Organizers: Kari Heerman (USDA-ERS) and Wyatt Thompson (University of Missouri)

The IATRC 2017 Annual Meeting will be held December 3-5, 2017 in Washington, DC.  We will be located at the Capital Hilton.  The hotel is two blocks from the White House and walking distance to many restaurants, museums, and other attractions.

Theme Day, “Globalization Adrift” – December 3, 2017
Organizers:  Kari Heerman (USDA, Economic Research Service) and Wyatt Thompson (University of Missouri)

Confirmed presenters so far are Robert Lawrence, Amit Khandelwal, Meredith Lilly, Andrea Waddle, Chad Bown, and Harold James. These speakers and discussants plan to address the labor market impacts of trade and the distribution of gains, the role of existing trade agreements that are being renegotiated or might be revisited in the future, and a broader perspective on ebbs and flows of globalization.

Non-Theme Days – December 4 & 5, 2017
Organizer:  Jonathan Coleman (U.S. International Trade Commission)


REGISTRATION – Due November 1, 2017

Click here to register for the Annual Meeting.

FULL CONFERENCE:  The Registration Fee for the full three-day conference of $375.00 is due on November 1, 2017.  The fee includes breakfasts and lunches on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday; refreshment breaks; and Sunday evening reception.  The Registration Fee increases to $425.00 on November 1, 2017.  Full conference attendees are also able to register a guest to join the group for meals – either for all meals, or just for the Sunday night reception.

THEME DAY ONLY:  This year we will also offer a one-day only registration for Theme Day on December 3rd, for those who are only able to attend that day.  The registration fee is $90 and includes breakfast, lunch, a reception, and refreshment breaks.

A refund will be made, less a $25.00 charge, if cancellation notice is received by December 1, 2017.  Please notify Missy Sullivan at .

Note:  If you do not already have an account at the U of MN, please register as a New User.  Do NOT enter anything in the OPTIONAL Sponsor section of new user registration.  Please contact Missy Sullivan at if you have questions.


HOTEL RESERVATIONS – Due November 1, 2017

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The Capital Hilton
1001 16th Street NW
Washington, DC  20036

The IATRC group room rate is $182.00 per night (single or double), plus taxes of approximately $26.39 (14.5%) per night.  This rate is for a standard room with either one king bed or two queen beds for up to two people.  The triple occupancy room is $202 per night plus tax, and the quad occupancy room is $222 plus tax.  These group rates will be honored (3) days before and (3) days after the meeting based on availability.  (The group rate is no longer available 3 days before and after the event dates.)

All reservations must be guaranteed by a credit card with one night’s room and tax charged at booking.  Hotel check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 11:00 a.m.

The Group Room Rate includes complimentary wi-fi access.  Parking is $51 per day.  Health club access is $15 per day.



Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) is the closest airport to the hotel.  The hotel is an approximately 20 minute drive, depending on traffic.

Transportation between DCA and Capital Hilton

Super Shuttle: $16 per passenger (group rate), each way.  Reservations for the shuttle from the airport are not necessary, but if you prefer they can be booked online.  For more information and/or to book a Super Shuttle reservation visit the website for Washington DC Super Shuttle call (800) 258-3826.

Uber X or Uber XL:  Approximately $14-27 each way.

Lyft Line or Lyft Plus:  Approximately $15-21 each way.

DC Metro:  The Farragut West Metro station is approximately 3 blocks from the hotel.  The blue line will bring passengers from the DCA station to the Farragut West station in about 34 minutes.  Currently the fare is $2.40 each way.