SSTI’s 2017 Annual Conference is being held at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel.

The Renaissance showcases quality accommodations and exceptional amenities. Conveniently located near Reagan National Airport, Crystal City and the District’s metro system, the hotel offers rooms and suites filled with perks like marble bathrooms and plush bedding. Stay active during your stay with a heated pool, state-of-the-art fitness center and nearby access to the Mt. Vernon multi-use trail. 

Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
2800 South Potomac Ave
Arlington, Virginia 22202

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Showcasing Innovation Economies in the Nation's Capital

As the location for SSTI’s 2017 Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. provides numerous opportunities for innovation policymakers and practitioners. The proximity to officials and legislators who guide federal policy makes the Washington location ideal for showcasing successful and emerging state, regional and local policies and practices that are creating a better future through science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.

The nation’s capital is also home to a thriving innovation economy, boasting the 6th-ranked metro for venture capital and 2nd-highest percentage of STEM occupations.


Washington and northern Virginia are easily accessible by air, car or train. 


The Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel is located at 2800 South Potomac Ave Arlington, Virginia 22202. The hotel site includes maps and additional transportation details.

Air Travel

The closest airport to the conference is the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), which offers direct service to many cities on most airlines. The hotel offers a complimentary airport shuttle (call 703-413-1300 for service) for this airport only. 

Washington is also served by Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI).


Self-parking is available at the hotel for a rate of $30 per day or valet for $35. Other lots are available within a few blocks.


Amtrak services Washington through the Union Station (WAS) stop. Routes with direct access are Cardinal, Acela Express, Capitol Limited, Carolinian / Piedmont, Crescent, Northeast Regional, Silver Service / Palmetto and Vermonter.


The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority provides bus and subway (“metro”) service through the region. The closest bus station to the hotel is the Potomac Ave. & Crystal Drive station (0.1 miles), and the closest metro stop is Crystal City (blue and yellow lines, 0.8 miles), although the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport stop (blue and yellow lines, 1.0 miles) is nearby and can be accessed by the hotel’s complimentary airport shuttle (call 703-413-1300 for service).

Taxis and rideshare services are also available.


Explore Washington

Washington, DC is home to renowned monuments, memorials and museums – many of which are free to access, five professional sports franchises, acclaimed theater and a dining scene packed with culinary talent and international cuisine.

Smithsonian Institution  ·  Capitol Building  ·  National Mall & Memorial Parks  ·  Arlington National Cemetery  ·  Washington Nationals  ·  George Washington’s Mount Vernon  ·  Arlington, VA