Travel and Accommodation

Conference Location
The conference will be held at the Marriott Inn and Conference Center, University of Maryland University College. Their home page includes directions, maps, and can be found at

Hotel Information
Conference participants are strongly encouraged to stay at the UMUC Inn & Conference Center by Marriott where the conference is being held. The special conference rate is $164.00 per night plus tax. To make your reservation by phone: ยป Call 1-800-228-9290 and refer to group code icsicsa for a single room and icsicsb for a double room. To make your reservation on-line: Double and single rooms are available. Please note that the group code and dates are already filled in and dates may be revised. The deadline to receive the conference rate is March 19, 2012.

Getting there from the College Park Metro Station
To get to the hotel and conference site from the College Park Metro Station, the fastest way is by taxi (about 2.3 miles). An alternative is to take the University of Maryland shuttle bus to the Stamp Student Union (here are the bus schedule and the next bus's arrival time), then walk about 0.6 mile (see this map) to the Inn and Conference Center.


There are three main airports in the DC area.

  1. Baltimore Washington International (BWI)
  2. Dulles International Airport (IAD)
  3. Reagan National Airport (DCA)

It would be a good idea to check the rates at the three airports to see which one is best for you.