2018 PDS Workshops

            Register Now

We are pleased to announce that Temple University will host the
Summer PDS Drive-in Workshops on

Friday, July 27, 2018

Temple University
Tuttleman Learning Center (TLC)

N 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122

Registration Opens June 1st and closes on July 24th.


Click here for Workshop Sessions and Descriptions 


Program Schedule  


 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

 Morning Workshop Registration

 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

 Morning Workshop/Full-Day Workshops Part I

 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m

 Afternoon Workshop Registration

 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 Afternoon Workshop/Full-Day Workshops Part II



Participants may select up to two workshop sessions: one in the morning and one in the afternoon or one full-day workshop.

Half-Day Workshop Sessions:  $95 (NEAIR members); $120 (non-members)

Newcomer’s Workshop Session:  $120 (NEAIR members); $145 (non-members)

Full-Day Workshop Session:  $190 (NEAIR members); $240 (non-members)


*Lunch will be 'On Your Own'. An extended lunch time (90 minutes) has been allotted so attendees will have plenty of time to find lunch options and network with colleagues either at the Temple University Food Court or at surrounding restaurants.               

New to NEAIR?

On June 1st, join NEAIR and receive membership pricing for the PDS workshops and receive up to an extra three months of NEAIR membership free*.  

Register as a NEAIR member FIRST before registering for the workshops so your membership discount is applied.

*NEAIR annual memberships begin on September 1st and run through August 31st, but we will activate membership benefits immediately (and free-of-charge) for the summer months for new NEAIR members upon PDS workshop registration.


Refund requests for Drive-in Workshop Session fees received by July 17, 2018 will be assessed a 10% processing fee with the balance refunded by check.

Cancelations or no-shows for Drive-in Workshop Sessions received after July 17, 2018 will not be refunded.    

Local Arrangements


Hotel Accommodations in Philadelphia:

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.  Directions to hotel: click here 

PLEASE NOTE:  The discounted NEAIR rate is no longer available. Contact the hotel directly if a room reservation is needed. 

Where is Tuttleman Learning Center?

      Click on this Temple University Campus Map

Car and Public Transportation:

Driving Directions: click here


Parking information: 

 Several parking lot options are available adjacent to the Tuttleman Computer Center. Note that the hourly lots are
 self-operating with no attendant assistance; you pay at the parking kiosk with cash or credit card.

 The options for visitor parking are as follows:

                                    The Liacouars Garage: $17.00 per day
                                    The Tuttleman Lot: $6.00 per hour
                                    The Montgomery Garage: $4.00 per hour
                                    The Cecil B. Moore Lot: $4.00 per hour
                                    For a map of all parking locations (circled in red) click here.


             Philadelphia International Airport:

                    Airport Shuttle: click here

                    Taxi: click here  

                    Uber: click here


             Amtrak 30th Street Station:

      SEPTA to Tuttleman Computer Center (30th St. Station to Cecil B. Moore);

SEPTA Map: click here                           

            Taxi (outside station): click here

            Uberclick here


Wendy Weiler, PDS Workshop Coordinator, wweiler@jjay.cuny.edu

PDS Committee Members:

Shannon Tinney Lichtinger, Chair
    Wendy Weiler
    Gina Calzaferri
Rich Hetherington