Location & Venue

The 3rd IAFOR Conference on Educational Research & Innovation (ERI2023) will be held at Virginia Tech's Executive Briefing Center in Arlington, Virginia – located in the heart of the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area. This page contains information about the conference venue, including directions and access.

With state-of-the-art technology and beautifully elegant meeting rooms, the Virginia Tech Executive Briefing Center (EBC) is located on the second floor of the Virginia Tech Research Center – Arlington, just blocks from the Ballston Metro station and I-66, and in the heart of the vibrant Ballston area rich with restaurants, shops, and nearby hotels.

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) is a public land-grant university serving the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world community. The discovery and dissemination of new knowledge are central to its mission. Through its focus on teaching and learning, research and discovery, and outreach and engagement, the university creates, conveys, and applies knowledge to expand personal growth and opportunity, advance social and community development, foster economic competitiveness, and improve the quality of life.


Virginia Tech
900 N Glebe Rd
Virginia 22203
United States

Virginia Tech's Executive Briefing Center in Arlington

Access By Metro
The center is about a five-minute walk from the Ballston-MU Metro Station on the Orange and Silver lines. Exit the station and turn west on Fairfax Drive. Cross N. Glebe Road, the make an immediate left. The building is mid-block.

Details about using the Metro can be found on the WMTA website.

Driving Directions
From Washington D.C. (from the East)
- Take I-66* West to Exit 71 (N. Glebe Rd.)
- At the light at the top of the ramp, turn left (south) onto N. Glebe Rd.
- Turn right onto Ninth St.
- Turn right into the parking garage under the Virginia Tech Research Center, 900 N. Glebe Rd.

From Reagan National Airport (Domestic Flight)
Reagan National Airport Metro Station is connected to the concourse level of Terminals B and C at Reagan National Airport. The Metrorail system provides easy and affordable access to locations throughout Washington, Virginia and Maryland.
To get to the Executive Briefing Center, board the Blue Line towards LARGO TOWN CENTER. At ROSSLYN METRO STATION board the Silver Line towards WIEHLE RESTON EAST. Get off at BALLSTON METRO. The journey takes around 35 minutes and costs $2.60.

From Dulles International Airport (International Flights)
The Silver Line Express Bus provides a convenient, economical connection between Washington Dulles International Airport and the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station. The trip takes about 15 minutes and costs $5. From WIEHLE-RESTON EAST METRO STATION board the Silver Line towards FEDERAL CENTER SW. Get off at BALLSTON METRO – the journey takes around 28 minutes and costs $3.85.