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Mikel Robinson
Executive Director

International Association of Wildland Fire
1418 Washburn Street
Missoula, Montana 59801 USA

(01) (406) 531-8264
Toll Free from US & Canada:
(888) 440-IAWF (4293)



Hotel and Travel

Conference Location and Hotel
The Marriott Inn & Conference Center, University of Maryland University College
3501 University Blvd, East
Hyattsville, Maryland 20783 USA

Considered a leader among hotels in College Park, Maryland The Marriott Inn & Conference Center, University of Maryland University College offers a state-of-the-art conference center; spacious guest rooms and VIP suites; and 40,000 square feet of flexible meeting space for social or business events. One of our hotel’s many accomplishments includes being named the country's first environmentally friendly hotel and conference center, receiving its LEED certification for using recyclable materials and energy-saving systems in every facility to ensure a positive role in the environment. In addition to its green efforts, our hotel’s staff makes certain that guests experience the utmost comfort with luxurious bedding and deluxe amenities. Adding to its allure, our hotel’s College Park, MD location boasts quick access to the University of Maryland, the FDA White Oak campus, and downtown DC monuments, museums and other historic attractions for your enjoyment during your stay with us.

The room block at the conference hotel has expired however we still have some rooms available. Please contact me at 406-531-8264 if you need a room.

Following are some alternate hotels that are nearby and will provide shuttle transporation to and from the Conference Location.

  • Greenbelt Marriott Hotel – 301/441-3700
  • Courtyard Greenbelt – 301/441-3311
  • Residence Inn Greenbelt – 301/982-1600

Room Sharing

If you are looking for a less expensive lodging option or if you are interested in sharing a room at the Marriott please email and we will do our best to assist you.

Check-in and Check-out

  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM


  • Complimentary on-site parking

Driving Directions

Click here for driving directions to the conference location.

Hotel Shuttle

The hotel will provide a complimentary shuttle from the Green Line METRO staions: Prince George's Plaza and College Park - U of MD. Click here for more information.


  • Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport - BWI - 30 mile(s) S

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport - DCA -  15 mile(s) SW

  • Washington Dulles International Airport - IAD -  50 mile(s) W

Other Transportation

Bus Station

  • Greenbelt Metro Station - can also get MegaBus 6 mile(s) E
  • Greyhound  4.7 mile(s) E
  • New Carrollton Metro Station  9.3 mile(s) SE

Subway Station

  • College Park - University of Maryland 2.4 mile(s) SE
  • Prince George's Plaza 2 mile(s) N

Train Station

  • New Carrollton Train Station 9 mile(s) NE
  • Union Station Amtrak  8.9 mile(s) SW
















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