Annual Retreat

July 26-27, 2018

Swarthmore College

500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081

The CEMB 2nd Annual Retreat will be held at Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania on July 26th and 27th.  Swarthmore is an easy commute on the SEPTA Media/Elwyn line and is less than 9 miles from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).  Overnight accommodations are available at the Inn at Swarthmore.  For travel details, please contact Jim McGonigle at or call 215-898-5151.


FROM PHILADELPHIA:  SEPTA Media/Elwyn Regional Rail line – Depart from either 30th Street Station or University City Station.  Swarthmore Station is a Zone 3 fare.

FROM THE AIRPORT:  Taxi/Uber/Lyft from PHL Airport – the address for the Inn at Swarthmore is,  10 South Chester Road, Swarthmore PA 19081.

SEPTA Airport Regional Rail Line – Take the train to the University City station.  Board Media/Elwyn Line using directions above.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS  – use this link.

Parking – use the DuPont Parking Lot from the North Campus Entrance on Whittier Place off Elm Avenue.



Science Center (SC) Building:  This is the retreat headquarters!  Most sessions such as the Plenary sessions (SC 199) and breakout sessions take place here.  The poster session takes place in Eldridge Commons (across the courtyard).  Use this campus map for guidance.

Download the retreat agenda.

Poster session:  Thursday, July 26th from 4:30 – 7:00 PM.  Submit poster details here.    Deadline: July 23, 2018.

Visit the TEMPLATE PAGE when preparing your slides and posters.