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OpenKWS13 Evaluation Workshop Registration

NIST Open Keyword Search 2013 Evaluation (OpenKWS13)
Workshop Information


Registration for the OpenKWS13 evaluation workshop is available via the following link:


OpenKWS13 Workshop Agenda v2, updated June 12 2013


DoubleTree by Hilton BWI Airport
890 Elkridge Landing Road
Linthicum, MD 21090
Telephone: 410-859-8400
Hotel Website


The DoubleTree by Hilton BWI Airport will host the workshop as well as offer sleeping room accommodations for this event.

Reservations may be made through the hotel's reservation department by calling 1-800-DoubleTree. To ensure you are a part of the rooming block and properly charged the negotiated rate of $101, please refer to the booking code as: "IARPA's Babel PI Meeting". For your convenience, you may also make your hotel room reservation by clicking this link.

Rooms are available for reservation until either the cut of date of Sunday, June 16, 2013 or until the rooming block is full.

Note: Reserving a hotel room does not constitute a completed registration. Please submit your registration form via the link above.

  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM

Parking is complimentary.


Please note that NIST will not be providing any food or beverage at this event. The hotel offers several dining options, including:

  • Eden's Landing
    • Serves: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerEden's Landing Restaurant, located on the lobby level, offers a variety of menu selections. Breakfast buffet or ala carte breakfast menu are available. Menus feature contemporary American cuisine.
    • Location: Lobby level
  • Prop's Coffee, Snack and Sundry Shop
    • Serves: Fresh pastries, sandwiches, wraps, salads, breakfast sandwiches and fruit and yogurt parfaits. Also available are chips, cookies, microwaveable treats, ice creams, and other cold beverages.
    • Location: Lobby Level

Driving Directions

  • From Baltimore-Washington International (BWI):
    • Distance: 2.0 MI/3.22 KM North of hotel
    • Start out going northwest toward I-195 West.
    • Turn left on Terminal Road.
    • Turn left on Elkridge Landing Road.
    • The hotel is on the left.
  • From Reagan National Airport (DCA):
    • Distance: 42.0 MI/67.59 KM South of hotel
    • Merge onto I-395 N toward Washington.
    • Take I-295 South.
    • Take I-695 South toward Pennsylvania Avenue.
    • Merge onto DC-295 North via the ramp on the left.
    • Take the West Nursery Road exit.
    • Turn right on Winterson Road.
    • Turn left on Elkridge Landing Road.
  • From Dulles International Airport (IAD):
    • Distance: 58.0 MI/93.34 KM South of hotel
    • Merge onto VA-267 E toward I-495.
    • Merge onto I-495 North.
    • Merge onto I-95 N via Exit 27.
    • Merge onto MD-100 East.
    • Merge onto MD-295 N via Exit 9B.
    • Take the West Nursery Road exit.
    • Turn right on Winterson Road.
    • Turn left on Elkridge Landing Road.


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Created June 7, 2013, Updated June 12, 2013