Venue and Travel

This year’s conference is being hosted at Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University (GWU), Washington DC, USA.


Street Address

1957 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

Visitor Parking

Access on 19th Street near E Street Hours: Monday–Friday, 7am-11pm. Closed university holidays and weekends. Rates: Up to 1 hour: $10 Up to 2 hours: $17 Daily Maximum: $26 Evening Maximum Rate (after 5pm, until 11pm): $12 NOTE: Cars remaining after this garage's closing may be retrieved the next business day.
Access via H Street between 22nd and 23rd Streets - in the Science and Engineering Hall Hours: Open 24/7 This self-service garage for visitors accepts all major credit cards for payment (no cash). Rates: 1 hour: $10 Up to 2 hours $16 Daily Maximum: $23 Weekend Daily Maximum: $12 Evening Maximum Rate (after 5 p.m. until 2 a.m.): $11
Access from both 20th Street and 21st Street between F and G Streets Hours: Open 24/7 This self-service garage accepts all major credit cards for payment (no cash). Rates: See University Parking Garage


Public Transport

The Foggy Bottom campus is served by myriad public transit options, including the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metrorail Station (Blue, Silver and Orange Lines), numerous Metrobus routes and commuter buses from Maryland and Virginia. Metro, Metrobus, and the Circulator are all accessible via a SmarTrip card. 

The DC Circulator also offers convenient downtown service between Georgetown and Union Station as well as the National Mall. Regional rail services are provided by Virginia Rail Express, Maryland’s MARC Train, and Amtrak.
Advice for new bus riders: Metrobus names and routes can be confusing at first. Visit the interactive map at goDCgo for full details about the easiest way to take a bus to your destination. Major bus lines include but are not limited to: M1 the 30 series (30, 32, 34, 35, 36, 38B); M2 the D Series (D1, 3, 5, 6); M3 the N series (N2, 3, 4, 6); M4 the H1 Series; M5 the 80 series; M6 the Y series (Y3, 11, 16) and the S1 series; as well as the M7 the Lseries (L1, 2).



There are many hotels and hostels nearby, catering to all budgets. We recommend that you use a search engine such as, Trivago or Airbnb to find accommodation that best suits your needs.

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer assistance with accommodation booking.