Conference venue

The VII International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) will be held at the American University in Washington DC.

Address: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20016

PLAN YOUR ROUTE

The American University (AU or American) is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Its main campus spans 90 acres at the former site of Fort Gaines on Ward Circle, in the Spring Valley neighbourhood in the northwest of the District.

DIRECTION FROM AIRPORTS

FROM BALTIMORE AND POINTS NORTHEAST:

Follow I-95 South and exit onto I-495 West (Capital Beltway). Exit at River Road and turn right. Follow River Road until it ends at Wisconsin Avenue. Turn Right on Wisconsin Avenue and after a few blocks, turn right on Nebraska Avenue. Follow Nebraska Avenue past Ward Circle – this is a corner of American University. At the next light (Nebraska and New Mexico Avenues), to your immediate right there will be a parking garage entrance.

FROM DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND POINTS WEST:

Follow I-495 North (Capital Beltway) across the Potomac River. Exit at River Road and turn right. Follow River Road until it ends at Wisconsin Avenue. Turn Right on Wisconsin Avenue and after a few blocks, turn right on Nebraska Avenue. Follow Nebraska Avenue past Ward Circle – this is a corner of American University. At the next light (Nebraska and New Mexico Avenues), to your immediate right there will be a parking garage entrance.

FROM REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT AND POINTS SOUTH:

Follow the George Washington Memorial Parkway to I-395 North across the Potomac River. Exit onto 14th St. Follow 14th St northbound through the city center and turn left on Massachusetts Avenue NW. Follow Massachusetts Avenue for about five miles to Ward Circle – this is a corner of American University. From Ward Circle, go left on Nebraska Avenue. At the next light (Nebraska and New Mexico Avenues), to your immediate right there will be a parking garage entrance.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

BY METRO

The closest Metrorail station is the Tenleytown-AU stop on the Red line. From the station, you can take the AU shuttle that is located on the corner of 40th St. NW and Ablemarle St. NW, in front of the Whole Foods.

BY BUS

DC Metro Bus routes M4, N2, N4, and N6 stop at the AU main campus near the Katzen Arts Center and/or Ward Circle.

VISIT CAR PARK

When driving to campus, a valid permit or Pay-As-You-Go is required Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Designated Campus Visit parking passes are provided for those attending guided tours. Guests not attending a guided tour are encouraged to take advantage of the multiple Pay-As-You-Go spaces in the Katzen Arts Center or the School of International Service Garages. The Pay-As-You-Go Machines, located in the elevator lobbies of each building, accept cash and major credit cards. Learn more about parking on campus.

SUGGESTED HOTELS

Using the hotel links listed below, registrants will receive a discounted rate.

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY AREA HOTELS

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel

Glover Park

Courtyard by Marriott Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase

Embassy Suites by Hilton Chevy Chase Pavilion

Chevy Chase

Hyatt Regency Bethesda

Bethesda

LINE DC

Adams Morgan

The Embassy Row Hotel

Dupont Circle

DoubleTree by Hilton Silver Spring-Washington DC

Silver Spring

ARC THE.HOTEL

Foggy Bottom

Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/Georgetown Area

Georgetown

Avenue Suites Georgetown

Foggy Bottom

One Washington Circle Hotel

Foggy Bottom

Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End

West End

The Wink Hotel DC

Dupont Circle

Homewood Suites by Hilton Silver Spring

Silver Spring

Hampton Inn Silver Spring

Silver Spring

Hilton Garden Inn Bethesda

Bethesda

Hotel RL Washington DC

Downtown

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