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 2900 - Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) and Program Executive Officer Land Systems 2012 APBI 

2900 - Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) and Program Executive Officer Land Systems 2012 APBI 


"Lighten the MAGTF"

Event Number

Event Date

 to 5/2/2012

Event Location
Marriott Norfolk Waterside

Event Contact
Ms. Brant Murray at or (703)247-2572


Network with 1,000 industry participants; visit Product Manager booths; attend tutorials and hear USMC priorities for the coming fiscally austere environment.

Attend the ONLY ABPI focused solely on:

  • USMC acquisition
  • USMC critical requirements for innovation and sustainment
  • USMC platform acquisition priorities
  • USMC Product Manager assessments


Download/Print/View the current Agenda
(As of 4/27/12)  

Confirmed Speakers to Include:

  • Dr. John D. Burrow, Executive Director, Marine Corps Systems Command
  • Brigadier General Frank L. Kelley, USMC, Commander, Marine Corps Systems Command
  • Lieutenant General Richard P. Mills, USMC, Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration
  • Mr. James Smerchansky, Deputy Commander for Systems Engineering Interoperability, Architectures and Technology, MCSC
  • Mr. George Solhan, Deputy Chief of Naval Research, Expeditionary Maneuver Warfare and Combating Terrorism; and Director, Marine Corps Science & Technology
  • Mr. William E. Taylor, PEO, PEO Land Systems
  • Brigadier General Mark R. Wise, USMC, Marine Corps Warfighting Lab
  • Lieutenant General John E. Wissler, USMC, Deputy Commandant for Programs and Resources, HQMC

Confirmed Panel Topics to Include:

  • Information Systems & Infrastructure (ISI)
  • Product Group 14
  • Ground Transportation & Engineer Systems Product Group
  • (MAGTF) Command, Control, and Communications 
  • Infantry Weapons Systems Product Group


Marriott Norfolk Waterside
235 East Main Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 627-4200

Discounted self-parking is available for a rate of $15 in the Main Street Garage. Valet is offered at a standard rate of $26

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Lodging - Room Block Extended!

The Marriott Waterside Norfolk is sold out!

An additional block of rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside. To make your reservation, please call the hotel reservation line directly at (800) 627-8042. In order to ensure the discounted NDIA rate, you must make your reservation early and ask for the NDIA room block. Rooms will not be held after Friday, April 20, 2012 and may sell out before then. Rates are also subject to increase after this date.

Sheraton Norfolk Waterside
777 Waterside Drive
Norfolk, VA 23510
Reservations: (800) 627-8042

Government Rate*: Prevailing government per diem (Single/Double)
Industry Rate: $134.00 (Single/Double)

* The government per diem rate is available only to active duty or civilian government employees.  ID will be required upon check-in.  Retired military ID's do not qualify.


Online registration is now closed, but onsite registration will be accepted!

Registration Fees




(After 04/20/12)



Industry NDIA Member


Industry Non-NDIA Member


Additional Registration Fees

Guest Ticket - Reception
Please note: Access to the Tuesday Networking Reception is included with your purchase of full conference registration.


With your purchase of full conference registration, you are entitled access to:

  • General Sessions
  • Displays
  • Workshops
  • Continental Breakfasts, Networking Breaks, Networking Luncheons 
  • Tuesday Networking Reception (Guest Ticket is an additional $25)
  • Onsite Agenda and Meeting Materials
  • Post-event Online Speaker Proceedings (if releasable by Speaker)

Please register with a complete and accurate e-mail address.  You will receive an e-mailed confirmation as soon as your registration has been processed.

Payment must be made at the time of registration.  Registrations will not be taken over the phone.

Please register with the correct form of payment.  A $25 fee will be applied to those wishing to switch forms of payment.

Online registration will close at 5:00 PM EST on Friday, April 20, 2012.  You must register onsite after this date.

Cancellations received by Friday, April 20, 2012 will receive a refund minus a $75 cancellation fee.  No refunds will be given for cancellations received after Friday, April 20, 2012. Cancellations must be made in writing to  Substitutions to this event are welcome in lieu of cancellations.

Attendee Information

Appropriate dress for this conference is business for civilians and Class C uniform or uniform of the day for military personnel.

ID Badge
During conference registration and check-in, each Attendee will be issued an identification badge.  Please be prepared to present a valid picture ID.  Your badge must be worn at all conference functions.
Proceedings will be available on the web through the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) two weeks after the conference.  All registered Attendees will receive an email notification once the proceedings are available.

Special Needs
NDIA supports the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  For more information, please contact Ms. Brant Murray, Meeting Planner, at or (703) 247-2572 and reference Event #2900.    

National Defense
Advertise in National Defense and increase your organization's exposure at this event.  National Defense will be distributed to attendees of this conference, as well as other NDIA events.  For more information, please contact Mr. Dino Pignotti, VP Advertising, at or (703) 247-2541.

Organization Representation
Download/Print/View a listing of 2010 conference Attendee and displayer organizations.



American Systems       SAIC


By enhancing your brand with a Sponsorship, you will build a stronger perception from the audience and stand out from the crowd. Sponsorships are a powerful tool which you can use to maximize your company’s message while augmenting your marketing strategy.

Download/Print/View the Sponsorship Menu

For additional information please contact Ms. Brant Murray, Meeting Planner at: or (703) 247-2572.

Contact Info/Inquiries/Questions

NDIA POC: Ms. Brant Murray, Meeting Planner, or (703) 247-2572.


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