STEM+C PI Summit

Travel and Onsite Logistics

The summit will take place at the Westin Alexandria Hotel in Alexandria, Virginia September 18th - 20th.

The Westin Alexandria (Hotel Website)
400 Courthouse Sq., Alexandria, VA, 22314
Phone: 703-253-8600

Participants are responsible for their own travel and meals (outside the conference meals).  If you haven’t yet booked your room, please reach out to the hotel directly as the cutoff date for the negotiated group rate has passed.

Attire: The attire for this event will be "business casual".

Getting to Alexandria: The Alexandria area is serviced by the Reagan National Airport (Airport Code: DCA).

Getting to the Hotel: The Westin Alexandria is approximately 4.5 miles (20 minutes) from the Reagan National Airport.

Legislative Visits: Visit the Legislative Visits page for more information.

Local Area: For things to do, amazing restaurants, history and more visit

On-site Contacts: If you need immediate assistance on-site please call Amy Lozen at 734-645-9665.

Parking: Valet parking is available at an average rate of $36 per day.

Program Officer Visits: We have provided space at the hotel for individual PI meetings with Program Officers. Each program officer will have a specific room available to them for meetings. There are three time blocks when the meeting rooms are available (See tabs: Wed, 9/18 9-12, Thurs, 9/19 4:30-6 and Friday, 9/10 1-4). Please scroll to find your Program Officer’s currently scheduled meetings to determine meeting space availability. Contact your program officer to schedule your meeting – fill in your meeting information and then mark the check box once you’ve confirmed your appointment. PLEASE NOTE: YOU NEED TO CONTACT YOUR PO TO SCHEDULE AND CONFIRM YOUR MEETING.

Sign Up to Meet Program Officers

Projects Booklet: Download the STEM+C Projects Booklet

Questions: For any questions please e-mail

Temperature: In September, the average high temperature in Alexandria is 68°F, and the average low is 49°F. Hotel temperatures can vary so we suggest wearing layers for the meeting space.

Twitter: #stemcpisummit

Transportation: For comprehensive ground transportation information please visit the Westin Transportation link.