A Sprocket Mural Works mural at the Midtown Cinema in Harrisburg, PA. Photo courtesy of Sean Simmers, PennLive.com July 12, 2016

mural on brick wall says Harrisburg in large letters

The 2021 meeting had both in-person and virtual programs:

Virtual Program: the first three days, October 18-20, presented exclusively virtual sessions, and some sessions were virtual or livestreamed October 21-23. Most virtual sessions were recorded for asynchronous access.

Harrisburg Program: We gathered in-person on October 21–23 at the Hilton Harrisburg in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Some of the events from the in-person meeting were live-streamed and/or recorded to be available to all meeting participants.

Want to print a program?

You can download these printable documents, but note that they are not as current as the online hub. Please confirm essential details online.

Virtual Program Schedule

Harrisburg Program

Useful General Information

RSVP

We ask that all attendees RSVP for the in-person program in Harrisburg, whether or not you intend to participate.

An RSVP form has been sent by email to all registrants. If you can’t find the form, contact us. This RSVP information is important as we work to ensure an enjoyable and safe experience for all.

Guides to Harrisburg and Central Pennsylvania

Members of the local planning committee have prepared invaluable guides to dining and points of interest in the area. Many thanks to the contributors who found time to add their suggestions!

See Visit Hershey & Harrisburg for more general visitors’ information, like how to get there and find your way around.

Conference Hotel

In-person sessions will take place at the Hilton Harrisburg, 1 North 2nd St, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

If you intend to stay at the Hilton Harrisburg, please reserve a room in the conference block by using this link to the reservation system. This helps both you and AFS. If you have any trouble with your reservation, we will have more leverage to help you if you reserve within our block. Also, placing your reservation this way satisfies our contract with the hotel, helping us to avoid potentially costly fees if our block is not filled.

The group code is AFS21.

The special conference rate for single and double rooms in the Hilton Harrisburg is $169.

The Hilton Hotel in downtown Harrisburg, PA at night.

The cut-off for reserving a guest room in the conference block was September 28, 2021. If you would like to communicate with the hotel about reservations, call (717) 233-6000.