4600, Fax: 412-467-3400, Toll Free: 1-800-445-8667 (US & Canada), +800 44 45 86 67 (International)
All sessions for the 2009 Annual Meeting will be at the Hilton Pittsburgh, located at Pittsburgh’s famous “Point.”� The Hilton is ideally situated to maximize members’ “Pittsburgh” experience.� SHOT’s Awards Banquet will also be held in the hotel’s ballroom overlooking the “Point.”� We have reserved a block of rooms at an excellent rate of $159/night.�All SHOT members should be aware that the Pittsburgh Steelers football team will be playing their archrival, Cleveland Browns, in Pittsburgh on Sunday afternoon, October 18. The Steelers team will be staying at the Hilton on the night of October 17 and dining in areas where SHOT’s sessions have taken place earlier in the day. We strongly recommend that you make your reservations early, because the Steeler Nation will be coming from all over the world to see this game, and they love to stay with the home team!
Our special SHOT conference rate is $159/night plus 14% tax and is available from Wednesday, 14 October to Monday, 19 October 2009.� This rate includes complementary Internet service in the hotel rooms and free use of the Hilton’s fitness facilities.� This rate is available until only until 30 September 2009 or until our hotel block is sold out.
You can make your reservations online.� Please be sure to reference the group code: SYH.� You can also call the Hilton Pittsburgh directly at 412-391-4600 and ask for the "Society for the History of Technology Room Block" in order to get the special rate.
More information on the Hilton Pittsburgh’s facilities can be found online. Information about getting to the Hilton can be found in on Transportation page of this Web site.
Less Expensive (But Less Convenient) Alternatives
In order to accommodate attendees who cannot afford the rate at the main conference hotel, we have reserved small room blocks at two hotels in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh (roughly 4 miles east of the Hilton).� Both are on or near public transportationlines (see the Transportation page for specific information).� Note that our agreement for holding these room blocks expires on the dates noted.� Unless you make your reservation prior to the date specified, you will not get the rate listed.
Quality Inn University Center
3401 Blvd of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (Quality Inn # PA369) Tel: 412-683-6100 – Fax: 412-683-6101- Toll-Free: 1-800-245-4444
We have reserved a block of 25 rooms for SHOT members at a guaranteed rate of $99.99/night. These rates expire 15 September 2009.�Complete information on the hotel’s amenities can be found online. For information on getting to the hotel from the airport and transportation between the hotel and the Hilton, see the Transportation page.
Holiday Inn Pittsburgh
100 Lytton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Tel: 412-6826200 – Fax: 412-682-5745 – Toll Free: 1-800 465 4329 (US & Canada); +800 80 800 800 (Europe) 0800 40 50 60 (UK)
We have reserved a block of 10 rooms at this hotel frequently used by CMU and the University of Pittsburgh owing to its central location in Oakland.� The guaranteed rate is $126/night.�These rates expire 14 August 2009.� Complete information on the hotel’s amenities can be found online.For information on getting to the hotel from the airport and transportation between the hotel and the Hilton, see the Transportation page.