Workshop Location

Pittsburgh Technical Institute

The Pittsburgh Perl Workshop will be held at The Pittsburgh Technical Institute in Oakdale, PA (about 15 minutes from Pittsburgh International Airport.)

PTI is located just minutes from Robinson Township, an area filled with plenty of shopping, entertainment, eating, and lounging options.

If you are flying in to Pittsburgh and do not plan to rent a car, please contact organizers@pghpw.org, and we will try to arrange transportation from the hotel to the school for you.

Address 1111 McKee Road
Oakdale PA, 15071

Where to Stay

Candlewood Suites, Pittsburgh Airport

Hotel web site

The Pittsburgh Perl Workshop organizers recommend the Pittsburgh Airport Candlewood Suites for attendees. Free parking is available, as well as shuttle rides to and from the Pittsburgh Airport.

Address 100 Chauvet Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
Phone +1.877 226 3539
Rate Please book your rooms prior to September 4th and mention you want the "Pittsburgh Perl Workshop" rate of $94.99 per night.

Where to Park

The Pittsburgh Technical Institute has several large parking lots adjacent to the school. There is no charge to park.


Where to Eat

Breakfast, lunch, and beverages will be provided on the day of the workshop. Our social event on Saturday night will also include free food. Isn't that sweet?

What to Do

Carnegie Museum of Art
4400 Forbes Ave (Google Map) Carnegie Museum of Art web site $10 general admission ($6 for students) "Offers a distinguished collection of contemporary art, works of American art from the late nineteenth century, French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, and European and American decorative arts from the late seventeenth century to the present."
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
1 Schenley Park (Google Map) Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens web site $7.50 ($5.50 for students) "Newly expanded, Phipps features a Victorian-era Conservatory holding thousands of exotic plants and flowers. Numerous gardens surround the original 1893 glasshouse. The Welcome Center, opened in March 2005, offers a cafe for hungry visitors."

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