Thursday, April 16, 2019 - Tour of Washington D.C. area Research Archive - TBA

Thursday April 16, 2019 – Reception at Arizona State University Barbara Barrett and Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center - 1800 I Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, 2019 – National Academy of Sciences (NAS) – 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, DC

Visa Information

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DC has many lovely hotels and hostels in the downtown core near The National Academy of Sciences, but there are also accommodations in the Dupont Circle Area or along the Metro Lines. The closest Metro stop to The National Academy of Science is Foggy Bottom-GWU (Blue/Silver/Orange).

Hotels (approx. $100 – $200 /night and within walking distance).

Hostels (all within 10 min walking or short Metro ride)

 For Apartments or single rooms try:

Transportation Options

Washington DC is served by three major airports:

In addition, Amtrak serves Union Station via multiple train lines. Greyhound and Trailways also serve Union Station by multiple bus routes. Megabus and Bolt Bus also stop at Union Station. 

Tourism Information

Washington, DC is home to some of the East Coast’s best museums and monuments, as well as a wealth of restaurants, entertainment venues, and nightlife opportunities. We hope that you get to take advantage of several of them while you are here for the STGlobal conference.