The 2009 URW Symposium will be held at

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

Driving Directions

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 Columbia Sheraton. You must state that you are part of the "Unrestricted Warfare Symposium Reservation Group" when you reserve your room. Please use this link: APL JHU URW SYMPOSIUM or copy and paste this address into a web browser: http://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/res?id=0812112818&key=8785F.
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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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Local Transportation

Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)
Airport information & passenger paging
410-859-7111
800-435-9294

Limousine service
301-912-0000
410-519-0000

Dulles International Airport (Virginia)
Information
703-572-2700

Reagan Washington National Airport (DC)
Information
703-417-8000

Taxicab
Columbia Diamond Cab
410-730-3400

Shuttles
 
The Airport Shuttle, Inc.
410-381-2772
1-800-776-0323

Train and Bus Services
AMTRAK/Metroliner
800-872-7245

Greyhound/Trailways Bus Lines
800-231-2222

Metrorail (DC subway) and Metrobus (DC)
202-637-7000

Transport Services
Travelers should call individual companies for specific services.
Additional information:
http://www.bwiairport.com/frames/1_howard_county.html

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Restaurants

 

16 Restaurants conveniently located near The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory's Kossiakoff Center:
Pasta Blitz of Laurel
7530 Montpelier Rd
Laurel, MD 20723
Tel: (301) 604-6444
Kloby's BBQ
7500 Montpelier Rd
Laurel, MD 20723
Tel: (301) 362.1510
Subway Sandwich Shop
7500 Montpelier Rd # 110
Laurel, MD‎ 20723
Tel: (301) 776-6446‎
La Palapa Too Mexican Grill
7500 Montpelier Rd
Laurel, MD 20723
Tel: (301) 725-3111
Asian Express Japanese Steakhouse
7500 Montpelier Rd
Laurel, MD 20723
Tel: (301) 725-8363
Chick-fil-A
10975 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, MD 20723
Tel: (301) 497.4497
Other local restaurants:

 1 King's Contrivance Village Center
 

Bagel Bin and Deli
8640 Guilford Rd
Columbia, MD 21046
410-381-1730

Best Hunan (Chinese)
8640 Guilford Rd
Columbia, MD 21046
410-381-9798

Mar Y Tierra (Salvadoran and Mexican)
8640 Guilford Rd
Columbia, MD 21046
410-290-7995

Michael's Pub
8640 Guilford Rd
Columbia, MD 21046
410-290-7878


McDonald’s
8640 Guilford Rd
Columbia, MD 21046
410-381-7938

Subway
8640 Guilford Rd
Columbia, MD 21046
410-290-7730

Trattoria E Pizzeria de Enrico (Italian)
8640 Guilford Rd
Columbia, MD 21046
410-381-1255

 2 Shaker Drive

Bombay Peacock Grill (Indian)
10005 Old Columbia Rd
Columbia, MD 21046
410-381-7111

The Kings Contrivance (American)
10150 Shaker Dr
Columbia, MD 21046
410-995-0500


 3 Minstrel Way

Pizza Hut
7106 Minstel Way
Columbia, MD 21044
410-381-8171

Subway
7106 Minstrel Way
Columbia, MD 21046
410-312-7270

Burger King
7106 Minstrel Way
Columbia, MD 21046
410-995-6540

Dunkin Donuts
7106 Minstrel Way
Columbia, MD 21046
410-381-5779

Taco Bell
7102 Minstrel Way
Columbia, MD 21046
410-290-6896

 4 Snowden River Parkway

House of India (Indian)
9350 Snowden River Pkwy
Columbia, MD  21045
410-381-3844

Akbar (Indian)
9400 Snowden River Pkwy
Columbia, MD   21045
410-381-3600
   
Papa John’s (Pizza)
9350 Snowden River Pkwy
Columbia, MD  21045
410-312-7277

 5 Snowden Square
 

Red Lobster (Seafood)
9011 Snowden Square Dr
Columbia, MD  21046
410-290-1677

Bertucci’s (Italian)
9081 Snowden River Pkwy
Columbia, MD 21046
410-312-4800

Boston Market (Chicken)
9061 Snowden River Pkwy
Columbia, MD 21046
410-312-0800

Ruby Tuesday (American)
9071 Snowden River Pkwy
Columbia, MD 21046
410-312-0917

 6 Lakeside Retail

Frisco Grille and Cantina (Mexican)
8865 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD  21046
410-312-4907

Hanamura (Japanese)
8865 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD  21045
410-290-2883

Noodles Corner (Asian)
8865 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD  21045
410-312-0088


Hard Times Café (American/Chili)
8865 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD  21045
410-312-0700

Quizno’s Subs
8865 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD  21045
410-312-3570 

Mongolian Grill (Thai/Asian)
8865 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD  21045
410-290-0690

 7 Dobbin Center
 
Mango Grove (Indian)
6365b Dobbin Rd
Columbia, MD  21045
410-884-3426
 
McDonald's
6385 Dobbin Rd
Columbia, MD  21045
410-995-0260

Wendy’s
6355 Dobbin Rd
Columbia, MD  21044
410-895-0984

Baja Fresh(Mexican)
6435 Dobbin Rd
Columbia, MD  21044
410-715-3933

Panera Bread (Sandwich/Salad/Soup)
6435 Dobbin Rd
Columbia, MD  21044
410-772-8632 

 8 Dobbin Square

Fuddruckers (Hamburger)
6486 Dobbin Center Way
Columbia, MD 21045
410-992-0916

Starbucks Coffee
6490 Dobbin Center Way
Columbia, MD  21046
410-772-5305


 9 Columbia Crossing

Romano’s Macaroni Grill (Italian)
6181 Columbia Crossing Circle
Columbia, MD 21045
410-872-0626

Chipotle (Mexican)
6181 Old Dobbin Lane
Columbia, MD 21045
410-872-8688

Don Pablos (Mexican)
6191 Columbia Crossing Circle
Columbia, MD 21045
410-290-1618

La Madeleine (Bakery)
6211 Columbia Crossing Dr
Columbia, MD 21045
410-872-4900


10 Center Park Drive

Asean Bistro (Asian)
8775 Centre Park Dr
Columbia, MD  21045
410-772-5300

Bangkok Delight (Thai)
8825 Centre Park Dr
Columbia, MD  21045
410-730-0032

Strapazza
(Italian)
8775 Centre Park Dr
Columbia, MD  21045
410-997-6144 

11 Inside Columbia Mall

-Aromi d'Italia 410-715-0674
-Auntie Anne’s Pretzels 410-730-8080
-Bistro Sensation 410-884-5120
-Boardwalk Fries 410-997-5209
-Bourbon St. Café 410-884-9920
-Chick-fil-a 410-730-9953 |
-Cinnabon 410-997-6911
-Famous Wok 410-730-4600
-Great American Cookies 410-997-4444
-Great Wraps 410-964-1122
-Haagen Dazs 410-964-9866
-Maggie Moo's 410-730-3313
-Mamma Ilardo’s Pizza 410-992-3888
-McDonald’s 410-715-7500
-Panera Bread 410-730-9666
-Popeye's 410-740-4372
-Sarku Japan 410-884-2909
-Starbucks Coffee 410-992-5974
-Steak Escape 301-596-1400
-Subway 410-992-9100
-Taco Grande 410-997-2333
-Teavana 410-740-1187
-Texas BBQ Factory 410-730-0412
-Wetzels Pretzels 410-992-3450

12 Outside Columbia Mall

P.F. Chang's China Bistro (Chinese)
10300 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD  21044
410-730-5340

That’s Amore (Italian)
10400 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD  21044
410-772-5900

Champps (American)
10300 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD  21044
443-367-0333

The Cheesecake Factory
10300 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD  21044
410-997-9311

Uno’s Chicago Grill (Pizza)
10300 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD  21044
410-964-9945


13 Clarksville Pike

El Azteca (Mexican)
12220 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029
410-531-3001

Dunkin Donuts & Baskin Robbins
12210 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029
(443) 535-0600

Luna C Grille (American)
6040 Daybreak Circle
Clarksville, MD 21029
410-531-7900

McDonald's
6095 Daybreak Circle
Clarksville, MD 21029
410-531-7950

Pizza Hut
12268 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029
410-531-5239

Subway
6030 Daybreak Circle
Clarksville, MD 21029
410-531-7982

14 Burtonsville

Domino's Pizza
15530 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, MD 20866
301-421-0112

Jerry's Subs & Pizza
15547 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, MD 20866
301-421-1984

McDonald's
15569 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, MD 20866
301-384-4630

Old Hickory Grille (American)
15420 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, MD 20866
301-421-0204

Pizza Boli's
13312 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, MD 20866
301-384-8900

Subway
15500 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, MD 20866
301-476-7490


15 Laurel Main Street

Red Hot & Blue (American)
677 Main Street
Laurel, MD 20707
301-953-1943

McDonald's
535 Main Street
Laurel, MD 20707
301-776-8534

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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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