8–12 January 2018
Gaylord Palms, Kissimmee, Florida

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Gaylord Hotel


AIAA has made arrangements for a block of rooms at the:

Gaylord Palms
6000 West Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, Florida 34746 USA

Room rates are $211 for a standard room (single or double occupancy) which does not include the non-negotiable $10 amenities fee* (applied at checkout). Applicable taxes will apply. One night’s room and tax is required when booking the reservation. This deposit is refundable until 72 hours prior to arrival. These rooms will be held for AIAA until 15 December 2017 or until the room block is full, then released for use by the general public. 

The Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center has a $10 per day plus tax, per room amenities fee. This fee includes:

  • Complimentary Walt Disney Transportation
  • Wireless internet access in each guestroom
  • Local phone calls up to 20 minutes ($.10/minute thereafter)
  • Bottled water (2 per room, per day)
  • Access to the resort’s state-of-the-art Fitness Center
  • Complimentary newspaper delivered daily

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Area Airports

  • Orlando International Airport (MCO) — 19.3 miles NE
  • Orlando Executive Airport (ORL) — 22 miles NE
  • Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM) — 8 miles SE
  • Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) — 50.1 miles N

Bus Stations

  • Grand Central Station — 11 mile(s) SE
  • Orlando Greyhound Station — 17.3 mile(s) NE

Train Stations

  • Amtrak Station (KIS) — 10.9 miles SE
  • Amtrak Station (ORL) — 18 miles NE

Car Rental

  • Renting a car? ACE Rent A Car is providing special discounts to AIAA 2017 Aviation Forum Attendees!  Use code AVIATION online at   WWW.ACERENTACAR.com or click here!


  • Gaylord on-site parking, fee: 22 USD daily
  • Gaylord valet parking, fee: 29 USD daily
  • Parking fees do not include tax, which is additional
  • For directions to the forum hotel, click here.

About Kissimmee

Kissimmee FL Old Town

Image Credit: Kissimmee Convention and Visitors Bureau

Located in the heart of the sunshine state, Kissimmee, Florida, offers the most adventure and best attractions on earth. Just minutes from Orlando, Kissimmee puts you right in the middle of all the activities and attractions that turn family vacations into experiences that last a lifetime. It's located next to world-class theme parks such as Walt Disney World® Resort, Universal Orlando® Resort, and SeaWorld® Orlando.


Florida ranks #2 among states for aviation and aerospace establishments, with more than 2,000 companies employng 82,000+ workers. As a result, Florida has a rich supply chain and talent pool benefiting industry businesses. It's no wonder industry leaders including Boeing, Embraer, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky, and so many more have significant operations in Florida.

Dates to Remember

  • Abstract Deadline: 12 Jun 2017
  • Manuscript Deadline: 05 Dec 2017
  • Early Bird Reg Deadline: 18 Dec 2017
  • Cancellation Deadline: 18 Dec 2017

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