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Traveling to ASTR 2019? Know Before You Go!

Sunday, November 3, 2019  
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Conference Location

Venue Information

Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
2800 S. Potomac Avenue
Arlington, VA 22202

Residence Inn Arlington Capital View Hotel
2850 South Potomac Avenue
Arlington, VA 22202

Please note: Registration and most of the conference sessions will occur at the Renaissance Hotel. The hotels are connected via the second floor.

Parking

  • Self-park $22 per day (The Residence Inn offers self-parking only.)
  • Valet $42 per day

Ground Transportation

From the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

  • Complimentary Hotel Shuttle
    Service must be scheduled by calling 703-413-1300.
    Shuttle Hours are Monday – Sunday from 5:00am - 11:30pm
  • SuperShuttle
    Fee is $15 (one way)
    Reservations are required. Reserve.
  • Estimated Taxi Fare
    $10 (one way)
  • Subway
    $1.65 (one way)
  • Uber/Lyft
    $40 (one way)

From Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Washington Dulles International Airport is located approximately 28 miles from the hotel.
Hotel does not provide a complimentary shuttle from this airport.

  • Super Shuttle
    Fee is $30 one way
    Reservations are required. Reserve.
  • Estimated Taxi Fare
    $50 (one way)
  • Uber/Lyft
    $40 (one way)

Conference Details

Agenda

Registration Hours

Registration will be located on the second floor at the Renaissance.
Thursday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. 
Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m

WI-FI

Complimentary WI-FI will be available in the conference meeting rooms. However, presenters should not count on this WI-FI for the downloading and playing of videos during presentations.

Exhibit Hours and Location

The exhibitor area will be located on the second floor of the Renaissance and will be open at the following times:
Thursday: 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed during lunch from 1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed during the Awards Ceremony and Annual Meeting)

* Don’t forget to stop by and drop off your business cards for raffle prizes.

Conference Dress

Conference dress is casual.


Destination

Weather

Average temperature in Arlington during November is 58ºF/14 ºC during the day and 36ºF/3 ºC in the evenings. We recommend that you bring a light jacket or sweater for inside the hotel as meeting rooms generally run on the cooler side. Weather.com has the current weather conditions.

Time

Virginia is in the Eastern Standard Time (EST) Zone

Currency

Virginia currency is the US Dollar


Free Time

Activities

These websites have ideas of places to go and see while in Arlington:
Memorials and Museums
Arts and Culture
History

A variety of restaurants are within a 10-minute taxi ride from the hotels. Please ask the concierge for suggests that will match your palate and budget.


Questions

Should you have any questions, please contact the following ASTR staff.

  • Exhibitors, Sponsors and General Logistical Questions, contact Nancy Erickson at:
    E: nericksn@aol.com

    Registration questions, contact Mike Fuller at:
    E: mike@astr.org
    P: 607-426-3624

    Presenters, please contact the conference committee at:
    E: astr2019@astr.org

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