Wharton Technology and Innovation Conference 2023: Information

Conference Location

Jon M. Huntsman Hall
3730 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6371

Day-of Phone: (215) 746-4831

Huntsman Hall


The Sheraton University City
3459 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

The Mack Institute will pay for up to 2 room nights per accepted paper.

Club Quarters Exterior

Presenters and Discussants

To ensure a high level of interactive discussion in each session, presenters and discussants should plan for no longer than 15 minutes per presentation. You may email your presentation to mackinstitute@wharton.upenn.edu in advance or bring it on a USB flash drive.

Conference Timing

Friday, April 21
11:45 a.m. Registration and Lunch
12:45 p.m. Welcome and Start

Saturday, April 22
12:30 p.m. Conference Ends (followed by lunch ending at 2 p.m.)

Dinner on Friday Evening
The Landmark Americana University City
3333 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104



Covered self-parking is available for overnight guests of the Sheraton University City at a current cost of $35.00 per day, which will be charged to each individual guest room bill. This fee allows for unlimited in/out privileges.

There is also a parking garage located directly across the street from Huntsman Hall at the corner of 38th and Walnut Streets.  Prevailing hourly/overnight rates apply.

Travel from Philadelphia International Airport

Taxi: A metered cab ride to the University City and Center City area costs about $30 plus gratuity and takes 20 to 25 minutes. Cabs are readily available at the airport.

Airport Express Train: The SEPTA  airport train departs every half-hour for 30th Street Station. The fare is $7, cash only. The ride takes 22 minutes. From 30th Street Station, take a taxi to the hotel or conference.

Travel from AMTRAK at 30th Street Station

Taxi: Taxis are readily available at 30th Street Station. The 5-10 minute cab ride to the University City and Center City area costs approximately $10.00–$20.00 plus gratuity.