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Workshop on Biological Collections as a Resource for Technical Innovation  - May 9-10,2016 - Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History - Washington, DC
Workshop on Biological Collections as a Resource for Technical Innovation  - May 9-10,2016 - Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History - Washington, DC

Travel & Accommodations

Accommodations:

Hotel photo The Westin Arlington Gateway
801 North Glebe Road
Arlington, Virginia 22203
(703) 717-6200
www.westinarlingtongateway.com

Rooms are available for invited guests who identify they require lodging for the workshop. The deadline to request accommodations at The Westin under the assigned room block are Friday, April 8th. Please contact Jarreau Williams, Program Coordinator, at jaws0509@vt.edu for more information.

Travel:

DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Airport Code: IAD)

All direct international flights to Washington, DC fly into Dulles. From Dulles, after collecting your baggage, take the SuperShuttle from their ticketing office located on the lower level by Door 2. You do not need reservations but we recommend that you make them, if possible.

WASHINGTON REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT (Airport Code: DCA)

After collecting your baggage, take the SuperShuttle from their ticket counters in the baggage claim areas in Terminal A (near Door 1), B (near Door 4, on the lower level), or C (near Door 9, on the lower level).

Other Transportation Services

From Union Station Metro Stop, AMTRAK, MARC Commuter Train, and VRE Commuter Train

Union Station has multiple modes of transportation housed in one facility - rail, taxis, car rental, and buses as well as a large parking facility. The station houses disembarkation points for AMTRAK trains, including the Acela trains from New York and Boston. The Metro subway has a Union Station stop, and commuter trains from Virginia and Maryland stop here as well.

Super Shuttle:
Available from Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Please visit website: www.supershuttle.com.

Taxis
Arlington Blue Top Cabs, 703-243-8294
Red Top Cab of Arlington, 703-522-3333


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