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 4560 - 57th Annual Fuze Conference 

4560 - 57th Annual Fuze Conference 


Collaboration for Fuzing Challenges

Event Number

Event Date

 to 7/31/2014

Event Location
Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott

Event Contact
Kimberly Williams, CMP at or (703)247-2578



The 57th Annual NDIA Fuze Conference welcomes the participation of both domestic and allied fuze designers, manufacturers and component suppliers, and research organizations along with government representatives. This year's theme is "Collaboration for Fuzing Challenges"; This encompasses efforts between and among companies, services, countries and individual programs and with academia to resolve the multitude of issues challenging the fuzing community in meeting the needs of the warfighter. Applications include Guidance Integrated Fuzing, Target Discrimination for Fuzing, Multipoint and Variable Initiation, Ignition Safety Devices, Miniature Electronic Safety & Arming Devices, and High-g Hardened Fuzing. Also included are enabling technologies such as advanced sensors, power sources, high voltage components, MEMS S&A/sensors, and small conventional S&A devices. This conference provides the opportunity to discuss and share ideas to help advance the state-of-the-art for the next generation of fuzing that meets the users' needs. Please join us and share your success and lessons learned.

International Fuze Seminar

NDIA is pleased to announce that an International Fuze Seminar will be held in conjunction with the 2014 Annual Fuze Conference.  The Seminar will be held on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 in the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott where the Fuze Conference is being held.   The intent of this Seminar is to address the DoD Fuze Integrated Product Team’s (IPT’s) Strategic Plan Goals and Objectives that relate to the international fuze industrial base’s potential to assist the DoD in providing the U.S. warfighter the best fuzing technologies/capabilities available.  The Seminar will include a set of overview presentations by the DoD Fuze IPT and associated Joint Fuze Technology Program (JFTP) in a forum open to all registered participants.  The presentation material will include general information regarding the IPT and JFTP structure and their current thrusts.  The information will include public-releasable information only.  The balance of the Seminar agenda will include one-on-one sessions with the DoD Fuze IPT.  The primary purpose of these sessions is to give the international fuze producers an opportunity to present their capabilities, production capacities, and cutting-edge technologies to the DoD Fuze IPT members.  Registration for this Seminar is included in the registration process for the Fuze Conference.  However, if there is anyone who desires to participate in this Seminar but is unable to participate in the Fuze Conference, they should contact Kimberly Williams at Additional details on the Seminar including how to request a 1-on-1 session may be found in the Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Technology Division DoD Fuze IPT International Seminar Request for Information (RFI) posted on FEDBIZOPS under Special Notice N00174SN0008 which can be found at this link.

Questions concerning the Seminar may be forwarded to Lawrence Fan at  


Download/Print/View the 57th Annual Fuze Conference agenda.

DoD Fuze IPT Agenda
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Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott
1 Hotel Rd
Newark, NJ 07114
Tel: (973) 623-0006

A block of rooms is now available at the following hotel:

Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott
1 Hotel Rd
Newark, NJ 07114
Tel: (973) 623-0006

Room Rate: 132.00 plus tax per night. Please call (973)623-0006 and reference the "NDIA Fuze Conference" to receive the group rate or use the following link to make your reservations.

Online reservations

Cutoff Date: July 7, 2014. Rooms will not be held after this date and may sell out before. Make your reservation now!


Online Registration is now CLOSED.

Registration Fees




04/14/14 - 05/19/14

05/20/14 - 07/14/14










Industry NDIA Member




Industry Non-NDIA Member




Please click here to view/print/download the registration form.

There are 3 ways to register for this event!

  1. Online registration is now CLOSED.
  2. Fax - Please download the registration form and send it via fax to (703)522-4656
  3. Mail - Please download and complete the registration form and mail it to:

    National Defense Industrial Association
    Event #4560
    2111 Wilson Blvd. Suite 400
    Arlington, VA 22201

Please note: Portions of this confrence have restricted access. Verification for attendance will be based on Distribution Statement D, and will only be granted to U.S. DoD and U.S. DoD contractors (to include FFRDCs). Please see the security tab for additional information.

Cancellations and Substitutions

Refund and cancellation requests must be submitted in writing no later than July 15, 2014 to NDIA, attn: Kimberly Williams via fax at (703)522-4656 or email to Cancellations made by this date will receive a refund minus a $75 cancellation fee. NO refunds will be made for cancellations received after July 15, 2014. Refunds will not be given for no-shows; if an attendee shows a balance and does not attend the conference, he/she will be invoiced for payment. Please ensure you are paying with the correct credit card before registering; we do not issue refunds for the sole purpose of switching forms of payment. This cancellation policy applies to all attendees, regardless of their method of registration or reasons for cancellation.

We welcome substitutions! If you wish to transfer your registration to a colleague, please contact Kimberly Williams at


Please be sure you are registering with the correct credit card or form of payment, as a $25 fee will be applied to registrations switching credit cards or forms of payment.


Exhibits - Tabletop Displays

Tabletop Displays are now SOLD OUT!

Below are the advertised/published hours for the Table Top Display. Attendees will be in conference sessions at other hours. You are welcome to stay at your Table Top during times that are not outlined below. The Table Top Display area will be in a high traffic conference area.

July 29, 2014  2:00 - 4:00 pm Set-up
  5:00 - 7:00 pm  Reception in ballroom and display area
July 30, 2014  7:00 - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast in display area
  9:40 - 10:00 am  AM Break in display area 
  3:00 - 3:20 pm  PM Break in display area
  5:30 - 7:00 pm  Reception in ballroom and display area
July 31, 2014  7:00 - 8:00 am   Continental Breakfast in display area
  10:00 - 10:20 am  AM Break in display area
  3:00 - 3:20 pm  PM Break in display area
  3:20 - 5:20 pm  Dismantle


Speaker Information

Open Session: Please upload your PowerPoint presentation to the following site no later than Friday, July 18th.
User Name: upload
Password: 4560

Closed Session: Please hand-carry your presentation to the conference. The registration desk staff will accept your CD.

Download/Print/View full speaker information.  

 Sponsorship Information




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Some portions of this event are US Only sessions.

In order to attend the closed sessions, verification of citizenship and eligibility to receive export-controlled technical information, is required. Verification will be based on Distribution Statement D, and will only be granted to U.S. DoD and U.S. DoD contractors (to include FFRDCs). All visit requests and certification forms must be received by July 22, 2014. This is a firm deadline. If your information is not received by this date, you will not be granted access to the closed sessions of this conference, no exceptions.

If you have access to JPAS: Download/Print/View JPAS submittal information.

If you do not have access to JPAS: Download/Print/View the security form.

Security POC: Lt Nicholas Yieldling
Phone: (850)882-1538

Contact Info/Inquiries/Questions

NDIA POC: Kimberly Williams, CMP, or (703) 247-2578.


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