The meeting host is Yunsang Park of Hughes Network Systems, which is serving as corporate host and will sponsor a dinner on Wednesday evening.
620 Perry Parkway
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877 USA
1-800-599-5111 (toll-free, U.S.& Canada only)
Meeting Registration (CLOSED)
Please preregister as soon as you know your plans. Early registration will help us plan the meeting space. The registration fee is $160 if you preregister by the deadline of 28 April 2000. If you miss the deadline, you may register on-site. The on-site registration fee is $180 US.
Reserve your room using the Reservation Form by the deadline of 10 April.
No charge will result if the reservation is cancelled prior to 4 pm on the day PRIOR TO the arrival date (take note: the day of arrival is too late to cancel!). Later cancellation will result in forfeit of one night's room and taxes.
For IEEE members, substantial Airfare and Auto Rental Discounts are available.
The hotel is convenient to:
The Washington Metrorail (known as "the Metro") is clean, safe, and reliable.
The hotel is about 5 miles from the Shady Grove stop at the end of the Red Line (see the map). Typical taxi far is $8. The hotel shuttle may be available to pick you up at the Shady Grove station if you call them from there (dial 977-8900) and also return you to the station. However, it is said to run only on weekdays, 7 am - 11 pm.
For the Metro from National Airport, take the Yellow Line and transfer to the Red Line at L'Enfant Plaza. The fare is $3.25 at peak hours and is estimated to take 54 minutes.
From Dulles Airport, you can take theWashington Flyer Express Bus to the West Falls Church Metro Station for $8. Take the to the Orange Line Line and transfer to the Red Line at Metro Center. The fare is $3.25 at peak hours and is estimated to take 62 minutes.
SuperShuttle serves all three airports. The phone number is 1-800-BLUEVAN (1-800-258-3826), reservations are not required.
The fares are:
Taxicabs service is available from the airports. From Dulles Airport, the recommended service is Washington Flyer.
Interactive driving directions are available from any address.
Driving directions from all three local airports, along with typical taxi and shuttle costs, are available.
From Dulles International Airport (IAD), take the Dulles Acess Road 13 miles to I-495 North. Follow this for 8 miles to Exit 38 (I-270 North toward Fredrick). Stay on I-270 North for 14 miles, then take Exit 11 (Montgomery Village Avenue). Turn right, taking 124 East to the second light, turning right on Route 355. Turn right again, onto Perry Parkway, at the next light. The hotel is on the right.