SHOULD I BOOK MY AIRFARE?
Yes, please make your own travel arrangements. You will be paying for travel through your grant.

SHOULD I ATTEND ALL THREE DAYS?
If you are a Big Data Program Research PI, you should attend the first 2 days. If you are a Big Data Hubs and Spokes PI, you should attend the second 2 days. If you are a PI in both programs, you should attend all three days. You should only attend the meeting that is specific to your award.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR THE HOTEL?
Click here to book your accommodations at our discounted group rate. The deadline for our special group rate is February 14.

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR POSTERS?
The workshop will provide easels and boards for the posters. The size of each board is 30 inches x 40 inches. The poster can be either vertical or horizontal (with a preference to the verticial format). The font type should be easily legible and sized to be readable at a distance of several feet or 2 to 3 meters/yards. The poster should include the project title, full names of the PIs, the affiliations of the authors, and information about your project objectives, progress made, and relevant references. Of course, you should include information that you think would be interesting to this audience (results, etc.).

IS THE POSTER REQUIRED?
Yes, it is a requirement for the Big Data Program Research PIs. It is highly encouraged for the Big Data Hubs and Spokes PIs.

WHAT TIME WILL THE WORKSHOP END ON THURSDAY?
We will be done with the main program by 4:30, but the Poster session and reception will follow in the evening.  

WHAT IS THE CLOSEST AIRPORT TO FLY INTO?
Reagan National Airport is 4 miles away. The hotel is about 1 hour from Dulles International or Baltimore Washington International.


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