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Hotel / Venue

Hotel / Venue

Hotel

Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront
1550 N. Atlantic Avenue
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
http://www.hiltoncocoabeach.com/
1-800-526-2609

Room Reservations:
For online reservations, click here and input your information.
For reservations via phone, please call 1-800-HILTONS and reference the Group Code RASCAL

Registration

Registration

The Steering Committee will review abstracts, and select teams to move onto the 2020 RASC-AL Forum held in Cocoa Beach, FL in June 2020.
Each selected design team will receive a monetary award to facilitate full participation in the RASC-AL Forum. Details of the award will be communicated directly to each team’s faculty/industry advisor. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included with the registration fee.
Teams will be responsible for making all their own travel arrangements, including hotel reservations.

Transportation / Directions

Transportation / Directions

Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Melbourne International Airport (MLB) both offer convenient access to Port Canaveral, and are about 48 miles and 25 miles from the hotel.
Directions from Orlando Airport:

  • Take SR 528 East (Bee Line) for 40 miles until it becomes A1A South at Port Canaveral.
  • Go 5 miles on A1A South through Cape Canaveral and into Cocoa Beach.
  • The hotel is located 1 mile south of Ron Jon's on the left, directly on the ocean.

Appx. 45 minutes

Directions from Melbourne International Airport

  • Turn left onto Nasa Blvd to US 1
  • Turn left onto US1 North to SR404, Pineda Cswy
  • Turn right onto 404 East to Hwy A1A
  • Turn left onto A1A North and go 8 miles
  • The hotel located on the right side of the road, directly on the ocean.

Appx. 40 minutes

Agenda

Agenda

An agenda for the 2020 RASC-AL Forum will be made available in Spring 2020.

Note: All deadlines must be met by 11:59 PM EST on the date specified, unless otherwise indicated.

DateDescription
October 15, 2019Notification of Intent (NOI) deadline
October 31, 2019Extended deadline (10:00 AM Eastern) to submit questions for Q&A session
Question Submission Form
October 31, 2019Q&A Session with Interested Teams (2:00 - 3:00 PM Eastern).
March 5, 2020Deadline to submit proposals and videos
March 30, 2020Teams are notified of their Selection Status
April 17, 2020Stipends are Mailed
May 13, 2020Deadline for Online Registration and Payment for the 2020 RASC-AL Forum
May 13, 2020Deadline for Hotel Reservations at RASC-AL Group Rate
May 28, 2020Deadline to submit Technical Paper
June 15, 2020
5:00 PM EST
Deadline to submit Oral Presentation
June 15, 2020Team Check-In at RASC-AL Forum
June 15-18, 20202020 RASC-AL Forum in Cocoa Beach, FL