Meeting Resources

5th International Congress on 3D Materials Science
(3DMS 2020)

June 28–July 1, 2020 • Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill• Washington, D.C., USA

Housing and Travel

Congress Location
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C., USA, 20001
Phone: +1 (202) 737 1234

3DMS 2020 technical sessions, poster sessions, and social activities will be located at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.

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A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill at a special rate for your convenience. Accommodations must be secured by June 5, 2020.

Rate: $179/night + applicable taxes/service fees

Please note that congress rates are not guaranteed once the block is full or beyond June 5, 2020, whichever comes first.

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About the Hotel

The Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill features an on-site restaurant (the Article One - American Grill and Lounge), a pool, and complimentary Wi-Fi in all of the guest rooms. The hotel is within walking distance of the U.S. Capitol Building, famous monuments and memorials, and the Smithsonian Museums (that mostly feature free admission). You can learn more about everything that Washington, D.C. has to offer here.


The Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill offers valet parking for guests and visitors. Valet Parking at the following rates:

0‒2 hours: $33
2‒10 hours: $46
10‒24 hours*: $62 ($66 for oversized vehicles)

*Overnight rates include in-and-out privileges.

Please note that the parking garage has a clearance of six feet. Van and RV parking is available at nearby Union Station.

Airport Transportation

Dulles International Airport (IAD) is approximately 30 miles (~45 minute drive) from the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. Travelers can get a cab or ride share (such as UBER or Lyft) to the hotel from this airport.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is 5 miles (~12 minute drive) from the hotel. There is no airport shuttle, but the D.C. Metro runs from DCA to the congress hotel. Learn more about the D.C. Metro here.


The Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill accepts United States Dollars (USD) and most major credit cards. Local businesses and taxis also accept USD and most major credit cards.

Obtain a Travel Visa for Conference Held in the United States

Visa Application Process
Meeting attendees from countries that require a visa to enter the United States are reminded that the process of obtaining a visa takes a minimum of three months. You are strongly encouraged to plan ahead and begin the application process early.

The U.S. State Department website includes visa information concerning temporary visitors to the United States that may be helpful to you.

Please note that the Department of Homeland Security is implementing the Electronic System for Travel Authorization, which is expected to be mandatory for Visa Waiver Program travelers. Complete information is available on the Visa Waiver Program page of the U.S. State Department website.

Generate a Visa Letter
To generate an official visa invitation letter for this congress, please select an option below based upon your attendee status. To personalize the letter, follow the instructions and type in the information in the appropriate places. Then, print the letter and submit it along with other required documentation to the appropriate consulate/embassy. Please note that this letter does not guarantee you will be granted a visa. If you need additional assistance, e-mail Diana Grady, or call at 1–724–776–9000, ext. 256.


Letters for use in visa application packages will only be provided to individuals known to TMS, including:

  • TMS members
  • Presenters
  • Exhibitors and/or sponsors
  • Registrants
  • Attendees of one or more past TMS events

If you are neither a TMS member, nor a presenter, exhibitor, sponsor, or past attendee, then you must register and agree to attend the event for which the letter is requested.

TMS cannot send the letter to an embassy or consulate for you nor can we contact the embassy or consulate on your behalf. It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to obtain the necessary paperwork for entry to the United States. It is crucial for the success of the application to apply at least three months in advance. TMS may contact program participants (abstract submitters) to follow up on specific visa requirements and may provide customized letters and supporting documentation as needed.

For More Information

For more information about this meeting, please complete the meeting inquiry form or contact:

TMS Meeting Services
5700 Corporate Drive Suite 750
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
U.S. and Canada Only: 1-800-759-4867
Other Countries: 1-724-776-9000, ext. 241
Fax: 1-724-776-3770
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