The Law, Justice and Development Week 2012 will take place on December 10-14, 2012 at the World Bank Headquarters, 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433 USA.
Most sessions will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise indicated on the agenda (e.g., evening receptions).
Please refer to the program agenda for information about content, time and location of sessions.
PUBLIC SPACE, IT ARRANGEMENTS AND MESSAGE BOARD
The Preston Auditorium Lounge will be made available to participants for networking. A free Internet connection and a message board will also be available. Please ask World Bank staff at the registration desk for details.
Registration closed on December 3, 2012 at 12:00 am Washington DC Eastern Time.
ENTRANCE AND SECURITY PROCEDURES
Registered participants will enter the building from the main entrance located at 1818 H Street NW.
A dedicated security procedure will be in place to facilitate security check, however we suggest that you arrive well in advance and bring a valid photo ID (such as your national passport).
Collection of identification passes will take place at the registration desk after completing the security check.
Throughout the duration of Law, Justice and Development Week, the registration desk will be open from 8.30 am.
Your identification pass will be valid for the whole week, please bring it with you every day.
For identification and security reasons, participants must display their identification passes visibly at all times while in the Bank premises.
The loss of an identification pass must be reported immediately to the registration desk or security personnel.
A limited space will be dedicated to tables for GFLJD partners that are interested in distributing information materials. Please contact the GFLJD Secretariat for details at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DISCUSSIONS AT THE SESSIONS
Participants are invited to actively participate in the sessions during the Question and Answers periods. It is at the discretion of the session’s Chair if the participants will use index cards to indicate their questions or be invited to use the microphones located in the audience.
The World Bank will provide reasonable accommodations for participants with disabilities as long as we are informed of special needs in writing at the time of registration. Please contact email@example.com to specify your accommodation needs.
Please be advised that it is the responsibility of participants to obtain a visa to enter the United States if applicable. You will need a passport that is valid for no less than three months following your departure from the United States.
Please consult the respective United States Consulate regarding United States visa application deadlines and documentation required http://travel.state.gov/visa.
Registration cancellations and/or requests for a refund must be received in writing at least 30 days prior to the start of the conference and must be addressed to the firstname.lastname@example.org. All such requests will be entitled to a refund of the total conference fees paid less a $50 administrative charge. Refunds will be credited to the account charged.
Cancellations and/or requests for refunds received in writing less than 30 days prior to the beginning of the conference shall not be granted and the full conference fees shall apply. Refunds will not be made for no-shows.
If you will not be able to attend the LJD Week 2012, please let us know through a brief email to email@example.com at least one week prior to the event.
ARRANGEMENTS FOR PARTICIPANTS
All event-related-expenses: travel, accommodation, medical insurance and other arrangements are the responsibility of participants.
To contact the Secretariat of the Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development please address your correspondence to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The nearest station on the Orange Line is Farragut West (about 2 blocks from the main World Bank building). The nearest station on the Red Line is Farragut North (about 3 - 4 blocks from the main building). For more information about the Washington, DC metro, see Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Most trains arriving to Washington, DC arrive at Union Station. To get to the World Bank, either take a taxi or take the Red Line Metro from Union Station to Farragut North. From there, it is about 3 - 4 blocks to the main World Bank building. For more train information, see Amtrak.
Airport- Driving Directions
(Directions provided by MapQuest)
Dulles International Airport - IAD
Reagan National Airport - DCA
Baltimore Airport - BWI
Participants are expected to make their own hotel reservations. We urge participants to make reservations as soon as possible since local hotels fill up quickly. For your convenience, please find a list of hotels in the DC area.
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MANDARIN ORIENTAL WASHINGTON DC
MELROSE HOTEL WASHINGTON DC
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STATE PLAZA HOTEL
THE CHURCHILL HOTEL
THE DUPONT CIRCLE HOTEL
THE FAIRFAX AT EMBASSY ROW
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THE GEORGETOWN INN
THE MADISON HOTEL
THE NORMANDY HOTEL
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THE RITZ-CARLTON, WASHINGTON, D.C.
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