Conference Venue


All conference events (except for the banquet dinner) will take place at the Carnegie Institution for Science, located at 1530 P Street NW, Washington, D.C. (at the corner of 16th and P streets). The entrance is on the P Street side. The main phone number is 202-387-6400.

Nearby metro stations: Dupont Circle, U Street/Cardozo.

Parking: Colonial Parking (underground garage), on P street, between 16th and 17th streeets. Note, this garage has only a limited number of parking spaces.

The Carnegie Institution is a beautiful historic landmark nestled between Dupont Circle and Logan Circle in the heart of Washington, D.C. Completed in 1908 as the administrative building for Andrew Carnegie’s institution for discovery, the facility still houses staff dedicated to furthering the philanthropist’s mission.

For nearby restaurants, see the listing on Yelp.


Via the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro):
Take the Red Line to Dupont Circle station. Use the Dupont Circle North exit (20th and Q Street). Upon reaching the surface, head east on Q Street toward 19th. Proceed four blocks east on Q Street until you reach 16th Street. Turn right on 16th Street and head south one block to P Street. The building is located on the Southeast corner of 16th and P Street.

Alternatively, take the Green or Yellow Line to U Street station. The Carnegie Institution is an approximately mile walk from this station (about 20 minutes). Upon reaching the surface on U Street, turn left onto 13th Street NW. Continue approximately four blocks until you reach Logan Circle. At the circle, take the first exit onto P Street and continue three blocks. The Carnegie Institution will be on your left.

The Carnegie Institution is also reachable via the Orange, Blue or Silver Lines at Farragut West station.

Visit the Metro website for more information.

Attendees are encouraged to take public transportation as parking is limited.

For driving directions, and information about nearby parking lots, visit the Carnegie Institution’s Visitors page.

Directions from Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA):

The Carnegie Institution of Washington is approximately 15 minutes by car or a Metro ride from Reagan National Airport.

Traveling by Metro:
There is a Metro stop in the airport. It serves two Metro lines (Blue and Yellow), either of which can be used to reach the Red Line and the Carnegie Institution’s closest stop, Dupont Circle (a three-block walk, see above). From the Airport station, take either the Yellow Line to Gallery Place-Chinatown or the Blue Line to Metro Center. From either station, transfer to the Red Line to Dupont Circle, then follow the Metro directions above.

More information about transportation at Reagan National Airport can be found here.

Directions from Dulles International Airport (IAD):

The Carnegie Institution is located an approximately 45-minute drive from Dulles Airport. Cabs and shuttle services are available, and the Silver Line Express Bus connects to the Metro system.

More information about transportation at Dulles Airport can be found here.

Directions from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI):

The Carnegie Institution is located an approximately hour’s drive from BWI Airport. Cabs, shuttle services and more are available, and the B30 bus connects to the Metro system.

More information about transportation at BWI Airport can be found here.