32nd Annual Meeting
October 29 – November 3, 2017
The Westin Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Vivek G. Badami, Zygo Corporation
The Westin Charlotte, 601 South College Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202 USA, is the venue for this year’s Annual Meeting. Located in Uptown Charlotte, The Westin Charlotte is situated in the heart of the city, home to a wealth of cultural and entertainment attractions. The John C. Portman-designed tower is adjacent to the Charlotte Convention Center and the recently-opened NASCAR Hall of Fame. Attractions easily accessible from the hotel include the Bank of America Stadium (home of the Carolina Panthers) and Time Warner Cable Arena (home of the Charlotte Bobcats), the new Bechtler Art Museum, and the Harvey B. Gantt African American Cultural Center. In addition to the myriad of dining venues throughout Charlotte, guests will find a host of options at the EpiCentre, an entertainment, dining, and shopping complex just blocks away, with several bars and nightclubs such as Whiskey River, MEZ Theaters, Suite, and more. The Westin Charlotte is also conveniently located just 13 minutes from the airport and within 20 minutes of regional attractions such as the U. S. National Whitewater Center and the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord.
Stay within the block! Staying within the block is convenient and it helps you stay connected with the informal activities and networking opportunities that occur at the headquarter hotel during the meeting. Staying within the block allows you to take advantage of ASPE’s discounted sleeping room rate of $199 and allows you to receive special amenities such as complimentary internet in your guest room. Plan to make your reservations early (hotel cutoff date is October 5, 2017) directly through the hotel using the HOTEL RESERVATIONS link or by calling 866.837.4148 and indicating that you are with the ASPE Group.