June 2010: OGC TC/PC Meetings

Monday, 14 June, 2010 - 00:00
Friday, 18 June, 2010 - 00:00

On-line Registration is now open

There are Meeting Fees associated with the OGC TC/PC Meetings. Based upon your organization's OGC Membership Level, you will have at least one Complementary registration for each meeting.

The Wednesday evening Reception (16 June) will be at the Discovery Communications Building. The cost of the Reception tickets are $55.


Meetings and EventsEarlybird Rate (Before 1 June)Regular Rate (1 June - 12 June )On-Site (after 12 June)
OGC Member - Technical Committee (comp'd) $0 $0
OGC Member - Technical Committee Meetings $100.00 $120.00 $150.00
OGC Member - Technical Committee Meetings - Daily Rate $50.00 $75.00 $105.00
Non-Member - Technical Committee Meetings
$325.00 $350.00
Non-Member - Technical Committee Meetings - Daily Rate $200.00
Wednesday Reception Only $60.00 $60.00 $60.00

The Meetings will take place at two locations:

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA


Crowne Plaza - Washington DC/Silver Spring
8777 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910

NOTE: It is a short 10 minute walk between the NOAA facility and the Hotel.

Schedule of Meetings: 

The Tentative Agenda has been posted. Please continue to check back, as changes will be made to this schedule.


We have rooms blocked at the:

Crowne Plaza - Washington DC/Silver Spring
8777 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Tel: +1 301 589 0800

Room rates $159.00 per night, please use the group code "OGC" when making your reservations. NOTE:  This room block is now closed.

Local Information and Travel: 

NOAA has put together an entire Informational Packet for this meeting.

Additional information can be found below:

Directions and Transportation to the Crowne Plaza Hotel:

From Reagan National (DCA)

  • Distance: 14 MI / 22.53 KM North East to Hotel
  • Taxi Charge (one way): $40.00 (USD)
  • Time by taxi: 30 minutes, depends
  • Time by train: 30 minutes
  • Go towards George Washington Memorial Pkwy. Take the exit I-395 N toward Washington. Exit onto 14th St toward Downtown.Turn right at Arkansas Ave. Turn left at 13th St NW. Turn left at Georgia Ave. Turn right at Sligo Ave. Turn right on Georgia Ave.

From Dulles International (IAD)

  • Distance: 25 MI / 40.23 KM North East to Hotel
  • Taxi Charge (one way): $50.00 (USD)
  • Time by taxi: 45 minutes, depends
  • Take the exit onto VA-267 E. Take the exit toward I-495 N. Keep left at the fork to continue toward I-495 N and merge onto I-495 N. Take exit 30B to merge onto Colesville Rd/US-29 S toward Sliver Spring. Turn right onto Georga Ave.

From Balt/Wash Int'l (BWI)

  • Distance: 27 MI / 43.45 KM South West to Hotel
  • Taxi Charge (one way): $65.00 (USD)
  • Take the exit onto I-95 S. Take exit 27 to merge onto I-495 W toward Silver Spring. Take exit 30 to merge onto Colesville Rd/US-29 S toward Silver Spring. Turn right at Georgia Ave.

Via Train

  • Station Name: Silver Spring Metro-Red Line
  • Distance: 0.2 MI / 0.32 KM North to Hotel
  • Complimentary Train Station Shuttle
  • Taxi Fee From Train Station: $8.00 (USD)
  • Go northeast on Colesville Road toward 2nd Avenue. Turn left on Georgia Avenue. Hotel will be on the right.

    Parking at the NOAA facility (For Monday, Thursday and Friday)

    • 1315 East-West Highway Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282 is the closest public parking, in fact this parking is part of the NOAA campus.

    Additional Parking Garages:

    •   Bonifant-Dixon (Garage 5/55) - 1101 Bonifant St
    •   Cameron-Second (Garage 7) - 8530 Cameron St
    •   Fenton Street Village (Garage 4) - 8110 Fenton St
    •   Kennett Street Garage (Garage 9) - 8040 Kennett St
    •   NOAA Building Garage (Garage 58) - 1315 East West Hwy
    •   Spring Cameron Garage (Garage 2) - 8700 Cameron St
    •   Spring-Colesville (Garage 21) - 1000 Spring St
    •   Town Square Garage (Garage 61) - 801 Ellsworth Dr
    •   Wayne Avenue Garage (Garage 60) - 921 Wayne Ave

    or check: