Logistics

Meeting Location:
The meeting will take place in the lower level Auditorium of the Natcher Conference Center (Building 45, Rooms E1/E2) on the main campus of the NIH in Bethesda, MD. Detailed information regarding getting to the meeting can be found below. 

Please allow adequate time to get to the NIH main campus and to get through security. You will need to obtain a visitor’s badge, so please bring a government-issued photo ID. 

  

Security and Transportation Instructions:
The Natcher Conference Center (Building 45) is next to the NIH visitor Gateway Center.  Please review the 
Visitor Access Map prior to your arrival. Information on the Metro transit system, including fares, schedules, and estimated travel times from other stops, can be found at http://www.wmata.com/

Access to the NIH Main Campus:
The Visitors Center is located at the Medical Center Metro Station entrance on the Red Line (
http://www.wmata.com/), approximately 50 yards from the street and facing the main entrance to the metro station. Enter at the blue Welcome sign and proceed to your right through security. All persons and bags will be screened. Lines to obtain your visitor's badge will be on the other side of security; please remember to bring a government-issued photo ID. Maps of main campus are available in the Visitor Center.

Driving is strongly discouraged, but limited parking is available on campus for $12/day at the Gateway Entrance visitors parking garage (see visitor parking lot labeled MLP11 in the red circle on the Visitor Access Map).

Getting to the Natcher Conference Center (Building 45) and the Meeting:
Once you obtain your visitors badge, proceed up the stairs or elevator to the exit for the Natcher Conference Center. Once outside, follow the signs to the Natcher Conference Center; the curved, glass building should be straight ahead with the entrance at the end of the walkway. Proceed through the doors of the Natcher Conference Center and down to the lower level for the lower lobby. The registration desk will be on the lower level.

 

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