Travel Info
What is the Process?
Once you are registered for the ICS Communications Summit, you will be able to make airline and hotel reservations.

The registration deadline is March 28, 2007.

Step 1    Event registration is required. Register online to attend.

Step 2

Lodging reservations are made directly with the host hotel. Call the Hotel Washington at:
(202) 638-5900 or (800) 424-9540
Use group reservation code: 37543

Step 3

Airline reservations must be made with Giselle's Travel at:
(916) 922-0330 or (800) 523-0100
Christine (x3015) - christines@globaltrav.com
Amina (x3026) - aminak@globaltrav.com

Airfare will be billed directly to the Summit without cost to invited participants. It will not be reimbursed if otherwise arranged without prior approval from SEARCH. Once the ticket has been issued, any modification costs will be borne by the traveler.

How are Expenses Reimbursed?
Invited participants or their designees will have normal travel expenses covered. This includes airfare, hotel, meals, ground transportation, and incidental expenses. Airfare will be covered directly. Lodging elsewhere than the event hotel will be reimbursed at a maximum of GSA rates, as will meals. Mileage for travel by car in lieu of air will be reimbursed at GSA rates, not to exceed the cost of airfare.

An expense claim for the above-mentioned expenses will be provided at the Summit.

Summit Hotel
The Summit is being held in downtown Washington, D.C., near the White House.

Hotel Washington
15th Street, NW & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20004
(202) 638-5900
www.hotelwashington.com

Hotel Reservations
The cutoff date for reservations is Wednesday, March 21, 2007. Any cancellations must be made by 4:00 p.m., 24 hours before the day of arrival.

The single room rate (one person) is $188/night, plus 14.5% room tax.

Ground Transportation
The Hotel Washington is approximately 4 miles from National Airport and two blocks from the Metro Center at 13th and F Streets.

To take the Metro from National Airport, take the blue line toward Addison Road. Get off at Metro Center and take the escalator or elevator to the F Street exit. This is a two-block walking distance from the hotel. The Metro fare from the airport is approximately $1.45.

One-way taxi service from National Airport is approximately $12, and about a 10-to-15-minute ride.

One-way taxi service from Dulles International Airport is approximately $60, and about a 45-minute ride. One-way Super Shuttle service from Dulles is approximately $22. To reserve a Super Shuttle, please call (800) 258-3826.

For more transportation information, please visit: www.hotelwashington.com/directions.php.

Rental car expenses will not be reimbursed.

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