2007 PKAL Summer Institute & Facilities Seminar

Schedule Overview, Hotel & Travel

Hotel reservation deadline: Tuesday, May 22

Westfields Marriott

2007 PKAL Summer Institute: Focusing on leadership, student learning & institutional transformation
June 13 - 16, 2007

PKAL Facilities Seminar
June 16 - 17, 2007

Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles
- near the Washington Dulles International Airport -
Chantilly, Virginia

Schedule Overview

The PKAL Summer Institute begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, June 13 and concludes at 12:15 pm on Saturday, June 16. The PKAL Facilities Seminar follows the PKAL Summer Institute and runs from 1:00 pm on Saturday, June 16 to noon on Sunday, June 17. The registration desk for both events is in the 2nd Floor Lobby.

Event Hotel

The 2007 Summer Institute and PKAL Facilities Seminar will take place at:

Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles
14750 Conference Center Drive
Chantilly, Virginia 20151
Phone: 703-818-0300

Reservation information:
Room rates: Single: $165.00, plus tax | Double: $190.00, plus tax ($95.00 per person)
Reservation deadline: Tuesday, May 22
Reservation phone: 1-800-228-9290 or 703-818-0300; when reserving a room, please reference "2007 Project Kaleidoscope Summer Institute" to receive the group rate.
Click here to reserve a room online; the group rate code is provided on the reservations page.

The reduced group rate is available through Tuesday, May 22 as space allows. The conference rate includes complimentary shuttle transportation and complete use of health spa and fitness center. All guest rooms at Westfields are non-smoking. Hotel check-in: 4:00 pm; Hotel check-out: 12:00 pm.

Event Travel

By Air

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Distance from hotel: 7 miles

  • Hotel Shuttle: The Westfields Marriott provides shuttle service between Dulles and the hotel by advance reservation. Service is complimentary to participants with room reservations within the group block, but space is limited.

    Shuttle service is provided between 5:30am and 11:00pm daily on the hour and the half hour. The pickup area is curbside 2H outside of baggage claim at Dulles Airport. There are multiple Marriott Hotels that utilize 2H so guests should ensure that they wait for the Westfields Marriott shuttle.

    For departures from the hotel, please provide departure details to the Front Desk or Bell Desk at least 8 hours prior to your departure time.

    Please call (800) 635-5666 or (703) 818-0300 to make advance shuttle pick up reservations.

  • Taxi Service: Estimated fare is $20.00 (one-way)

Reagan National Airport (DCA)
Distance from hotel: 35 miles

  • Hotel Shuttle: Service not provided by hotel
  • Taxi Service: Estimated fare is $50.00 (one-way)

By Car

For maps and directions to the hotel, visit the hotel website.
  • Complimentary on-site parking
  • Valet parking is $20.00, daily
  • Day valet is $10.00

Event Attire

Event dress is casual.

Event Questions

If you have questions, please e-mail us at applications@pkal.org.