Access to NIST

Photo identification must be presented at the main gate to be admitted to the conference. International attendees are required to present a passport. Attendees must wear their conference badge at all times while on the campus.

Hotel Information

A block of rooms have been reserved at a discounted rate of $159.00+taxes/night (Feb 25-Feb 28) at the
Courtyard Gaithersburg Washingtonian Center,
204 Boardwalk Place, Gaithersburg, MD 20878. Ph: 301-527-9000.
Please contact the hotel directly to make your reservation
US and Canadian reservations at: 1-800-321-2211
Worldwide reservations at: http://www.marriott.com/reservation/worldnum.mi

To get the discounted rate ask for the “NIST Room Block” or refer to the 7-letter group code(s) listed below for the room type they are requesting.  You can also make reservations online at www.marriott.com/wascg
To make reservations at the hotel's website you will need to enter the code below in the group code box.
NISNISA - 1 King Bed
NISNISB - 2 Queen Beds

The rooms will be available on a first come-first served basis until Feb. 4, 2008 after which the discounted rate may no longer be available.


NIST will arrange transportation from the hotel to the campus and back during the workshop.
If you plan to use your own transportation please note that visitors can access the Gaithersburg campus from the main gate at W. Diamond Ave. and Bureau Drive only.

How to get to NIST Gaithersburg

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