Newseum Evening Reception

The ASGCT Annual Meeting closing reception will take place at the Newseum, one of the most interactive museums in the world. Take in the stunning backdrop of the Newseum while enjoying complimentary drinks and light hors d’oeuvres, and listening to live music from “The Affordable Rock'n'Roll Act” featuring NIH Director, Dr. Francis Collins!  

Event Details:

When: Friday, May 6th from 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Where: Newseum - 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

*Please note that this event is SOLD OUT and you must have purchased a ticket to attend.

Getting to the Newseum:

ASGCT will provide free shuttles from the Marriott Wardman Park to the Newseum and back, running on a loop throughout the event starting at 7:15pm and ending at 11:00pm. At the Marriott Wardman Park, shuttle buses will pick-up/drop off at the 24th Street Entrance of the Marriott Wardman Park near the Center Tower Elevator.

*Please note that while the Newseum is located approximately 4 miles from the Marriott Wardman Park, with evening traffic the shuttle may take up to 30 minutes to reach the Newseum. The Metro is a quick alternative transportation option.

Enter the Woodley Park-Zoo Metro station right outside the entrance of the Marriott Wardman Park. Take the Red line toward Glenmont.
Exit at the Gallery Place Chinatown Metro Station stop.
Exit the Gallery Place Chinatown Metro Station Metro station and turn right onto 6th Street NW.
Turn left on Pennsylvania Ave NW.
The Newseum entrance will be on your left at 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW.

Dates to Remember

April 25, 2016
Online Registration Closes

May 3, 2016
Commercialization Workshop

May 3, 2016
Grant Writing Workshop

May 4 – May 7, 2016
19th Annual Meeting