TENTATIVE DETAILS FOR 2020
Transportation - the hotel offers a shuttle from Dulles
Located just 4 miles from Dulles International Airport, the hotel provides free shuttle service. Call the Holiday Inn (number above) when you are ready to be picked-up. Attendees traveling Amtrak/Metro or driving should check the hotel website
UMA provides a shuttle from the hotel to the NTSB Training Center, courtesy of our transportation sponsor, First Priority Trailways, according to the following schedule.
Wednesday, December 2
- Shuttle from hotel to NTSB departs at 7:45 a.m.
- Shuttle from NTSB to hotel departs at 5:10 p.m. (reception in the hotel bar from 6-7)
Thursday, December 3
- Shuttle from hotel to NTSB departs at 7:30 a.m.
- Shuttle from NTSB to hotel and Dulles Airport departs at 12:30 p.m.
Boxed lunches will be provided on Wednesday for the networking lunch and a convenient "grab-and-go" bagged lunch will be provided at noon on Thursday as attendees finish up and head home.
Reception at the hotel - Wednesday from 6 - 7 p.m.
NTSB Training Center
Power outlets are available at most seats, so bring your laptops/tablets to take notes. Wi-Fi will be available onsite.
TWA Flight 800
On Wednesday afternoon, you will have the option of viewing the reconstructed center fuselage of the Boeing 747 that crashed in the Atlantic during the 1996 Summer Olympics. All 230 people on board died in the third-deadliest aviation crash in U.S. history. The reconstruction of the fuselage was the largest and most complex ever undertaken in the history of civil aviation and is used as a teaching and training tool at the Training Center. For more information regarding the crash of TWA 800, click here
For those having previously viewed the presentation and reconstructed fuselage, Ken Presley will be presenting a session about how to use the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse that becomes mandatory on January 6, 2020.