The symposium will take place at The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center located at 215 Innovation Blvd, State College, PA 16803.


The room block has closed, however please call the hotel at 814-863-5000 or book online at

Reference code ICDS22S to see if you are able to reserve with in the block at the group rate of $128 plus taxes and fees.


From the airport

The Hotel offers a free shuttle to and from the University Park Airport (SCE), please call 814-863-5000 and ask for Shuttle Service.

The University Park Airport (SCE) is also serviced by Uber, Lyft, and other local taxi companies.

From University Park Campus

The Red Link runs from campus to the Innovation Park area where the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center is located. The available stops and live map is viewable here.

COVID Awareness and Policies

Penn State requires adherence to its policies at all times while on Penn State property or attending University events. Penn State has issued rules and precautions which follow, or may in some cases exceed, guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. By attending or participating in this program, event, or activity, you agree to adhere to such guidance and policies, you acknowledge the risk of being exposed to or infected by COVID-19, and you assume any and all such risk.

As of March 23, 2022, this guidance includes basic health, safety, and sanitation measures (staying home when sick, washing/sanitizing hands often, etc.) in addition to wearing a face mask while using public transportation (including transportation hubs such as airports and bus stations) or while in healthcare facilities and certain research facilities and labs.

All ICDS Symposium attendees must adhere to these protocols regardless of vaccination status.

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