2014 NASA/CNES Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) Science Definition Team (SDT) Meeting

14-16 January 2014
14 Jan 2014 to 16 Jan 2014
Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport
Arlington, VA

MEETING LOGISTICS


UPDATES
10 January - Draft agenda
19 Dec. 2013 - Draft agenda
                 26 Nov. 2013 - Draft agenda

13 Nov. 2013 - Lodging and room reservations, Cancelling your reservation




NOTE:  THE NASA/CNES SWOT SDT Meeting is NOT being held at
the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel,
also located in Arlington, Virginia.

 

 

MEETING REGISTRATION/PAYMENT
Please click here to register for the NASA/CNES SWOT SDT Meeting.
PLEASE NOTE:  The Registration deadline is Friday, 20 December 2013.


DRAFT AGENDA (UPDATED - 10 January 2014)
Please click here to see the latest version of the draft agenda.


MEETING VENUE
The meeting will be held at the Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport Hotel in Arlington, Virginia, USA, just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.:

          Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport Hotel
          1999 Jefferson Davis Highway
          Arlington, VA  22202-3526  USA       

          Tel:  +1 703-413-5500
          Website

The Crystal City Marriott is located very close to Reagan Washington National Airport, and may be reached by taxi, hotel shuttle or Metro, on the Blue and Yellow lines (see below).

 

LODGING AND ROOM RESERVATIONS (UPDATED - 13 November 2013)
Please note that a block of 80 guest rooms is being held for our group at the Crystal City Marriott for each of the nights of 13-16 January 2014 (Monday-Thursday), at the US government rate of $184.00 plus 13% tax/night, single occupancy or double occupancy.  This rate will be honored two nights prior to 13 January 2014 and two nights after 16 January 2014, based on room and rate availability.

Please contact the hotel at your earliest convenience to make your room reservation;  please click here to make your reservation online.  If you prefer to call the hotel, please call +1 703-413-5500 (outside the US) or +1 800-228-9290 (within the US);  please reference the group name:  "NASA SWOT Science Meeting." 

The cut-off date to make your lodging reservation is Friday, 27 December 2013.  After this date we cannot guarantee the availability of the above rate or the availability of guest rooms.

Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 1:00 p.m.

CANCELLING YOUR ROOM RESERVATION (UPDATED - 13 November 2013)
You have until 18:00 the day before your scheduled arrival to cancel your reservation without penalty (one 's room rate and tax, $207.92).


POSTER GUIDELINES
The poster boards will be set up in the Main Ballroom, where the plenary session will be held.  Each poster board can accommodate 4 posters.  The maximum poster size is 121,92 cm x 121,92 cm (48 in. x 48 in.).  However, portrait-style posters will fit in the space allotted, hanging down past the bottom of the board by approximately 28 cm (11 in.).  Poster presenters may put up their posters beginning Monday evening, 13 January 2013.  Posters must be removed by the conclusion of the meeting on 16 January 2014.  Push pins and tacks will be provided.


AIRPORT INFORMATION
Most attendees will fly in and out of three local airports:

      Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA),
      Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and
      Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)

 

TRANSPORTATION FROM AREA AIRPORTS TO THE CRYSTAL CITY MARRIOTT
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is located approximately 1 mile/1.6 km from the Crystal City Marriott.  The hotel does offer complimentary shuttle service to and from Reagan National Airport.

Washington Dulles International Airport is located aprroximately 28 miles/45 km from the hotel.  The hotel does not offer shuttle service to Washington Dulles.

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is located approximately 37 miles/60 km from the hotel.  The hotel does not offer shuttle service to Baltimore-Washington International.

For information on Ground Transportation options offered at each area airport as well as Driving Directions to the hotel from each airport, please click here.

For the information on the Super Shuttle, click here.

For information on the Washington Metro, please click here.  To view a map of the Metro system, click here.


VISIT ARLINGTON
Please clic here for information on Arlington and the surrounding area.


ARLINGTON WEATHER
Please click here for the latest weather forecast for Arlington, Virginia.

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