Annual General Meeting and International Conference

Annual General Meeting and International Conference

Annual General Meeting and International Conference


The 2024 AGM and International Conference of Young Scientists will take place at the:

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine building on Constitution Avenue.


2101 Constitution Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20418

Find more information (directions, visitor guide) here: Visiting Our Buildings | National Academies

Participation in the International Conference of Young Scientists: “Transformative and Inclusive Science for a Sustainable Future” is open to invited, registered participants. A registration link for invited guests will be published in January 2024.


Recommended Hotel: State Plaza Hotel, within walking distance to the venue.

All co-funded GYA Members, EC Members and GYA Office staff will be staying at the State Plaza Hotel:

2117 E St NW
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: +1 202-861-8200

Please note: The State Plaza Hotel requires all guests to present a credit card during check-in. This is also the case for rooms booked and paid by the Global Young Academy. If this won’t be possible for you, please write to by March 2024. 

Hotel information for self-bookers 

The Local Organising Committee has arranged a discounted price for self-bookers with the State Plaza Hotel: 

  • King size bed rooms (max. occupancy 2 persons) or 
  • Double bed rooms (max. occupancy 3 persons) 

are both available at USD 299.15 (including taxes) per night (without breakfast; breakfast will be available for GYA members at the venue 7-10 May). 

Bookings at the special rate need to be made by 18 April 2024 through this link, with the booking code 67D12X: NAS Global Young Academy GA 2024

Please note: The State Plaza Hotel requires a credit card during check-in, even if you paid the booking in advance.  

If you are a GYA member who has received a confirmation that your accommodation will be covered through co-funding, you do not need to make hotel reservations – except if you want to stay longer than the confirmed funded accommodation period.