Frequently Asked Questions

Please register online by Wednesday, June 13. Registration is open to all faculty and participation is limited to 42 registrants, so register early to guarantee your slot!

Due to the program format, onsite registration is not available.

Reservations can be made online or by calling the Homewood Suites at 202-628-4663 and requesting the ADEA group rate. The negotiated ADEA group rate is $219 plus applicable taxes (currently 14.8%) per room, per night for a single or double occupancy room. A $20 charge will apply for each additional guest after two guests per guest room. The rate is available based on guest room availability for up to three days before the event. The group rate is not available after the event.

A deposit by major credit card of one night’s room rate is required at the time of booking. The deadline for hotel reservations is Friday, June 15. There is no guarantee of the ADEA group rate or room availability for reservations made after the June 15 deadline.

To avoid loss of room deposit, reservations must be cancelled at least 72 hours prior to reserved arrival. Hotel check-in time is 3:00 p.m. or earlier as rooms become available. Check-out time is noon.

Written cancellations received by June 13 are fully refundable, less a $225 administrative fee. Written cancellations received from June 14 until June 25 will be refunded 50% of registration fee paid. Cancellations received after June 25 are not eligible for a refund. Refunds will be issued after the program has concluded. Please email cancellation requests to Shalonda King at

We are unable to accept telephone cancellations. Refunds or credits will not be given for failure to attend, late arrival, unattended events or early departure.

The program will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 11, with breakfast and conclude at noon on Saturday, July 14. When making your travel arrangements, please plan to arrive on Tuesday, July 10, so you may be well-rested and ready for the early program start on July 11. 

The recommended airport is Reagan National Airport (DCA), located just 6 miles and approximately 20 minutes from the Homewood Suites and the ADEA office. For more information, visit the airport website.


You may take a taxi, Uber or Lyft to the hotel. A taxi from DCA costs approximately $20 one way.


Metrorail is also an option for travelling to the hotel from DCA. To take the Metro, follow these instructions:

  • From Terminal B and C: Use either of two enclosed pedestrian bridges on the concourse level, which connect directly to the station.
  • From Terminal A: Exit the terminal to the street side curb, and board any “Airport Shuttle” bus. At the stops for Terminal B/C or Parking Garages B and C you can access an enclosed bridge that connects to the Metrorail station.
  • Once in the Metrorail station, take the Yellow Line toward Fort Totten.
  • Exit at Mt. Vernon Square/7th Street-Convention Center.
  • Exit the station turnstiles and go up the escalators; turn left at the top of the escalators.
  • Turn right (south) onto 7th Street NW.
  • Turn left onto L Street NW.
  • Continue onto New York Ave NW. Destination will be on the left.

The program will begin with breakfast at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 11, and conclude at noon on Saturday, July 14. When making your travel arrangements, please plan to arrive on Tuesday, July 10, so you may be well rested and ready for the early program start on July 11. 

Driving directions to the Homewood Suites can be found on the hotel website.


Valet parking for guests is available for $45 per day, including in and out privileges. Self-parking is not available.

Attire for the meeting is business casual. 
ADEA does not allow children to attend any conference functions. If children accompany a participant to the conference, arrangements should be made for their supervision. 

The 2018 ADEA Summer Program for Emerging Academic Leaders is a highly interactive experience, and participants are expected to attend all meals, receptions and team-building activities. You are encouraged to spend your limited free time with your peer groups and preparing for the following day’s activities. The program does not allow you to bring guests or family members to meals.  


If you have questions regarding registration, housing and transportation:
Please contact Nirah Forman at or 202-289-7201 ext. 133.


If you have questions regarding program content:
Please contact Jeffery Stewart at stewartj@adea.orgor 202-289-7201 ext. 151.