2017 Grid Evolution Summit – A National Town Meeting

July 25 - 27, 2017
Washington, DC
Conference Technical Program: July 25 & 28th

Travel & Accommodations for the Summit

Welcome to the Washington Hilton (SOLD OUT)

Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC


The Grid Evolution Summit will be held at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC (1919 Connecticut Ave NW). The hotel block is currently sold out. For nearby hotels we recommend. Please see below.

Alternate Accommodations

There are several other excellent hotels within a block of the Hilton that you may wish to consider. Please note: The conference is not offering a special room rate for any of these locations.

The Churchill

Located across the street from the Hilton on Connecticut Avenue, the Churchill Hotel is an intimate and elegant boutique hotel that offers modern amenities while echoing its original historic charm.

The Courtyard Marriott Washington, DC/Dupont Ciricle

Also across the street from the Hilton, the Courtyard Marriott Washington, DC/Dupont Circle offers contemporary decor and style that matches the unique ambiance of the Dupont Circle neighborhood.

The Normandy

The Normandy sits just off Connecticut Avenue, tucked among the stately embassies and tree-lined streets of peaceful Kalorama. The Normandy Hotel is a charming urban oasis after a long day of working or sightseeing in Washington, D.C.

If you need assistance or have questions about hotel accommodations, contact Charisse Raysor at (202) 559-2024 and we will be happy to assist you.

Getting to the Washington Hilton.

The closest airport to the Grid Evolution Summit is Reagan National (DCA). Dulles International(IAD) and Baltimore Washington International (BWI) are each about 45 minutes from downtown Washington, DC.

Amtrak train service also arrives in downtown DC at Union Station.

Welcome to the Summit. Welcome to the Nation’s Capital.


Getting around Washington, DC

The Washington Hilton is easily accessible by DC’s Metro transit system (WMATA). The north exit of the Dupont Circle Metro stop (Red line) is located about 4 blocks south of the hotel.

Taxi cabs and Uber cars are easily accessible in the area. Please note, you may experience difficulty calling an Uber of Lyft from the local airport.