The Interface Between the Nervous and the Immune System in the Pathogenesis of Autoimmune Diabetes - June 15, 2011 - Neuroscience Center (NSC) Building
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LOGISTICS

Travel Arrangements
Travel arrangements are your own responsibility, but you should know that three airports serve the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. Please make your own hotel reservations.

Some nearby hotels include (in order of proximity to the meeting location):

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, (301) 822-9200, 5701 Marinelli Road, Bethesda, MD
Bethesda Marriott Suites, (301) 897-5600, 6711 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD
Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Executive Meeting Center, (301) 468-1100, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD
Bethesda Marriott, (301) 897-0192, 5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda, MD
Doubletree Bethesda Hotel and Executive Meeting Center, (301) 652-2000, 8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 
Bethesda Court, (301) 656-2100, 7740 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD
American Inn – Bethesda, (301) 656-9300, 8130 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD
Hilton Garden Inn, (301) 654-8111, 7301 Waverly Street, Bethesda, MD
Hyatt Regency Bethesda, (301) 657-1234, 7400 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD


Metro to the NSC
The Metro system is clean and reliable. It operates from 5:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Monday through Thursday; 5:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. on Fridays; 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. on Saturdays; and 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on Sundays. Each passenger must purchase a farecard to travel in the system. Instructions for purchasing farecards are posted on the vending machines in each station. Each Metro car features a complete color-coded map of the system. Station attendants on duty at each station can provide additional information on request. From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, a cost-effective way to travel to the meeting is by using the Metrorail system. A map of the system is available at: http://www.wmata.com/rail/maps/map.cfmExit Disclaimer

From any point in the Metro system, take the Red Line toward Shady Grove. Exit from the Medical Center station. At the Metro station look for the NIH shuttle stop and take the free NIH shuttle "Executive Plaza" route that drops you off in front of building 6001.

Or take the Red Line toward Shady Grove and exit instead at the White Flint station (which is two stops from the Medical Center station). The NSC building is a 10-minute walk from the White Flint station. As you exit the station, find Marinelli Road and walk west toward Executive Boulevard.

Or you can board a Ride-On bus (routes 5, 26, or 81) for service along Executive Boulevard. These routes stop at the driveway entrance to the NSC building and from there it is a short walk to the building.


SuperShuttle
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, or by visiting their website at http://supershuttle.comExit Disclaimer


Driving Directions to the NSC
From Points North
Take I-95 South to I-495 West (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring, then take Exit 34 (Route 355 North, Wisconsin Avenue/Rockville Pike). Drive approximately 2.4 miles and turn left onto Old Georgetown Road. At the second light, turn right onto Executive Boulevard. The building is on your immediate right and visitor parking is at the second driveway entrance.

OR

Take I-95 south toward Washington, DC. At I-495 (Capital Beltway), head west toward Silver Spring/
Bethesda. From the Beltway (I-495), take Exit 36 (Old Georgetown Road), heading north for about 1.3 miles. Turn left onto Executive Boulevard. The building is on your immediate right and visitor parking is at the second driveway entrance.

From Points South
Take I-95 North to I-495 North/East (Capital Beltway) toward Rockville/Tysons Corner and travel across the river into Maryland. Bear left onto I-270 North toward Frederick. Proceed approximately 3 miles to Montrose Road (East) Exit 4A. Drive 1.5 miles (3rd stop light). Turn right onto Executive Boulevard. Proceed for 1/2 mile. The NSC building is on your left.

From Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
Take Route 195 West to Exit 4 (I-95 South), then head west on I-495 (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring. Take Exit 34 (Route 355 North, Wisconsin Avenue/Rockville Pike). Drive approximately 2.4 miles and turn left onto Old Georgetown Road. At the second light, turn right onto Executive Boulevard. The NSC building is on your immediate right.

From Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Travel on the Dulles Access Road (Route 267 East) for approximately 13 miles to Exit 18. Move to the right on the Dulles Toll Road (Route 267) and take Exit 18. Stay left on the ramp for Bethesda/Baltimore and proceed toward Bethesda on I-495 (Capital Beltway). Travel approximately 9 miles on I-495. Bear left onto I-270 North toward Frederick. Proceed approximately 3 miles to Montrose Road (east) Exit 4A. Drive 1.5 miles (3rd stop light). Turn right onto Executive Boulevard. Proceed for 1/2 mile. The NSC building is on your left.

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
Take the George Washington Parkway (Route 110 North) to I-495 (Capital Beltway) North toward Maryland. Bear left onto I-270 North toward Frederick. Stay to the right and bear off to the "Connector/Distributor" lanes. Exit at Montrose Road (East). Drive approximately 1.5 miles and either:

Turn right onto Rockville Pike. Turn right at the second traffic light onto Old Georgetown Road. At the second light, turn right onto Executive Boulevard. The NSC building is on your immediate right.

OR

Turn right onto Executive Boulevard, drive approximately ½ mile and make a “U” turn at the intersection of Old Georgetown Road and Executive Boulevard. The NSC building is on your immediate right.


Security at the NSC Building
Non-NIH employees will be required to show a picture ID and to have their bags searched to enter the NSC; building security will then issue you a visitor badge. Pay parking is readily available at this location. Please plan to arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the meeting start time to allow for the security process.

Parking
If you are driving to the NSC, please note that the visitor parking entrance is at the second driveway traveling from east to west. The first driveway is accessible only to NIH employees with fascards. Also note that the visitor parking lot is a paid facility operated by PMI ― up to the first ½ hour is free, the first hour is $2, and each additional hour is $1 up to the maximum $7/day. This rate is subject to change.


Transportation
For transportation from the Metropolitan Washington Airports: 
 
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (703-685-1400) 
Washington Dulles International Airport (703-685-1400) 
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) (800-435-9294) 

Taxi Service
From Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI):
Approximate distance and direction to Rockville/Bethesda:  35 miles SW
Estimated Taxi Fare:  $55-$65

From Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD):
Approximate distance and direction to Rockville/Bethesda:  25 miles NE
Estimated Taxi Fare:  $55-$65

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA):
Approximate distance and direction to Rockville/Bethesda:  21 miles NE
Estimated Taxi Fare:  $45-$50

Fares may differ during peak travel hours.

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