The Adapting to Climate and Energy Challenges: Options for U.S. Maritime Forces symposium will be held at

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Kossiakoff Center
11100 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, Maryland 20723


APL Campus/Parking Map
Suggested Accommodations

Driving Directions

APL is located on Johns Hopkins Road, approximately 1/2 mile west of U.S. Route 29.
There are several visitor entrances.

* Pond Rd.: Credit Union, Kossiakoff Center, and east campus, 0.6 miles from Rt. 29.
* Montpelier Rd.: Montpelier Research Park (APL offices), 0.4 miles from Rt. 29.
* APL Drive: Main Laboratory Entrance, 0.8 miles from Rt. 29.
* Building 26 (Warfare Analysis Laboratory): Right turn onto Sanner Rd., second right
   entrance, west Campus
* Building 23 (Space Integration Test Facility): Right turn onto Sanner Rd., 0.8 miles
   from Johns Hopkins Road, right turn to Building 23, north campus

From Washington, DC, and the Capital Beltway (I-495):

* Take I-95 north toward Baltimore
* Go 8 miles and take MD Rt. 216 west (toward Scaggsville)
* Go 1.2 miles, turn right onto Leishear Rd.
* Go 0.8 miles, turn left onto Gorman Rd.
* Go 0.7 miles, cross traffic circle and bridge over U.S. Rt. 29
* Road name changes to Johns Hopkins Road
* APL is on the right about a 1/2 mile past Rt. 29

Or:

* From the Capital Beltway (I-495), take I-95 north toward Baltimore
* Go 10 miles and take Columbia exit (MD Rt. 32 west)
* Go 2.5 miles and take Washington, DC exit (U.S. Rt. 29 south)
* Go 1.5 miles and take Johns Hopkins Rd.
* Exit onto Johns Hopkins Rd.

Or:

* From the Capital Beltway (I-495), take U.S. Rt. 29 north (Colesville Rd.) 10 miles and follow signs for the turn onto Johns Hopkins Rd.

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport:

* Take the George Washington Memorial Pkwy north
* Go 16 miles and take the Capital Beltway (I-495) east or north toward Baltimore
* Go 15 miles and take I-95 north toward Baltimore
* Go 10 miles and take Columbia exit (MD Rt. 32 west)
* Go 2.5 miles and take Washington, DC exit (U.S. Rt. 29 south)
* Go 1.5 miles and take Johns Hopkins Rd.
* Exit onto Johns Hopkins Rd.

From Washington Dulles International Airport:

* Dulles Airport Access Road to the Capital Beltway (I-495) east or north toward Baltimore
* Go 18 miles and take I-95 north toward Baltimore
* Go 10 miles and take Columbia exit (MD Rt. 32 west)
* Go 2.5 miles and take Washington, DC exit (U.S. Rt. 29 south)
* Go 1.5 miles and take Johns Hopkins Rd.
* Exit onto Johns Hopkins Rd.

Baltimore Area:

* Take I-95 south to the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) west
* Go 13 miles and take Columbia exit (MD Rt. 32 west)
* Go 2.5 miles and take Washington, DC exit (U.S. Rt. 29 south)
* Go 1.5 miles and take Johns Hopkins Rd.
* Exit onto Johns Hopkins Rd.

From Baltimore-Washington International Airport:

* Take I-195 to I-95 south
* Go 10 miles and take Columbia exit (MD Rt. 32 west)
* Go 2.5 miles and take Washington, DC exit (U.S. Rt. 29 south)
* Go 1.5 miles and take Johns Hopkins Rd.
* Exit onto Johns Hopkins Rd.

From NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center:

* Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (I-295) north approx. 10 miles
* Exit on Rt 32 west, approx. 5 miles
* Exit on Rt. 29 south
* Go 1.5 miles and bear right to Johns Hopkins Rd.

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Suggested Accommodations
(Room rates cannot be guaranteed, except as noted; limited availability;
approximate one-way mileage to APL is shown.)

The Sheraton Columbia (5 miles)
800-638-2817 or 410-730-3900
10207 Wincopin Cir.
Columbia, MD  21044

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Sheraton Columbia Hotel at the rate of $105.00 per night until March 28. If you call the hotel direct to reserve your room you must state that you are part of the "Climate and Energy Symposium at APL". Guests must provide a valid credit card with the hotel at the time of reservation and check-in. All reservations are subject to 24-hour cancellation to avoid a charge of one-night room and tax against the credit card used to reserve the room.

To reserve your room on-line, select the following link with instructions provided: Climate and Energy Symposium or copy and paste this address into a web browser: http://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/res?id=1012022575&key=37C00.

NOTE: Round-trip complimentary shuttle service from the hotel to the APL Kossiakoff Center is available upon request at check-in.

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Best Western - Maryland Inn (7 miles)
800-528-1234 or 301-776-5300 
15101 Sweitzer Lane   
Laurel, MD  20707

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Courtyard Marriott (10 miles)
800-321-2211 or 410-290-0002
8910 Stanford Boulevard
Columbia, MD  21045

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Extended Stay America (7 miles)
410-772-8800
8870 Columbia 100 Parkway
Columbia, MD  21045

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Fairfield Inn - Calverton (19 miles)
888-228-2800 or 301-572-7100
4050 Powder Mill Road
Beltsville, MD  20705

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Hampton Inn Columbia (9 miles)
800-426-7866 or 410-997-8555
8880 Columbia 100 Parkway
Columbia, MD  21045

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Hilton Columbia (6 miles)
800-445-8667 or 410-997-1060
5485 Twin Knolls Road
Columbia, MD  21045

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Hilton Garden Inn Columbia (8 miles)
800-774-1500 or 410-750-3700
8241 Snowden River Parkway
Columbia, MD  21045

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Homewood Suites by Hilton (9.8 miles)
800-225-5466 or 410-872-9200
8320 Benson Drive
Columbia, MD  21045

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Red Roof Inn (near BWI Airport) (12.6 Miles)
800-843-7663 or 410-712-4070
7306 Parkway Drive
Hanover, MD  21076

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Residence Inn by Marriott (7 miles)
410-997-7200
4950 Beaver Run Road
Columbia, MD  21043

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Sheraton (BWI Airport) (18.9 miles)
800-368-7764 or 410-859-3300
International Hotel
7032 Elm Road
Baltimore, MD  21240

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Staybridge Suites (7 miles)
410-964-9494
8844 Columbia 100 Parkway
Columbia, MD  21045

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Turf Valley Hotel and Resort (14 miles)
888-833-8873 or 410-465-1500 
2700 Turf Valley Road   
Ellicott City, MD  21042

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