• Technical Conference:  31 October – 04 November 2021
  • Science & Industry Showcase:  02 – 03 November 2021

Discover Washington D.C.

Enhance your Experience beyond the Conference!

Washington Monument at night

Washington, DC, the U.S. capital, is a compact city on the Potomac River, bordering the states of Maryland and Virginia. It’s defined by imposing neoclassical monuments and buildings – including the iconic ones that house the federal government’s 3 branches: the Capitol, White House and Supreme Court.

Washington, DC is a place unlike any other. It's your home away from home with free iconic museums, award-winning restaurants, performing-arts venues such as the Kennedy Center, and more. Click here for more information on this dynamic city.


Area Attractions


National Postal Museum

The Smithsonian National Postal Museum is devoted to the colorful and engaging history of the nation’s mail service and showcases the largest and most comprehensive collection of stamps and philatelic material in the world.  The spectacular 90-foot high Atrium features three vintage airmail planes suspended high above guests, while the Historic Lobby offers a grand, Beaux-Arts-style space that features a rosette ceiling and elegant marble floors and columns.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

The national memorial to America’s greatest Civil Rights Movement leader stands between the Jefferson and Lincoln memorials.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most prominent leaders of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, becoming an icon through his incredible speeches and his use of nonviolent resistance. He led the famous March on Washington in 1963, where he gave his legendary “I Have a Dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.




National Air and Space Museum

The National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC has thousands of objects on display, including the 1903 Wright Flyer, Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis, and a lunar rock you can touch. In addition to our exhibition galleries, you may want to visit the Albert Einstein PlanetariumLockheed Martin IMAX® Theater, and the Public Observatory on the east terrace.

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