Due to the government shutdown, the Doubletree has extended their hotel cutoff for reservations until October 26th


Doubletree by Hilton Bethesda
8120 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
(301) 652-2000
(301) 652-4525 Fax

Participants are responsible for arranging and paying all their travel costs, including lodging. However, a room block has been reserved at the Doubletree by Hilton Bethesda and has a deadline of  Friday, October 11, 2013 for making room reservations. After that date, the hotel cannot guarantee the availability of rooms or the conference rate. Please note that the room rate is not set. It will be based on the  prevailing government per diem for November 2013 which will not be set until the upcoming fiscal year which begins October 1, 2013. For estimate, the current prevailing rate is $183 plus tax.

*The government per diem is subject to change +/- based on the prevailing government per diem for the upcoming fiscal year which begins October 1, 2013.

To obtain the conference rate, you can do the following:

Please contact the hotel directly (301) 652-2000 or  Toll free at (800) 955-7359. Reference the ICMAOI room block.

Hotel check-in time is at 4:00 p.m. and checkout time is at 12:00 noon.

ADA Compliance
The Doubletree by Hilton Bethesda 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.

Ground Transportation --Airport
The Doubletree by Hilton Bethesda is located approximately 30 minutes from Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and approximately 50 minutes from both Dulles International (IAD) and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall (BWI) Airports.

By Taxi:  Taxi fare from Reagan Washington National Airport is approximately $35.00, and from Dulles International and BWI Marshall is $50.00 and $55.00, 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 $17.00
Dulles International $20.00
BWI Marshall $24.00

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

By Metro: The Hyatt Regency Bethesda is located on the red line (Bethesda station) of metro. Participants arriving from Reagan National airport or by bus through Union station may want to consider this ground travel option. 

Ground Transportation --To meeting site
Participants are responsible for all ground travel. The meeting location is at NIH campus (Lister Hill Building). The hotel does have a shuttle that can take participants to NIH campus and or the Medical Center Metro Station.