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The East Coast Organization of Language Testers

ECOLT 2008

Bridging the Divide: Language testing theory in practice

Directions


Friday, November 7: ECOLT will be held in the Jack Morton Auditorium (Media and Public Affairs Building) on the campus of The George Washington University.

805 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

The Media and Public Affairs building is located on the NE corner of the intersection of 21st and H Streets NW. The building has two entrances, one on 21st Street NW and one on H Street NW. The Jack Morton Auditorium is located on the first floor of the building.

Saturday, November 8: ECOLT will be held in Room 310 of the Marvin Center on the campus of The George Washington University.

800 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20052

The Marvin Center is located on the NW corner of the intersection of 21st and H Streets NW. The building has two entrances, one on H Street between 21st and 22nd Streets, and one on 21st Street between H and Eye Streets. Room 310 is located on the 3rd floor of the building


By Plane
  • If you are traveling by plane and flying directly into Ronald Reagan National Airport, you can reach the campus by taxi, which will cost approximately $12. You can also reach campus by taking the Metro Blue Line (heading in the direction of Addison Road). Exit at the stop marked Foggy Bottom - GWU.
  • If you are flying into Dulles International Airport, you can take the Washington Flyer Shuttle Bus to downtown Washington. The fee for the bus is $16 one-way and $26 round trip (cash only). Tickets can be purchased at the airport. The bus will stop at the Washington Convention Center - you can then take a taxi to GW. You may also take a taxi directly form the airport.
By Train
  • If you are traveling by train, you will arrive at Union Station and can take a taxi for the approximate cost of $7. You can also take the Metro Red Line (heading toward Shady Grove). When you reach the Metro Center stop, transfer to the Blue Line (heading toward Franconia-Springfield) or the Orange Line (heading towards Vienna). Exit at the stop marked Foggy Bottom-GWU.
By Metro
  • Take either the blue or orange line to the Foggy Bottom-GWU metro stop.
    Exit the metro station onto 23rd Street, turn right and walk to the intersection of 23rd and H Streets.
    At the intersection, turn left and walk east on H Street until you reach the MPA Building, at the corner of 21st and H Streets.
    Enter on either 21st or H Streets. For more information, see the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority website: http://wmata.com.
By Car
  • From North
    Interstate 95 south to Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring/Northern Virginia.
    Take exit 33, heading south on Connecticut Avenue for about 9 miles.
    Turn right onto Florida Ave. (just past the Washington Hilton) and turn left immediately onto 21st Street.
    Turn right on I Street.
    The visitor entrance to the parking garage is on the left between 22nd and 23rd Streets.
  • From Northwest
    Interstate 270 to Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring.
    Take exit 33, heading south on Connecticut Avenue for about 9 miles.
    Follow directions as given in From North.
  • From West
    Interstate 66 and Route 50 both connect with the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge.
    Cross the bridge and exit left at E Street, then again at Virginia Avenue.
    Bear left, following signs for 23rd Street.
    Turn right on 23rd Street and continue a few blocks to campus.
    Turn right on I Street.
    The visitor entrance to the parking garage is on your right between 22nd and 23rd Streets.
  • From South
    Interstate 95 to Interstate 395 Arlington Memorial Bridge exit.
    Cross the bridge and bear left at the Lincoln Memorial.
    Turn left onto 23rd Street, NW, and follow directions as given in From West.

This information was compiled from http://www.gwu.edu/~mpaevent/directionsmpa.html and http://gwired.gwu.edu/marvincenter/info/Address/

For more information, please contact Meg Malone or Vicky Nier.