U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
Thirteenth Judicial Conference

Thursday, April 14, 2016 • Friday, April 15, 2016

Knight Conference Center at the Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001

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USCAVC Thirteenth Judicial Conference

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Chief Judge Lawrence B. Hagel of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) summons the Judges of the Court, all persons admitted to practice before it, and all persons interested in the practice of veterans law to the Newseum, Knight Conference Center, for the Thirteenth Judicial Conference of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, to be held April 14 and 15, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

The conference theme is "A New Generation of Veterans, A New Generation of Challenges." The program will address many of the challenging issues faced by veterans law practitioners as veterans of the current conflict pursue claims for benefits from VA. The program will focus on the changing landscape of veterans law and will offer sessions that appeal to all who practice or have an interest in veterans law.


The Court's Thirteenth Judicial Conference will take place Thursday and Friday, April 14-15, 2016, at the:

Knight Conference Center at the Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Please note that the entrance of the Knight Conference Center is near the intersection of 6th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, beneath the "Freedom Forum" sign.
Knight Conference Center entrance


Please note that the closest airport to the conference location is Washington-Reagan National Airport (DCA).

A list of nearby hotels is provided for your convenience. There is no official hotel for the conference and the Court does not endorse any of the properties listed here.

Lodging SiteAddressPhone
Hyatt Regency Washington 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington DC 20001 202-737-1234
Courtyard Marriott Washington Convention Center 900 F Street NW, Washington DC 20004 202-638-4600
Holiday Inn Capitol 550 C St SW, Washington DC 20024 202-479-4000
Fairfield Inn & Suites 500 H St NW, Washington DC 20001 202-289-5959
The Liaison Capitol Hill 415 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington DC 20001 202-638-1616
Hampton Inn Reagan National Airport 2000 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202 703-418-8181