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    What to Know Onsite

    What to Know Onsite

    Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center

    Brimming with authentic Texas style and hospitality, the awe-inspiring Gaylord Texan Hotel and Convention Center invites you to experience the energy and excitement of the Lone Star State. Overlooking beautiful Lake Grapevine, Gaylord Texan is just six minutes from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Underneath our signature majestic and climate-controlled glass atriums, you’ll find some of the most distinctive shopping, dining, and recreation options all under one roof!   Take a virtual tour!  Hotel Map 

    On-Site Check-in

     All advance registrants will receive an email with a registration barcode. In order to pick up your badge and conference materials, make sure to print the email that includes your ExpressPass barcode, and bring it with you to the conference. Simply scan the ExpressPass barcode at one of the ExpressPass stations in the registration area to print your badge and receive your meeting materials.

    Registration Hours

    Sunday, 6 January          1500-1900
    Monday, 7 January         0700-1900
    Tuesday, 8 January         0700-1900
    Wednesday, 9 January    0700-1900
    Thursday, 10 January      0700-1700

    Cyber Cafe (Internet Access) 

     There will be computers with complimentary Internet access for conference attendees:


     Monday, 7 January          0700–2000 hrs (Grapevine Ballroom Foyer)


     Tuesday, 8 January         0700–2000 hrs (Exposition Hall)


     Wednesday, 9 January    0700–2000 hrs (Exposition Hall)


     Thursday, 10 January       0700–1300 hrs (Grapevine Ballroom Foyer)

    Committee Meetings

    A good deal of important AIAA business takes place at the more than 200 committee and subcommittee meetings scheduled at ASM. AIAA committees provide incredible opportunities for networking, building your resume, and professional development. Stop in at a committee meeting to see how you can participate.


    AIAA Pavilion

    Rocketeers and Gentlemen Engineers Author Signing
    Tuesday, 8 January 1330-1415 hrs
    Location: The Exhibit Hall

    Meet Rocketeers and Gentlemen Engineers author, Tom Crouch, at the AIAA Pavilion in the Exhibit Hall on Tuesday from 1330 to 1415. Speak with the author and have your copy of Rocketeers and Gentlemen Engineers: A History of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics…and What Came Before signed. Rocketeers and Gentlemen Engineers will be on sale for $27.97 (org. $39.95) at the AIAA Pavilion. 


    Spacecraft Collision Probability Author Signing
    Wednesday, 9 January 1230-1315 hrs
    Location: The Exhibit Hall


    Meet Spacecraft Collision Probability author, Kenneth Chan, at the AIAA Pavilion in the Exhibit Hall on Wednesday from 1230 to 1315. Speak with the author and have your copy of Spacecraft Collision Probability signed. Spacecraft Collision Probability will be on sale for $55.97 (org. $79.95) at the AIAA Pavilion.  Book review (click here).

    30% Off All AIAA Books at ASM
    AIAA publications is offering a special show discount on all titles featured at ASM 2013. Attendees receive a 30% discount off the list price of all books for sale in the AIAA Pavilion. This show special will only be available during ASM. Also featured will be the entire 2013 AIAA Book of Month collection at their special month prices. Lastly, the title Augustine’s Laws, Sixth Edition; Norman Augustine, has been selected as the conference book of ASM and is on sale for $25.97. Take advantage of these super savings and visit the bookstore in the AIAA Pavilion.