The PIUG Northeast Conference, held in Central New Jersey, is a three-day event beginning with an STN Patent Forum, followed by a full day of plenary talks, ending with a day of vendor-sponsored workshops. PIUG brings together experts in the areas of chemistry, biology, engineering and intellectual property. It is an excellent forum to learn and share best practices in searching, retrieving, visualizing and reporting patent information. The exhibit hall highlights our vendors expertise and products. The key objectives of this meeting are to provide opportunities for learning, professional development and networking.
The APA Hotel Woodbridge in Iselin, NJ, is 0.5 miles from Metro Park Train Station and Metro Park Station for the bus lines. Complimentary shuttle service is available from either place to and from the hotel. See the travel page for more options to get to the conference site. The hotel has complimentary parking available on site as well.
The hotel offers a room rate of $179 per room during the conference and up to one day before and one day after depending on room availability: arrive as early as Sunday, September 24 and depart on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. If a later departure date is needed, the rate may be extended depending on hotel room availability so inquire with the hotel early. 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 Wednesday, September 6, 2017 so be sure to register for your room early.
The hotel policy is 3:00 pm check-in and 12:00 pm check-out and to provide storage space for guests who arrive early or depart after the requested check-out time with advance notice.
Hotel reservationsClick this LINK for direct access to PIUG's room block to make reservations online. Input your Arrival and Departure Dates and the number of guests and then click Check Availability. 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 +1 732-494-6200 between 8:00 am and 8:pm Eastern time and notify the reservation agent that you are attending the PIUG Conference (USE CODE: 170924PATE) to secure your reservation.
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