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Digitization Program Office

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Conference Information

2017 Smithsonian Digitization Fair
October 18th and 19th

Washington, DC

 

Conference Contact
Digifair2017@si.edu 

 

Conference Location
The Smithsonian Digitization Fair is scheduled to take place at the S. Dillon Ripley Center in Washington, DC.  Please enter the building from 1100 Jefferson Drive.

Click here for a PDF map of Smithsonian Museums on the National Mall.

 

Exhibits-- Both Days

The Digitization Fair Exhibits will be an opportunity for visitors to learn about digitization projects at the Smithsonian from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT, so please drop by!

 

Lunch - On Your Own Both Days

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)

 

Hotels
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.

 

Transportation
We strongly recommend that you take public transporation or use a riding-share app to get to and from the Digitization Fair as parking is limited and expensive.  Click here for information about parking near Smithsonian Museums.

 

Metro
www.wmata.com
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)
Union Station
www.unionstationdc.com
50 Massachusetts Ave., NE
Washington, DC 20002

 

Airports
Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority
www.metwashairports.com

 

General DC Tourism Information
www.washington.org
www.culturaltourismdc.org