2019 Venue and Lodging

 

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Lodging

Our 2019 conference takes place at the College Park Marriot Hotel, which is immediately adjacent the University of Maryland Campus.

College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
3501 University Blvd East
Hyattsville, Maryland, 20783, USA

Update: The College Park Marriot has sold out, and we have arranged a specially priced block of rooms at the nearby Cambria Hotel College Park. Book online by clicking here. For phone reservations – Call (301) 595-2600 and provide Group Code KN74A5 to receive the discounted group rate of $119/night.

Arrival and Local Travel

Airport
Metro Washington D.C. airports include the Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), The Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), and Dulles International Airport (IAD). Click here for information on Washington D.C. area airports.

Metro
The Greenbelt-BWI Airport Express Line is a Metro nonstop bus service from BWI to Greenbelt Metro Station (fare is $3–MUST have exact change). It runs every 40 minutes. From the Greenbelt Metro station, take the Metro one stop to the College Park station where you can ride the UMShuttle to campus.

There is a metrorail line servicing College Park from National/Reagan to College Park. Take the “Yellow Line” to Mt. Vernon Square Convention Center, then transfer to the “Green Line” to College Park.

Train
There are AMTRAK Train Stations in Washington, DC (Union Station) and at New Carrollton, MD. From either station, you would take a taxi to College Park; the fare would be around $20 from New Carrollton. If there are no taxis already at the station, our local Maryland taxi network can be reached at (301) 864-7700.

Visas and Letters of Invitation

For information about obtaining a visa to enter the United States in order to attend iConference 2019, please visit the U.S. State Department’s website.

Letters of invitation will be provided upon request to registered attendees who have provided payment in full. Please direct your requests via email to iconf2019register@umd.edu. Note that it may take several business days for your request to be processed.

Things to See and Do

Museums

  • Museum of American History
  • Museum of African American History
  • Air and Space Museum
  • Museum of Natural History
  • National Archives
  • The Phillips Collection
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • International Spy Museum

Events

  • National Cherry Blossom Festival
  • Environmental Film Festival
  • Baseball Game at Nationals Park
  • Hockey Game at Verizon Center
  • Tidal Basin Paddle Boat Season
  • Artomatic
  • International Pillow Fight Day
  • Smithsonian Jazz Appreciation Month

Maryland Campus

  • College of Information Studies
  • Stamp Student Union
  • McKeldin Library
  • Memorial Chapel
  • Hornbake Plaza
  • The Armory
  • The Dairy
  • Campus Farm

 

Host

The University of Maryland College Park in collaboration with Syracuse University and the University of Maryland Baltimore County.

Sponsors

Our thanks to the following for their sponsorship of iConference 2019.







Learn how you can become an iConference sponsor.

Papers Publisher

Accepted papers will be published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science

Questions

  • For general questions about the iConference, including sponsorships, please contact iSchools Communications Director Clark Heideger.

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