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2009 EPA/AAAS Graduate Fellowship Program Expo

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
1200 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005

September 21 - 22, 2009

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MEETING LOCATION
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Building
1200 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Telephone: (202) 326-6400
Web site: http://www.aaas.org/ exit EPA
(The AAAS Building is located on 12th Street, NW, with entrances at H Street and New York Avenue.)


The Fellowship Conference will be held on Monday, September 21, 2009, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Tuesday, September 22, 2009, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. †

MEETING SPECIFICS
Onsite Registration:

Registration for the Fellowship Conference on September 21-22, 2009, will take place in the lobby at the 12th & H Street entrance. Registration is from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Meeting Room:
Auditorium – 12th and H Street Entrance

DIRECTIONS
Metro:
The AAAS Building is located on 12th Street, NW, with entrances at H Street and New York Avenue. The nearest Metro stop is Metro Center. From Metro Center, use the 12th and G Street exit; once on 12th Street, travel north 1 block to H Street—the AAAS Building will be on your left.


From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport:
Take the George Washington Memorial Parkway North to I-395 North. Take the left fork onto US-1 North towards Downtown, and then continue on 14th Street, NW. Turn right on G Street, NW, and then turn left onto 12th Street, NW.

From Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport:
Take I-195 West to Exit 2B (MD-295 South, Baltimore/Washington Parkway) on right. Continue onto US-50 West (New York Avenue), and then bear left onto US-1 (US-50, 6th Street, NW). Turn right onto H Street, NW, and then turn left onto 12th Avenue, NW.

From Washington Dulles International Airport:
From VA-267 East, take Exit 18 (I-495, Baltimore, Richmond) on the right, and then take Exit 43 (George Washington Memorial Parkway) on the right. Continue onto George Washington Parkway South, and then continue onto I-395 North (US-1 North, Henry G. Shirley Memorial Highway). Bear left onto US-1 North, and then continue onto 14th Street, NW. Bear right onto New York Avenue, NW. Bear right onto H Street, NW, and then turn left onto 12th Street, NW.

PARKING
There is a parking lot at the intersection of 9th Street and New York Avenue, and an underground parking garage at 14th Street and New York Avenue. Parking at local garages usually costs between $17 and $33 for the day.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS
Marriott Washington at Metro Center
775 12th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 737-2200
Toll Free: (800) 393-2510
Fax: (202) 347-5886

Overnight Room Rate: $233 (plus tax) per night

Parking: $30 Daily (valet)

A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at the hotel for arrival on Sunday, September 20, 2009, and departure on Wednesday, September 23, 2009. You may make reservations by calling the hotel at (202) 737-2200 or (800) 393-2510. Make sure you identify yourself as a member of the 2009 EPA Fellowship Conference to receive the group rate. The room block will be in effect at the government rate until Friday, August 14, 2009. Any room reservations received after that date will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis. Please make your reservations as soon as possible.

DIRECTIONS TO THE MARRIOTT AT METRO CENTER
From Points North:
Take I-270 S to I-495 S/Capital Beltway (Crossing into Virginia). Take the George Washington Memorial Parkway, Exit 43-44, toward VA-193/Washington/Georgetown Pike. Take Exit 43, George Washington Memorial Parkway toward Washington. Merge onto the George Washington Memorial Parkway South. Merge onto I-66 East toward Washington (Crossing into the District of Columbia). Stay to the right at the fork to go onto US-50 East. US-50 East turns into Constitution Avenue. Make a left onto 12th Street. Proceed on 12th Street approximately 3 ½ blocks. The hotel will be on the right-hand side.

From Points East:
Take I-95 South. Merge onto MD-295 South via Exit 52, towards BWI Airport. Merge onto US-50 W/New York Avenue NE, towards Washington (Crossing into the District of Columbia). Turn left onto 6th Street NW/US-1/US-50. Turn right onto H Street NW. Turn left onto 11th Street NW. Turn right onto G Street NW. Turn right onto 12th Street. The hotel will be on the right-hand side.

From Points South:
Take I-95 North to I-495 North toward Tysons Corner. Merge onto I-395 North via Exit 170A, toward Washington (Crossing into the District of Columbia). Take US-1 toward Downtown. Turn left onto 12th Street NW. The hotel will be on the right-hand side.

From Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI):
Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway South (MD 295) to US 50 West (New York Avenue). Take New York Avenue westbound. Turn left onto 7th Street, NW. Turn right onto E Street, NW and right on to 12th Street, NW. The hotel will be on the right-hand side.

From Washington Dulles International Airport:
Follow the signs to Interstate 66 East to Washington. Follow I-66 to the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge (US Route 50). Take the Constitution Avenue exit off of the bridge. Follow Constitution and turn left onto 12th Street, NW. The hotel will be on the right-hand side.

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport:
Follow the signs to Washington, DC (George Washington Parkway/I-395 North). Exit onto 12th Street, NW. The hotel will be on the right-hand side.

AIRPORT SHUTTLE
SuperShuttle offers service to most hotels from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The shuttle leaves on an as-needed basis between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. During other times, arrangements for a shuttle can be made by calling 1-800-258-3826 from the airport.

TAXIS
The taxi fare is approximately $15 from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, approximately $55 from Washington Dulles International Airport, and approximately $65 from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

Fares may differ during peak travel hours.

METRO
Take the Red, Blue or Orange Line to the Metro Center station and depart at the G Street & 12th Street exit. For Metro fare information, click here: http://www.wmata.com exit EPA.


Please Note: Babysitting and nursery facilities are not available at the AAAS building.

† Early departures for West Coast Fellows are not encouraged, so please plan accordingly to stay over to Wednesday.

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