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 NTSB Boardroom and Conference Center

The NTSB Boardroom and Conference Center is the primary location for the National Transportation Safety Board's board meetings, public hearings, training, public forums, symposiums, and other events.

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Reservation Information

For Boardroom and Conference Center reservations or questions send an email to: reservation@ntsb.gov

National Transportation Safety Board Boardroom and Conference Center
420 10th Street SW
Washington, DC 20594
Phone: 202.314.6305

Conference Center ImagesThe Boardroom and Conference Center may also be rented for other functions. The facility consists of a theater-style auditorium and three separate conference rooms, all equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual components.

Conference Center lobby and entrance 

 


Directions

National Transportation Safety Board
Boardroom and Conference Center
420 10th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20594

 

Driving

The street entrance to the NTSB Boardroom and Conference Center is located on 10th Street SW running between D Street and Frontage Road, SW just below the L'Enfant Plaza Promenade. Public garage parking is immediately adjacent to the Conference Center entrance.

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Public Transportation

The L'Enfant Plaza Metro station is on the Yellow, Green, Orange Blue and Silver Lines. (Please see the Metro system map below. To plan a trip, see WMATA’s Trip Planner.

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Metro exit at 9th and D streets SW/L'Enfant Plaza Promenade (Escalator)

Follow the 9th and D streets exit signs to exit Metro into the L’Enfant Plaza Promenade Retail Plaza. Continue forward through a set of glass doors and enter the food court. Continue with the directions below through L'Enfant Promenade to the NTSB Conference Center.

Wheelchair Access via Metro at Maryland Ave. and 7th Street (Elevator)

From this location continue south on 7th street towards D Street SW. After crossing D Street, the L'Enfant Plaza Promenade entrance is directly behind the HUD building on 7th Street. This entrance has stairs and a wheelchair access ramp. Enter through a set of glass doors into the food court. Continue with the elevator/wheelchair access directions below through L'Enfant plaza Promenade and the G2 Parking Garage to the wheelchair accessible entrance to the NTSB Conference Center.

If you need assistance, contact the NTSB at 202-314-6290

 

Directions to the Conference Center through the L'Enfant Plaza Promenade, G2 Garage Parking and 10th Street SW

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From the L'Enfant Plaza 9th and D streets SW/L'Enfant Plaza Promenade Metro entrance, or the entrance behind the HUD building, enter through a set of glass doors into the food court. Take the first available right turn after Roti Mediterranean Grill. Continue to follow the corridor past the Post Office and Dress Barn towards CVS. At the end of this corridor you will see a sign identifying the NTSB Conference Center and a set of escalators immediately ahead. Take the escalator down to the Conference Center entrance.

For elevator/wheelchair access, after passing the Post Office, take a left through the double doors and continue through the corridor until you get to the elevator. Take the elevator to G2 parking. From the G2 parking level, follow the Handicap signage to the side entrance of the NTSB Conference Center.

From 10th St. SW, enter through the main entrance of the NTSB Conference Center.

If you need assistance, contact the NTSB at 202-314-6290

 

 

Features

  

Speaker view of theather style auditorium.The conference center consists of a theater-style auditorium and four separate conference rooms, all equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual components.

Other amenities include copier, telephones, sink, refrigerator, microwave, ice machine, and restrooms.

 

 

 

 

 

Auditorium

The centerpiece of our facility is a theater-style auditorium that seats up to 350 people with

1,682 square feet of flexible space in front of the theater.

Theater style auditorium filled to capacity with 350 people. 
 

Conference Rooms

Three conference rooms are available adjacent to the board room auditorium. Each has basic A/V services with some variation as to size and content of the rooms.

Image showing Conference Room A & B Conference Room A & B
  • Combined size 21’ x 39’
  • Optional divider to split rooms
  • Phone
  • 80" LED screen (Conference room B only)
  • Sink, refrigerator, microwave and ice machine (Conference room A only)
Image showing Conference Room C (Press Room)
Conference Room C (Press Room)
  • Size: 20’ x 25’
  • Phone
  • 60" LED screen
  • Viewing access to auditorium 
Image showing Conference Room D (Family Room)
Conference Room D (Family Room)
  • Size: 20’ x 25’
  • Phone  
  • Viewing/listening access to auditorium
  • Soundproof divider

Audiovisual Services

The NTSB Conference Center offers numerous state-of-the-art audiovisual services. Some of the most requested services are listed below.

  • Two 12' x 10' Rear Projection Screens (controlled separately)
  • Mult Box and External connections for satellite trucks or other press equipment
  • Projection capabilities to all conference center rooms
  • Live or delayed broadcast of events to Web sites
 

Computers

Laptop—you may request a computer to be provided, or use one of your own. Please see Audio/Visual specialist for details.

 

Large Rear Projection Screens

Two 12’x10’ rear projection screens with capacity for separate control function are available in the auditorium only.

 

Projection Screens

Each conference room is capable of operating separately for small gatherings, or they can be linked with the auditorium rear projection screens for larger multi space events.

 

Video Cameras

Six remote controlled  HD cameras are permanently mounted to the ceiling of the auditorium. If additional camera angles are needed, consult with our A/V specialist to arrange for changes to this space.

 
 
 

Microphones

Standard—tabletop and podium microphones are available for use in the auditorium.

Wireless—handheld and lavalier wireless microphones are available upon request.
 
 

Teleconferencing, Videoconferencing, and Webcasting

Teleconferencing is available upon request.

Webcasting and Videoconferencing, whether live or delayed, is available upon request. However this feature is limited to the auditorium, and at an additional cost.

A Mult box and External Connections for both audio and video feeds to satellite trucks and other press equipment.

 

Accessibility

Image showing wheelchair accessibility.The center can be easily accessed by wheelchair and is designed to accommodate persons protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Attractions and Landmarks

The Boardroom and Conference Center is located near some of Washington D.C.'s most popular attractions and national landmarks.

Brochure

Image of NTSB Boardroom and Conference Center brochure cover.