OSA Annual Conference

Dear members of the Oromo Community in DC, Maryland, and Virginia,

The Oromo Studies Association (OSA) cordially invites all Oromos in the area to attend the 31st Annual OSA Conference in Washington DC, July 28-30, 2017This year’s conference will be held at the prestigious George Washington University and the conference?will explore the Oromo gadaa heritage, knowledge, traditions and their contemporary significance.

OSA Annual Conference Time & Location:

Saturday, July 29th and Sunday, July 30th?from?9:00 am – 6:00 pm


Registration Information:
Members: $30
Non-Members: $45 
Students: $25
Marvin Center - The George Washington University
800 21st St NW (Corner of?21st Street & I Street NW) 
Washington, DC 20052

Parking and Metro Information:

Parking Garage Option #1: University Parking Garage (inside Science and Engineering Hall)
Parking Garage entrance is on H Street between 22nd and 23rd Streets – in the Science and Engineering Hall
Hours: Open 24/7
This self-service garage for visitors, accepts all major credit cards for payment?(no cash).
Weekend Daily Maximum:?$12
Weekday Evening Maximum Rate (after?5 p.m. until 2 a.m.):?$11
Parking Garage Option #2: G Street Garage
Parking garage entrances on both?20th Street and 21st Street between F and G Streets
Hours: Open 24/7
This self-service garage accepts all major credit cards for payment (no cash).
Weekend Daily Maximum: $12
Weekday Evening Maximum Rate (after?5 p.m. until 2 a.m.): $11
Metro Information
The OSA Annual Conference venue (Betts Theater in the Marvin Center) is conveniently located near the?Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro Station?(Blue, Silver and Orange Lines). The Foggy Bottom-GWU Station is located at the corner of 23rd St and I Street NW, which is just two blocks from the Marvin Center (21st Street and I Street NW). Click?HERE to see Metrorail Map.
For more information, visit?www.oromostudies.org
Oromo Studies Association