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There are both Technical and Guest Tours planned for the conference. Please look into exploring our local High Technology Companies, and some of the great local attractions. There are two prices listed for each tour. The first is for early registration (Ends August 30th 2002), the second is the onsite registration fee. 

Industrial Tours

POWEREX - $30/$35 - Tuesday October 15th

POWEREX is a pioneer in high power semiconductors applications. The company headquarters are located in Youngwood Pennsylvania, just 30 miles from Pittsburgh.

Depart:    8:30 AM

Tour:       10:00 - 11:30 AM

Lunch:      Noon

Return:     2:15 PM

Robicon - $35/$40 - Wednesday October 16th

Robicon is a  manufacturer of  power controllers and variable speed drives. They are located in New Kensington, Pennsylvania, just 20 miles from Pittsburgh.

Depart:    8:30 AM

Tour:       10:00 - 11:30 AM

Lunch:      Noon

Return:     2:15 PM

Bombardier - $30/$35 - Thursday October 17th

Bombardier is a  manufacturer of  transportation systems. The company is located in a suburb of Pittsburgh. 

Depart:    8:30 AM

Tour:       9:15 - 10:30 AM

Return:     11:15 AM

Guest Tours

Introduction to Pittsburgh Monday - No Cost for Registered Guests Monday October 14th

History Center and Strip District Tour - $25/$30 Monday October 14th

High Tea at OMNI William Penn Hotel - $25/$30 Monday October 14th

Laurel Highlands Tour Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob - $55/$60 Tuesday October 15th

Architecture and Church Tour - $30/$35 Tuesday October 15th

Clayton, The Frick Estate - $45/$50 Wednesday October 16th

Cooking with Executive Chef - $15/$20 Thursday October 17th

Guest Social Room will be open all day throughout the week Sunday thru Thursday. All Guest events/changes will be posted on the 17th Floor in the Monongahela Room.