ACCOMMODATIONS

Conference Date: Oct 12-14, 2011

Conference Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel WASHINGTON DC-SILVER SPRING (8777 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910) Half a mile from the Silver Spring Metro Station. Silver Spring is a suburb of Washington DC.

Reservation: A block of hotel rooms at the Crowne Plaza Hotel WASHINGTON DC-SILVER SPRING has been reserved for conference attendees. The group discount rate is $159.00 per night for single/double rooms on Wednesday (Oct. 12, 2011) and Thursday (Oct. 13, 2011) and $99.00 on Friday (Oct. 14, 2011). The cut-off date to receive this discount rate is September 21, 2011. This group rate is available on a first-come first-served basis. Please sign up soon before the block of rooms are filled. To make reservations over the phone please call 1.866.829.4126 and mention the hotel name and reservation code "UMD".

Parking: Discount underground parking at the Crowne Plaza hotel for conference participants is $5 per day. Additional meter parking spaces and public garage parking are available behind the hotel.

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DC Metro System Map: Click here.

Directions:

Walking directions from Crowne Plaza Hotel to Red Line Silver Spring Metro Station

Walking directions from Red Line Silver Spring Metro Station to Crowne Plaza Hotel

Directions from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to Crowne Plaza Hotel by METRO:

(1) Take the Yellow Line from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Station to Gallery Place/Chinatown Station (Direction towards Fort Totten Station)

(2) Then take the Red Line from Gallery Place/Chinatown Station to Silver Spring Station (Direction towards Glenmont Station)

(3) Walking directions from Red Line Silver Spring Metro Station to Crowne Plaza Hotel

 

Directions from Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) to Crowne Plaza Hotel by Metro bus and METRO:

(1) Take Metro bus line B30 ($6, exact change required) from the Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) to the Greenbelt Metro Station.

(2) At the Greenbelt Station, take Green Line Metro to Fort Totten Station.

(3) At Fort Totten Station, transfer to Red Line Metro to Silver Spring Metro Station (Direction towards Glenmont Station).

(4) Walking directions from Red Line Silver Spring Metro Station to Crowne Plaza Hotel

Driving directions from Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) to Crowne Plaza Hotel

Driving directions from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to Crowne Plaza Hotel

Driving directions from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Crowne Plaza Hotel