The fifth International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement will take place at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency. The NIH campus is just 10 miles from the center of Washington, DC.

Natcher Conference Center

The ICAMPAM Congress will take place at the Natcher Conference Center (Building 45), part of the National Institutes of Health.

The Natcher Building is across the street and north from Building 38A and the National Library of Medicine.

Download the NIH Visitor Map

Locate The Natcher Conference Center on the NIH Visitor Map.

Access and Security

The National Institutes of Health, like all Federal Government facilities, has instituted security measures to ensure the safety of their patients, employees, guests and facilities. All visitors must enter through the NIH Gateway Center. You will be asked to submit to a vehicle or personal inspection.

All visitors must provide a form of government-issued ID such as a driver’s license or passport, and state the purpose of your visit.

Additional information related to access and security, including answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), can be found on the NIH website.

Getting to the NIH Gateway Center

The NIH Gateway Center is located adjacent to the Medical Center Metro Station at the South Drive entrance to campus from Rockville Pike / Wisconsin Avenue (Route 355). It combines visitor parking, non-commercial vehicle inspection and visitor ID processing, all in one location. The NIH will process all visitors in vehicles or as pedestrians.


Please note, visitor parking is limited at NIH. Visitors are encouraged to use public transportation such as the Metrorail subway system which has a convenient stop (Medical Center) on the NIH campus. Visit the Metro site for information on fares and schedules. Short-term, metered parking and long term, attendant-controlled parking are available to visitors at a cost of $2 per hour for the first three hours or $12 per day. Click here for a visitor parking map.