Housing and travel information

Conference location & hotel:

The assembly will be held at the Hyatt Regency Washington and at the National Academy of Sciences. Participants are expected to make their own reservations.

Hotel Location:  

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-737-1234; Fax: 202-737-5773

About the Location:  

The Hyatt Regency is located on Capitol Hill and is within walking distance to the U.S. Capitol, National Mall, National Gallery of Art and 16 Smithsonian Museums.

Reservation Options:  

Call 1-800-233-1234 or 202-737-1234 and ask for the Project Kaleidoscope group rate

Group Rates:  

$159.00 plus tax (Single or Double Occupancy Room/Per Night)

Reservation Deadline:  

Friday, September 13, 2002. Reservations after the cut-off date will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis.


A deposit of the first night's room and tax is needed to secure the reservation - American Express, Visa or MasterCard accepted. All deposits are fully refundable if a room is canceled by 3:00 p.m., 24 hours prior to the arrival date.

Hotel Check- in:  

3:00 p.m.

Hotel Check-out:  

12:00 noon


Travel Information

Air Travel:

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is 4 miles (10 minutes) from the Hyatt; both Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) are about 45 minutes to one hour from the Hyatt. Ground transportation from each airport includes taxi service, SuperShuttle and car rental. DCA is also served by the DC Metro Rail (http://www.wmata.com), which runs to Union Station (On the Red Line/2 blocks from the Hyatt).


The Amtrak station is located in Union Station (2 blocks from the Hyatt). For more information, see: http://www.amtrak.com.


Maps and directions are available at http://washington.regency.hyatt.com.