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Registration Information for the 2004
1st Conference on Advanced Nanotechnology

This form may be printed and faxed
Use secure web form
Phone 650-917-1122 or email

Registration Fees

Registration fees include: General session which begins on Friday morning and ends Sunday afternoon; poster sessions; and Friday, Saturday, and Sunday lunch. (There is a "no lunch" option that does not include lunch on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.)

Optional Event:

  • Prize Banquet: Friday Dinner
    An optional item at the conference is the annual Foresight Institute Feynman Prize Banquet Dinner. The Banquet Dinner is held on Friday, October 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM and includes the presentation of prizes to the 2004 Prize Winners.
Friday-Sunday 0ct. 22-24, 2004    

Conference with LUNCH (Oct. 22-24)
Three day (Fri, Sat, Sun)   $595
Two day (Fri, Sat · Fri, Sun · Sat, Sun)   $415
One day (Fri · Sat · Sun)   $230
Full-time Student (Fri, Sat, Sun)**   $230

Conference with NO LUNCHES* (Oct. 22-24)
Three day (Fri, Sat, Sun)   $495
Two day (Fri, Sat · Fri, Sun · Sat, Sun)   $335
One day (Fri · Sat · Sun)   $190
Full-time Student (Fri, Sat, Sun)**   $135

Optional Items:
Prize Banquet (Fri, Oct. 22)   $80

** Full-time students must fax a copy of a current university student ID with the registration form.
* No lunch option omits lunch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Registration Forms

Payment may be made by VISA, MasterCard, check or international money order valid in the U.S. Make checks payable to the "Foresight Institute"; checks and bank drafts must be in U.S. dollars drawn on a U.S. Bank. Registrations with payment by credit card may be faxed.

Online registration closes Oct. 15, 2004. After that date, your registration may be faxed to 650-917-1123. Starting Oct. 21, all registrations will be accepted at the conference.

Questions: or call 650-917-1122.


Refund Policy & Special Needs

Refunds of registration fees can only be made upon receipt of a written request, dated no later than Monday Sept. 22, 2004, and are subject to a $75 administrative fee. Liability in case of meeting cancellation is limited to refund of registration fee. Program is subject to change at any time.

Special Needs

Participants with special needs should notify the organizers at least one month in advance. Please contact Foresight Institute, +1 (650) 917-1122, fax +1(650) 917-1123.


Accommodations and Travel

The 1st Conference on Advanced Nanotechnology will be held at the Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport. Conference programming begins on the morning of Friday, October 22, and ends Sunday, October 24, 2004.

Site and Accommodations

Crystal City Marriott
1999 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202 USA
Phone: 1 703-413-5500
Fax: 1 703-413-0192

Attendees are responsible for making their own reservations. Mention the Foresight Nanotechnology Conference to obtain the reduced room rate.

Group Rate: Rate of $99 plus tax—single or double occupancy. Mention Foresight Nanotechnology Conference when making reservations. The hotel reservation cut-off date is Tues. September 28.

Conveniently located less than 1 mile from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in the heart of Crystal City, the hotel connects to the Crystal City metro stop and underground shopping center. The Nation's Capital memorials and Smithsonian museums are all nearby.

Additional Hotel Options After September 28

Rooms are no longer avaailable at the Crystal City Marriott at the reduced room rate. A brief comparison by Foresight staff found that rates quoted may be a bit lower when utilizing Expedia or the hotel's own web-site when making reservations, rather than calling the hotel directly.

Days Inn Crystal City
2020 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 703.920.8600
Fax: 703.920.2840
Distance to Conference Site:   .11 Miles
Airport Shuttle Available
Within walking distance to conference site.

Econo Lodge National Airport
2485 S. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22206
Phone: 703.979.4100
Fax: 703.979.6120
Distance to Conference Site:   1.6 Miles
Airport Shuttle Available
Metro Subway Shuttle Available

Sheraton National Hotel
900 South Orme Street
Arlington,VA 22204
Phone: 703.521.1900
Fax: 703.271.6626
Distance to Conference Site:   2.1 Miles
Airport Shuttle Available
Metro Subway Shuttle Available

Airport Transportation

There is a free shuttle from Reagan National Airport.

Additional Shuttle information if flying into:

  • Dulles International Airport (IAD) or
  • Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI)

SuperShuttle is available. Go to ground transportation. No reservations needed for arrival. Reservations needed when departing.
$25 to/from Dulles Airport
$40 to/from BWI Airport

Town Car Service (up to 3 people can share): Contact Concierge at Marriott Hotel: Phone: 1-703-413-5500
Private Car Driver to/from Dulles Airport $55
Private Car Driver to/from BWI Airport $75

Marriott Crystal City Hotel is above the Yellow and Blue Metro Lines.


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