We look forward to seeing you at SYNC 2019! This email contains important logistical information for your reference. 

If you have any questions or issues during #SYNC2019, please email terrence@healthhiv.org or syncinfo@healthhiv.org or call the SYNC Conference Office directly at 202-624-1706

ARRIVING AT THE HOTEL

We look forward to seeing you at SYNC 2019! This email contains important logistical information for your reference. 

SYNC 2019 will be held at the JW Marriott, located at Pennsylvania Avenue NW and 14th Street NW. Please note that there are two entrances. If you are arriving by car, you will want to navigate towards the 14th Street NW entrance. You also can access the JW Marriott by Metro Train via the Blue, Orange, Red, or Silver Lines to the 13th Street exit.

JW Marriott
1311 Pennsylvania Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 393-2000

Some registrants are staying at the Hamilton Hotel located just a few blocks away at 1001 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005.

 

WHERE TO REGISTER

Take the elevator or escalator down to the most lower level of the hotel, the Ballroom Level. You will notice that there will be signs directing you to the registration area across from SALON D.

Registration times are: 

  • Sunday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Monday: 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

You just need to show your ID to pick up your badge and conference bag. 

SPEAKERS AND POSTER PRESENTERS

SPEAKERS
All speakers should report to the Independence Room (Speaker Ready Room) at least 20 minutes before their scheduled session. The Speaker Ready Room is located next to the conference registration booth on the Ballroom Level. Follow signs for the Speaker Ready Room. Please bring an electronic backup of your presentation.

POSTER PRESENTERS
Posters will be displayed from Monday, April 15, 2019 to Tuesday, April 16, 2019 in Salons D and E on the Ballroom Level. Poster presentations should be set up by 9:00 am on Monday, April 15. Poster locations will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Please be available to present your poster on Monday, April 15 from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm during our SYNCing reception.

SYNC APP

Before you arrive – DOWNLOAD the #SYNC2019 app!

The SYNC 2019 program will be accessible exclusively through the SYNC 2019 conference website and app. Visit the SYNC 2019 App page for details on how to download the app on iPhoneAndroidBlackberry, and Window mobile devices.   

SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE

SOCIAL MEDIA

Follow SYNC 2019 on Facebook and Twitter, and tag yourself using hashtag #SYNC2019 and handle@SYNC2019

WEATHER AND ATTIRE

We are looking forward to seeing you. Right now the weather forecast is typical for  a spring day in April in Washington, DC. Please be sure to pack business casual for a cool spring day. If you plan to venture out and about during the evening, we recommend a lightweight jacket as evening temperatures will be on the cool side. 

PARKING NEAR JW MARRIOTT

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THE LOCAL AREA

We encourage you to enjoy the best of what Washington, DC has to offer while you are in town! Here are a few places that may be of interest.

Coffee
Starbucks: 1304 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Panera Bread: 1306 G St NW, Washington, DC 20005
Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken: 1308 G St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Maison Kayser: 1345 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Dinner
District Taco: 1309 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Mastro’s Steakhouse: 600 13th St NW, Washington, DC 20005
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab: 750 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005
McDonald’s: 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café:
Floriana: 1602 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Other:
(Pharmacy) CVS: 717 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005
(Performing Arts Theatre) Warner Theatre: 513 13th St NW, Washington, DC 20004
(Performing Arts/Theatre) Ford’s Theatre: 511 10th St NW, Washington, DC 20004
(Movie Theatre) Landmark’s E Street Cinema: 555 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20004
(Clothing) Macy’s: 1201 G. Street, N.W, Washington, DC 20005
(Clothing) T.J. Maxx: 601 13th St NW, Washington, DC 20005
(Clothing) Nordstrom Rack: 555 12th St NW Suite C120, Washington, DC 20004
(Wax museum) Madame Tussauds: 1001 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004