Physical Security Guidelines
Access to the controlled unclassified sessions on Thursday and Friday will be controlled by security personnel based upon approved VAR, security clearance certification rosters, and completed (paid) conference registration. 

Delegates will not be allowed to bring electronic equipment of any kind into the conference area (e.g., portable telephones, pagers, computers, e-readers, digital assistants, organizers, dictionaries, recording devices, cameras, smart watches, fit-bands, any other device that may capture sound/pictures and/ or with wi-fi capability regardless of on/off state). A prohibited item check will be available for the aforementioned items. 

Luggage and other baggage items will not be allowed. All handbags and personal possessions will be inspected upon entry into the conference area, or as required. Note taking will not be permitted in or around the conference site during the controlled unclassified sessions. Books, magazines, flyers, brochures, and other paper products will not be allowed into the controlled conference area. Security spot checks may be made at any time. These items will not be secured in the prohibited items check area.

NDIA registration questions should be directed to Britt Sullivan at or 703-298-1514.

4/19/2019 - 10/11/2019
10/12/2019 - 4/29/2019
All Attendees

Cancellations and substitution requests must be made in writing, via email, to Cancellations received on or before October 11, 2019, will receive a refund minus a $75 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given for this event after October 11, 2019. Refunds will not be given for no-shows; if an attendee shows a balance and does not attend the conference, they will be invoiced for payment. Substitutions are welcome in lieu of cancellations.


NDIA is committed to providing a professional environment free from physical, psychological and verbal harassment. NDIA will not tolerate harassment of any kind, including but not limited to harassment based on ethnicity, religion, disability, physical appearance, gender, or sexual orientation. This policy applies to all participants and attendees at NDIA conferences, meetings, and events. Harassment includes offensive gestures and verbal comments, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, inappropriate photography and recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome attention. Participants requested to cease harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately, and failure will serve as grounds for revoking access to the NDIA event.