Conference Details

Conference Information:

  • Location is the Hilton Doubletree Bethesda, 8120 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Pre-conference workshops will take place in the afternoon on Sunday October 21
  • Conference will begin at 8:00am on Monday October 22, 2018
  • Evening poster session/light reception will be Monday from 5:30-7:30pm
  • Tuesday sessions will begin at 8:00am and end by 3:00pm

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Registration:

Click here to register for the conference!

Fees are listed below.  Your registration fees cover all sessions on both conference days as well as breakfast and lunch both days. At this time no one-day rates are available.

  • Trainee: $250.00
  • Non-Trainee: $325.00*

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Lodging:

We have reserved a block of rooms at the conference hotel site, Hilton Doubletree, and special conference rate of $209 (single/double occupancy) is available for conference attendees. There are 3 ways to reserve your room at the conference rate:

  1. Call 1-800-955-7359 and request the group rate for Health Literacy Annual Research Conference or the Group SRP/Code: BT0.
  2. Guests can go online to www.bethesda.doubletree.com, click on the Reservations Tab, enter dates and on the Special Accounts Section or enter BT0 for the Group/Convention Code.
  3. Click here to make a hotel reservation online.

 

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General Travel Information:

Directions from the Hotel Staff

From I-95 North: (Baltimore, Philadelphia, Wilmington, NY and NJ): Take I-95 South towards Washington DC. At I-495 (Capital Beltway) proceed West towards Silver Spring/Bethesda. Take Exit 34 (Route 355 or Wisconsin Ave./Rockville Pike) and proceed South towards Washington/Bethesda. Proceed on Route 355. The hotel is about 2 miles on the right hand side.

From I-95 South: (Richmond, VA Beach, North and South Carolina): Take I-95 North towards Washington DC. Take I-395 North via Exit 170A on the left. Merge onto I-495 North/Capital Beltway via Exit 170B towards Tysons Corner. Take Exit 34 MD 355 toward Wisconsin Ave. Bethesda. The hotel is about 2 miles on the right hand side.

From Route 66 East: (North Virginia, McLean, Fairfax): Take Route I-66 East towards I-495 North/Capital Beltway Baltimore. Take Exit 34 (355) South toward Wisconsin Ave/Bethesda. Proceed on Route 255. The hotel is about 2 miles on the right hand side.

From I-270 South: From I-270 South take MD-355 South via the exit toward Bethesda. Proceed on Route 355/Wisconsin Ave. The hotel is about 2 miles on the right hand side.

From Eastern Shore: Take Route 50 West via ramp on the left toward I-97 (Washington/Baltimore). Merge onto Capital Beltway I-495 North via Exit 7B. Take Exit 34 MD 355 towards Wisconsin Ave./Bethesda. The hotel is about 2 miles on the right hand side.

How to Get Here

From the Airport

Washington National Airport

Directions

George Washington Pkwy North to I-495 North heading towards Maryland. From I-495 take Exit 34 South Wisconsin Ave. South (Route 355 South) The hotel is 2 miles on the right hand side.

Distance from Hotel:12 mi.
Drive Time:29 min.
TYPE TYPICAL MINIMUM CHARGE
Limousine 50.00 USD
Super Shuttle 28.00 USD
Subway/Rail 5.00 USD
Taxi 46.00 USD
Baltimore/Washington International

Directions

I-95 South to I-495, (Capital Beltway) proceed West to Silver Spring/Bethesda. I-495-Exit 34 S. Wisconsin Ave/Rockville Pike, proceed South to Bethesda/ DC. Hotel is 2 miles on the right hand side.

Distance from Hotel:35 mi.
Drive Time:42 min.
TYPE TYPICAL MINIMUM CHARGE
Limousine 75.00 USD
Super Shuttle 39.00 USD
Taxi 75.00 USD
Washington Dulles International Airport

Directions

Dulles Access Road East to I-495 (Capital Beltway) heading North to Bethesda/Baltimore. From I-495, take Exit 34 Wisconsin Ave. (Route 355 South). Hotel is 2 miles on the right hand side.

Distance from Hotel:26 mi.
Drive Time:35 min.
TYPE TYPICAL MINIMUM CHARGE
Limousine 60.00 USD
Super Shuttle 29.00 USD
Taxi 56.00 USD

 

 

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