Attendee Information

International Travelers: Apply for your VISA as soon as possible to attend the December meeting. VISA processing times may be delayed. Please also check COVID-19 restrictions for travel to the United States and back to your country. 


Saturday, December 3 to Wednesday, December 7, 2022


Walter E. Washington Convention Center

801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001


Headquarter Hotel

Washington Marriott Marquis

Other Hotels near the Convention Center

Courtyard Washington Downtown Convention Center

Residence Inn Convention Center Washington

Renaissance Washington DC Hotel

Homewood Suites Washington DC Convention Center

Hampton Inn Washington DC Convention Center


Grand Hyatt Washington

Washington Plaza (student hotel)

Marriott Metro Center

The Darcy


Getting There

By Air:

  • Ronald Reagon National Airport (DCA)
  • Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
  • Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI)

By Train:

  • Union Station Washington DC is home to Amtrak, MARC and Metro Train systems, along with several bus lines

By Car:

  • Access to Washington, D.C. is via I-270 and I-95 from the north; I-95 and I-295 from the south; I-66 from the west; and U.S. Highway 50 from both the west and the east.
  • Parking is not available at the convention center. Parking is available at nearby hotels and street parking.
International Travel

Travelers requiring a VISA to the United States should submit a VISA application as soon as possible to attend Cell Bio in December. Travelers should also check rules regarding COVID-19 and travel into the U.S. and back to their country.

COVID-19 Health & Safety Protocols

As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, ASCB is closely monitoring evolving guidelines and recommendations. Review our safety policies and guidelines to learn how we plan to keep attendees safe and what is expected of each participant.

Meeting Code of Conduct

The American Society for Cell Biology Meetings Conduct Policy seeks to advance productive outcomes, with safety, full participation and belonging for all participants in Society meetings and supplements the Society’s general conduct policies. Cell Bio attendees are expected to follow all policies and terms set forth to participate.

First-Time Attendees

To help our community reconnect, ASCB is piloting Cell Bio Connect to offer intellectual, professional, and social support to first-time attendees, students, and those traveling alone. Participants will be matched with experienced attendees to help navigate and get the most out of the meeting.