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The 2022 Joint Statistical Meetings will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001.

Read the latest coronavirus information and FAQs about Washington, DC.

Local Information  

Local Information

Time Zone
Washington, DC, is in the Eastern Time Zone.

August tends to be very warm and muggy in Washington, DC. The morning and evening low temperatures are usually in the 70s F (21–22 C), while the afternoons tend to be hot, mostly in the upper 80s F (31–32 C). Websites providing basic weather information include www.weather.gov and weather.com.

More than 3,000 parking spaces are located within a three-block radius of the convention center, including surface lots and garages. Exhibitors and attendees are encouraged to use these public parking facilities. Parking regulations are heavily enforced in the convention center’s surrounding residential areas. There is no public parking at the convention center.

There are more than 100 restaurants located in downtown Washington, DC, alone, not including fast food, delis, and take out. Called “one of the most exciting restaurant cities on the East Coast” by Travel + Leisure magazine, DC’s culinary distinctions include James Beard award-winning chefs and AAA Five Diamond ratings and restaurants included on Esquire’s list of the “Best New Restaurants in America.”

We will keep you busy with JSM activities, but we do hope you find some time to check out some of the attractions Washington, DC, has to offer. Whether you are looking for museums, tours, historic sites, or one of the hundreds of free things to do, the nation’s capital has something for you.

Child Care
We have partnered with leading child care provider KiddieCorp to offer JSM attendees babysitting for children 6 months to 12 years old. Care will be located within the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for $12/hour. Parents should provide meals and snacks. Details, pricing, and reservation information is available on the KiddieCorp–JSM 2022 webpage. There is limited space, so reserve early.

KiddieCorp establishes all policies, and all questions should be directed to KiddieCorp at (858) 455-1718 or info@kiddiecorp.com.

Travel Information  

Travel Information

Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI)

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

Washington, D.C. is accessible via Amtrak.

Public Transportation
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA): DC’s subway and bus system is called “Metro”

MARC Train: this commuter train offers an inexpensive way to get to DC from BWI Airport

Amtrak: take the train to Union Station, in the heart of DC (station name online: Washington – Union Station, DC)

DC Circulator: this local bus system connects Union Station with Georgetown, the National Mall with Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and a seasonal loop around the National Mall

Accessibility Information  

Accessibility Information

If you have a disability that may impede your participation, check the box during the registration process that asks if you require special assistance and include a statement regarding your needs. The ASA Meetings Department will contact you prior to JSM. Appropriate accommodations cannot be ensured without prior notification.

Please visit the Destination DC website for more information about accessibility around the city.

See the Walter E. Washington Convention Center website for more information about accessibility at the convention center.

Most of the JSM events will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center; however, meetings and other events will be held at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC.

There is a special housing sub-block set up at the Marriott Marquis to accommodate JSM attendees with mobility needs. Please look for the sub-block in the list of options from the reservation link.

Equipment Rental
Scootaround (888) 441-7575
Rents manual wheelchairs and standard scooters

Express Mobility Services (877) 721-3129
Rents wheelchairs, motorized wheelchairs, and scooters

Key Dates

  • May 2, 2022 11:00 AM
    Registration and housing open
  • May 31, 2022
    Early registration deadline
  • June 1, 2022 12:01 AM - June 30, 2022 11:59 PM
    Regular registration (increased fees apply)
  • July 1, 2022 - August 11, 2022
    Late Registration (increased fees apply)
  • July 6, 2022
    Housing Deadline
  • August 6, 2022 - August 11, 2022
    2022 Joint Statistical Meetings
  • Program Participants
  • July 21, 2021 - September 8, 2021 11:59 PM
    Online submission of invited session proposals open
  • September 30, 2021
    Online submission of Continuing Education course proposals deadline
  • October 11, 2021 - October 29, 2021 11:59 PM
    Online submission of invited session abstracts open
  • November 11, 2021 12:01 AM - December 9, 2021 11:59 PM
    Online submission of topic-contributed session proposals
  • December 1, 2021 12:01 AM - February 1, 2022 11:59 PM
    Online submission of abstracts (all except invited papers and panels)
  • January 15, 2022
    Online submission of Computer Technology Workshop (CTW) proposals deadline
  • January 25, 2022 - April 5, 2022 11:59 PM
    Online submission of JSM Meeting & Event Requests
  • January 25, 2022
    Deadline to request registration extension for government agencies
  • May 31, 2022
    Draft manuscript deadline
  • May 31, 2022
    Speaker Registration Deadline