What You Need to Know about the Conference at the Franklin Institute
To ensure that you have a smooth and enjoyable experience, we would like to provide you with some important information. Please read the following details carefully. If you have any questions or accessibility needs such as mobility assistance or dietary restrictions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at FACT@feith.com. We will be happy to assist you and provide any information you may need for a successful conference experience.
The FACT 2023 Registration desk will be located at the Planetarium Hall Desk. Attendees may enter through the Franklin Institute’s business entrance.
For attendees staying at The Windsor Suites – check-in is 4 pm, and check-out is at 11 am. The hotel is located three blocks from The Franklin Institute, 5-10 min walk time.
Breakfast and lunch will be provided at the conference venue on both days. Snacks will be provided during breaks.
Breakfast will be served between 8:00 – 9:00 AM on Wednesday and 8:30 – 10:00 AM on Thursday. We recommend that you arrive when doors open on Wednesday (8 AM) and by 9 AM on Thursday. This will ensure that you have enough time to register and eat.
You will receive a FACT ’23 ticket via email prior to the event. Upon check-in at the registration desk, present your ticket (either on your phone or a printed copy) to receive your name badge and agenda. Check your inbox for the ticket.
The dress code for the conference is business casual. We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and shoes, as there may be some walking involved during the museum tour.
Attendees are responsible for their own transportation to and from the museum and hotel. Philadelphia International Airport is a 15-20 min drive from The Windsor Suites, and a ride-share from the airport to the hotel costs around $40. Franklin Institute Directions & Parking
If driving, reserved parking is available at the Franklin Institute with a free chaser ticket issued at the FACT registration desk.
On Tuesday evening (5/16), we will have a Meet & Greet at Victory Brewing Company, where you can socialize with fellow attendees. The Meet & Greet will take place between 6:30-8:30; snacks and bar provided. Victory Brewing Company is a quick 5-minute walk from The Windsor Suites.
Victory Brewing Company. 1776 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19103
On Wednesday evening (6/17), we will have an outing at North Bowl Lounge & Lanes, where you can showcase your bowling skills. Friendly competition encouraged! A shuttle service will be provided to and from North Bowl. Shuttle will depart from Franklin Institute at 5:30 PM. Shuttle will depart from North Bowl back to Franklin Institute and The Windsor Suites at 8:30 PM and 9:15 PM. Dinner will be provided.
North Bowl. 909 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123.
Day-to-Day Conference Schedule
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Welcome Reception Meet & Greet at Victory Brewing.
8:00 – 9:00 AM
9:15 – 11:45 AM
12:00 – 1:30 PM
1:30 – 3:00 PM
3:00 – 5:00 PM
6:00 – 9:00 PM
Evening Activities at North Bowl Lounge & Lanes
8:30 – 10:00 AM
9:15 – 11:45 AM
12:00 – 1:30 PM
1:30 – 3:30 PM
Morning Presentations & Training Session
Afternoon Presentations & Training Session
We look forward to having you join us at the conference. Safe travels, and we’ll see you soon!