Fred Rogers sits on a trolley that reads "Pittsburgh" holding the Mister Rogers' Neighborhood trolley

The Fred Forward Symposium will be held in the Fred M. Rogers Center building on the campus of Saint Vincent College located in Fred’s hometown of Latrobe, Pennsylvania. To facilitate your travel, we will be offering ground transportation to and from the Pittsburgh International Airport. On the opening day of the symposium, Sunday, May 14, we will have shuttles running at 2:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Please know that we will be adding additional shuttles, so if you have a special need regarding a pick-up time, please let us know. At the close of the symposium, we will begin shuttle service back to the airport.


Hotel Accommodations: We have a block of rooms secured at a preferred rate of $119, plus tax, at the Springhill Suites by Marriott in Latrobe. This room rate is good through May 1, 2017. Simply reference the Fred Rogers Center when making your reservation. You can call 1-800-MARRIOTT. To view the hotel, visit


Meals: Meals and snacks will be provided at the Fred Rogers Center as our building also serves as a conference facility. We will document any special dietary requests from your registration form, but we are happy to adjust that information as needed.