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The conference will take place at the U.S. Geological Survey National Center, John Wesley Powell Building, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA, 20192. This facility features a large auditorium, comfortable breakout rooms, and a cafeteria. Visitor parking is available; please let us know if you will need closer access to the building.

Be sure to bring a government-issued photo ID (driverís license or passport) with you.


We have reserved a block of rooms at the Homestead Studio Suites, 12190 Sunset Hills Road, in Reston, Virginia, 20190, (703) 707-9700, for the nights of 3, 4, and 5 March 2008. The special rate for this conference is $126 plus tax for a single room, and $136 plus tax for a double room. These rooms are guaranteed only through 4 February 2008.

You must call the hotel directly to make reservations.
Be sure to mention “USGS” as the group name to receive the special rate.

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