I am traveling from outside of Washington, DC to attend the conference. Where can I find information about travel?
The hotels below are in vicinity of the conference venues. Please check back soon for information on special conference hotel rates.
DoubleTree Hotel - 1515 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20005 - (202) 232-7000
Washington Hilton - 1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20009 - (202) 483-3000
Capital Hilton - 1001 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036 - (202) 393-1000
Key Bridge Marriott - 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22209 - (703) 524-6400
Crystal Gateway Marriott - 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202 - (703) 920-3230
Fairfield Inn & Suites - 500 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 - (202) 289-5959
I need a visa to attend this conference. Where can I find information about how to obtain a visa?
The U.S. Department of State provides this information at: http://travel.state.gov/visa/. The conference organizers are not able to assist with obtaining visas.
Is there a registration fee for this conference?
There is no registration fee. The conference events are free.
I am unable to attend the event, but I would like to watch it online. Will it be live-streamed?
Yes, the event will be streamed live on the WPFD website.
Recordings of the event will also be available on the website.
How do I register for the event?
Registration is available here.
How do I get to the Newseum and National Press Club?
Both venues are accessible by public transportation. More detailed directions to the Newseum and National Press Club are available here.
Where can I park?
There is limited parking around the Newseum and National Press Club, so please arrive early for the event. See map for parking locations.
What events will be taking place at World Press Freedom Day 2011?
A full schedule of events is available here.
Whom should I contact if I have questions regarding the event?
For information regarding the World Press Freedom Day 2011 program, including for members of the press, please send your inquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org.