FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Location/Directions:
    The conference venue is Dewberry Hall inside the Johnson Center #30 on the grounds of the GMU Fairfax Campus. A list of directions from different DC area starting points can be viewed online.  A map of the Fairfax Campus is available online.
  • Parking:
    Shenandoah #42 and Mason Pond #40 Parking Decks are located just a short walk away. Parking at the Mason Pond Deck takes VISA, Master Card and cash at the main entrance. All other exits take VISA and Master Card only. The Shenandoah Parking Deck is 100% automated and takes VISA and Master Card only. Automated self-serve kiosks are available at the pedestrian entrance points as well. The parking charges are $3 per hour. More than four hours is considered all day, and the all-day rate is $15. More info
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Refunds are available up to 72 hours before the conference begins and must be in writing. Name substitutions allowed anytime.
  • Dress Code:
    Dress for the conference is business casual. Military attendees are encouraged to wear the uniform of the day.
  • Food and Beverage:
    While a continental breakfast will be provided, lunch will be available for purchase at nearby campus cafeterias/snack bars.
  • Event Attendance Guidelines for Government and Military Employees:
    It is the opinion of AFCEA International that in accordance with 5 CFR 2635.203(b)(4), all government employees (including military personnel) may attend this event at no charge and may accept snacks and refreshments available to all attendees. This opinion is based on the fact that the conference is open to all federal employees with an interest in the subject matter.
  • Photo/video/audio Recording Policy