January 21-22, 2020 | Alexandria, Virginia

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Workshop: BIOLOGY THROUGH INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION & CODING THEORY

Workshop: BIOLOGY THROUGH INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION & CODING THEORY

Workshop: BIOLOGY THROUGH INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION & CODING THEORYWorkshop: BIOLOGY THROUGH INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION & CODING THEORY

TRAVEL & REIMBURSEMENT

Workshop Hotel & Location

The Westin Alexandria 


LOCATION

The Westin Alexandria location is just five miles from Reagan National Airport (DCA), under half a mile from the National Science Foundation and eight miles from Washington, D.C. The Westin Alexandria is a .4 mile walk from the DC Metro’s King Street-Old Town stop on the Yellow Line. Click here for more details on getting to The Westin Alexandria. 

Workshop Coordinator, Sara Bradley: sara@stridingedge.org

SPEAKER TRAVEL

Please make your travel arrangements to Alexandria, VA as soon as possible to take advantage of low fares and then send the itinerary showing ticket price to Sara Bradley.  US Federal Government travel restrictions apply (coach/economy fares only). OVERSEAS TRAVELERS: Fly America Act rules apply.


Booking Options: You are welcome to book your own travel for reimbursement post workshop but if you would like to take advantage of UMBC’s travel agent, your travel would be paid for directly by the workshop. Contact Sarah Jackson (sjackson@umbc.edu) at UMBC with your details, subject: 'BIOtICC Workshop Travel' and she will work with you and the travel agent to book your ticket.


AIR

Reagan National Airport (DCA) is the most convenient airport to The Westin Alexandria (8 miles away) and is on the DC Metro. The Westin is 3 longish blocks (.4 miles) from the King Street Metro Station.  Dulles Airport (IAD) also serves the area and is a 45-60 minute cab ride away. Click here for more details on getting to The Westin Alexandria.


SPEAKER ROOM RESERVATIONS

A reservation has been made for speakers at the Westin Alexandria in the workshop block of rooms under your name with Check In: January 20 and Check Out: January 22 unless you have confirmed differently.  If you need to make any adjustments to your arrival or check out times, please contact workshop coordinator, Sara Bradley

PLEASE NOTE: The Westin Alexandria reservation desk will not have access to our block of room reservations until the check in date. Any reservation changes must be made through Sara Bradley.


REIMBURSEMENT

Travel reimbursements will be processed through UMBC. Please send workshop coordinator Sara Bradley the following;

  • Confirm full name check to be made out to
  • Confirm mailing address for check
  • W-9 or W8BEN to set up in UMBC system
  • Travel ticket receipt (should include traveler name and show payment method and total) 
  • Images of receipts (Note: No alcohol allowed)
  • Short expenses summary with total requested


Other Considerations?  Please let us know if you have any special needs: A/V, dietary restrictions, etc.

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The Westin Alexandria

The Westin Alexandria, 400 Courthouse Sq, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Workshop Coordinator Sara Bradley 703 963-1326 sara@stridingedge.org

Please contact Sara here with any questions

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