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Summer School on Methods and Applications of Neutron Spectroscopy

NIST Center for Neutron Research
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Gaithersburg, MD 20899

June 25-29, 2007

Housing and Transportation

Registration for the Summer School will be on June 24th, 2007 at the Residence Inn (lobby) from 4-6 pm. Please, plan your trip accordingly.


We have reserved a block of rooms at the Residence Inn by Marriot, 9721 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD arriving June 24 and departing June 29, at the NIST rate of $139 (plus 12% tax) per night. Accepted students will be asked to contact the hotel directly to make reservations. Reservations must be made on or before May 25th, 2007. When making reservations students should state that they will be attending the NIST NCNR Summer School, and that they are entitled to the special room rate. Lodging expenses incurred by staying overnight on Friday, June 29 will not be reimbursed by the summer school. Please contact Julie Keyser if your are unable to obtain transportation home on June 29.

Hotel Name: Residence Inn by Marriott
Address: 9721 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD
Tel: (301) 590-3003
Fax: (301) 590-2722

The room rate includes a Buffet style breakfast and two dinners (Monday-Wednesday). The hotel provides shuttle service to and from the Shady Grove Metro station until 7:30 p.m. Shuttle reservations should be made a day in advance.

Air travel and car rental

Participants that have been approved for financial assistance should follow the instructions in the Financial Assistance Information. Participants not approved for financial assistance should make their own arrangements.

Transportation between airport and hotel:

Van service to Gaithersburg from Reagan National, BWI (Baltimore-Washington International) and Dulles airports is available from:

The Washington Metro has subway service to Gaithersburg from Reagan National Airport. The travel time from Reagan National Airport to the Shady Grove station in Gaithersburg, which is the terminus of the "Red Line", is roughly 60 minutes. A one-way ticket costs $2.35 during off peak hours (9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.), $3.90 during peak hours (opening to 9:30 a.m., 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 2 a.m. to closing). NIST and local hotels are a short taxi ride from the Shady Grove station or you may call the Residence Inn (301-590-3003) for a shuttle pickup (before 7:30 p.m.).

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Transportation between hotel and NIST:

Transportation will be provided by NIST to and from the hotel daily.

For further information on summer school content, contact Antonio Faraone (301) 975-5254 or Yamali Hernandez (301) 975-5295.

For further information on other matters related to the school, please contact the

NCNR user office
Telephone (301) 975-8200
FAX (301) 975-2351

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