General Information 

Eligibility:

AUSA’s ILW Army Aviation Symposium and Exposition welcomes all AUSA members, employees or consultants of AUSA Sustaining Member companies, military and civilian government personnel, invited guests, and non-members that have an identifiable relationship with AUSA or the United States Army.

Registration:

Registration is available now to individuals at the following rates:

$400 - Government/Military Personnel
$700 – AUSA Sustaining Members
$900 - AUSA Members (Corporate, Individual and Life Members)
$1000 - Non-Members

The registration fee will increase onsite to the following rates:

$450 - Government/Military Personnel
$750 – AUSA Sustaining Members
$950 - AUSA Members (Corporate, Individual and Life Members)
$1050 - Non-Members

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 as we will be unable to reserve space until payment is received. Once your registration and payment are processed, a receipt will be available to print at the registration desk on-site. Refunds will be made for those registrants who cancel in writing prior to close of business 26 December 2012. No refunds for cancellations after 26 December will be provided. Registrations received after COB 26 December 2012 are not guaranteed for pre-registration. Late registrants may need to register on-site.

Registration Hours:

Wednesday, 9 January: 1300-1700
Thursday, 10 January: 0700-1800
Friday, 11 January: 0700-1300

Lodging:

Accommodations for this symposium have been arranged at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel directly at 301.965.4000. Based upon availability, the room rates for this symposium are:

Room Rate: *Prevailing Per Diem Rate

Room rates subject to applicable tax. Reservations must be made by Wednesday, 18 December 2012 to guarantee this rate. After 18 December, reservations will be made on a space and rate available basis only. In order to receive this special conference rate, when making reservations, you must mention the code “AUSA” and that you will be attending AUSA’s ILW Army Aviation Symposium. All individual reservations must be accompanied by one night deposit plus tax or guaranteed by a major credit card (and hotel will charge an attendee’s credit card for one nights stay prior to arrival). Deposits are only refundable for cancellations occurring three days prior to arrival. Check-in time is 1500 and check-out time is 1100.

Transportation:

Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center is located at 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745.

From Reagan National Airport: Follow signs to George Washington Parkway South (to Alexandria). Take George Washington Parkway South toward Alexandria. Veer right at the sign to Slaters Lane. Take a right at the traffic light onto Slaters Lane. Follow signs to US Route 1 South and merge onto US Route 1 South (N. Henry Street). Proceed on Henry Street through Old Town Alexandria. Follows signs to I-95 North (Maryland). Veer right at signs toward I-95. Veer left toward I-95 (Baltimore/Maryland signs) and merge onto I-95 North /I-495 East (Capital Beltway – Outer Loop). Cross Woodrow Wilson Bridge toward Maryland. Take Exit 2A toward National Harbor. Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street. Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center.

From Richmond & I-95 North: Take I-95 North toward Washington for about 94 miles. Take left exit onto I-495 East / I-95 North into Maryland for about ten miles. Stay to right, following signs for local traffic to National Harbor. Cross the Woodrow Wilson Bridge toward Maryland. Take Exit 2A toward National Harbor. Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street. Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center.

From Baltimore & I-95 South: Follow Airport Exit signs toward Washington, DC. Take exit 2B for MD 295 South/Baltimore Washington Parkway toward Washington. Merge onto 295 South toward Washington. Stay on 295 South for about 35 miles. Take Exit 1B (the very last exit on 295 South, past exit 1) toward National Harbor. Once on National Harbor property, turn right on St. George Street. Follow signs to Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center

Parking:

Self Parking:

0-1 Hour | $6.00*
1-2 Hours | $12.00*
2-24 Hours | $22.00*
Overnight Rate | $22.00*

Valet Parking:

0-3 Hours | $20.00*
3-24 Hours | $32.00*
Overnight | $32.00*

*All rates are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to confirm pricing.

Exposition:

AUSA’s ILW Army Aviation Symposium and Exposition will be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745. AUSA will offer extensive exhibiting opportunities for those Sustaining Members that wish to display their products and services. Exhibit materials will be sent to all Sustaining Member exhibit points-of-contact in August 2012. Military exhibitors are also encouraged to participate. For the floor plan, prospectus and contract see the Exhibitor Information portion of our website. Please consult your Exhibitor Kit for set up times.

For questions concerning exhibits, call or e-mail Rand Mead, Exhibits & Sponsorship Manager, at (703) 907-2678 or rmeade@ausa.org.

Exhibit Hall Open Hours:
Thursday, 12 January: 0900-1800
Friday, 13 January: 0800-1330

Sponsorship Opportunities:
We are pleased to offer several sponsorship opportunities for the 2013 AUSA’s ILW Army Aviation 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 Rand Mead, Exhibits & Sponsorship Manager, at (703) 907-2678 or rmeade@ausa.org.

Dress:

Military ACU/duty uniform and business attire for civilian attendees is appropriate for all functions.

Proceedings:

Electronic copies of the briefing charts will be available on-line after the conference. They can also be viewed via our web site. All sessions are open and for attribution.

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.

Disclaimer:

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