Pittsburgh: Next Happens Here
“How do you evolve innovation?”
-Dr. Frances H. Arnold
Pittsburgh has always been about what’s next. Once it was steel. Now it’s startups...life changing medicine… digital health… AI. Everyday, we’re forging the future. What’s next? it happens at LSW19.
Mighty. Beautiful. Pittsburgh
Fantastic F&B - Rich heritage restaurants to farm to-table fresh to haute cuisine by innovate new chefs:
Bon Appetit’s “Next Big Food Town”
8 James Beard 2018 nominations
From craft breweries to Carson Street, no night out is ever the same twice
Culturally Elevated - The legacies of Warhol and August Wilson combine with a fresh Pittsburgh artistic DNA:
30+ live music venues
14 block Downtown Cultural District + 32 museums
Cutting edge theater, galleries and street festivals
Explore Pittsburgh’s dining, shopping, nightlife, & art scene at Urbanist Guide Pittsburgh
LSW19 HQ: Oaklander Hotel
The brand new Oaklander Hotel serves at the headquarters for Life Sciences Week 2019. Located in the heart of the Pittsburgh Innovation District, this full service Autograph Collection Hotel, offers guests unparalleled service and comfort surrounded by a the city that now thrives as a center for medical advancement, educational excellence and technological marvels.
Venue for: Spotlight Day (afternoon), Partnership + Innovation Connections
Transit: 71A/B/C/D, P3 (Busway) to 5th at Bigelow
Bike Parking: covered parking available on the hotel’s first floor
Parking: Soldiers and Sailors Garage
Carnegie Music Hall
Arguably one of Pittsburgh’s grandest spaces, the Music Hall blends Pittsburgh’s industrious past and its deep passion for culture and knowledge. The storied stage, and near-perfect acoustics, are the perfect setting for one of America’s most brilliant minds, Dr. Frances H. Arnold who headlines LSW19.
Venue for: LSW19 Kickoff Keynote
Transit: 61A/B/C/D to Forbes at Bellefield
Bike Parking: available inside museum garage
Parking: onsite parking
LifeX Labs is a purpose-built space for collaboration. Located at the SouthSide Works complex, formerly the site of the massive LTV Steelworks, LifeX overlays Pittsburgh’s bright future, and innovation in life sciences, on the physical foundation of Pittsburgh’s economic past. The labs are where pioneering science meets commercial expertise. It's where we nurture the next generation of biotechnology companies.
Venue for: BioBreakfast, Health IT Panel
Transit: 75 to Sidney at 27th (from Oakland)
48 to E. Carson at 26th (from Downtown)
Bike Parking: on-street racks + covered parking at REI
Parking: Furnace Garage