Maintainers III: Practice, Policy and Care

Washington, D.C., October 6-9 2019

Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University

The third in a series of conferences that celebrates and unpacks the concepts of maintenance, infrastructure, repair, and the myriad forms of labor and expertise that sustain our human-built world.

MIII Attendee Resources

Maintainers III: Practice, Policy and Care (MIII) is committed to an inclusive and uplifting experience for all attendees. We will update this page as we develop or identify additional resources for attendees.

Venue Information

Maintainers III (MIII) will take place at the Kellogg Conference Hotel on the campus of Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. The Kellogg Conference Hotel is 1.5 miles away from Capitol Hill, 2 miles from the National Mall and .9 miles to the NoMa-Gallaudet University New York Avenue METRO station. We will continue to update this page with venue floor plans and other details. Please review the Accessibility FAQ below for more information regarding gender neutral restrooms, wheelchair accessibility, maternal care space and fragrance policies.

Maps and Floorplans

Code of Conduct

We collaborate best when we feel safe, heard and respected. Please review the Maintainers III Code of Conduct prior to joining us in D.C.

Accessibility FAQ

The Maintainers III is committed to making accessibility one of our foremost priorities. We want to work collectively to ensure that the conference is inclusive to the diversity of scholars, practitioners, activists, and all participants that will join us for these three days. As such, we ask all participants review the Maintainers III Accessibility FAQ and let us know what additional accessibility questions you may have.


The Maintainers III conference is unfortunately unable to provide on-site childcare, however, there are options available in the Washington, D.C. area close to Gallaudet University. Please see below for more information

Hotel and Lodging

Our host hotel, the Kellogg Conference Hotel, is set on the beautiful campus of Gallaudet University and offers a variety of rooms. Overnight parking is $35/per night. (NOTE: Day parking for all attendees is complementary.)

Other nearby hotels (in order by distance from Kellogg Center Hotel):

Hampton Inn Washington, DC NoMa Union Station (0.3 miles)

501 New York Ave NE
Washington, DC 20022
Tel: 202-393-1001
Toll Free: 1-877-461-1402
Rooms from $149

Homewood Suites by Hilton Washington, DC NoMa Union Station (0.3 miles)

501 New York Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002
Tel: 202-393-8001
Toll Free: 1-800-CALL-HOME
Rooms from $280

Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC/U.S. Capitol (0.5 miles)

1325 2nd St NE
Washington, DC 20002
Tel: 202-898-4000
Toll Free: 1-888-236-2427
Rooms from $257

Hilton Garden Inn Washington, DC/U.S. Capital (0.6 miles)

1225 1st St NE
Washington, DC 20002
Tel: 202-408-4870
Toll Free: 1-888-728-3027
Rooms from $238

If You Are Driving to Gallaudet

  • All parking is in the 6th Street Parking Garage on campus, a short (~3-minute) walk to the Kellogg Conference Center. 

  • If you are staying at the Kellogg Conference Hotel, there is a $35/night fee for parking. 

  • If you are driving your car to campus for the day only, we have a parking pass that you can use to park for free. Contact for a file to print out ahead of time.

  • Please check the campus parking and traffic regulations for additional information.

Directions and Transportation

Additional Useful Information