Reservation Deadline: October 3, 2008
All participants are responsible for making their own hotel and travel arrangements.
The conference will be held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, NW, Washington, DC (phone 1-800-545-8700 or 202/234-0700).
Participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations by October 3 (phone 1-800-545-8700 or use the link for online reservations). If reservations are not made by October 3 (the cut-off date for guaranteed room reservations and special conference rate) you will be responsible for any difference in room costs above the conference rate. When you call the hotel, be sure to say that you are a part of the "ATE Conference." You will be required to provide a credit card to guarantee your room and cover any incidental fees accrued during your stay.
AACC will cover lodging expenses for designated participants: two rooms for projects, three rooms for centers, and six rooms per instutitution with more than two ATE grants for the nights of October 29 and 30. Conference participants with "Complimentary" registrations will have the cost of their hotel rooms for the nights of October 29 and 30 charged to the AACC master account. Incidental expenses are the responsibility of attendees. AACC will assign these rooms to be covered on the master account following the October 3 reservation cut-off date. The cost of additional rooms (reserved by October 3) is $214.00/single or double and will be billed to the individual.
All attendees are responsible for their own travel arrangements. The closest airport to the hotel is the Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA), which is accessible by the Washington Metrorail System. Other area airports include Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) or Washington Dulles International (IAD).
Ground Transportation and Directions from Reagan National Airport:
Metrorail system: Reagan National Airport is accessible to the Washington Metrorail System. Participants should take the metro to Metro Center and transfer to the red line. The Omni Shoreham is located one block from the Woodley Park Metro Station on the red line. For further information on the metrorail system, please see www.wmata.com.
Shuttle Service: Super Shuttle, 1-800-BLUE-VAN. Fares from $12 each way. $8 each additional person. www.supershuttle.com
Taxi Service: One way fares to DC are approximately $20.
Directions from Reagan National Airport: Follow George Washington Pkwy. northbound to Wash. D.C.; follow past the Pentagon to the Memorial Bridge; while on the Bridge get into right lane and exit at Independence Ave.; follow Independence Ave. back under the Bridge along the Potomac River (this becomes Rock Creek Pkwy.); get into left lane; road splits after passing under Bridge, bear left; exit left at Calvert Street; turn left off ramp; hotel is located on the left.
Ground Transportation and Directions from Washington-Dulles Airport:
Shuttle Service: Super Shuttle, 1-800-BLUE-VAN. Fares from $27 each way. $10 each additional person. www.supershuttle.com
Taxi Service: Washington Flyer Taxi, 703-661-6655. One way fares to DC are approximately $55.
Directions: Take the Dulles Airport Access Road to Route 66 East. Cross into DC on the Roosevelt Bridge onto Constitution Avenue. Take a left on 18th Street. Take a left on Connecticut Avenue. Go through the underpass at Dupont Circle. Cross the Taft Bridge. Take a left on Calvert Street. The Omni Hotel is one block up on the left.
Ground Transportation and Directions from Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI):(www.bwiairport.com)
Shuttle Service: Super Shuttle, 1-800-BLUE-VAN. Fares from $36 each eay. $10 each additional person. www.supershuttle.com
Taxi Service: Airport Taxi Management, 410-859-1100. One way fares to DC are approximately, $85.
Directions: Take 1-95 South to I-495 West (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring (Exit 33). Take Connecticut Avenue South toward Washington, DC. Proceed 5 miles, passing the National Zoo on the left. Proceed 5 blocks and take a right onto Calvert Street. The Omni Hotel is one block up on the left.
Map to the Omni Shoreham: