SCDIC In-Person Meeting (February 26, 2019)

Tuesday February 26

NIH Natcher Conference Center

9000 Rockville Pike (NIH Main Campus), Bethesda, MD 20892

Tuesday, February 26th: 8am – 4pm SC General Session Location: NIH Natcher Building (main NIH Campus), Bethesda, Maryland 20892 Please note that the NIH campus security requires visitors to show one (1) form of identification (a government-issued photo ID-driver's license, passport, green card, etc.) and to state the purpose of their visit.

More information can be found here. It is a 5-10 minute to Natcher from the security check point. Please allow enough time to go through security in the morning and walk ovewr to Natcher. Agenda The meeting agenda will be posted in January. Hotel: Residence Inn Bethesda Downtown, 7335 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. Hotel website Hotel Reservation Information: Reservation site: Group block reservation webpage Reservation by Phone: (800) 331-3131  Group Name: RTI International  Single/Double Occupancy Rate: $179.00/night (plus applicable state and local taxes) The hotel group rate cut-off date is January 25, 2019.

How can you actually use this?

Reservations made after January 25, 2019 are subject to availability at the prevailing rate. Please book your hotel rooms sooner than later. Hotel Check-In: 3:00 pm Hotel Check-Out: 12:00 pm FAQs What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? The main NIH campus is 1.5 miles away from the hotel.

Transportation options include taxi/Uber, metro, and parking at the NIH visitor lot.  What is the closest metro station to the hotel? The Residence Inn Bethesda Downtown is located between the Bethesda and Medical Center metro centers on the Red Line.

The Bethesda metro station is 0.1 miles away from the hotel.  What are my options for breakfast and lunch? Breakfast and lunch will not be provided. The Residence Inn Bethesda Downtown offers guests complimentary breakfast.


Attendees may purchase food from the cafeteria located in Natcher, open from 6:30 am to 2:30 pm. The weekly menu can be viewed here.  Is parking available at the NIH main campus? Short-term, metered parking and long term, attendant-controlled parking are available to visitors at a cost of $2 per hour for the first three hours or $12 per day.

More information can be found here. What can I expect for room temperature at the meeting? The room temperature for the meeting space is variable. We recommend dressing in layers or bringing a blanket to make sure you are comfortable.  How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please contact Taylor Swankie ( if you have any questions. .

NIH Natcher Conference Center

9000 Rockville Pike (NIH Main Campus), Bethesda, MD 20892