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Catered meals included

A delicious variety of breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and mid-day coffee and snacks will be provided to delegates at no additional cost (delegate registration fees cover the costs of meeting rooms and meals). Catering is provided by the One Washington Circle Hotel and George Washington University. Many snack and meal options are also available on or around campus.

Travel & Lodging extra

Rooms at the One Washington Circle Hotel have been reserved for this event. One Washington is the closest hotel to the George Washington University campus. Lodging costs and arrangements, as well as additional travel arrangements and costs (such as to/from the airports, or for tours) are the responsibility of delegates. Other hotels in the immediate vicinity (within a few blocks of One Washington) and at roughly the same price are the George Washington University Inn , The River Inn, and Avenue Suites. Other reasonably nearby options (if you don’t mind a 5-10 minute walk) include the Lombardy, Watergate, Westin Grand, Club Quarters, and Lincoln Suites

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Conference fee

See the “Payment Notes” section below for details.

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  1. Delegates who have requested a fee waiver are automatically registered—no further action is necessary.
  2. If you’ve requested a fee reduction (such as two delegates for the price of one) simply select the correct fee.
  3. PayPal accounts are not required to pay via PayPal—credit cards can be processed as “guest.”
  4. If you require an invoice, please email Glenn Hampson at
  5. Payments by check can be mailed to the National Science Communication Institute (nSCI), 2320 N 137th Street, Seattle, WA 98133, USA. Checks should be made payable to the National Science Communication Institute.
  6. nSCI is recognized for tax purposes as a 501(c)3 non-profit charity. The organization’s federal EIN number is 27-46900007. The organization is incorporated in Washington state; the Washington state UBI number is 603-081-988. nSCI’s DUNS number is 967982856. The GuideStar profile for nSCI can be reviewed online at