LRDC Board of Visitors

Welcome Board of Visitors 2016

October 20 - 22

To Pittsburgh

Flights: Contact Peoples Travel directly: Patty Truchok or Lea Costanza, to arrange travel. If you prefer to set up the flight, we will reimburse for travel costs.

Taxi: Regency Transportation will meet passengers near the Avis Rent-a-Car counter in the baggage claim area with last name on a sign. Call 1-800-397-0071, option #2, if you do not see a driver.

Hotel: Rooms have been booked at the Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center on the Executive Floor with a lounge equipped with two printers, a fax, and a variety of snacks.

Map: Click here for a map of the University of Pittsburgh area.


The LRDC Community looks forward to the biennial Board meeting and has planned an eventful three days. Please click the buttons below for information on the scientific sessions and the poster session.

Preparing for the Meeting

In advance of the Board meeting, a number of background materials are provided:

Wireless access: Please register for wireless access before your arrive: Wireless Access while at Pitt
*Use for the Host Username

Honorarium and W-9: Please fill out the W-9 form and email it to by September 30, 2016 to receive your honorarium upon arrival. To complete the form with your Taxpayer Identification Number (social security number or employer identification number) please call Liz Rangel directly at 412-624-7451.

Pittsburgh: America's Most Livable City

Here is a link to the most livable city in the country today if you think you might squeeze in a little sightseeing: