Forest Legality Week Logistics

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Emily Kaldjian

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Washington Forest Legality Week 2017 | October 17-19, 2017 

Washington, DC

 

Location: World Resources Institute

10 G Street NE (corner of G Street and North Capitol Street)

Suite 800 (8th floor)

Washington, DC (see map and directions below)

 

Time: October 17: Meeting from 12:45 to 6:00 PM

Lunch will begin at 11:45 AM

Reception 6:00-7:30 PM

October 18: Meeting from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Breakfast at 8:00 AM

Lunch 12:00-1:00 PM

October 19: Meeting from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Breakfast at 8:00 AM

Lunch 12:00-1:00 PM

 

Attire: Business casual

 

Contacts: WRI reception: +1 202.729.7600

Jun Geng: jun.geng@wri.org

Charles Barber: charles.barber@wri.org

 

Meals: The following meals are provided:

October 17: Lunch; light hors d'oeuvres at cocktail hour

October 18: Breakfast, lunch

October 19: Breakfast, lunch

Note: In accordance with WRI’s sustainability policy, all meals will be vegetarian.

 

Map

 

Lodging:

Hotels in DC can be expensive and can fill up quickly. We recommend making reservations as soon as possible, whether directly through a hotel or through a standard third-party website (which can often be less expensive.) Some recommendations for hotels can be found below.

 

Cambria Hotel & Suites Washington, D.C. Convention Center

899 O St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Phoenix Park Hotel

520 N Capitol St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Kimpton George Hotel      

15 E St NW, Washington, DC 20001

The Liaison Capitol Hill

415 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

 

Visas:

While WRI is not responsible for ensuring that attendees receive visas for Legality Week, we will be happy to provide attendees with an invitation letter if necessary. Please contact Jun Geng (jun.geng@wri.org) for further information.

 

Weather:

The average temperature in Washington, DC in October is between 50 – 70 degrees Fahrenheit, or between 10 – 20 degrees Celsius.

 

Directions to WRI:

From Washington Reagan National Airport

· Taxi ($15/20 minutes): Take the taxi directly to our office at 10 G Street, NE. Be certain to mention this is at the corner of North Capitol and G Streets. Click here for detailed directions.

· Metro ($3/35 minutes): Take the Yellow or Blue Line from the airport. Cost and travel times are the same. Click here for detailed directions.

  • If you take the Yellow Line, go in the direction of Fort Totten/Mt. Vernon Square. At Gallery Place/Chinatown, change to the Red Line and go in the direction of Glenmont/Silver Spring. Exit at Union Station and follow the directions “From Union Station Metro” below.
  •  If you take the Blue Line, go in the direction of Largo Town Center. At Metro Center, change to the Red Line and go the direction of Glenmont/Silver Spring. Exit at Union Station and follow the directions “From Union Station Metro” below.

 

From Dulles International Airport

· Taxi ($70/50 minutes): Take the taxi directly to our office at 10 G Street, NE. Be certain to mention this is at the corner of North Capitol and G Streets. Click here for detailed directions.

· Super Shuttle ($30/70 minutes): Follow signs toward Ground Transportation/ Shared Ride Vans. Super Shuttle counters (open 6:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.) are on the lower level, just before the exit. When your ticket number is called, proceed outside. To arrange individual service to the airport, reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance by calling 1-800-BLUE-VAN (1-800-258-3826).

· Bus & Metro ($13/60 minutes): The Washington Flyer Bus links Dulles to the nearest Metro station, West Falls Church (Orange Line). Purchase tickets at the Washington Flyer service desks at the ticket podium located inside the vestibule at Arrivals Level Door 4. The buses depart from the lower level roadway; they leave Dulles Monday to Friday every half-hour from 5:45 am to 10:15 pm. Saturday and Sunday buses depart every half-hour from 7:45 am to 10:15 pm (schedule). At the West Falls Church Metro station, take the Orange Line in the direction of New Carrollton. At Metro Center, change to the Red Line and go in the direction of Glenmont. Exit at Union Station and follow the directions “From Union Station Metro” below. Click here for detailed directions.

 

From Baltimore/Washington International Airport

· Taxi ($90/60 minutes): Take the taxi directly to our office at 10 G Street, NE. Be certain to mention this is at the corner of North Capitol and G Streets. Click here for detailed directions.

· Railway ($15/50 minutes): Free shuttle bus service is provided from the airport to the train terminal (called BWI). From here you can take MARC commuter trains or Amtrak trains to Union Station in Washington. Follow the directions “From Union Station Amtrak” below. Click here for detailed directions.

· Super Shuttle ($30/80 minutes): SuperShuttle counters (open 6:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.) are located on the lower level between Southwest Airlines luggage carousels 1-5 (Pier A / B baggage claim). When your ticket number is called, proceed outside. To arrange individual service to the airport, reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance by calling 1-800-BLUE-VAN (1-800-258-3826).

 

From Union Station Metro

Use the First Street, NE exit. After passing through the turnstiles, do not go up the escalators, but turn left and exit the building. Once at the street exit, turn right. You will see the Bureau of Labor Statistics on your left. Go down half a block and cross onto G Street. You will see a red brick and limestone building. This is 10 G Street NE. Go to the 8th floor and WRI’s receptionist can help direct you.

 

From Union Station Amtrak, MARC, VRE Trains

Exit the train and bear right as though you were going to the Metro. Do not go into Union Station. Go down one set of escalators. Near the Metro turnstiles, there will be an exit door to the outside on your right. Go through the exit door to the street and turn right. You will see the Bureau of Labor Statistics on your left. Go down half a block and cross onto G Street. You will see a red brick and limestone building. This is 10 G Street NE. Go to the 8th floor and WRI’s receptionist can help direct you.