The 2019 DHS Centers of Excellence Summit, Technology Showcase and Student Grand Challenge will be held in the Van Metre Hall (room 125 and 126) at the Arlington, VA campus of George Mason University, which is conveniently located near many public transportation options. Hotel, parking and local transportation information appears below.
Attendees must secure their own hotel reservations.
Primary Conference Hotel
The Hilton, Arlington
Lodging accommodations are available within a room block for Summit attendees with block code COE. Rooms are available on a first come, first served basis with guaranteed room block rates as noted below until June 28, 2019.
Secondary Conference Hotel
Homewood Suites by Hilton – Arlington Rosslyn Key Bridge
Lodging accommodations are available within a room block for Summit attendees. Please identify your group code as COE at the time of your reservation to receive the conference rate. Rooms are available on a first come, first served basis with guaranteed room block rates as noted below until July 1, 2018.
Details for your reservation:
Location: Arlington, VA
Select Dates of Stay: from July 29 – August 2, 2019
Group Code: COE
Visit Mason’s Transportation Services website for a current list of choices, including Metrorail and Metrobus, ART (Arlington Rapid Transit) Bus, and more. The campus in only two short blocks from the Virginia Square Metro stop on the Orange Line.
If you arrive through the Dulles International Airport (IAD) you will easily find the Washington Flyer Taxi, or you can take the Washington Flyer Express Bus to the Silver Line Metrorail Station.
If you arrive through Reagan National Airport (DCA) you can easily catch a taxi or take the Metrorail to the Arlington Campus and nearby hotels.
Parking is available in the Van Metre Hall Parking Garage at a rate of $5 per hour with a daily maximum of $15, Monday through Friday. Payment methods accepted are cash, Visa/Mastercard, and validations. For more information call Arlington Parking Services at (703) 993-8146, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Street parking is also available within walking distance of the Van Metre Hall building. Parking rates vary and can be paid using coins or the Parkmobile application.
GPS Address (for mobile devices and Google maps): 3351 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201