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Symposium Venue and Logistics

The symposium is being held at:

The U.S. Navy Memorial & Naval Heritage Center
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 123
Washington, DC  20004-2608

The D.C. Metro's Green and Yellow Line stops at Archives-Navy Memorial, steps from the front door. The Memorial offers an Events Hotline at (202) 737-2300 ext. 768 for updated schedules or cancellations due to weather.

map of the location of the US Navy Memorial

If you should need assistance with hotel accommodations for the conference, please call Mance & Associates directly for more information at 202-667-9332.

Information for Uniformed Service Members

The uniform of the day for all active duty personnel attending the Arctic Symposium at the U.S. Navy Memorial on 10-12 July is as follows:

  • US Navy & NOAA - Summer White (Officer/Enlisted)
  • US Coast Guard - Tropical Blue Long
  • International military - Equivalent to above

Transportation - Washington Metrorail & Metrobus

  • Metrorail

    The venue is located above the Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter Station.

  • Metrobus

  • Circulator Bus

    The D.C. Circulator, a public bus system that has been providing inexpensive, frequent service in downtown Washington, has three routes. One route is a continuous loop on the streets bordering the Mall (Independence Avenue, 4th Street NW, Constitution Avenue and 17th Street NW), stopping at each of the Smithsonian museums as well as the two National Gallery buildings. The new loop buses will run every 10 minutes and cost $1 a ride. Another route operates north-south between the Convention Center and the waterfront via Chinatown and the Mall. This route travels up 7th Street, NW which is adjacent to the United States Navy Memorial, located between 7th and 9th Streets, NW. Another route is the east-west line which operates between Union Station and Geogetown via the Washington Conventions Center and K Street.


National Ice Center

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U.S. Arctic Research Commission

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Participating organizations:

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Arctic Program

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U.S. Coast Guard

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U.S. Navy
Chief of Naval Operations

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U.S. Office of Naval Research

US Navy Science and Technology logo

National Science Foundation
Office of Polar Programs

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Minerals Management Service
U.S. Dept. of the Interior

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U.S. Geological Survey

U.S. Geological Survey

Cryospheric Sciences Program

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White House
Office of Science and Technology Policy

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