Conferences

March 2019 (GY18) Winter Business Meeting

The Winter Business Meeting is the week of March 24, 2019.   Please expand the sections below for more information.

WBM Schedule

 

Sunday, March 24,2019

  • 9 am to 5 pm Board meeting at the HYATT House Sterling/Dulles
  • 6:30 pm to 8 pm Welcome Reception at the HYATT House Sterling/Dulles

Monday, March 25, 2019

  • Member meeting at the HYATT House Sterling/Dulles.
  • Breakfast will be provided for those staying at the conference hotel
  • Lunch is provided for all attending the meeting and dinner is on your own

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

  • Meeting at USGS, 12202 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA,
  • Breakfast will be provided for those staying at the conference hotel
  • Transportation will be provide to and from USGS
  • Lunch will be on your own at the USGS Cafeteria and dinner is on your own

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

  • Small Group Breakout Sessions in the morning
  • Field trip in the afternoon
  • Business Dinner at the HYATT House Sterling/Dulles

Thursday, March 28, 2019

  • Member meeting at the HYATT House Sterling/Dulles
  • Breakfast will be provided for those staying at the conference hotel
  • Lunch is provided for all attending the meeting and dinner is on your own
  • Conference will end by 4 pm

Registration, Conference Hotel and Airport Shuttle

Conference hotel

 Hyatt House Sterling/Dulles Airport-North  at 45520 Dulles Plaza, Sterling, Virginia

Airport shuttle

The Hyatt house airport shuttle operates from 5am – 11:30pm.   Airport pick ups are every hour on the ½ hour (5:30, 6:30, 7:30 etc.).  They pick up on the lower/baggage claim level outside of gate 2H. If you arrive shortly after the shuttle has departed, please give the hotel a call at 703.435.9002 and speak with the front desk to arrange a quicker pick up.  There are several Hyatt hotels in the area so please be sure to board the shuttle for Hyatt House Sterling!

The conference registration deadline was February 13th. 

If you need to purchase guest meals, please email 

USGS Security and Visitor Information

  • USGS requires all visitors to present government-issued identification for access to its facilities. State-issued driver’s license that are REAL ID compliant are a valid form of identification.
  • Please refer to the Real-id-enforcement policy for the most current list of states that are compliant with the Real Id Act or have been granted an extension.
  • As a prerequisite to access WI-FI at USGS, all guest users must have anti-virus software installed on their laptop and the latest virus definitions downloaded and applied.
  • Please view http://www.usgs.gov/visitors/ for driving directions to USGS, parking information and other visitor information.

Prior Conferences Programs and Presentations