Travel & Area Information

Welcome to Washington, DC



ACES 2018 is excited to bring the leaders of ecosystem services back to the US capital. We hope that you have a pleasant stay and make time to take in some of our national treasures. For more information on attractions and dining options in Washington, DC, check out Destination DC.

Weather

December in DC is chilly with average highs in the mid 40’s and average lows in the low 30’s.

Current Conditions

Rental Car Discount:

Enterprise is pleased to offer ACES Conference participants discounted rental car rates prior to, during, and after the conference. To take advantage of these reduced rates, simply make your reservation through this link, which has the discount automatically built in. If making a reservation by phone (1-800-RENT-A-CAR), be sure to reference account #L430984 to receive the discounted rate.

Metro:

Washington, DC offers convenient transportation via the Metro Rail and Bus system. ACES 2018 will be held in the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, across the street from the Crystal City Metro station. For more information on Metro fares and service, click here.

Airports:

Ronald Reagan Washington National – DCA

2 miles, approximately 5 minutes to Crystal Gateway Marriott
Taxi and Rental Car Information | Estimated Cab Fare: $10 USD (One-Way)

Washington, DC/Dulles - IAD

27 miles, approximately 29 minutes to Crystal Gateway Marriott
Taxi Information | Rental Car Information | Estimated Cab Fare: $45 USD (One-Way)

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport – BWI

31 miles, approximately 41 minutes to Crystal Gateway Marriott
Taxi and Rental Car Information | Estimated Cab Fare: $90 USD (One-Way)

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The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible. While extending into every community of the state, UF/IFAS has developed a national and international reputation for its accomplishments in teaching, research and Extension.

UF/IFAS OCI

OCI stands for the Office of Conferences & Institutes. It is a full service conference planning agency at the University of Florida. OCI was created to support the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) mission to develop knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and to make that knowledge available to people to sustain and enhance the quality of life.

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Kristin Zupancic
ACES Conference Coordinator
  • Phone:
    (352) 294-3582
  • Email:
    kzupancic@ufl.edu
  • Address:
    2311 Mowry Road, Bldg. 78
    PO Box 110750
    Gainesville, FL 32611
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