Meeting venue:

The conference will take place in room 309 of the Media and Public Affairs building of the George Washington University, located at the northeast corner of 21st and H Streets (see map).


Useful links:

GWU website: www.gwu.edu
Campus map: Foggy Bottom Campus Map
Wireless Internet: Access Wireless internet access across the entire GW Foggy Bottom Campus will be made available to all workshop participants.

Travel Information:

There are three major airports serving the Washington Metropolitan Area:
Reagan National Airport (DCA)

Serves mostly domestic airlines. Easily accessible by a short metro ride.

Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Major airport for international airlines. About 25 miles west of DC; accessible by bus, bus/metro, shuttle, or taxi.

Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI)
About 35 miles north-east of DC. Click here for info regarding ground transportation to/from BWI.

Train Information: Amtrak
Buses and Metro Trains: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Hotel Information:

The following is a list of suggested hotels in the area. These hotels often run web specials during the summer and are all within walking distance of GWU campus. It is advised that you book your hotel reservations in advance to ensure the lower pricing since last-minute rates in DC can spike. Please also keep in mind that GWU students move in on the weekend of August 25th and hotels may sell out.


State Plaza Hotel
2117 E Street, N.W
Washington D.C. 20037
Phone Number: 202-861-8200
Website: http://www.stateplaza.com/

The River Inn
924 Twenty-Fifth Street, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20037
Phone Number: 202-337-7600
Website: http://www.theriverinn.com/

The George Washington University Inn
824 New Hampshire Ave., N.W.
Washington D.C. 20037
Phone Number: 1-800-426-4455
Website: http://www.gwuinn.com/

Hotel Lombardy
2019 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington D.C. 20006
Phone Number: 202-828-2600
Website: http://www.hotellombardy.com/index.cfm

Double Tree
801 New Hampshire Ave., N.W.
Washington D.C. 20037
Phone Number: 1-202-786-2000
Website: http://doubletree1.hilton.com/en_US/dt/index.do

One Washington Circle Hotel
One Washington Circle, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20037
Phone Number: 202-872-1680
Website: http://www.thecirclehotel.com/