Attendee Information

Appropriate dress for the meeting is business casual for civilians and Class B uniform or uniform of the day for military personnel.

During meeting 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 event functions.

For those who are Non-U.S. Citizens and do not have base access, please contact Ms. Andrea Lane at immediately to complete and submit necessary forms. If you are a Non-U.S. Citizen and do have base access, you must register by 1:00pm on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 for clearance

NDIA supports the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. For more information, please contact Ms. Andrea Lane, Meeting Planner, at and reference Event #892K.

All registrants must be cleared for base access. Those with base access may register onsite; however, those without base access must register by 1:00pm on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 to be cleared for access. The best entrance point for visitors is Gate 2.

NAS Gate 2

(Great Mills Road/Cedar Point Road and MD Route 235-Three Notch Road)

Hours: 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. weekdays, closed weekends and holidays.

Located 3/4 mile south of Gate 1, on the left-hand side of MD Route 235, southbound. Landmarks to look for include offices and businesses on the right side of the road, and the NAS fence line on the left. After passing Shangri-La Drive, there are two lanes to the left entering the base.

If you do not need to stop at the Pass Office, you may enter Gate 2 at this point. If you need services at the Pass Office, you should stay in the right line that turns left.

For the morning rush hour commute, 6-9 a.m. weekdays, Gate 2 has three inbound lanes and one outbound lane. The normal inbound/outbound traffic configuration at Gate 2 resumes at 9 a.m.

There is a large parking lot in front of River's Edge Catering & Conference Center. Parking is available at no charge.