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Conferencing and Special Events

The Conferencing and Special Events Group is located in room GE-140 in the Forrestal Building, with office hours from 7:00 am - 5:00 pm.

The office supports all your conferencing needs, including:

Headquarters Conferencing Facilities

Forrestal
Call (202) 586-6651 to schedule rooms.
Keys can be picked up Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., in Room GE-140.

Germantown
Call (301) 903-4352 to schedule rooms.
Keys can be picked up Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. in room E-055.

Conference Room Locations and Capacities
Forrestal Room Number                                    Capacity           
GE-086 (Large Auditorium) 192
GJ-015 (Small Auditorium) 53
GH-019 30
GH-027 30
GH-035 40
1E-245 100
4A-104 50
5A-084 10
5E-069 30
5E-081 30
6A-092 30
6A-110 30
6E-069 60
8E-037 15
8E-069 (Program Review Center) 65
8E-090 20
Germantown Room Number Capacity
A-410 45
E-114 14
E-301 45
G-207 35
G-426 20
Auditorium 317
Z-231 20

 

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Audio and Video Equipment

  • TV/VCR: Utilized to show videos of meeting, classes or events. These can delivered to the conference rooms on individual offices.
  • Screens: Utilized with projection equipment to show large images.
  • Camcorders: Utilized to video record meetings or events by the client.
  • LCD Projectors: Utilized with desktop or laptop computers to project the image on the monitor onto a large screen.
  • DVD Players: Utilized with a video monitor (TV) to play DVD discs.
  • Cassette Recorders: Utilized to audio record meetings or events.
  • Podiums: Utilized to support documents and displays during meetings.
  • Laser Pointer: Utilized on large projections to pinpoint specific data information.
  • Speaker phones: Utilized to allow large meeting to hear an outside attendee.
  • Display Boards: Utilized to display charts, graphs and pictures on 7'x10' panel board. Velcro is utilized to adhere material to the boards.

Broadcast Services   

Broadcast Quality Television and Audio Production - Live and recorded production for training, conferencing, and special events.

Satellite and T-1 Transmission - Broadcast to DOE field offices, stakeholders, and news organizations.

Interactive Audio & Video for Conference Support - Video conference support for large audiences, extension of live television programming and distance learning. "Listen only" and full interactive audio connection for single or multiple off site conference participants.

Intra-facility Television Distribution - Local broadcast, reception of long distance learning, news feeds for recording, display and redistribution, recorded programming, in-house live feeds and satellite TV reception distributed on-demand to DOE/HQ facilities via Cable, Fiber and Microwave transmission.

Fixed Facilities

Forrestal Main Auditorium
Multi-camera television production facility capable of fully interactive audio teleconference and video conference via satellite and ISDN/IP based digital transmission.

Forrestal Small Auditorium
Multi-camera television production facility, capable of fully interactive audio teleconference and video conference via satellite and ISDN/IP based digital transmission.

Germantown Auditorium
Single camera television production facility, capable of fully interactive audio teleconference and video conference via satellite and ISDN/IP based digital transmission.

TV Production Facility
Multi-camera television production facility at Forrestal, capable of fully interactive video conference via satellite and compressed digital transmission using a wide array of set configurations and backdrops.

Studio Editing (Non-Linear)
Two broadcast program editing/effects, pre-production and post-production, and graphic development suites.

Duplication Facilities
Multiformat video and audio duplication of non-copyrighted DOE programming.

Engraving

The Conferencing and Special Events Group supports all your engraving needs, including:

  • Desk name plate requests
  • Office directory name changes
  • Wall plate requests
  • Room number
  • Special signage

To request engraving services please submit DOE F 4250.2 (pdf), Requisition for Supplies Equipment, or Service.

Requesting Passport and Visa Photographs

To better serve you, please call in advance to schedule passport and visa photographs.
Passport and Visa photos can be obtained by visiting:

  • Forrestal - Photography Lab located in room BH-071, (202) 586-1350.
  • Germantown - Conferencing Office located in room E-055, (301) 903-4352. Germantown office hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. No appointment is necessary but call to ensure a staff person is available.

Use this link to the Contact Us page for the Conferencing and Special Events contacts.

 

Last updated 09/17/13