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PIUG 2013 Northeast Conference

Monday, September 30 to Wednesday, October 2, 2013

The Heldrich Hotel
10 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA 08901
Main Hotel Phone: +1 (732) 729-4670 | Main Hotel Fax: +1 (732) 729-4672
Reservations: +1 866-609-4700

Introduction

The PIUG Northeast Conference brings together experts in the areas of chemistry, biology, other sciences, engineering, and legal topics relating to patent information. It is an excellent forum to learn and share best practices regarding a specific process in searching and retrieving patent information. Vendors will be available to discuss their expertise and products. The key objective of this meeting is to provide opportunities for learning, networking and professional development.

Conference Schedule

Registration

Registrant Rate

Early Bird
< Sep 7

Standard
Sep 7 - 20
Onsite
Sep 21-Oct 1
Member $95 $150 $225
Non-member $190 $250 $325
Reduced rate (student, unemployed members, retiree) $50 $75 $95
  • Early Bird registration – no later than September 6, 2013.
  • No refund will be given if the request is received after 11:59 pm EDT Sunday, September 15.
  • Per the sponsorship table for 2013, only Platinum sponsorship includes one free registration. Please see the Sponsorship Benefits page for details.
  1. On the Web
    Use the online process for regular attendee registration or for sponsor or exhibitor attendee registration and pay by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Personal or Corporate American Express credit cards.

  2. By Mail or Fax
    Obtain a printable form as an Adobe PDF document. Before sending payment be sure to read all the instructions included on the printable registration forms. Send the completed form and payment (check or money order only) to:

PIUG Northeast Conference
40 E. Main Street, #1438
Newark, DE 19711
Fax: +1(302) 660-3276

Please allow seven to ten business days for processing of form.

Hotel

The The Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick, NJ, is 4 blocks from the NJ Transit train station and NJ Transit bus line. See the travel page for more information on getting to the conference site.

Room rates

The hotel offers a room rate of $159.00 per room during the conference and up to one days before and one day after depending on room availability: arrive as early as Sunday, September 29 and depart as late as Wednesday, October 2, 2013.  All rates are per room/night and are subject to 7% New Jersey Sales Tax and 8% Hotel Occupancy Tax.

The cutoff date for conference reservations rate is September 8, 2013.

The hotel policy is 4:00 pm check-in and noon check-out and to provide storage space for guests who arrive early or depart after the requested check-out time with advance notice.

Hotel reservations

Go to the The Heldrich.com and select the CHECK AVAILABILITY link. Select Group Reservation, located along the top of the screen. Input your Attendee Code 209600 and then click the UPDATE Button. This will bring you to the PIUG reservations page, listing some general information about your group meeting and the hotel. Input your Arrival and Departure Dates and the number of guests and then click Continue. Select your preferred Bed Type, fill in the appropriate Information Fields, and then click Submit. If you require telephone assistance with your reservation, please call +1 866-609-4700 between 8:00 am and 8:pm Eastern time and give the reservation agent Attendee Code 209600 to secure your reservation.

Parking

The parking facility (unaffiliated with the hotel) is at 70 New Street between George and Neilson Streets, about one block south and east of the hotel; see the detailed directions for the parking facility. Self parking is charged at the rate of $1.75/hr up to a maximum of $15 per day; valet parking is $20 per day.

Program Committee

Lucy Akers (Chair)
Julia Heinrich
Suzanne Robins
Don Walter

Planning Committee

Co-Chairs

Kimberly Miller
Shelley Pavlek

Audio-video Liaison Ken Koubek
Evaluations Mark Bushey
Exhibits Room Jane Thompson
Food, Catering, Hospitality Ken Koubek
Shelley Pavlek
Hotel Contract Ken Koubek
Meeting Book Mark Bushey
Diane Webb
Photography Kimberly Miller
Publicity MaryAnn Dean
Registration Ken Koubek
Shelley Pavlek
Signage Zhifu Shu
Speaker Gifts Ken Koubek
Speakers/vendor Presentations Liaison Mark Bushey
Sponsorship Jane Thompson
Travel Don Walter
Webpages Rick Williams
Tom Wolff
Workshops Shelley Pavlek

Information will be updated as it is received and posted on PIUG-DF and CHMINF-L email list and on the PIUG website.

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