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Three Days of Technology Transfer Innovation

To maximize your meeting experience,
we’ve put together some must-know info
and tips to assist both newcomer
and veteran attendees.

View the Know Before You Go video or PDF Presentation

An Essential Guide to the FLC National Meeting

To maximize your meeting experience, we’ve put together some must-know info and tips to assist both newcomer and veteran attendees.

Download the Meeting App

The app keeps you informed and up-to-date on the latest meeting alerts. You can view a full meeting agenda, read up on speakers, manage your session schedule, chat with other attendees, receive push notifications, and play the interactive app game.

To download the FREE meeting mobile app, search “FLC national meeting” in either the Google Play or Apple App store or scan the QR code.

Important: All meeting alerts will be sent through the app – make sure you have the email account you registered with when you download the app!

Play FLC Connect – the meeting app game!

Navigate the meeting venue and sessions, network, and earn points by playing FLC Connect!

  • Scan an attendee’s QR code (scanner/QR code found in the app game & on your badge!)
  • Share a post to app feed & on social media
  • Update app profile
  • Participate in several other meeting challenges!

Download the app, explore and start playing FLC Connect!

Travel Tips

If you’re flying in…Philadelphia International Airport: 10.3 mile(s), 16 minutes
Estimated taxi fare: $29 USD* (one way)
*Above rates do not include gratuity or possible fuel surcharge.

If you’re taking the train…Amtrak’s 30th Street Station (2955 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104) is a quick cab or SEPTA ride to the Loews Hotel. Visit for schedules and tickets.

If you’re making the drive…The Loews Philadelphia Hotel offers onsite overnight valet parking for $49, inclusive of 22.5% tax.

Check out our offsite self-parking options at

Dress Code

What to Wear
We recommend, and most attendees opt for, business casual attire. You’ll be mainly seated during sessions and standing in between to mingle, view FLC award posters, and maybe meet a potential partner or two – so dress to impress and bring your networking A-game!

Awards Attire
The attire for the FLC awards reception, dinner, and ceremony is business formal.

What to Bring
Aside from your badge be sure to bring:

  • Business cards for networking
  • Your phone to participate in session surveys and polling through the meeting app
  • Any burning FLC or T2 questions you have
  • An open mind!

We’ll provide a tote bag for any materials you pick up during your time at the meeting.

Fun Meeting Features

FLC Booth
Stop by the FLC booth in the Exhibit Hall to pick up FLC publications, chat with FLC staff, and watch our “What Is T2?” video!

FLC Resources Table
Visit the FLC Resources table to learn more about FLC tools, services, and more:

  • Conduct one-on-one FLC Business search with FLC staff
  • Share your T2 thoughts on the FLC Feedback Board
  • Pick up FLC resource material
  • Drop off your business card for a chance at a raffle prize!

FLC Feedback Board
We need you to submit your feedback about FLC resources! Help us help you by submitting your responses to some of our T2 resource questions! New questions will be posed throughout the meeting – stop by and be heard!

FLC Charge Bar
Stay powered up all meeting long at the FLC Charge Bar!

  • Complimentary internet access
  • iPhone, Android, and Google Phone-compatible chargers
  • Print station.

Tip: If using the print station, please remember to log out if accessing personal info!

Get Connected

Wi-Fi Network: Loews_Conference
Password: FLC2018

Get Social!
Aside from taking the time to meet new people during sessions, networking breaks or the FLC Connect in-app game, join us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for live meeting updates!

Follow us:
Twitter  / @federallabs
Facebook  / /federallabs
Instagram  / @federallabs

Join the meeting social conversation and use #FLCNM18!

What to Do in Philly 

Looking to explore the City of Brotherly Love during meeting downtime? Here are a few sites and scenes we highly recommend!

  • The Liberty Bell – Also known as the international symbol of freedom. Be sure to snap a pic at this landmark spot. (N. 6th & Market Sts.)
  • Philly Cheesesteak – If you don’t eat one on your first visit, locals will know you’re a tourist. (Suggested stops: Pat’s, Geno’s, or Jim’s on South St.)
  • Independence National Historic Park – Tour Independence Hall, Congress Hall, and the National Constitution Center. (Tip: Plan ahead; tours fill up fast!) (1 N. Independence Mall)
  • LOVE Park –Visit Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture, a city landmark located northwest of City Hall! (1515 JFK Blvd.)
  • Reading Terminal Market – America’s oldest farmers’ market and a food-lovers dream – complete with over 30 restaurants featuring local and global cuisine, and open indoor seating. (12th and Arch Sts.)
  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway – Philly’s most artistic mile. Take in the culture and art at the Rodin Museum, Barnes Foundation, The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, among others!
  • Rocky Statue & “Rocky Steps” – Jog up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art just like Rocky and enjoy the amazing city views. (2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway)
  • City Hall – An architectural treasure and a stone’s throw from the Loews. Enjoy the beauty of the largest municipal building in the country from South Broad St.
  • Citizens Bank Park – Home of the Fightin’ Phils. Catch the Phillies vs. the Arizona Diamondbacks at home Tuesday, April 24 – Thursday, April 26!
  • Historic Philadelphia Bars – Self-proclaimed as America’s “Best Beer-Drinking City.” Unwind with a cold one at some favorite local pubs: City Tavern, M Restaurant, National Mechanics, Khyber Pass Pub, The Olde Bar, Dock Street Brewery.

Need More Help?

Search the FAQs on this site or reach for the app—and remember, there will be plenty of FLC staff available onsite to help you out!

For direct help, please contact Alexandra Springer at

See You in Philly!!