Jack C. Taylor Conference Center Spaces


Lockheed Martin Auditorium

  • Plush, business-class seats with individual laptop tables
  • Extra space between aisles allowing for more legroom and ease of movement
  • Stage equipped with LED wall for presentation display
  • In-house capability for livestream, broadcast, and webcast
  • Theater-quality sound, acoustics, lighting, and overhead central-projection
  • Displacement ventilation system specifically designed to achieve optimal temperature control and superior air quality and to reduce contaminants and noise
  • Private green room with restroom located adjacent to the stage to gather speakers and VIPs
  • Capability to host classified discussions up to the TS/SCI level on a per-use basis

Atrium & HII Grand Foyer

  • Marble floors throughout
  • Skylights lining the Atrium portion
  • Convenient location outside the Auditorium for event registration, a welcome reception, or exhibit and sponsor displays
  • Perfect for a reception or seated dinner

Topside Terrace

  • Enclosed with full-length window panels that can be removed during warmer weather
  • Filled with natural light
  • Surrounded by lush greenery
  • Equipped with sound and lighting
  • Perfect for breakfast, lunch, networking breaks, social receptions, and seated dinners
  • Can be transformed for collaborative workshops, meetings, lectures, and more
  • Available for use year-round with its own integrated heating and cooling system

Severn Terrace

The Vice Admiral William D. Houser – Battle of Midway Terrace

  • Sweeping views of the U.S. Naval Academy and Severn River
  • Perfect for an evening reception or seated dinner under the stars or tented

Meeting Rooms

  • Uniquely styled and furnished
  • Can accommodate various layouts and number of guests
  • Equipped with built-in screens

U.S. Naval Institute

291 Wood Rd.

Annapolis, MD 21402