INFOCOM 2008 - TPC Meeting

October 27, 2007

General Information

The TPC meeting for INFOCOM 2008 will be held on Saturday, October 27th at The George Washington University, in historic downtown Washington, D.C. The meeting location is 1957 E St., which is situated a few blocks from places such as the White House, National Mall, and Capitol Hill. The schedule for the day is as follows:
Guidelines for TPC meeting attendees (Area TPC chairs and members):

Please indicate via EDAS your decision to attend the meeting and the dinner. All TPC members are invited to the TPC meeting. In order to put together a high quality program, it is important to have you participate in this meeting. For instructions on how to register for the TPC meeting and dinner, please see the webpage below:

For International participants: If you need a formal invitation letter to apply for a US visa, please contact us right away.

Wireless Internet access will also be provided to each attendee bringing their own wireless-enabled computer. Other equipment and services (e.g., projectors and printing) will be made available as needed.


A map showing the location of the TPC meeting site and other useful locations (hotels, dinner site, metro station, etc.) can be found here. The map is referenced throughout this page.


A number of hotels are located within walking distance of the TPC meeting location. Nightly rates typically vary between $150 and $200 per night because of the locations of the hotels. Examples of these hotels that are within 1 mile of the TPC meeting location appear below. A map showing the relative locations of these hotels and others to the TPC meeting location can be found here. Other hotels further away from the TPC meeting location may be cheaper, and still be relatively convenient to get to/from via the Metro.

Please be advised that hotel rooms should be booked as soon as possible as they tend to fill up early.


The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) provides rapid transit (Metrorail, "the Metro") for Washington, D.C. and surround areas. The metro station in downtown Washington D.C. that is closest to the TPC meeting is the FOGGY BOTTOM-GWU metro station. Click here for a map showing the relative location of the metro station. It is accessible on both the BLUE LINE and the ORANGE LINE. A map of all of the metro lines is here.

The most convenient airport serving downtown Washington, D.C. is Reagan National Airport (DCA). Either subway or taxi will provide cheap and fast transportation from this airport to the hotels mentioned above. Other airports that are slightly further away, but still accessible by rail train and/or bus are Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI).

Details for how to travel to/from airports, hotels, and the meeting site appear below.

From airports to hotels by: From hotels to meeting location by:


Dinner will be held on the day of the meeting at Bombay Palace at 7:30 PM. It is located at 2020 K St., and a map showing its location can be found here.

Visiting D.C.

For additional travel related questions, please contact: Amin Teymorian (, Liran Ma (, Suresh Subramaniam ( or Susan Cheng (

Also, if time permits, a variety of activities (many of them are free!) can be enjoyed in the D.C. area.


The IEEE INFOCOM 2008 TPC meeting is sponsored by the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The George Washington University.