General Information 

Photo courtesy of the Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association
Date: 7/26/2011 - 7/28/2011

Eligibility:  The AUSA ILW Combined Arms Maneuver Symposium and Exposition welcomes all AUSA members, employees or consultants of AUSA Member companies, military and civilian government personnel, invited guests, and non-members that are interested or have an identifiable relationship with AUSA or the United States Army.

 Registration Fees:  Pre-Reg After 21 July 
 Military/Government Personnel  $400  $450
 Employees of Sustaining MemberCompanies  $700  $750
 Corporate, Individual and Lifetime Members  $900  $950
 Non-members  $1000  $1050

We accept checks, American Express, VISA or MasterCard. We do not accept government form 1556 as payment.  Please do not send the registration application without payment; we will be unable to reserve space until payment is received. Registrations received after 21 July 2011 are not guaranteed for pre-registration. Late registrants may need to register on-site.

Last cancellation date: 15 July 2011

Refunds will be made for those registrants who cancel in writing prior to close of business 15 July 2011.
No refunds for cancellations after this date will be provided; email to request a refund.  Online registration is now available at

Registration Hours:
Tuesday, 26 July:        1000 – 1930
Wednesday, 27 July:   0730 – 1800
Thursday, 28 July:       0730 – 1300

Lodging:  Accommodations for this symposium have been arranged at the Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown Hotel, 1301 Wyandotte Street, Kansas City, MO 64105.  The Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown will honor the prevailing Government per-diem rate of $99.00.  Room rates are subject to applicable taxes. To book your reservation please call the hotel directly at (816) 474-6664 ext. 7500 or 888-233-9527. In order to receive the special conference rate, when making reservations, please mention that you will be attending the AUSA Symposium.  All reservations require a GUARANTEE by guest check, money order, or credit card. Cancellations will be accepted up to 72 hours prior to arrival.  Cancellations received within 72 hours prior to arrival will be assessed one night room and tax.

Parking:  The Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown provides self parking at the rate of $13.00 per day per day for overnight guests. The Kansas City Convention Center also provides parking at the current cost of $15.00 per car per day.
Please click here for a map of public parking areas in downtown Kansas City

Exposition:  The Symposium and Exposition will be held at the Kansas City Convention Center, 301 West 13th Street, Kansas City, MO, 64105.  AUSA will offer extensive exhibiting opportunities for those Sustaining Members that wish to display their products and services.  Exhibit materials were sent to all Sustaining Member points-of-contact, as well as other interested parties. Military exhibitors are also encouraged to participate. For questions concerning exhibits, please contact Rand Meade, Manager, Exhibits and Sponsorships, (703) 907-2678 or

Exhibit Hall Open Hours:
Tuesday, 26 July:       1730 – 1930 (Reception)
Wednesday, 27 July:  0900 – 1800
Thursday, 28 July:       0900 – 1300

Exhibit Hall Public Visitor's Hours:
Wednesday, 27 July:   1030 – 1130 and 1500 – 1700

Sponsorship Opportunities: AUSA is pleased to offer several sponsorship opportunities for the 2011 AUSA ILW Combined Arms Maneuver Symposium and Exposition. This is an excellent way to highlight your company’s participation at this important Army event. For questions concerning sponsorship opportunities, please contact Mary Wille, Coordinator, Exhibits and Sponsorships, (703) 907-2659 or

Dress:  Military ACU/Duty uniform and business casual attire for civilian attendees.

Proceedings:  Electronic copies of the briefing charts will be available on-line at after the conference.

Receipts:  Receipts for paid attendees will be available on-site at the registration self serve kiosk.

Inquiries:  Questions concerning this symposium should be addressed to the following:
AUSA, Industry Affairs, 2425 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA  22201-3326
Phone: (703) 907-2661 or (800) 336-4570 ext. 383    Fax: (703) 243-2589

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):
 Registrants with special needs who participate in our symposium will be accommodated to the fullest extent possible. If you need special arrangements, please advise us at the time you register.

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