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International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management 

23rd–26th October 2019

Registration Now Open

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Currently offering the best value in conference attendance by including:

  • Wednesday: Hors d'oeuvres during the evening welcome event
  • Thursday: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Breaks
  • Friday: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Breaks
  • Saturday: Breakfast

This year, ASEM will also be celebrating the 40th meeting anniversary, looking back at years past and looking forward to a bright future. To register, please visit If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact We look forward to seeing you at this terrific event!

Reserve Your Room at thSheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel

3549 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104  

ASEM has negotiated a special room rate of $185 (+fees & taxes) to stay at the conference venue in Philadelphia! Please make your reservations before September 21 through this link Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel ( or call +1-888-627-7071 and let them know you would like a room in the ASEM block.

Airport Transportation

Rental cars are available at the Philadelphia International Airport (code PHL) and it is about a 20 minute drive to the city. Parking at the hotel is $35/day; less expensive options may be found at nearby garages.

Taxi cabs and ride shares such as Uber and Lyft are also available. The standard taxi rate from the airport to the city is approximately $30.

Public transportation is also available. Septa Regional Rail (Airport line) stops at 30th Street station and University City. From either, it is an inexpensive ride share or a 0.75 mile walk.

Private Transport is available also, with ShuttleFare being one option that reached out to ASEM to offer a $5 discount off airport shuttle transportation to and from the Airport and your Hotel. To Book Reservation, click Airport Link: and use Coupon Code ASEM2019 (enter code on bottom right of checkout page before submitting payment). Once you complete your reservation an email confirmation will be sent to you and this will be your travel voucher for your airport transportation. It will also include instructions on where to meet your shuttle when you arrive at the airport as well as any important phone numbers for the day of travel.

For more information, contact ShuttleFare Customer Service by Phone at 800-851-4528 or Email; Monday - Friday 8am ­- 8pm EST, Saturday and Sunday 9am - 8pm EST

Lodging & Attractions

The Venue

The SHERATON PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY CITY is conveniently located on the historic campus of the University of Pennsylvania and adjacent to Drexel University and Amtrak's 30th Street Station. The hotel provides all the comforts of a full-service hotel experience while enjoying the vibrant scene, culinary delights and thriving atmosphere associated with a University campus. We feature 11,000 square feet of newly renovated, state of the art meeting space, a refreshed modern lobby concept and Club lounge with a spectacular view. The hotel offers an on-site complimentary fitness facility and seasonal, outdoor rooftop pool. The restaurant Sang Kee Noodle House features authentic Asian fare and is a neighborhood favorite. Guest rooms feature complimentary wi-fi and all the comforts you expect from Sheraton.      

The City

PHILADELPHIA, the second-largest city on the East Coast and sixth-largest in the United States, is the cradle of liberty, a city of medical firsts and the only World Heritage City in the nation. It is home to award-winning chefs, was named one of the most walkable cities in the nation and lies less than 2 hours from New York City and Washington, D.C., by Amtrak. Add in world-class shopping, nightlife, culture, dining and outstanding tourist attractions, all within a few blocks, there is nothing missing in this modern metropolis. There are more than 525 daily nonstop flights to PHL. Once you’re here, it’s a 20-minute ride on the SEPTA Airport Line right at the airport or a 20-minute ride in a taxi to cover the 10 miles from Philadelphia International Airport to Center City.

The Host

In 1914, DREXEL UNIVERSITY matriculated three students into the first 4-year degree program offered at the University: a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. Since then the College of Engineering has grown to ove3r 3,900 students and granted 799 BS degrees, 317 MS degrees and 54 doctoral degrees. Drexel Engineering is the largest private engineering college in the nation according to undergraduate class size. Drexel University’s Engineering Management (EGMT) program has been highly regarded in the Philadelphia engineering community for over 50 years and was started at the specific request of local industrial partners. The goal of the EGMT program today is the same as when the program was created: to develop engineering managers who are equally adept at managing both the technical and business challenges facing their companies.

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