Conference social events

Student dinner at World Cafe Live

Time Monday, August 22nd, 7:45 PM image-worldcafelive
Address 3025 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone (215) 222-1400

All SIGCOMM 2005 student attendees are invited to attend the Student Dinner at the World Cafe Live on Monday, August 22th. The dinner begins at 7:45 p.m, following the ACM Turing Lecture. The restaurant is within walking distance of the lecture hall. World Cafe Live is the home of WXPN, the public radio station of the University of Pennsylvania. More information can be found at SIGCOMM gratefully acknowledges Google's financial support of this event.

Directions to the World Cafe Live from the Turing Lecture at Irving Auditorium

  • Walk east on Spruce Street to 33rd Street.
  • Turn left onto 33rd Street, walk north 0.2 miles to Walnut Street.
  • Turn right onto Walnut Street, walk east 0.3 miles to the World Cafe Live.

Directions to the World Cafe Live from the Sheraton Conference Hotel

  • Take the Market-Frankford (blue) subway line westbound from the 2nd street subway station (corner of 2nd and Market streets) to 30th Street Station (corner of 30th and Market streets).
  • Walk three blocks south from 30th Street Station to Walnut Street.
  • Alternatively, you may walk 2.1 miles west along Walnut Street from the Sheraton Hotel to the World Cafe Live.

Dinner banquet at Moshulu

TimeWednesday, August 24th, 6:00 PM image-moshulu
Address Penn's Landing
401 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone (215) 923-2500
Fax (215) 829-1604

Moshulu is within walking distance of the Sheraton Society Hill Hotel, and (driving) directions can be found here.

On Wednesday, August 24th, 6:00 p.m., we welcome all attendees of SIGCOMM 2005 to a banquet at the delightful Moshulu! Moshulu is housed in the world's largest four-masted sailing vessel still afloat. The vessel, over 100 years old, has worked the ports of Europe, South America, Australia, America and Africa. The menu is prepared by renowned Chef Ralph Fernandez and has a South Seas flair. Ranked as having one of the best views in Philadelphia, Moshulu offers breathtaking views of the Philadelphia waterfront, the skyline, and the Ben Franklin Bridge, a marvelous feast for the eyes! More information can be found at

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