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Practical Information


  • Craig Street is within walking distance from Campus

  • Union Grill -(American Traditional) 

  • Crêpes Parisiennes (French-style crêpes pair with espresso)

  • EatUnique (sandwiches with a twist, with soups & salads)

  • Ali Baba Restaurant (Middle Eastern)

  • Subway (Sandwiches)

  • Starbucks (coffee)

  • Sushi Fuku 

  • ‮(!‬见 BAO II (Japanese and Korean cuisines) 

  • The Porch at Schenley, Pizza salad, and outdoor seating


  • Three museums  — the Andy Warhol Museum on the North Shore, the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh in the North Side and the Heinz History Center in the Strip District — admission to each museum is free to visitors in August.

  • Schenley Plaza (Park featuring gardens & native plants, a carousel, food kiosks, a restaurant & restrooms)Schenley Park (Park with 456 acres of trails, a sportsplex, botanical gardens, cafe, visitors center & golf course) 

  • Carnegie Museum of Natural History (Fossils of dinosaurs & sea creatures, plus minerals & an open paleontology lab)

  • Carnegie Museum of Art (Sprawling contemporary art museum features permanent collections of paintings, sculptures & more)

  • Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens (Horticulture hub features botanical gardens & a steel-&-glass Victorian greenhouse)

  • PITT Cathedral of Learning  (This iconic 42-story building at the University of Pittsburgh was commissioned in 1921)


Registration/Information desk  Great Hall, CFA   

  • Wednesday, 8/2 —3:30 – 6:00 pm

  • Thursday, 8/3—8:30 – 10:30 am, 12:00 – 1:30 pm (lunch), 3:55 – 4:25 pm (refreshments)

  • Friday, 8/4—10:00 – 10:30 am (refreshments), 12:00 – 1:30 pm (lunch), 3:55 – 4:25 pm (refreshments)

  • Saturday, 8/5—10:30 – 11:00 am (refreshments), 12:30 – 2:00 pm (lunch)


Connect to CMU-Guest Wireless

  • Select the CMU-GUEST wireless network.

  • Visit any web page. 

  • Enter any valid email address and the access code: YNNZAG9R

  • Accept the terms of use and click Log In.

  • Note: Only one session is allowed per email address. Using the same email to connect multiple devices, will disconnect all devices



Musik Innovations is pleased to be your bookstore for the conference. Come & browse through our books & materials!

  • Wednesday, 8/2—7:00 pm (opening reception)

  • Friday, 8/4—8:30 am – 5:00 pm



  • This event will be recorded via audio/video and photograph for scholarly, archival, and publicity purposes. 

  • The election of an attendee to register for the conference constitutes a release and waiver of rights in the capture of the attendee’s image, likeness, and/or voice for the exclusive use by the ICDS Conference and the Carnegie Mellon Dalcroze Training Center.



  • 24-Hour Pharmacy: CVS 4610 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

  • Nearest Emergency Room: Shadyside Hospital 5230 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232

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