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ICIE Practical Information

Registered participants will receive specific joining instructions two weeks before the conference. In the meantime, we hope you find the following, more general, ICIE Practical Information helpful.

Conference Location

University of the District of Columbia
4200 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008

Phone: 202.274.5000

Website: https://www.udc.edu

Conference Location

 

 

 

 

Local Information

Washington DC is the capital of the USA.  It is located between Virginia and Maryland on the Potomac River and the district is named after Columbus.  Cultural attractions include the National Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian Institution, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the Folger Shakespeare Library.

 

Getting to ICIE

Reagan National Airport (DCA) is located just across the Potomac River in Virginia and is the closest airport to DC. It is accessible via its own Metro stop on the Blue and Yellow Lines. To take a taxi, look for the official taxi stand outside of baggage claim. A ride into downtown DC will cost about $15-$20. http://www.flyreagan.com/dca/reagan-national-airport

Dulles Airport (lAD) is located 26 miles west of DC in suburban Virginia. It has a dedicated access road that makes getting into the city efficient via car, taxi or airport shuttle. Washington Flyer taxi cabs exclusively service Dulles Airport. Taxi stands are located outside the main terminal at Door 2 and Door 6. A ride into DC will cost about $60-$68.  Washington Flyer also offers a Silver Line Express Bus that drops off at the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail station about 15 minutes away. Silver Line Express Bus fare is $5 for one way. Purchase tickets inside the airport at Arrivals Door 4.  http://www.flydulles.com/iad/dulles-international-airport

BWI Airport is a bit further out in Baltimore, but oftentimes that means you can find even better flight deals. BWI Airport is accessible via an Amtrak train route that drops off at DC’s Union Station. A reserved seat on the train will cost $15-$30. Visit the BWI Airport ground transportation page for more information.  Thurgood Marshall BWI Airport (BWI) http://www.bwiairport.com/en

The closest metro station to UDC is Van Ness-UDC Station on the Red Line

The closest bus stops are served by numbers D32, L1 and L2

Taxi Suggestions

Green Cabs http: //dcvellowcab. com/green-cabs/

Sun Cab http://www.suncabmoco.com/

Uber has revolutionised the local metered taxi industry by providing a safe, quick and reliable system that is competitively priced https://www.uber.com/en-GB/cities/washington-DC

Conference Accommodation

The main conference hotel where pre-conference registration will be is Day’s Inn, 4400 Connecticut Ave NW which is 0.5 miles from the conference venue.  We are working with a specialist agency to offer a range of hotels for all ACPIL conferences, with prices lower than many online booking engines. To arrange accommodation please visit: ACPI Accommodation
 
Alternative accommodation in the area is:
 
Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street NW
Washington DC 20008
 
The Normandy Hotel
2118 Wyoming Ave NW
Washington DC 20008
http://www.thenormandydc.com/
 
Woodley Park Guest House
2647 Woodley Rd NW
Washington DC 20008
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Rd NW
Washington DC 20008

Conference Dinner

The conference dinner will be at Coppi’s Restaurant, 3321 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC (Tel: 202-966-0770).  The restaurant is approx. a 20 minute walk from the conference hotel and the nearest bus stop is Connecticut Ave & Macomb on the L1 and L2 route.

Your registration fee includes a place for you at the Conference dinner. You are welcome to bring a guest at the cost of £50. Please see the registration page to book a guest or contact annette@academic-conferences.org.

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