83rd International Meeting - 2021

Open to Full and Associate members and those invited by the CBA President.

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Saturday, July 31, 2021 to Tuesday, August 3, 2021
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Avenue Northeast
Washington, District of Columbia 20017-1803
United States

Event Details

Call for participation

The Washington area is served by three airports:

  • Washington National Airport (DCA): Aproximately 30 minute drive to CUA campus.
  • Baltimore / Washington International Airport (BWI): Approximately 45 minute drive to CUA campus. 
  • Dulles International Airport (IAD): Approximately 50 minute drive to CUA campus

Registration, Housing, Meal Plans

Provided national and regional guidelines permit large in-person gatherings, registration invitations will be sent via email in late Spring of 2021.

The registration fee which covers materials, breaks, socials, etc. is estimated at $190.

  • Availability: On campus housing is available only for the nights of Friday, July 30 - Tuesday, August 3 (check-out on Wednesday, August 4).
  • Location: (tentative, as there is ongoing construction) Millennium South apartments and suites
    • Each apartment contains a combination of single and double occupancy rooms that share a common living area and kitchen.

    • Each suite contains three single occupancy rooms that share a common living area. Each suite or apartment has its own full bathroom.

    • Free WiFi available in all living quarters.

  • Amenities: Each guest will get one linen packet placed in their room. pillow, pillowcase, top & bottom sheet, blanket, 2 bath towels (no hand towel or washcloth), bar of soap, and cup.
  • Keys: Each guest will get two key cards or keys.  One for the building entrance and one for their room. All doors automatically lock, so whenever you leave your room, you need your key card to get back in.  
    There is a fee for any lost cards or keys. 
  • Estimated fees are below.
 Number of
(apartment or suite)
 DOUBLE, per person
(apartment or suite)
1 night  $64   $58
2 nights $111 $100
3 nights $158 $142
4 nights $205 $184
5 nights $253 $226

Off Campus Housing

The Catholic University of America (CUA) campus is accessible is on the BROOKLAND - CUA stop of RED LINE of the Washington Area Metrorail (www.wmata.com).
Metro is the most convenient means of travelling in the DC metropolitan area.

The CUA portal offers several options for booking hotels in four different locations.

  • SILVER SPRING, MD is on the RED LINE – 3 stops north of the CUA campus.
    Silver Spring just 4.6 miles from CUA and 6.4 miles from Washington DC. Downtown Silver Spring has over 40 restaurants within a 5 minute walking distance radius.
  • NoMa-GALLAUDET U / NEW YORK AVE is on the RED LINE  – 2 stops south of the CUA campus.
    The No-Ma (North of Massachussettes Avenue) neighborhood consists primarily of office complexes.
  • WOODLEY PARK-ZOO/ADAMS MORGAN is on the RED LINE  – 10 stops west of the CUA campus.
    Adams Morgan is a multicultural neighborhood known for its nightlife and dining venues.
    • LINE DC
      1770 Euclid Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
      (14 minute walk to the Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan Metro Station)

Meal Plans

  • Estimated fees are below.
 Meal Plan  Fee
 9 meals
(SAT dinner - TUE lunch)
 8 meals
(SAT dinner - TUE breakfast)
 $  97
 6 meals 
(SAT dinner - TUE lunch, no breakfast
 $  82
 5 meals
(SATdinner - MON dinner, no breakfast)
 $  70
    • Location: The CBA meals will be taken in the CUA Student Restaurant on the 2nd floor of the Edward J. Pryzbyla Center - The Pryz (E-12 on the campus map).
    • Those purchasing a meal plan will receive a card programmed with the number of meals purchased.
    • The first meal is dinner on Saturday, August 1, 
    • À la carte (pay-as-you-go) is not an option.

    Other Dining Options

    • There are many dining options in the CUA-Brookland area.  
    • On the other side of Michigan Avenue, NE
      • &pizza
        666 Monroe St NE
        Open: Sun-Sat 11AM – 11PM

      • BGR Burgers Grilled Right
        655 Michigan Ave NE
        Open: Sun-Thr 11AM - 9PM, Fri-Sat 11AM - 10PM

      • Busboys & Poets
        625 Monroe St NE
        Open: Sun-Thr 8AM - 10PM, Fri-Sat 8AM - 11PM

      • Chipoltle Mexican Grill
        625 Monroe St NE
        Open: Sun-Sat 10:45AM - 10PM

      • Potbelly Sandwich Shop
        655 Michigan Ave NE
        Open: Sat-Sun 10AM-10PM, Mon-Thr 7AM - 9PM, Fri 7AM-10PM

      • Starbucks Reserve
        655 Michigan Ave NE 
        Open: Sun - Sat 5:30AM - 10PM

    On campus parking: estimated at $10 per day.

    • Those wishing to park on campus must register for parking via Guest Parking to purchase a temporary parking permit (surface lots only)
      You will need your license plate number, automobile model, and year to complete the online form.
    • If you are planning on renting a vehicle, you will need to purchase your permit onsite at the Office of Transportation and Parking Services in Pryzbyla Center 242.
    • The CUA parking regulations outline parking requirements for all who park their vehicles on campus.

    Off campus parking options

    Campus Shuttle: There will be a golf cart to shuttle those who require ambulatory assistance.

    PLEASE BE AWARE: Once the registration website is activated, the July 3 deadline for registration is a hard deadline. Once passed, a member WILL NOT be able to register for a room or meals. CBA has to give hard numbers to the host institution before our arrival upon which they order food, prepare rooms, order sheets, etc. These numbers cannot be altered after the registration deadline.   

    Exhibits / Book Displays

    Exhibitor invitations will be issued in late Spring of 2021.

    For More Information:

    CBA Office cba-office@cua.edu 202.319.5519


    Meeting Schedule




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