NASA Office of Logic Design

NASA Office of Logic Design

A scientific study of the problems of digital engineering for space flight systems,
with a view to their practical solution.

2006 MAPLD International Conference

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Washington, D.C.

September 26-28, 2006

Directions and Transportation



The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center is located on historic Pennsylvania Avenue in the heart of Washington, DC, within walking distance of the White House, the Capitol, Smithsonian Museums and other prominent businesses, historical sites and cultural organizations.

The International Trade Center is just minutes from three major international airports - Reagan Washington National, Dulles, and BWI - and has a Metro stop on site. In addition, an underground garage provides parking for 2,000 cars.



The Federal Triangle metro stop (blue and orange lines) is connected to the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center by a covered passageway. In addition, Metro Center (blue, orange, and red lines) and Smithsonian (blue and orange lines) are within easy walking distance. Metro runs weekdays from 5:30am until midnight; and weekends from 8:00 am until midnight. The last trains leave some stations prior to midnight; see last train times posted in stations.

NASA GSFC Shuttle Bus Service



From Points South
Take I-95 to 395. Follow 395 (approximately 8 miles) until you cross the 14th Street Bridge. Stay on the left across the 14th Street Bridge and follow 14th Street into town. Cross over Constitution Avenue and the Ronald Reagan Building will be one block down on your right.

From Points West
Take I-66 across the Roosevelt Bridge. Once across, follow signs for Constitution Avenue stay on and follow Constitution Avenue for approximately 9 blocks. Turn left on 15th Street and right on Pennsylvania Avenue. Follow Pennsylvania Avenue to 13th Street into our garage.

From Points North
Take 270 East to the Beltway 495. Take 495 South. The sign will say 495 South/Richmond. Stay on 495 for approximately 3-5 miles. Take the George Washington Parkway (only goes one way). Follow the Parkway for approximately 12 miles and take the exit marked Roosevelt Bridge. This road turns into Constitution Avenue. Turn left on 15th Street and right on Pennsylvania Avenue. Follow Pennsylvania Avenue to 13th Street into our garage.

From Points East
Follow 50 West to New York Avenue. Continue on NY Avenue until you come to 9th Street. Make a left on 9th Street and continue to Constitution Avenue. Make a right on Constitution, staying straight in the right lane. Continue and make a right on 14th Street. The building and main entrance are immediately on your right.



Public parking is available in the underground parking lot. Public access is available from 13 Street off Pennsylvania Avenue, from 6:00am until 2:00am Monday through Friday. After 6:00pm, and on weekends, there are two additional entrances on 14th Street. The clearance for public access parking is 6'8". Guests and attendees should allow themselves extra time as the lots are secure and all guests are screened upon entry and should make sure each person has valid picture identification. There is no overnight parking for guests.  Parking charges will not be covered by the MAPLD International Conference.


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