63rd Annual Symposium & Banquet - Hotel Reservations

The Society of Experimental Test Pilots is pleased to announce the

63rd Annual Symposium & Banquet

25-28 September 2019

The Grand Californian Hotel ~ Anaheim, California

We recommend that you book a room early to ensure you receive the group rate, even if you are uncertain of your attendance.  You can always cancel the room if necessary (please review the hotel cancellation policy).  The last day to book a room at the group rate is 4 September 2019 unless the block sells out prior to this date.

If you already have a reservation with the hotel but determine you are unable to attend, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to cancel your reservation.  Rather than contacting the hotel to do this, please contact Laurie so that your reservation can be transferred to someone on the waitlist.

The room block at the Grand Californian Hotel, The Paradise Pier, and Disneyland Hotel have nights that are SOLD OUT!

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your arrival/departure dates and which hotel you are trying to book at so that your name can be added to the wait list.  In the meantime, we recommend you book a room elsewhere until it's determined whether or not we are able to secure a room for you at the group rate.

You may purchase discounted tickets to the theme parks with the hotel links listed below. Tickets are valid from 09/20/2019 through 10/01/2019.

Our ticket store closes at 9:00 PM PST on 09/22/2019 and we will NOT sell tickets at the Registration Desk.


Active Duty or DoD Employees: This year's government block will be located at the Disneyland Hotel.  Please click HERE to book your room at this rate if you are active duty military or a DoD employee.  I.D. will be required at the time of check-in.


To book a room at the group rate for The Paradise Pier or The Grand Californian Hotel, please click HERE.


Check this site often for updates.

We hope to see you in Anaheim!  If you have any questions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.