The Cancer Genome Atlas' 2nd Annual Scientific Symposium
Hotel and Logistics

The Cancer Genome Atlas' 2nd Annual Scientific Symposium:
Enabling Cancer Research Through TCGA
November 27-28, 2012
Crystal City, Virginia


This Symposium is being held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott and hotel rooms have been reserved here as well:

The Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
(703) 920-3230

Participants are responsible for arranging and paying for all their travel costs, including lodging. A room block has been reserved at The Crystal Gateway Marriott.  In order to receive the meeting rate, you must make your reservation by Friday, November 9, 2012. After that date, the hotel cannot guarantee room availability or the conference rate. Please note that the hotel will sell out, so please make your reservation early.

The meeting hotel room rate is currently $183 per night (single/double occupancy) plus tax (10%). To make your reservation, please call (703) 920-3230 or toll free (800) 228-9290 and specify that you are with the TCGA 2012 Meeting.

* The government hotel rate is subject to change when the new rates come out at the end of September

Hotel check-in time is 4 p.m. and check-out time is Noon.

Metro Access

The Crystal Gateway Marriott is located directly over the Crystal City Metro Stop, which is accessible by the Metro Blue and Yellow line.

Guest Parking

Self Parking and Valet Parking is available to meeting attendees and Crystal Gateway Marriott guests.  The current self-parking cost is $26 and the current valet parking cost is $29 per day for both overnight and non-overnight guests. All parking options are subject to change due to availability. 


Attendees are responsible for their own travel to the meeting.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is the closest airport to the hotel, only 2 miles away.

Ground Transportation – Airport

The Crystal Gateway Marriott is approximately 10 minutes from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA); approximately 40 minutes from Washington Dulles International (IAD); and approximately 60 minutes from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall (BWI) Airports.

By Taxi:  Taxi fare from Reagan Washington National Airport is approximately $10 and from Dulles International $40 and BWI Marshall is $80, respectively. 

By Shuttle:  SuperShuttle™ provides ground transportation service from all three airports.  For more information or reservations, call 1-800-258-3826.  The approximate cost for one-way shuttle service from each airport is as follows:

Reagan Washington National


Dulles International


BWI Marshall


Please note that shuttle prices are approximate and subject to change without notice.

ADA Compliance

The Crystal Gateway Marriott is in compliance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you have any special needs, please indicate them on the registration page. We will make every effort to accommodate your request.

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