Center to Reduce
Cancer Health Disparities

2024 Professional Development Workshop and
Mentored Mock Review

June 6–7, 2024

Meeting Location/Hotel/Travel

Meeting Location | Hotel | Travel | Food

Meeting Location

NCI Shady Grove Campus
Seminar Rooms 406/408/410 (T-Level)
9609 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850

Security Information

All visitors will be asked to submit to a security screening upon entering the building. Visitors will be required to show one (1) form of identification (a government-issued photo ID, U.S. driver's license, passport, green card, etc.). Attendees will be escorted from the security area to the registration desk each morning.

Getting to the NCI Campus

Shuttle From Hotel: A complimentary shuttle is being provided to transport attendees from the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center hotel to the NCI campus. The shuttle schedule will be provided closer to the meeting date.

Metrorail/Subway: The NCI Shady Grove Campus is accessible by Metrorail on the Red Line at the Shady Grove Metro Station. Please visit the Metrorail website to access a map of the Metrorail system.

Parking: Visitors should park in the multilevel parking garage located across from the 9609 Medical Center Drive building. Parking is complimentary. Parking tickets must be validated before exiting the building.

Driving Directions: Please visit the NCI Shady Grove Campus website for driving directions.

Hotel Information

The room block is currently sold out. Reservations are now being accepted on a space-available basis at the prevailing hotel rate. Please contact the hotel directly to inquire about availability.

Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center
9751 Washingtonian Boulevard
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Travel Information

The closest airport to hotel is the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA); however, Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) also serve the Washington, DC area.

For more information on recommended airports, please visit:

Amtrak Train
Amtrak is an alternate travel option for those traveling on the East Coast.

Travel Time to Hotel from Airports and Amtrak
Travel time is approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, Baltimore-Washington International Airport, and Washington Union Station. Travel time is dependent upon traffic. Travelers may choose to take a taxi or car service such as Uber or Lyft to and from the airport/train station.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport26 miles
Washington Dulles International Airport30.9 miles
Baltimore-Washington International Airport40 miles
Washington Union Station34 miles

Food Information

Please note that food and beverages will NOT be provided during the workshop; attendees will be responsible for getting their own meals at their own cost.

The NCI building cafeteria will be open on Thursday, June 6. However, it is closed on Friday, June 7. Therefore, attendees are encouraged to obtain breakfast, coffee, and other refreshments from the hotel or from one of the eateries that are adjacent to the building: Passion Bakery Café, Subway, or Freshii.

Lunch Ordering Instructions
For lunch, it is recommended that participants pre-order boxed lunches from The Bean Bag Catering and Deli Co. for delivery to the NCI Shady Grove campus.

You can start placing orders on Monday, May 6, and the deadline is Friday, May 31. Please note that orders cannot be placed after this deadline.

Each day has its own order link, so please use the appropriate link for the day you'd like to order. Follow these instructions to complete your order.

Meeting Dates/Times
2024 Professional Development Workshop and Mentored Mock Review
June 6: 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. EDT
June 7: 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. EDT

Contact Information
For workshop-related questions, please contact:
Michelle Murray