12 Campus Blvd, Newtown Square, PA 19073, USA
(610) 325-9814
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Welcome Members & Guests!

23-27 March 2020
Location: ICDD Headquarters, Newtown Square, PA, USA

2020 INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR DIFFRACTION DATA
SPRING MEETINGS

In keeping with the mission of the ICDD, we will continue with our format of exchanging ideas and information by augmenting our typical committee and subcommittee meetings by hosting a Plenary Session, social event and Poster Session on Tuesday, 24 March 2020. As in past years, spouses and guests are welcome to attend these events.

Committees, Subcommittees and Task Groups will meet in accordance with the meeting schedule. For the Poster Session, ICDD is soliciting poster presentations and its electronic abstract for this event. You are welcome to present a poster relating to all aspects of X-ray analysis, or work relating to ICDD. Should you have technical inquiries, please contact Mark Rodriguez, (marodri@sandia.gov). To reserve space for your poster at this event and to submit an electronic abstract, please contact Eileen Jennings (jennings@icdd.com).

The Best Western Plus Concordville Hotel has been selected as the Host Hotel. A block of rooms for attendees has been reserved at a special meeting rate total of $135.16 (which includes tax). The hotel is a smoke free facility. The deadline for the hotel reservations is 19 February 2020. Please note that the Annual Meeting of Members is scheduled for the afternoon of 26 March 2020.

We look forward to your attendance and participation at the meetings.

Tom Blanton
ICDD Executive Director

In the USA, at 2 a.m. on 8 March 2020, clocks will be forwarded one hour, marking the beginning of Daylight Saving Time (DST).

The Host Hotel

The Best Western Plus Concordville Hotel, located at the junction of Route 322 and Route 1, Concordville, PA. (Phone: 800-522-0070), has been selected as the host hotel. The hotel is a non-smoking facility and offers a complimentary hot buffet breakfast every morning.

A block of rooms for attendees has been reserved at a special meeting rate of $135.16 (which includes tax); reservations need to be made by 17 February 2020.

Instructions for On-line Reservations

Access the website: Best Western Plus Hotel Group Reservations

  • Enter the group code: ICDD2020

Should you have any questions or issues, please call the hotel at 610-358-9400 or contact Linda Shertz (shertz@icdd.com) Phone: 610-325-9810

Best Western Plus Concordville Hotel’s Complimentary Amenities:

Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet
(Hotel 2nd Floor Lobby)

Monday thru Friday 6:30AM – 9:30AM (Chef Prepared Omelets)
Saturday & Sunday 7:30AM – 10:30AM

Concordville Inn Bar & Grille – Happy Hour Times
(Restaurant is Located in Building behind the Hotel)

Monday-Thursday 4-6:30PM, Friday 4-6PM, Saturday 12-4PM, Sunday 1-4PM

Complimentary Evening Shuttle

Monday thru Thursday 6PM – 8:30PM (Main Lobby) ** Pending weather conditions**

  • 24 Hr. Complimentary Business Center (Main Lobby)
  • Exercise Room – 24 Hours – (Lower Level of Hotel)
  • Indoor Heated Pool & Game Room 9:00AM – 11:00PM Daily (Lower Level of Hotel)
  • Concordville Inn Restaurant (Located in the building behind the Hotel)

The Best Western Plus Concordville Hotel is offering Transportation to and from ICDD

**If you are in need of transportation to ICDD, please contact the front desk **

Best Western Plus Shuttle to ICDD:

  • Monday, 23 March 2020: 8:45 a.m.
  • Tuesday, 24 March 2020: 7:15 and 8 a.m.
  • Wednesday, 25 March 2020: 8 and 9 a.m.
  • Thursday, 26 March 2020: 7:45 and 8:30 a.m.

**If you are in need of transportation to the hotel, please notify the Receptionist upon your arrival at ICDD.

Best Western Plus Shuttle from ICDD to the hotel:

  • Monday, 23 March 2020: 4:15 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 24 March 2020: No shuttle to pick up
  • Wednesday, 25 March 2020: 4:15 and 5:15 p.m.
  • Thursday, 26 March 2020: 4:15 p.m. (may be cancelled)

Should you need transportation other than what is listed, please contact the ICDD Receptionist the day prior – 610-325-9810 x 0

Transportation between the Philadelphia International Airport and The Best Western Plus Concordville Hotel

Uber or Delaware Express Shuttle is recommended. You may make your Delaware Express shuttle reservation on line at www.delexpress.com or call 1-800-648-5466. The cost will be approximately $50.60, plus gratuity for the driver.