Modern Protective Structures 2024

Aug. 5-9, 2024

Arlington, VA

Workshop Location & Accomodations

Conference Location:

The Modern Protective Structures Workshop will be held August 5-9, 2024 at George Mason University's Arlington Campus.  

George Mason University (Arlington Campus)
3351 Fairfax Dr.
Arlington, VA 22201
P: (703)-993-8999 
All of the course lectures will take place at GMU's Arlington Campus in 1 Van Metre Hall. This is subject to change based on summer course finalization. You can also use the Metro (Virginia Square - GMU Station on either the Orange or Silver lines to reach GMU's campus).
If you are driving to the course and need access to parking, please reference the map here.

Hotel Accommodations: 

A block of rooms has been reserved at a nearby hotel at the Residence Inn by Marriott Arlington Courthouse (1401 N Adams Street, Arlington, VA 22201). Please note the block of rooms is limited, and rooms are reserved on a first come, first serve basis. The hotel is also conveniently located next to the Court House Metro Station on either the Orange or Silver lines that can be used to reach GMU's Arlington Campus for the course lectures:


Room Type Special Room Rate
Studio King Suite $176

Guest Rooms include: 

  • Hot Breakfast each morning
  • Full kitchen in sleeping rooms
  • Complimentary high speed internet access (WIFI)
  • Access to the fitness center, hot tub, and indoor pool
  • On-Site Parking for $29 per day


To secure a room within the MPS Workshop block, individual reservations must be made by no later than Thursday, July 4, 2024. Please be aware that the block of rooms reserved for the group is limited. Reservations can be made by phone or online. To make a reservation by phone, please call 703-312-2100 and provide the reservation agent with the name of the group: Modern Protective Structures (MPS) Course. To make a reservation online, please click here to go directly to the MPS group reservation page.