Symposium Venue

Conference Center

Herberman Conference Center at UPMC Cancer Pavilion, UPMC Shadyside
Second floor
5150 Centre Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

The Conference Center is fully accessible to people with physical disabilities. Please let us know if you have any special needs.

Traveling to Pittsburgh

Attendees who are flying should make plans to travel to the Pittsburgh International Airport. The airport is approximately 20 miles from the hotels and conference center. 

Driving Directions:

The Herberman Conference Center is adjacent to Shadyside Hospital and across the street from the Hillman Cancer Center in Pittsburgh, PA.

The Integrative Therapies Education Session will take place in the Cooper Auditorium, which is located on the ground floor of the Hillman Cancer Center directly across the street from the conference center. Valet parking is available at the front of the center.

For directions to the Cooper Auditorium, click here.

By Taxi, SuperShuttle or Bus:


  From Downtown From Airport
Taxi to Conference Hotels (est) $14 $55
SuperShuttle to Conference Hotels n/a $23-29
Public (PAT) Bus $2.25 $3.25

Yellow Cab (412-665-8100) and People’s Cab (412-441-3200) provide service to the Shadyside/Oakland area.

You can schedule a SuperShuttle ride for $23-29 one way or $42-54 round trip. Rates apply to reservations made online in advance using Group Discount Code T3AF4 (valid 5/8-14/12). To schedule visit Online bookings are eligible for Frequent Flier Miles with select airline partners. Shuttle boarding passes may be obtained at the SuperShuttle service counter located in the car rental area of Pittsburgh International Airport.

There is also a public bus (airport flyer – 28x) from the airport to the Oakland/Shadyside area. For bus routes and times call 412-442-2000 or visit the Port Authority of Allegheny County Webpage.

By Public Transportation:

Amtrak provides daily service from Pittsburgh to Cleveland, Chicago, Harrisburg, New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., via the Capitol Limited and the Three Rivers. Call 1-800-USA-RAIL (800-872-7245) or visit for fare and schedule information.

Greyhound Lines, Inc. operates frequent service to Pittsburgh’s main bus terminal, located Downtown at 11th Street and Liberty Avenue. The Herberman Conference Center can be reached by local PAT buses or by taxi service. Call 1-800-231-2222 or visit for fare and schedule information.

Port Authority of Allegheny County operates the mass transit system serving metropolitan Pittsburgh, including an airport shuttle (28x) with stops nearby the conference hotels. Fares vary within a five-zone system extending in all directions from Downtown Pittsburgh to the outer suburbs. Basic fare is $2.25 or $3.25 for the airport shuttle. Exact change is required. Transfers can be purchased for a dollar, and can be used for one connection in any direction within three hours of the time of purchase; riders pay as they enter on inbound trips toward Downtown Pittsburgh, and pay as they exit on outbound trips before 7:00 p.m. After 7:00 p.m., riders must pay as they enter on all trips. Bus service to the Shadyside area is frequent.

For bus routes and times call 412-442-2000 or visit the Port Authority of Allegheny County Webpage.


Parking is available for $7/day in the Medical Center garage adjacent to the conference center on Centre Ave. If that garage is full, attendees will be directed to the Visitors garage on S. Aiken Ave, approximately 2 blocks from the conference center.