Dates and Times

Monday, July 28
8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
(Poster Session 5:20 to 6:30 p.m.)

Tuesday, July 29
8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
(Poster Awards Ceremony 12:10 to 12:30 p.m. )

*Please see meeting agenda for exact times once it becomes available.

Location

Neuroscience Conference Center
6001 Executive Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20852
Telephone: 301-496-6696

Meeting Logistics

Security Information

Visitors will be required to show one (1) form of identification (a government-issued photo ID-driver's license, passport, green card, etc.) and state the purpose of the visit to gain access to the Neuroscience Building.

Transportation to the Neuroscience Conference Center

Taxicab: The conference center is .5 miles from the hotel. The cost of a taxi would be approximately $5 each direction.

Walking: Participants may also walk from the hotel to the conference center. The conference center is approximately a 15-minute walk. When exiting the hotel through the front lobby onto Marinelli Road, make a right and continue walking to the first street light (Executive Boulevard). Make a right onto Executive Blvd. Continue walking and cross over Old Georgetown Road. 6001 Executive Boulevard will be the second building on the right side.

Driving Directions to the Neuroscience Conference Center

From Baltimore and all points north of Washington, DC: Take I-95 south towards Washington, DC. At I-495 (Capitol Beltway), head west toward Silver Spring/Bethesda. From the Beltway (I-495), take Exit 34, which is Rt. 355 (Wisconsin Ave./Rockville Pike) and head north toward Rockville. Drive approximately 2.4 miles and turn left onto Old Georgetown Road. At the second light, turn right onto Executive Boulevard. The building is on your immediate right and visitor parking is at the second driveway entrance.

From Eastern and Southern Maryland and all points southeast of Washington, DC: At I-495 (Capitol Beltway), head north towards Baltimore then west toward Silver Spring/Bethesda. From the Beltway (I-495), take Exit 34, which is Rt. 355 (Wisconsin Ave./Rockville Pike) and head north toward Rockville. Drive approximately 2.4 miles and turn left onto Old Georgetown Road. At the second light, turn right onto Executive Boulevard. The building is on your immediate right and visitor parking is at the second driveway entrance.

From Virginia and all points south of Washington, DC: Take I-95 north towards Washington DC. At I-495 (Capitol Beltway), head west toward Northern Virginia. From the Beltway (I-495), take (I-270) and head north toward Rockville. Stay to the right and bear off to the "Connector/Distributor" lanes. Exit at Montrose Road (east). Drive approximately 1.5 miles and turn right onto Rockville Pike. Turn right at the second traffic light onto Old Georgetown Road. At the second light, turn right onto Executive Boulevard. The building is on your immediate right and visitor parking is at the second driveway entrance.

Neuroscience Conference Center Parking

Cost: $2 per hour for the first hour, $7 maximum for the entire day.

Transportation to the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel

Taxi: The hotel is approximately 45 minutes from Ronald Reagan National Airport and Washington Union Station and 45 to 60 minutes from Dulles International Airport. Travel time is dependent upon traffic.

The cost for a taxi from each location is approximately:

Airport Time* Price†
Washington Union Station 45 mins $35
Ronald Reagan National Airport 45 mins $40–$45
Washington Dulles International Airport 45–60 mins $60–$65

* Travel time is dependent upon traffic.
Price for a taxi from each location is approximate.

Metro

The Bethesda North Marriott is accessible by Metro from Ronald Reagan National Airport and Washington Union Station via the White Flint Metro Station, which is on the Red Line.

Please visit the Metro Web site at http://www.wmata.com/rail/maps/map.cfm to access a map of the metro rail system.

Driving Directions to the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel

Please visit the hotel's web site at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/maps/travel/wasbn-bethesda-north-marriott-hotel-and-conference-center/ for directions.

Hotel Parking

$15 per day

Meals and Light Refreshments

Please be advised that due to new NCI regulations on the provision of refreshments at meetings, there will be NO coffee, tea, or food provided during this meeting. There is a cafeteria in the Neuroscience Conference Center.

Meeting Contact

NOVA Research Company is assisting the NCI Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities with logistical and administrative services for these meeting. If you have any questions, please contact:

Michelle L. Murray, CMP
Conference Manager
NOVA Research Company
Phone: 301-986-1891, ext. 119
Direct Line: 240-752-7237
Email: conferences@novaresearch.com
 


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