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The National Women's Studies Association 2017 annual meeting will be held at Hilton Baltimore (401 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore MD 21201) and the Baltimore Convention Center (1 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21201) from November 16-19, 2017.

Three major airports serve Baltimore: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Maryland, as well as Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. (DCA) Just 15 minutes from downtown, BWI Thurgood Marshall offers more than 650 flights daily. 
Baltimore’s Penn Station is one of Amtrak’s busiest stations, serving more than 932,800 guests each year. Penn Station is easily accessible by I-95, I-83 and I-70.

  • Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is nine miles from the Hilton Baltimore.
  • Amtrak located at Baltimore Penn Station (BAL) is 2.6 miles from the Hilton Baltimore.
  • MARC Commuter Train (Camden Line) is 0.24 miles from the Hilton Baltimore.

The National Women's Studies Association has negotiated a group rate at the Hilton Baltimore (401 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore MD 21201).
Single/double guest rooms are available at the negotiated rate of $176.00++. Triple occupancy guest rooms are available for $196.00++. Quad guest rooms are available for $216++.  The cut-off date is October 14, 2017 at 5 p.m.  EST or until the block is sold out. Please note, as per hotel policy, one night deposit is required at time of reservation, but it is refundable up to 72 hours prior to arrival if the reservation is cancelled.

***The hotel reservations are done individually. NWSA does not book rooms for attendees. Please do not to give information to any unsolicitied phone calls besides the hotel directly. 

Room Sharing Forum 

NWSA has created a forum for attendees to search for roommates for the conference. To access, members can login to and click “Discussion Forums” on the left menu bar. Please note, only current members can post and respond on the forum. Disclaimer: NWSA cannot guarantee, coordinate or assist with room sharing.