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Social Activities at ILC Symposium 2023

The ILC Symposium Committee is delighted to announce three engaging social activities to enhance your symposium experience. Many of you expressed your interest in these activities during the registration process, and we are excited to provide you with more details.

Payment Instructions

**Please take note that two of these social activities, Gateway clippers and Baseball game, require a nominal participation fee of $15 each, which must be paid before September 24th, 2023. For your convenience, we have provided a secure payment link to pay the participation fee and to register for the activities. You can use this link to:

Important: To ensure smooth payment processing, please use ‘12345’ as your zip code.

  1. Choose to pay and participate in one of the activities at a cost of $15.
  2. Opt for both activities and make a payment of $30 accordingly.

Details of the social activities:

1) Dinner aboard the Gateway Clipper Boat Fleet on Thursday Evening:

  • Date: Thursday Evening, September 28th, 2023
  • Event: Dinner Cruise on the Gateway Clipper Fleet’s Princess
  • Sponsored By: Epic Sciences
  • Departure: 7:10 PM – Shuttle bus from The Assembly to Station Square
  • Dock Time: 7:30 PM
  • Sail Time: 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
  • Return: 10:30 PM – Shuttle bus from Station Square to The Assembly

Join us for a memorable dinner boat cruise along the scenic Pittsburgh skyline, sponsored by Epic Sciences. Indulge in fabulous cuisine while enjoying views of Pittsburgh from the water. The Gateway Clipper Fleet has been sailing the Three Rivers (the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio) for over 50 years and is locally owned and operated by third-generation owner Terry Wirginis. These riverboat cruises offer the best views of the “Steel City,” featuring the stunning skyline, bridge architecture, and the natural beauty along the riverbanks. Take in the Pittsburgh of today while also getting a glimpse into her glorious past.

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2) Baseball Game Night at PNC Park on Friday Evening:

  • Date: Friday Evening, September 29th, 2023
  • Event: Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Miami Marlins at PNC Park
  • Dinner: On your own (but $15 fee includes $10 concession voucher)
  • Departure: 6:10 PM – Shuttle bus from The Assembly to PNC Park
  • Game Time: 6:35 PM
  • Departure from Game: Approximately 9:30 PM – Shuttle bus from the Park to The Assembly

Experience the thrill of a baseball game as the Pittsburgh Pirates take on the Miami Marlins at the picturesque PNC Park.

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3) Yoga on Friday Morning at 7 AM – 7:30 AM:

  • Date: Friday Morning, September 29th, 2023
  • Event: Yoga Session
  • Location: B1610 at The Assembly Building (Symposium Venue)
  • Cost: FREE
  • Yoga Mat: Provided by the Symposium Committee (Yours to keep after the session if you would like)
  • Shower Facilities: On-site (6 showers)
  • Directions: A volunteer will be on site to assist you with directions
  • Instructors: Flora Migyanka ( and Jagmohan Hooda (

Join us for an invigorating yoga session on Friday morning at The Assembly Building. The session will take place at B1610, conveniently located within the symposium venue. For your comfort, shower facilities are available on-site, with directions and assistance provided. Plus, the Symposium Committee is providing a brand-new yoga mat for you to keep.

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Should you have any questions or need further assistance, please feel free to contact us. Thank you for your enthusiasm, and we look forward to seeing you at the symposium!

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