General Information

The Westin Washington, DC Downtown

Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001, United States

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Kenes Group will obtain special accommodation rates for ANR 2025 participants. Please visit the accommodation page periodically.

As May arrives in Washington DC, the city experiences a delightful transition into warmer weather. Temperatures gradually rise, creating a pleasant and mild atmosphere. Daytime temperatures typically range from the mid-60s to the low 80s Fahrenheit (about 18-27 degrees Celsius), offering residents and visitors the perfect conditions to explore the iconic landmarks and vibrant neighborhoods.

Towards the middle of the month, a brief warming trend is predicted, with temperatures peaking in the mid-80s (around 29 degrees Celsius). However, evenings remain comfortably cool. Overall, the month promises a diverse range of weather, providing Washington DC with a picturesque backdrop for residents and visitors alike to enjoy the beauty of spring in the city.

The dress code for ANR 2025 is business casual for all occasions unless stated otherwise.

Washington DC, USA operates Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (UTC/GMT -4 hours) during the meeting period.

The official language of ANR 2025 Meeting is English.

The Meeting Organizer will send you a letter of invitation upon request. The Organizing Committee would like to clearly state that the letter is to help the participants to raise travel funds and visa purposes. It has no further financial obligations from the Meeting towards the participant. The Meeting Secretariat is only able to send you the letter of invitation after receipt of your registration and payment.

The Meeting Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Upon registration, participants agree that neither the Organizing Committee nor the Meeting Secretariat assumes any liability.

Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables.

The emergency call number in Washington DC, as in the rest of the United States, is 911. This number can be dialed for immediate assistance from police, fire, medical, and other emergency services.

In Washington DC, and throughout the United States, the standard power plugs and sockets used are of type A and type B. Type A plugs have two flat parallel pins, while type B plugs have two flat parallel pins and a grounding pin. The voltage used is 120V, and the frequency is 60Hz.

If you’re traveling to Washington DC from a country with a different type of plug or a different voltage, you may need a travel adapter or converter to ensure your electronic devices can be plugged in and operated safely.

Washington DC, being the capital of the United States, uses the United States Dollar (USD) as its official currency. The currency code for the US Dollar is USD, and it is denoted by the symbol “$.” Banknotes and coins of various denominations, including $1, $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100 bills, as well as coins such as quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, are widely used in everyday transactions. ATMs are prevalent throughout the city, making it convenient for both residents and visitors to access cash and conduct financial transactions in US Dollars.

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For exchange rates: www.xe.com

The Organizers cannot assume liability for any changes to the program due to external unforeseen circumstances.