2019 Smithsonian Digitization Conference, Washington DC
Pre-conference exhibits, October 1st (no tickets required)
Conference keynotes and panels, October 2nd and 3rd (tickets required for each day)
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Tickets are required on October 2nd and 3rd - there will be no tickets available at the door.
The conference will be recorded and available for viewing after the conference has concluded. Please check back here for the link.
October 1st Pre-Conference exhibits will be at the S. Dillon Ripley Center from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please enter the building from 1100 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, DC.
October 2nd & 3rd Keynotes and Panel Discussions will be at the Freer Gallery of Art, Meyer Auditorium from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please enter the building from 1050 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC. Please join us for coffee from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Click here for a PDF map of Smithsonian Museums on the National Mall.
Conference Exhibits—Tuesday, October 1st Only! No Tickets Required
The Digitization Conference Exhibits will be an opportunity for visitors to learn about digitization projects at the S. Dillon Ripley Center from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please enter the building from 1100 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, DC.
Information About Visiting the Smithsonian:https://www.si.edu/visit
Lunch - On Your Own
There are several Smithsonian cafes around the Mall, or you may want to try local food trucks or quick food options at the L'Enfant Plaza Food Court (about 5-7 minute walk from the S. Dillon Ripley Center and Freer Gallery of Art).
This is a short list of nearby hotels and is not an endorsement of any of the hotels listed. There are no special rates for the conference and no room blocks have been held.
We strongly recommend that you take public transportation or use a riding-share app or rental bike or scooter to get to and from the Digitization Conference as parking is limited and expensive. Click here for information about parking near Smithsonian Museums.
The closest metro stop to the conference site is the Smithsonian stop on the Blue and Orange lines. Multiple bus lines also run to and around the National Mall.
Trains (Amtrak, MARC, VRE, Metro)
50 Massachusetts Ave., NE
Washington, DC 20002
Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority
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